Announcing 2012-13 Blue Jackets Telecast Schedule
Ohio and the Columbus Blue Jackets announced today the 2012-2013 telecast schedule.
Ohio’s coverage of the Columbus Blue Jackets begins on Saturday, January 19 when
the club opens the season on the road with an 8pm match-up against Central
Division rival Nashville Predators.
will televise the remainder of the Blue Jackets’ complete
48-game schedule with the exception of the home opener against the Detroit
Reds Wings on Monday, January 21, which will be on NBC Sports Network. Throughout
the season, viewers outside of Columbus are encouraged to check
FOXSportsOhio.com for channel information.
game night will begin with Blue Jackets Live pre-game show,
featuring highlights, player interviews and analysis 30 minutes prior to each
game. Immediately following the final horn, the coverage will continue with the
post-game edition of Blue Jackets Live, presented by IGS Energy.
game action will once again be play-by-play announcer Jeff Rimer
alongside color analyst Bill Davidge. Natalie Taylor will return as rink side reporter.
Ohio is excited to welcome Dan Kamal to
the Blue Jackets broadcast team as co-host of Blue Jackets Live. Preceding home games, Kamal will join Dave Maetzold in hosting Blue
Jackets Live from Nationwide Arena. For all away games, they will host the
show from the FOX Sports Ohio studio.
to co-hosting Blue Jackets Live,
Kamal will also provide inside access to the Blue Jackets via FOXSportsOhio.com with weekly feature
stories. Also on FOXSportsOhio.com, Steph Greegor continues her Jackets coverage
and Dark Blue Jacket Plus, the extended blog of Dark Blue Jacket, will return
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