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Gameday Events - Lightning vs Islanders

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

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  • 5:30pm - Medallions and Shots Opens
  • 6:00pm - Early Doors (Plaza & Club Level, Suite Level and XO opens)
  • 6:30pm - Regular Doors (Terrace Level opens)
  • 7:00pm - Team Warmups Begin (15 minutes)
  • 7:35pm - National Anthem
  • 7:40pm - Puck Drop

Anthem Singer

  • Belinda Denbigh, DeputyHillsborough County Sherriff's Office

Let's Play Hockey

  • Brent, from The Bubba the Love Sponge Show

Color Guard

  • Members of the Tampa Fire & Tampa Police Departments

Subway Hon. Captain

  • Joseph McElroy

Hero of the Game

  • Army Sergeant First Class Matthew Burnside
Local Heroes Night

Tampa Fire & Rescue will have a Ladder and Heavy Resuce vehicle on the plaza.
Tampa Police Department will have a tank, K-9 unit and other their vehicles on the plaza.

Haitian Earthquake Victim's Relief

The Tampa Bay Lightning is teaming up with the American Red Cross to provide relief for the earthquake victims of the island nation of Haiti.

For each of the Lightning's next eight home games, the team is making specially-priced tickets available, with a significant portion of the purchase price being donated to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.

Cash donations will also be accepted on the Plaza.Complete information on Haiti relief available here.


Individual seats available at:

Special Offer: 10 game flex pack now on sale.

In-Game Contests

Memorabilia Auction and Jersey Raffle at Section 120

Foundation Drawing:
Jeff Halpern autographed jersey
TGH Drawing:
Vinny Lecavalier autographed stick

Food / Drink Special of the Night

Icons restaurant buy one entree get one free
Check out our Food Finder to locate your nearest vendor.

West Plaza Activities Begin at 5:00 pm

Kids Area features: Fanland, Joust, Slap Shot, Bungee Run and Inflatable Entry

Art on Ice - metroPCS and the Lightning Foundation are proud to partner and provide an opportunity for children to create masterpieces of their own at every Lightning home game. The metroPCS Art on Ice area is stocked with coloring sheets, crafts and activities for our youngest fans. Stop by the Kids Zone and check it out!

Music: : DJ Minglemixx

WDAE will have a promotional table on the plaza

Booths: St. Pete Times, American Red Cross, Busch Gardens, Tampa Fire Rescue

Food and drinks available at Shots staring at 5:00pm

Post-Game Specials - Channelside

Splitsville: $3 Bacardi, $4 Jack & Finlandia,1/2 off pizza and select sushi
Stump's: $2 Bud & Bud light drafts & 1/2 off select appetizers
Tinatapa's: Buy one get one Mojitos & $4 select tapas

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