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Game 1: Lightning vs. Red Wings broadcast and fan information

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

PUCK DROPS: 7:30 p.m. at Amalie Arena ... Doors open at 6:00 p.m.


Tonight's game is sold out.

Lightning mobile app

The Lightning has partnered with Sporting Innovations to create a new app for Bolts fans. The 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.


You can pre-pay for parking here with easy access from downtown, the Selmon Expressway and south Tampa.

Subway Student Rush

Student Rush Playoff tickets on sale at 7:00pm for those in Lightning or neutral gear ONLY. No opposing team gear will be allowed to be worn with the purchase of a student rush ticket. The first 30 students may purchase lower level seats for $30. After that there will be a minimum of 100 standing-room only tickets available for $20. 

Click here for more info on Student Rush

50/50 Drawing

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 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.

Security Updates

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.

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