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Military Appreciation in Columbus

CAR@CBJ: Soldiers drop in, drop the puck in Columbus

Members of the U.S. Military drop in from the rafters and drop the puck at Nationwide Arena as part of Military Appreciation Night

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The Columbus Blue Jackets may have found the coolest way to set up a faceoff.

In honor of Military Appreciation Night at Nationwide Arena, United States Army Staff Sgts. Matthew Bagnoli and Jonathan Giordano, Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Ayette and Chief Chadd Kuhn dropped from the roof to deliver the game puck to center ice before the Blue Jackets game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: now THAT'S how you deliver a puck! #CBJUSA ���� pic.twitter.com/Y9RwRZmMFN

The Blue Jackets did their best to resemble the servicemen with camouflage warmup jerseys before the game. The jerseys were auctioned off during the second intermission of the game Saturday, with proceeds benefiting the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, which is dedicated to the health and wellness of children in Central Ohio.

Tweet from @BlueJacketsNHL: #CBJUSA Night ����https://t.co/hqT3o2Tkne #CBJ pic.twitter.com/XX6YdECDnf

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