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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
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Conference Eastern
Division Metropolitan
Founded 2000
History Columbus Blue Jackets
2000–present
Home arena Nationwide Arena
City Columbus, Ohio
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Colors Union Blue, Goal Red, Capital Silver, White
                   
Media Fox Sports Ohio
CD1025 (102.5 FM)
The Fan (97.1 FM)
Owner(s) John P. McConnell
General manager Jarmo Kekäläinen
Head coach John Tortorella
Captain Nick Foligno
Minor league affiliates Cleveland Monsters (AHL)
Stanley Cups 0
Conference championships 0
Presidents' Trophy 0
Division championships 0
Official website www.nhl.com/bluejackets

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 (NHL).

The Blue Jackets were founded as an expansion team in 2000. The team qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in 2009.

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.