Vancouver, B.C. -- The Vancouver Canucks are providing fans with a fun, detailed pregame itinerary so they don't miss a moment of a historic night of celebration during the Canucks 50th Season Home Opener, presented by TD, on Wednesday, October 9.
The night will celebrate five decades of history, while also looking ahead to an exciting new era of Canucks hockey, highlighted by the introduction of the team's new captain during a pregame ceremony.
Fans are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and be in their seats no later than 6:40PM to enjoy the full ceremonies. A limited number of tickets are still available at canucks.com/tickets.
CANUCKS FANS PREGAME ITINERARY FOR THE HOME OPENER, PRESENTED BY TD:
WAKE UP - Show your colours. Put on your favourite Canucks jersey. Wear it to work, school, or wherever.
5:00 PM - Party on the Plaza. Go early to join the festive pregame atmosphere on the Toyota Plaza with live music, alumni autographs, face painting stations, fan activations and more.
5:30 PM - Doors open at Rogers Arena.
- Enjoy concourse happy hour food and drink specials from 5:30PM to 6:30PM, thanks to Budweiser.
6:00 PM - Buy your 50/50 super jackpot tickets. The jackpot is estimated to reach $800,000! More information is available at: canucks.com/online5050.
6:05 PM - Get a photo with the Calder Trophy in section 101. The NHL's Calder Trophy for "rookie of the year" will be in the house. Fans can also get their photo taken alongside a life-sized cutout of Elias Pettersson.
6:15 PM - Watch the pregame show at Rogers Arena with live music from AC/DC tribute band BC/DC (ps: they will be rocking AC/DC songs all night).
6:30 PM - Warm-up begins, music gets loud, fans bang on the glass.
6:40 PM - Be seated! Text friends if they are late. Fans should plan ahead and be in their seats by 6:40PM to witness the full 50th Season pregame ceremonies.
- Grab your Canucks 50th season commemorative keepsake from your seat. Every single fan will receive the keepsake, courtesy of TD once arriving to their seats. In addition, keep your eyes peeled because TD will kick-off the Canucks 50th Season with plenty of surprises for fans throughout the night!
6:50 PM - Watch the new opening film. A fun and cinematic new opening video has been created with the support of our Hollywood North Vancouver film and tv production crews in conjunction with Shawn Williamson of Brightlight Pictures. It's different. It's unique. Buckle up!
6:55 PM - Cheer during player introductions. You'll have to wait and see. But fans will want to be in their seats for this one.
7:00 PM - Be amazed at the new on-ice projection system, lighting and sound.
7:03 PM - LA Kings take the ice. Boo loudly.
7:05 PM - Witness the captaincy ceremony. The 14th captain in franchise history will be unveiled in a special pregame ceremony. Post photo to social media. #canucks50
7:09 PM - Sing O Canada with Mark Donnelly
7:13 PM - Puck drop. Go Canucks go!
- Ticket Sales Information: Visit canucks.com/tickets for the latest information on Season Ticket Memberships, Multi-Game Packs, Group Seating, and Single Game Tickets.
- Buy authentic tickets: The Vancouver Canucks encourage fans to purchase tickets only through authorized sources, such as Ticketmaster (ticketmaster.ca or 1 855 523 6800) or NHL Ticket Exchange™ (ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com) to ensure tickets are legitimate and valid. Fans buying tickets from other sources risk having invalid, fraudulent tickets resulting in denied entry. For more information on tickets, visit canucks.com/tickets.