Bally Sports Ohio announces upcoming editions of Blue Jackets Conversations

DECEMBER 20, 2021

COLUMBUS, OH – Bally Sports Ohio will air the latest episode of Blue Jackets Conversations tonight at 5:30 p.m. on the network and the Bally Sports App.  The latest episode features forward Oliver Bjorkstrand.  Former Blue Jacket and current Bally Sports Ohio Broadcaster Jody Shelley sat down with the 26-year-old, Herning, Denmark native to discuss staying in Columbus long-term and his role as a leader on the young Blue Jackets squad.

Bjorkstrand, 26, has collected nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points with six penalty minutes, six multi-point efforts, and three power play goals in 28 games this season.   He recorded his team-leading seventh multi-point game of the season on Saturday, December 11 at Seattle. He also became the 11th player in franchise history – and second this season (Werenski) – to reach 200 career points (92-108-200 in 328 games) with his second point (assist) of the game.

Bjorkstrand appears on the ballot for the 2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™ alongside goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, defenseman Zach Werenski and Jakub Voracek. Voting for the Fan Vote is open now at and via the Blue Jackets App.  Fan voting will determine the four All-Star division captains for the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Game in Las Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 5.

Tonight’s episode follow’s previously aired episodes this season featuring forward Jakub Voracek and Head Coach Brad Larsen.

Fans can watch all of this season’s Blue Jackets Conversations episodes over the holidays on Bally Sports Ohio

  • Monday, Dec. 20 – 5:00 p.m. – Brad Larsen
  • Monday, Dec. 20 – 5:30 p.m. – Oliver Bjorkstrand
  • Monday, Dec. 20 – 10:00 p.m. – Oliver Bjorkstrand
  • Monday, Dec. 20 – 10:30 p.m. – Brad Larsen
  • Tuesday, Dec. 21 – 8:30 a.m. – Brad Larsen
  • Thursday, Dec. 23 – 5:30 p.m. – Oliver Bjorkstrand
  • Thursday, Dec. 23 – 6:00 p.m. – Jakub Voracek
  • Friday, Dec. 24 – 9:00 a.m. – Jakub Voracek
  • Friday, Dec. 24 – 9:30 a.m. – Brad Larsen
  • Monday, Dec. 27 – 10:00 p.m. – Jakub Voracek
  • Monday, Dec. 27 – 10:30 p.m. – Brad Larsen
  • Tuesday, Dec. 28 – 11:30 p.m. – Oliver Bjorkstrand
  • Thursday, Dec. 30 – 5:30 p.m. – Oliver Bjorkstrand

Follow Bally Sports Ohio’s coverage of the Blue Jackets @BallySportsCBUS on Twitter; BallySportsColumbus on Facebook; and @ballysportsCbus on Instagram. 

Tickets for all home games are currently available for purchase online at, or in person at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena.

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