Blue Jackets: CBJ show off well-earned hardware at Dublin Irish Fest
DUBLIN -- In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Hockey League, CBJ and the NHL invited fans to celebrate the sport of hockey and a century’s worth of players, teams and unforgettable moments when the NHL® Centennial Fan Arena made its only Ohio stop at the 30th Annual Dublin Irish Festival August 4-6.
Sunday unveiled a collection of trophies captured at the 2017 NHL Awards by Nick Foligno (Mark Messier Leadership Award and King Clancy Memorial Trophy – NHL Humanitarian Awards), Sergei Bobrovsky (Vezina Trophy – best goaltender) and John Tortorella (Jack Adams Award – coach of the year).
Also part of the attractions at the Irish Fest:
MUSEUM TRUCK – The centerpiece of the experience is a 53-foot museum truck with an innovative interior featuring more than 1,000 square feet of interactive digital displays, original video content, one-of-a-kind historical memorabilia, unique photo moments, a social media wall and customized areas representing Blue Jackets history.
STANLEY CUP® – Fans were able to see and get their photo taken with the oldest and most revered trophy in all professional sports
CLEAR THE ICE ZAMBONI® VR EXPERIENCE – This never-before-seen VR experience allows fans to compete against each other in a race to resurface the ice. Fans will take a seat in a mini-Zamboni® ice resurfacer, feel cool air on their skin and their seat rumble, as they are tasked with creating the perfect sheet of ice – in virtual reality. All races will be timed and shared on a leaderboard.