Jackets announce 2012 preseason schedule
JUN 13, 2012 12:38p ET
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets will play a nine-game preseason schedule, including four home games at Nationwide Arena, prior to their 12th National Hockey League season, the club announced today.
The Blue Jackets open preseason play by hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on Monday, September 24. The home preseason slate also includes visits by the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday, September 26; Washington Capitals on Monday, October 1 and Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, October 2.
Columbus will be featured in a pair of games in non-traditional NHL markets as the club plays the Capitals at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland on Wednesday, September 26 and faces off against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Kraft Hockeyville 2012 at Stirling Recreation Centre in Stirling, Ontario on Wednesday, October 3. The complete preseason schedule is below:
|Mon, Sept 24||Pittsburgh Penguins||Nationwide Arena||7pm|
|Wed, Sept 26||Carolina Hurricanes*||Nationwide Arena||3pm|
|Wed, Sept 26||Washington Capitals*||ist Mariner Arena||7pm|
|Sat, Sept 29||Pittsburgh Penguins||Consol Energy Ctr||3pm|
|Mon, Oct 1||Washington Capitals||Nationwide Arena||7pm|
|Tue, Oct 2||Buffalo Sabres||Nationwide Arena||7pm|
|Wed, Oct 3||Toronto Maple Leafs||Stirling Rec Centre||TBD|
|Fri, Oct 5||Carolina Hurricanes||PNC Arena||7pm|
|Sat, Oct 6||Buffalo Sabres||First Niagara Center||7pm|
The 2013 NHL All-Star Game is coming to Columbus Jan. 26-27, 2013. Fans can guarantee access to seats for both the game and Skills Challenge now by reserving a full or partial season ticket plan for the Blue Jackets’ 2012-13 season. Ticket plans start at less than $15 per game. In addition to guaranteed access to All-Star tickets, full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.