PUCK DROPS: 7:30 p.m. at Amalie Arena ... Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
TV: SUN Sports
RADIO: AM 970 WFLA (Listen Live)
ONLINE: GameCenter Live (Local Blackouts apply)
Game Day Coverage
Game Preview by Bryan Burns
Pregame Notebook by Bryan Burns
Jon Cooper pregame
Very limited tickets remain for tonight's game. Click here to purchase
New Lightning mobile app
The Lightning has partnered with Sporting Innovations to create a new app for Bolts fans. The first release is the first step of several to come over the next 12-18 months. The new mobile app allows Lightning fans the opportunity of a more convenient way to follow team news, game stats, special offers and updates.
Fans with the new mobile app that are attending Lightning home games will have access to seat upgrades, Zamboni rides, venue information around Amalie Arena and much more. Additionally, the new app features proximity based special offers and game notifications.
Local chain PDQ, a fast, casual dining restaurant that specializes in fresh hand-battered chicken tenders, will be opening a new concession outside of section 102 at Amalie Arena for the 2014-15 season.
Mr. Empanada, Tacos Trueno, Anthony’s Italian Sandwich, Deli and Stir Fry and a carving station will be new offerings around the arena. Additionally, a new portable concession stand on the 100 Level will feature fresh, hand-rolled sushi for fans
You can pre-pay for parking here with easy access from downtown, the Selmon Expressway and south Tampa.
Subway Student Rush
The Tampa Bay Lightning is proud to offer the Subway Student Rush ticket program for all 2014-15 home games at Amalie Arena. For tonight's game against Buffalo, we have 100 guaranteed student rush tickets. After that, all other tickets will be standing-room only.
Students must present a valid student ID and wait in line 30 minutes prior to the start of the game to be eligible. Five minutes before puck drop, eligible students will have an opportunity to get the best available seats (upper or lower level) for just $20 per person.
Click here for more info on Student Rush
The 50/50 Raffle pot is split in half between the winner and the Lightning Foundation. All proceeds from the Lightning Foundation’s half is distributed back to the Tampa Bay community through various community initiatives.
Buy your tickets from one of our mobile sellers or outside sections 109, 120, 214, 230, 308 and 327
For more 50/50 information, click here
Lightning Foundation Auctions
This season the Lightning Foundation will be bringing you a new and easy way to bid on your favorite silent auction items from your mobile device! Fans will be able to see the items in the auction that night, place real time bids, receive alerts if outbid, and be notified when they have won an item.
The auctions will feature the team’s game used gear, Lightning and hockey memorabilia, and autographed items from our players. All proceeds benefit the Lightning Foundation and its charitable partners.
By texting “BOLTS” to 52182 or visiting bolts.myab.co you will be able to view and bid on the items in the auction from anywhere in Amalie Arena.
Tweet To Win
As always, get your picks in for a chance to win a limited edition Lightning Strikes winner T-shirt provided by Old Time Hockey. Submit your prediction for who will score the first Tampa Bay goal tonight on Twitter using the hashtag #LightningStrikes. One lucky winner who picks the first goal scorer correctly will win the T-shirt.
If you’re headed to the game tonight, tweet your seat location with hash-tag #BoltsAnd47Brand for your chance to win a gift certificate for a 47 Brand Lightning cap of choice.
Social Sounds presented by Malektronic
Malektronic, the Official Headphone and Bluetooth Speaker of the Tampa Bay Lightning, is giving fans the opportunity to win a free Bluetooth Malektronic speaker each Lightning home game. During the first and second periods of each home game, fans are encouraged to tweet @Malektronic a song they want to hear, include their seat location and hashtag #soundsperfect. One lucky winner will be selected and announced during the third period. The winner will be presented the speaker and be featured on LightningVision.
To abide by NHL Arena Security Policies, noise makers will no longer be allowed inside Amalie Arena. Also, flags that are attached to any sticks or poles will no longer be allowed inside Amalie Arena.