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Junior Blue Jackets game vs. Des Moines to feature Stanley Cup appearance

March 5, 2007 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Ohio Junior Blue Jackets News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Stanley Cup will be on hand when Ohio Junior Blue Jackets host their first ever "Pack the House Night" at Nationwide Arena on Saturday March 10, when the team plays the Des Moines Buccaneers. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

The Stanley Cup will be located on the main concourse for fans to view, touch and take pictures. Fans will be and are encouraged to take pictures along side the Cup, free of charge. In addition, the first 2,500 fans will receive a Blue Jackets hat, presented by Huntington.

The team is also looking to break its own current season attendance record, which stands at 1,947. On Feb. 11, Ohio defeated the Green Bay Gamblers 5-4 and set the current attendance mark. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

The two teams have met twice earlier in the season, at Des Moines, with each winning once. On Jan. 5, the Buccaneers defeated the Junior Blue Jackets 3-1, forward Zac MacVoy scored the lone tally for the visitors. On Jan. 6, Ohio won 5-4, earning its first road victory of the season and MacVoy scored twice including the game-winning goal.

The Junior Blue Jackets and Buccaneers will face off again Sunday evening at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

Ohio Junior Blue Jackets individual game tickets for 2006-07 regular season home games are on sale now at Nationwide Arena, The Blueline at The Chillers, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and click here for information on season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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