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Blue Jackets Shoot Twice & Player Benches

The Blue Jackets shoot twice towards the net in front of sections 108 and 109. Along with nearby sections, these seats will give you the best views of the Blue Jackets as they attack in the first and third periods.

Blue Jackets Bench - The Blue Jackets players sit in front of Section 103
Visitor Bench - The visiting team sits in front of Section 104

To search tickets in these sections, select an event and apply the filter for player benches or shoot twice.

Recommended Seats for Kids and Family

Section 110

  • Close to the Front Street Market which features child friendly grab-and-go food and beverage options
  • Family restroom located just outside the section

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Kids and Family.

Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

Sections Club 10, Club 11, Club 12 and Club 13

  • Upscale club level experience
  • Close to the net where the Blue Jackets shoot twice
  • Fewer rows per section creates a more comfortable atmosphere

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Impressing a Guest.

Recommended Seats for Great Views of the Ice

Sections 103, 104, 114 and 115

  • Amazing views from the lower level of seating near center ice
  • Seats are by either the player benches or the penalty boxes, which are both entertaining
  • Some seats in the front row are up against the glass, an ideal place to watch the game

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Great Views of the Ice.

Obstructed Seating

  • Avoid Section 116 - Seats in Row Y, especially on the right aisle (near seat 1) may have an obstructed view of the ice.

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Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Lower Level Center Ice and Sideline - - Lower level center sections offer some of the best views of a hockey game at Nationwide Arena. With Sections 103 and 104 loc...
  • Lower Level Corner - - From the corners of the lower level fans have a very good view of the ice - combining the north to south action from net to n...
  • Lower Level End - - Sitting behind the net on the lower seating tier is the best place to sit for fans looking to see the game through the eyes o...
  • Club Sideline - - From the Club level fans are treated to the best viewing height for a Blue Jackets game at Nationwide Arena. Good elevation ...
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Seat Ratings & Reviews

  • "Close to the ice + personal replay screen" - - I purchased these tickets for my boyfriend and I as a treat! Cheapest tickets I could find in the lo...
    Section 119, Row LL, Seat 8
  • "Decent view but lacking atmosphere " - - These seats weren’t the best. Located above the goal that Columbus only attacks for one period, I ...
    Section 226, Row L, Seat 3
  • "Dallas Stars at Columbus Blue Jackets - Oct 16, 2019" - - Awesome night, seats were great - was so close to the teams that I even had a little stare down with...
    Section 103, Row C   Verified Customer
  • "Great action" - - The seats are very narrow. You could see the game well. Loved the game, seats way too small.
    Section 204, Row G, Seats 1-2
  • "Jackets vs. Predators" - - CBJ lost, as is their usual, but a fun time nonetheless.
    Section 210, Row M, Seats 1-4
  • Club 6, Row D, Seats 1-2
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    This functioning civil war era cannon shoots off loud blasts throughout the game at Nationwide arena. Fans are encouraged to find the cannon outside section 101 before the game for a picture next to the replica.

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