NOVEMBER 11, 2022 

Cincinnati-based company will serve as the official presenter of “Crunch Time” 

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Cincinnati-based Grippo’s as the Official Potato Chip Partner for the franchise today. The snack food company will serve as the Presenting Partner of Overtime and will be known in-game as “Crunch Time.”

The salty snacks will be available during Blue Jackets games as well as all shows and events in Nationwide Arena thanks to the Blue Jackets’ food and beverage provider, Delaware North Company. As part of the partnership, Grippo’s will also be available at all OhioHealth Chiller Rinks locations.

“The Blue Jackets are very excited to be able to offer a variety of Grippo’s chips to the Fifth Line and hockey fans through our various entities and partnerships. We are thrilled for the Ohio-based potato chip to align with us in an official capacity,” said Blue Jackets Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Ryan Shirk.

“Grippo’s is thrilled to expand our partnerships to include the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets have an extremely loyal fan base as does Grippo’s. We look forward to the combined synergy of the organizations,” said Grippo’s President Teri Baker.

The Blue Jackets return to action tomorrow when they play the New York Islanders at UBS Arena. Game time is 7:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on Bally Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6 p.m. The game may also be heard on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at

Single game tickets for all home games played at Nationwide Arena during the 2022-23 season are on sale now.  Full and partial season tickets for the Blue Jackets’ 2022-23 campaign are currently available for purchase.  Information on all ticketing options can be obtained by calling (614) 246-3350 or visiting