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

January 10thBlue Jackets vs. Colorado Avalanche game is Fox Sports Net’s White-Out Night

CLEVELAND, OH – – Fox Sports Net Ohio announced today that Wednesday, January 10th will be “Fox Sports Net White-Out Night” at Nationwide Arena as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Colorado Avalanche. 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 a great line-up of programming with the most up-to-date news, interviews and information surrounding the Blue Jackets.

Prior to every game, fans can tune into Fox Sports Net Ohio for “Icebreaker”, the Blue Jackets pregame show highlighting the latest news and features on the team.

“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, Vice President of business development and broadcasting, Columbus Blue Jackets. “We’re facing one of the top teams in the league with some of the game’s premier players in Patrick Roy and Peter Forsberg, and every fan in the arena will receive a commemorative Blue Jackets/Fox Sports Net White-Out t-shirt.”

Fox Sports Net Ohio is available to over four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia.

Fox Sports Net Ohio is owned and managed by Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Rainbow Sports has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including the Madison Square Garden Properties, its 50 percent ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising, and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in six of the nation’s largest markets – Chicago, New England, New York, Ohio, Florida and San Francisco.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 71 million homes through its 21 regional sports networks.


Steve Pawlowski