FOX Sports Ohio to Air Columbus Blue Jackets 2019 Stanley Cup First Round Playoff Games

              Columbus Blue Jackets swarm goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, after he made three saves during the shootout against the New York Rangers during an NHL hockey game Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. The Blue Jackets won 3-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Tune in Wednesday, April 10th at 6:30pm for Blue Jackets Live pregame show.

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Blue Jackets begin the first-round series of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs this Wednesday, April 10th against the Tampa Bay Lightning, and all of the first four Blue Jackets Round 1 playoff games will be broadcast live on FOX Sports Ohio. If additional games are necessary, FOX Sports Ohio will air them live unless carried exclusively on national television. All games on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via FOX Sports GO. A complete schedule of FOX Sports Ohio’s coverage is below.

FOX Sports Ohio’s Blue Jackets broadcast team will continue to provide inside analysis and in-depth coverage. Jeff Rimer and Jody Shelley will call all the action with Dave Maetzold reporting rink-side.

Live coverage will begin 30 minutes prior to puck drop with Blue Jackets Live pre-game show, hosted by Bill Davidge and Brian Giesenschlag and presented by Central Ohio Toyota Dealers. An expanded 60-minute show will precede Game Three on Sunday, April 14 anchored from outside Nationwide Arena’s Front St. Plaza.

Immediately following the final horn of all Round 1 Blue Jackets games, FOX Sports Ohio will provide analysis, player interviews, and more in the postgame edition of Blue Jackets Live, presented by IGS Energy.


Fans are encouraged to visit’s programming section for channel information.

Game 1 – Wednesday, April 10th @ TB

  • 6:30 p.m. – Blue Jackets Live pregame show
  • 7:00 p.m. – Blue Jackets @ Lightning
  • Immediately following game – Blue Jackets Live postgame show

Game 2 – Friday, April 12th @ TB

  • 6:30 p.m. – Blue Jackets Live pregame show
  • 7:00 p.m. – Blue Jackets @ Lightning
  • Immediately following game – Blue Jackets Live postgame show

Game 3 – Sunday, April 14th @ Columbus

  • 6:00 p.m. – Blue Jackets Live pregame show
  • 7:00 p.m. – Blue Jackets vs. Lightning
  • Immediately following game – Blue Jackets Live postgame show

Game 4 – Tuesday, April 16th @ Columbus

  • 6:30 p.m. – Blue Jackets Live pregame show
  • 7:00 p.m. – Blue Jackets @ Lightning
  • Immediately following game – Blue Jackets Live postgame show

*Game 5 – Friday, April 19th @ TB – TBD

*Game 6 – Sunday, April 21st @ Columbus – TBD

*Game 7 – Tuesday, April 23rd @ TB – TBD

*if necessary


Streaming on FOX Sports GO

If you’re not at home to catch FOX Sports Ohio’s coverage on TV, watch on the GO! You can watch the network’s coverage of the Blue Jackets on your phone or tablet with FOX Sports GO. FOX Sports GO is available to customers of participating pay-TV providers on iOS, Android, Fire tablets and Fire phones, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, select Windows devices, and online at Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store.


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