We now know when we can expect to see our first look at the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2018-19. The Jackets released their preseason schedule on Friday afternoon, an eight-game slate that begins on Monday, September 17 and sees the club play four games at Nationwide Arena. The CBJ will play Buffalo, Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh each in a home-and-home.
Monday, Sept. 17 vs. Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Sept. 18 vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Sept. 21 at St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m. ET
Saturday, Sept. 22 at Pittsburgh Penguins, 3 p.m. ET
Sunday, Sept. 23 vs. St. Louis Blues, 3 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Buffalo Sabres, 7:30 p.m. ET (at Clinton, N.Y., the Kraft Hockeyville game)
Friday, Sept. 28 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m. ET
Saturday, Sept. 29 at Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 p.m. ET
The team will release the home opening dates next Wednesday, June 20, and the full regular season schedule on Thursday, June 21.
Great to start 2018-19 with the historic Buffalo-Columbus rivalry! Ready for the preseason yet?