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Cap City Elite Summer League's Week Three Excites with Star-Studded Additions

Updated: Sep 28, 2023

COLUMBUS– Tuesday should be another exciting day for hockey in Columbus as Cap City gets ready to host their third week.

Weeks one and two were a major success, with the fifth line packing Chiller North twice for some three-on-three action.

Patrik Laine joined in on the fun last week. He was accompanied by NHL veterans Sean Kuraly and Jack Roslovic on team 614 Hockey, and he put up a league record nine points in one game.

This week, blueliners Zach Werenski and Nick Blankenburg will check in.

Standing at 6 feet 2 inches tall, Zach Werenski is a highly skilled two-way defenseman. He is going into his eighth season with the organization. Werenski played a pivotal role in each of the Jackets playoff appearances from 2017–2020.

Nick Blankenburg recently finished up an injury-shortened rookie year, only appearing in 36 games. Blankenburg is a physical presence on the blue line, despite only standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Both Werenski and Blankenburg played their college years at the University of Michigan.

Cole Sillinger had an unexpectedly disappointing sophomore NHL season, spending a good chunk of it in the minors with Cleveland. He is looking to bounce back and reshape into his rookie year form.

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All games are FREE and open to the public. This is a family-friendly atmosphere and a chance to see your favorite past and present Blue Jackets and Buckeye players up close and in person! (And you could see me too, of course.)

Games start around noon.

Players are added to the lineup each week, which you can keep an eye on here.

If you can’t make it, that’s okay! We have got you covered with our live stream, exclusively at Yamo Media. You can tune in here.

The two games will take place at Chiller North Rink 1 (walk straight into the building, and it is the middle rink). 8144 Highfield Drive, Lewis Center, OH 43035

See you there!

–Ian Phillips for Yamo Media

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