There's still 18 days until CannonFest, so let's all applaud Fox Sports Ohio for helping fill the gap:
“BLUE JACKETS SLAP SHOTS SUMMER SPECIAL”
On FOX Sports Ohio
Follow the Jackets’ offseason moves with this 30-minute special.
Premiering This Thursday, July 28 at 9pm
This 30-minute special will bring viewers up to speed on their team’s off-season news as host Ray Crawford guides fans through the Jackets’ busy summer.
The show includes a brief recap of the NHL Entry Draft, examines the club’s free agent acquisitions and takes a look at the upcoming 2011-12 season.
Color Analyst Bill Davidge goes one-on-one with newly acquired All-Star center Jeff Carter and new defenseman James Wisniewski, while FOX Sports Ohio has an exclusive interview with team captain Rick Nash, who shares his thoughts on the club’s off-season moves. Viewers will also hear from General Manager Scott Howson on the recent signing of veteran forward Vinny Prospal.
Jackets fans also won’t want to miss a segment featuring 2010 first round pick Ryan Johansen and the club’s young prospects as they trade in their skates for spatulas for a cooking class during development camp!
Following the 9pm premiere on July 28, the show will re-air at the following dates and times:
- Saturday, July 30, 6pm
- Monday, August 1, 7pm
- Tuesday, August 2, 6:30pm
- Thursday, August 4, 6:30pm
- Friday, August 5, 6:30pm
- Saturday, August 6, 8pm
- Monday, August 8, 6pm
- Wednesday, August 10, 10:30pm
- Thursday, August 11, 9pm