FOX Sports Ohio and the Columbus Blue Jackets feature “Shootout Showcase�

FOX
Sports Ohio and the Columbus Blue Jackets are excited to once again feature
youth hockey players from all over Ohio in the return of the “Shootout
Showcase,” presented by Scotts Miracle-Gro.

 

This
season, sixteen youth hockey clubs from around the state entered teams to
compete in the single elimination shootout tournament.
Each team consists of three shooters
and one goalie. The following organizations will be represented: The Columbus
Chill Youth Hockey Association, Columbus Blue Jackets Girls Hockey, Easton
Youth Hockey Association, Newark Ice Hockey Association, Columbus Ice Hockey
Club, Capital Amateur Hockey Association, North Kentucky Youth Hockey
Association, Butler County Youth Hockey Association, Findlay Amateur Hockey
Association, and Troy Bruins Youth Hockey.

 

On
this Friday, March 1st, when the Blue Jackets head to Chicago to
take on the Blackhawks at 8:30pm, FOX Sports Ohio will air the first shootout
during the Blue Jackets Live
pregame show at 8pm. Highlights from this first shootout between Easton Youth
Hockey Association and Columbus Blue Jackets Girls Hockey will also air during
an intermission and in the postgame edition of Blue Jackets Live.

 

The
network will continue to air one shootout every Friday, Saturday, and
Sunday Blue Jackets game
through Sunday, April 21st, whittling
down to the final two teams. The final two teams will compete live at
Nationwide Arena on Saturday, April 27th, when the Jackets host the
Predators at 7pm.
FOX Sports Ohio will televise the final shootout live.

 

All
of the shootout segments will also be available on BlueJackets.com.

 

The “Shootout Showcase” will additionally be
featured with a recap during Slap Shots, the 30-minute week-in-review magazine
show that highlights the Jackets recent matchups. A new episode of Slap
Shots
airs on FOX Sports Ohio every Monday at 6pm.