Vancouver, B.C. - The Vancouver Canucks will host Fan Appreciation Night to celebrate the team's passionate and loyal supporters on Saturday, April 8th versus the Edmonton Oilers. As part of the festivities the first 13,000 fans in attendance, of legal drinking age, will receive a commemorative Budweiser-Canucks Goal-Synced glass which will light up in unison each time a goal is scored. It's the first time Budweiser's Red Light innovation will be used live in-venue.
PARTY ON THE PLAZA - 4:30 - 6:30pm
The Toyota Plaza on the North side of Rogers Arena will feature music, face painting, a poster making station, and axe throwing among other fun activities for fans to enjoy prior to the season finale at home.
PLAYER & ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SIGNING - 5:30 - 6:15pm
Before the game fans have the opportunity to meet a Vancouver Canuck on the concourse (not playing in Saturday's game) alongside alumni favourites.
Section 102 - Erik Gudbranson & Darcy Rota
Section 112 - Markus Granlund & Jyrki Lumme
Section 317 - Loui Eriksson & Kirk McLean
Section 326 - Derek Dorsett & Dave Babych
PLAYER AWARDS AND SEASON FINALE GAME - 6:45pm
Fans with tickets to the game are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:45pm (doors open at 5:30pm) for the presentation of the 2016.17 player awards, including the Most Valuable Player, Best Defenceman, Most Exciting Player, and Leading Scorer presented by season ticket members. Every fan attending the game will receive a commemorative magazine be eligible to win great prizes throughout the night.
LIGHT UP VANCOUVER
In celebration of the unwavering support of passionate Canucks fans, the special edition Budweiser-Canucks Goal-Synced Glasses, will light up Rogers Arena during Fan Appreciation Night. A special video of the Budweiser Goal-Synced Glasses kicks off festivities before they light up the arena in unison. Fans under legal drinking age will be provided with illuminated bracelets to join in lighting up Rogers Arena.
FOOD & BEVERAGE SPECIALS
There will be a number of specials on food and beverage options, including a Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30 with discounts on all drinks, a special Budweiser promotion for holders of the Budweiser-Canucks Goal-Synced Glasses and a kids combo, "12 and under," that includes a hot dog, Lindt chocolate bar and bag of chips for $6.