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Fan Appreciation Night - Lightning vs Panthers

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Timeline of Events

  • 4:30pm - Shots opens
  • 5:30pm - Medallions Opens
  • 6:00pm - Regular Doors (Terrace Level opens)
  • 7:00pm - Team Warmups Begin (15 minutes)
  • 7:35pm - National Anthem
  • 7:40pm - Puck Drop

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Pregame Festivities:

  • Discounted Merchandise:
    All fans will receive up to 30% off all conssessions from 6:00 to 7:00.

  • Bring non-perishable food items, as well as supplies, to donate before the game to help the residents of Progress Village who were affected by the severe thunderstorms last week. More Info»

  • Professional Bull Rider & Former World Champion J.B. Mauney will be signing autographs for fans before the game and during the 1st intermission in section 104.

  • Sun Sports will be live on the west plaza through the second intermission.

  • Every XO Club member that uses valet will receive one new logo Lightning t-shirt.

  • Musicians as well as tattoo and balloon artists will all be on the plaza to entertain fans before the game.

  • Lucky fans will be suprised with seat upgrades, dinner in the restaurant or free merchandise.

  • One lucky family on the plaza will be chosen as the "Family of the Game" and will get to sit on the Lightning bench during the warm-up skate.

In-Game Experiences:

  • Discounted Merchandise:
    Get 60% off old logo merchandise and 35% off new logo merchandise. Fans will get free lettering on jerseys purchased on 4/8.

  • Complimentary Concessions (cotton candy & peanuts) at doors while supplies last at the following locations: 104, 111, 128, 204/205, 307 and 322.

  • Photo booths with green screens along with a roamer photographer will take pictures that can be claimed online.

  • Show that you're a part of Bolts Nation and get your faced painted in sections 312 & 112.

  • Be a Bolt Brigader!
    A lucky fan will win the chance to become a Bolt Brigader for an intermission.

Postgame Events:


  • Season ticket holders can enjoy a variety of complimentary soda, water, snacks, cookies and brownies in the lounge.

  • Season ticket holders can spin the prize wheel to win one of many great prizes while supplies last.

  • Enter to win prizes exclusively for season ticket holders at the sign up table outside the lounge.


  • First 5,000 fans in TBL gear receive Lightning banner flag presented by St. Petersburg Times

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