Join the Columbus Blue Jackets as we salute those who have served or are currently serving in the nation's armed forces during the club's annual Military Appreciation night on Thursday, January 16 when the Jackets host the Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena. The night will feature several tributes, interactive military themed concourse activations and special military jerseys for the Blue Jackets players during warmups. Camo hat giveaway to the first 10,000 fans!
Before the game donations of items listed below will be accepted by USO volunteers on the Front St. and McConnell Blvd. plazas outside the arena entrances. All items donated will benefit USO Support Lounges across Central Ohio.
Fans who donate any of the items listed below will receive a voucher for one free ticket to an upcoming home game.
As a way to show support and gratitude for all active and retired service members, the Blue Jackets players will wear specially designed camouflage-style jerseys during pregame warmups on Military Appreciation Night. The complete set of authentic worn jerseys will be individually autographed by the respective players with select jerseys up for auction and all others available through raffle. Mobile bidding and raffle sales open January 18 and run through the second intermission of the January 22 game vs. Winnipeg. Fans may text CBJAUCTION to 76278 or visit cbjauction.givesmart.com to participate. Raffle tickets, priced at $10, may also be purchased in arena. All winners will be notified on January 23.
This year's custom T-shirts, and limited quantity of Military Appreciation Night pucks from that evening's warmups will be on sale at the Blue Jackets Foundation kiosk located near sections 110-111 on the main concourse.