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September 17, 2015 at 6:30pm

FM Food and Music
154 N. Hamilton Rd
Gahanna, Oh 43230

September 17th, 6:30 pm

RSVP preferred to David at vice_president@jacketbackers.org so we can save you a seat!


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2015-16 Membership as of 09/18/2015

409 (35 New and 374 Renewals)

1,823 Subscribers to our Email List

Membership Benchmarks

718 Members 2014 - 15 Season

758 Members 2013 - 14 Season

539 Members 2012 - 13 Season

549 Members 2011 - 12 Season

335 Members 2010 - 11 Season

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Stop by the Jacket Backers Table at Every Home Game!

It is usually located behind section 116, near the escalator from the McConnell Street Entrance, but may be relocated on a game-by-game basis at the Jackets' request.  Feel free to stop by at any game with your questions, comments or just to see what is going on with the Jacket Backers.

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Community Power Play

$1947 Raised 2014-2015 Season for The Blue Jackets Foundation #CommunityPowerPlay Goal!

THIS SEASON the Jacket Backers again teamed up with the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to present our 2nd ANNUAL COMMUNITY POWER PLAY!!   For each Power Play Goal scored by the Blue Jackets, the Jacket Backers will make a donation to the Blue Jackets Foundation – and we’d love it if you’d join us and match!  Use the donation button below to show your support and Celebrate Life and Hockey!

NEW FOR 2014 – 2015 SEASON!!  We increased our donations!!  For the first PP Goal scored in each game, we will donate $20 to the Foundation, for the second PP Goal we will donate $40 more, for the third PP Goal we will donate $60 more and so on. If a PP goal turns out to be our game winner, we will add another $100 to the Foundation.  Help us celebrate the joy of scoring more power play goals!

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Jacket Backers Road Trip Planner

For each destination:  Click on a team name to be taken to the opponent's homepage.  Click on the arena name for the away arena homepage.  Click on the distance and drive time for Google directions to the arena.  Click on Details (coming soon) for more information about the area and past trips.

All distances and drive times are based on Google Maps from Nationwide Arena to the destination arena.

The Jacket Backers cannot vouch for the weather, the actual drive time, road conditions, the accuracy of Google Maps or the availability of roadside services or facilities.  Buckle up, travel safe and please observe all local laws.  But most importantly:

Have fun and bring home a win!


NHL Road Trips


Columbus Blue Jackets - Nationwide Arena - 0 miles 0:00 drive time

The Center of our Hockey Universe - Come visit Columbus - Details


Pittsburgh Penguins - Nationwide Arena to Consol Energy Center

185 miles 2:57 drive time - Details


Detroit Red Wings - Nationwide Arena to Joe Louis Arena

201 miles 3:11 drive time - Details


Buffalo Sabres - Nationwide Arena to First Niagara Center

330 miles 5:01 drive time - Details


Chicago Blackhawks - Nationwide Arena to United Center

358 miles 5:24 drive time - Details


Nashville Predators - Nationwide Arena to Bridgestone Arena

381 miles - 5:37 drive time - Details


Washington Capitals - Nationwide Arena to Verizon Center

404 miles 6:26 drive time - Details


St. Louis Blues - Nationwide Arena to Scottrade Center

417 miles 6:18 drive time - Details


Toronto Maple Leafs - Nationwide Arena to Air Canada Centre

428 miles 6:37 drive time - Details


Philadelphia Flyers - Nationwide Arena to Wells Fargo Center

475 miles 7:18 drive time - Details


Carolina Hurricanes - Nationwide Arena to PNC Arena

476 miles 7:25 drive time - Details


New Jersey Devils - Nationwide Arena to Prudential Center

527 miles 8:06 drive time - Details


New York Rangers - Nationwide Arena to Madison Square Garden

539 miles 8:20 drive time - Details


New York Islanders - Nationwide Arena to Barclays Center

540 miles 8:37 drive time - Details


Ottawa Senators - Nationwide Arena to Canadian Tire Centre

656 miles 9:45 drive time - Details


Montreal Canadiens - Nationwide Arena to Bell Centre

714 miles 10:47 drive time - Details


Minnesota Wild - Nationwide Arena to Xcel Energy Center

755 miles 11:21 drive time - Details


Boston Bruins - Nationwide Arena to TD Garden

776 miles 11:34 drive time - Details


Tampa Bay Lightning - Nationwide Arena to Amalie Arena

1,024 miles 14:31 drive time - Details


Dallas Stars - Nationwide Arena to American Airlines Center

1,043 miles 15:03 drive time - Details


Florida Panthers - Nationwide Arena to BB&T Center

1,133 miles 16:30 drive time - Details


Winnipeg Jets - Nationwide Arena to MTS Centre

1,219 miles 18:11 drive time - Details


Colorado Avalanche - Nationwide Arena to Pepsi Center

1,258 miles 17:59 drive time - Details


Phoenix Coyotes - Nationwide Arena to Gila River Arena

1,920 miles 27:00 drive time - Details


Calgary Flames - Nationwide Arena to Scotiabank Saddledome

1,954 miles 30:00 drive time - Details


Edmonton Oilers - Nationwide Arena to Rexall Place

1,987 miles 30:00 drive time - Details


Anaheim Ducks - Nationwide Arena to Honda Center

2,236 miles 32:00 drive time - Details


Los Angeles Kings - Nationwide Arena to Staples Center

2,245 miles 32:00 drive time - Details


San Jose Sharks - Nationwide Arena to SAP Center

2,478 miles 35:00 drive time - Details


Vancouver Canucks - Nationwide Arena to Rogers Arena

2,555 miles 37:00 drive time - Details


Columbus Blue Jackets Affiliate Road Trips


Ohio Hockey Road Trips