The Columbus Blue Jackets are a professional ice hockey team based in Columbus, Ohio. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League .
|Columbus Blue Jackets|
|2016–17 Columbus Blue Jackets season|
|History||Columbus Blue Jackets |
|Home arena||Nationwide Arena|
|Colors||Union Blue, Goal Red, Capital Silver, White |
|Media||Fox Sports Ohio |
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|Owner(s)||John P. McConnell|
|General manager||Jarmo Kekäläinen|
|Head coach||John Tortorella|
|Minor league affiliates||Cleveland Monsters (AHL)|
|Official website||www |
The Blue Jackets' name and logos were inspired by Ohio's Civil War history. The Blue Jackets play their home games at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, which opened in 2000. They are affiliated with the Cleveland Monsters of the AHL.