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Ohio AAA Blue Jacket Alums on How the Program Helps Hockey's Foothold in Columbus

By T1EHL, 09/17/18, 12:15PM CDT

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Congratulations to the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets on their write-up on nhl.com!

"Before the Blue Jackets and the NHL came to the city, youth hockey didn't have the backing that it does now," said Boston Bruins center Sean Kuraly, who grew up in Dublin and came through the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets program. "It didn't have the excitement and didn't have any kids thinking, 'Maybe one day I'll play for the Blue Jackets.' We didn't have any of that before they arrived. Now, we come back here in the summer and [the AAA Blue Jackets] have a locker room."

Check out the rest of the article here, to find out more about the impact the the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets program is having on the hockey scene in Columbus!