Thank You Blue Jackets Fans

FOX Sports Ohio and the Columbus Blue Jackets hosted "Viewer Appreciation Night," presented by Your Central Ohio Toyota Dealers, during the telecast of the Blue Jackets vs. Detroit Red Wings game on Friday, April 9 at 7pm.

Jackets fans watching at home had the opportunity to win one of three great prize packs! Prize packs included tickets to a 2010-2011 Blue Jackets game, team autographed merchandise, a Rick Nash autographed puck and more!

Once every period during the game FOX Sports Ohio broadcasters gave a keyword and cue to enter. Viewers then entered to win by texting the keyword to 37664. Fans could also enter online at
The winner for each period was announced by the broadcasters in that same period. Here they are!

1st Period winner: Deb from London, Ohio
2nd Period winner: Mark from Lanaster, Ohio
3rd period winner: David from Bucyrus, Ohio
Over 1600 text messages were made and over 700 entries came thru online.

"Viewer Appreciation Night is just one way for us to thank the wonderful fans who watched the Blue Jackets on FOX Sports Ohio and supported the team all season long," said Henry Ford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, FOX Sports Ohio.