Blue Jackets to honour Matiss Kivlenieks at season opener

Published October 6, 2021 at 3:59 PM
Here is the special tribute announced by the Blue Jackets:

"The Blue Jackets have announced a special tribute to the life of Matiss Kivlenieks on opening night. His mother, stepfather, sister, and aunt will all be in attendance and participate in a ceremonial puck drop. His number 80 will be lifted into the rafters for this season. #CBJ" CBJ Coverage said on Twitter on Wednesday.

They added, "Number 80 will also be visible behind both goals on the ice for the first two games (vs ARI & vs SEA). All players will wear a number 80 sticker on their helmets throughout the season."

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