Get Ready for Blue Jackets Hockey with Special Preseason Programming beginning with Blue Jackets Live: Johnny Gaudreau debuting Monday, September 12 at 10 p.m.

Bally Sports Ohio is getting Columbus Blue Jackets fans ready for CBJ season with “Countdown to Face-Off,” presented by Jet's Pizza. Over the next month, Jackets fans can look for Blue Jackets preview programming on Bally Sports Ohio and exclusive videos on @BallySportsCbus on social media.

Blue Jackets Live: Johnny Gaudreau debuts tonight at 10 p.m. on Bally Sports Ohio.

  • In this 30-minute program, we take fans behind the scenes of the making of the Jackets free agency stunner. Hear from team personnel, members of the media, and Johnny Hockey himself as they give an inside look at the day Johnny was introduced to CBJ fans. Click for a sneak peek and tune in to see how it all unfolded. The show will replay on the network throughout the next month leading up to the season.

The network will also produce Blue Jackets Live: Season Preview.

  • This 30-minute show will look back at the Jackets’ offseason activities, feature interviews with players and team personnel, and break down the upcoming season. The program will debut on Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Rounding out the Countdown to Face-Off programming lineup are four replays of Blue Jackets games from last season.

  • Thursday, October 6 at 8 p.m. – Jake Bean scored his second goal of the game 1:12 into OT for the 5-4 win over the Avalanche on November 3, 2021
  • Friday, October 7 at 8 p.m. – Patrik Laine scored his second goal of the game 20 seconds into OT for the 4-3 victory over the Maple Leafs on February 22, 2022
  • Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m. – Cole Sillinger had his first hat trick in the 6-4 win over the Golden Knights on March 13, 2022
  • Sunday, October 9 at 8 p.m. – CBJ defeated the Lightning 5-2 in their final home game of the season on April 28, 2022

Follow @BallySportsCBUS on Twitter; BallySportsColumbus on Facebook; and @ballysportscbus on Instagram for additional Blue Jackets preseason coverage.

All CBJ preseason programming streams on the Bally Sports app.

The Blue Jackets open their season on the road on Wednesday, October 12th @ the Carolina Hurricanes. Live pregame coverage will begin on Bally Sports Ohio at 6:30 p.m. The team’s first home game is Friday, October 14th vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning. Bally Sports Ohio will feature an hour-long pregame show live from Nationwide Arena Plaza starting at 6 p.m.

More details on the Bally Sports Ohio’s schedule of Blue Jackets 2022-23 regular season are forthcoming.