Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the 1st Ohio Battery FAQ. We hope you find the answer to whatever questions you may have here, but if you feel we missed something, please let us know!

The Site

What is 1st Ohio Battery?

1st Ohio Battery is a web site dedicated to covering the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL, including news, expert analysis and more.

Who is 1st Ohio Battery meant for?

Are you a Blue Jackets fan? Cool, this site is for you.

What is 1st Ohio Battery's relationship with Eleven Warriors?

1st Ohio Battery is run by the same guys behind Eleven Warriors, widely regarded to be the best site dedicated to covering Ohio State athletics.

Where does the name “1st Ohio Battery” come from?

The Blue Jackets are a team with a name and logo inspired by Ohio's tremendous Civil War legacy. The 1st Ohio Battery was a Civil War artillery battery, based out of Camp Chase in Columbus. We love cannons.

How do I contact you guys?

Feel free to reach out to us at any time to share tips, news, or just general feedback.

Are you on social media platforms?

We sure are. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

How do I advertise on 1st Ohio Battery?

Awesome! We'd love to discuss this with you. Please see our page on advertising for additional information.

Member Accounts

How do I sign up for a 1st Ohio Battery account?

Signing up for a 1st Ohio Battery account is quick, easy and best of all – free. Just head over to

I forgot my password. Now what?

Happens to the best of us. Just make your way here to reset your password:

What do I do if I am not receiving emails from the site?

If you are having trouble receiving registration or password reset emails, please add [email protected] to your address book to ensure the emails reach you.

Why can't I see my new user avatar?

Flushing your browser cache should do the trick.


Do you have any commenting rules?

We sure do. Please read up on our commenting policy for more on that.

What about this “Plus-Minus Rating” I keep hearing about?

Plus-minus rating reflects member cred on 1st Ohio Battery. Post great stuff and see your plus-minus rating grow. Shitpost and your plus-minus rating will fall. You can learn more about it.