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Blue Jackets Host Fan Festivities Around 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 11, 2019

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Activities include road-game watch parties at PINS Mechanical, home-game plaza parties at Nationwide Arena

The Columbus Blue Jackets invite fans to take part in various game-night festivities surrounding the 2019 Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs, presented by AEP, Huntington, OhioHealth and Vector Security. As the Blue Jackets open their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa Bay with games on Wednesday, April 10 and Friday, April 12, the Jackets will host CBJ Playoff Watch Parties.

Watch parties for Games 1 and 2 will take place simultaneously at PINS Mechanical flagship in downtown Columbus (141 N. Fourth Street, Columbus OH 43215) and its suburban location in Dublin (6558 Riverside Drive, Dublin OH 43017). The parties start half hour before game time and will feature CBJ personalities, a DJ, prize giveaways and photo opportunities.

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When the series shifts to Columbus, Nationwide presents the pre-game parties on the Front Street plaza in front of Nationwide Arena starting three hours before each home game. On Sunday, April 14, fans may enjoy music, attractions, beverage stations and watch an hour-long edition of FOX Sports Ohio’s Blue Jackets Live pre-game show hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Bill Davidge starting at 6 p.m. Prior to Game 4 on Tuesday, April 16, Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan’s Common Man & T-Bone broadcast live from the plaza from 3-6 p.m. Game tickets are not required to attend the plaza parties. For complete information on all Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs events, promotions and team news, visit


Doors to Nationwide Arena will open at 5:30 p.m. for Games 3 and 4. All fans attending Round 1 home games will receive a playoff-themed T-shirt and rally towel. The complete schedule for the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Series against the Lightning follows:

Game Date Location Time Television
Game 1 Wednesday, April 10 at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. FOX Sports Ohio, USA, SN360, TVA Sports
Game 2 Friday, April 12 at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. FOX Sports Ohio, CNBC, SN360, TVA Sports
Game 3 Sunday, April 14 at Columbus 7 p.m. FOX Sports Ohio, NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports
Game 4 Tuesday, April 16 at Columbus 7 p.m. FOX Sports Ohio, CNBC, SN360, TVA Sports
*Game 5 Friday, April 19 at Tampa Bay TBD TBD
*Game 6 Sunday, April 21 at Columbus TBD TBD
*Game 7 Tuesday, April 23 at Tampa Bay TBD TBD

Bold – home games // * – if necessary