Blue Jackets: 5th Line Fest draws four thousand fans downtown
COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Blue Jackets are officially back thanks to the 5th Line Fest Sunday afternoon at the Columbus Commons.
Almost the entire roster was available during two interview sessions. A host of attractions drew four thousand fans downtown including a stage show featuring players and a display of NHL Trophies won by Blue Jackets at the 2017 NHL Awards: Mark Messier Leadership Award and King Clancy Memorial Trophy – Nick Foligno, Vezina Trophy – Sergei Bobrovsky and Jack Adams Award - John Tortorella.
Jackets defenseman Seth Jones was part of the downtown event. "I'm really ready to fast forward to that season opener Oct. 6th," Jones told ABC-6.
The Blue Jackets kick off their 17th National Hockey League season on Friday, October 6 as they host the New York Islanders at Nationwide Arena. Tickets for all home games are on sale now. To view the club’s complete 2017-18 schedule and find information on a variety of full and partial-season ticket options, visit BlueJackets.com.