Fox Sports Net Ohio to Sponsor White-Out Night at Columbus Blue Jackets Game

Fox Sports Net's White-Out Night: December 10th Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils

CLEVELAND – Fox Sports Net Ohio announced today it's second annual "Fox Sports Net White-Out Night" Monday, December 10th at Nationwide Arena as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the New Jersey Devils. Each fan attending the game will receive a complimentary, Blue Jackets/Fox Sports Net t-shirt courtesy of Fox Sports Net Ohio and the Blue Jackets. Together, everyone in the arena will create a "white-out" effect as they cheer the Blue Jackets on to victory.

Fox Sports Net Ohio is the exclusive television home of the Blue Jackets and provides LIVE coverage of 65 regular season games. In addition to the extensive game schedule, Fox Sports Net Ohio provides fans with the most up-to-date news, interviews, and information surrounding the Blue Jackets 30 minutes prior to each game during "Icebreaker."

"We are very pleased to partner with such a dynamic organization that is providing the area with professional hockey in a state-of-the-art facility," said Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Sports Net Ohio. "Fox Sports Net White-Out Night" will be a great opportunity for Blue Jackets fans to visibly show their support for the team."

"Fox Sports Net White-Out Night will be an exciting evening for our fans, both those in attendance at Nationwide Arena and watching on Fox Sports Net," said Mike Humes, senior vice president of business operations, Columbus Blue Jackets. "We're facing one of the top teams in the league with some of the game's premier players in Martin Brodeur and Patrik Elias.

Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net Ohio's programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 77 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.


Steve Pawlowski