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Columbus will host the 2013 NHL All-Star Game, the league announced at Saturday's Board of Governors meetings.
The showcase event will take place from Jan. 26-27, marking the first time that Columbus has hosted the All-Star Game.
"The Blue Jackets are honored to host the 2013 All-Star celebration in Columbus as we believe our city offers a truly unique setting for this special event," Blue Jackets majority owner John P. McConnell said.
"As much as it is a showcase for the NHL's best players, it is also a celebration of hockey fans and having it in Columbus is a testament to the fantastic support of our fans and the strength of Central Ohio as a hockey market."
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman credited Columbus' hosting abilities during the 2007 draft.
"We're looking forward to bringing our All-Star celebration to Columbus," Bettman said. "The Blue Jackets did a great job of hosting the NHL Draft in 2007, and I have no doubt they ...
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The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the 2013 edition of the NHL All-Star game.
Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement Saturday at the NHL Board of Governors meetings.
The Blue Jackets, who play in Nationwide Arena, had applied for hosting rights in 2013, 2014 or 2015. Next year's All-Star weekend will be Jan. 26-27.
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OTTAWA • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says he's optimistic that
a group led by Blues minority owner Tom Stillman can soon finalize
a deal to buy the club.
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