For several weeks, fans voted for their favorite game on FOXSportsOhio.com. The votes have been tallied and FOX Sports Ohio is excited to announce the top four Blue Jackets Showcase Games that will be replayed on the network this month!
4th: March 9, 2001 – 7-6 Overtime win at Florida
The highest scoring game in club history saw the Jackets overcome 2-0 and 4-2 deficits, take a 5-4 lead and fall behind 6-5 before tying the game at 14:46 of the third and winning it 43 seconds into overtime. Deron Quint led Columbus with 3-1-4, recording the first hat trick by a CBJ defenseman.3rd: March 12, 2009 – 4-3 Shootout win vs. Pittsburgh
Steve Mason stops Kris Letang, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in the shootout.
Rick Nash scores “The Goal” in a 4-3 win.
Needing one point to clinch the first playoff appearance in franchise history, Columbus overcame 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to earn that point when Rick Nash scored at 14:30 of the third period to force overtime before 21,536 fans at United Center. Fedor Tyutin added the game-winner in the shootout.Schedule on FOX Sports Ohio:
Monday, Sept. 5 @6pm: Game 4 March 9, 2001 – 7-6 Overtime win at Florida
Sunday, Sept. 18 @5pm: Game 3 March 12, 2009 – 4-3 Shootout win vs. Pittsburgh
Wednesday, Sept. 21 @7pm - Game 2 January 17, 2008 – 4-3 win at Phoenix
Wednesday, Sept. 28 @7pm - Game 1 April 8, 2009 – 4-3 Shootout win at Chicago
FOX Sports Ohio further prepares for the start of the Jackets’ season with other Countdown to Face Off programming. Click HERE for more details!