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Gameday Events - Lightning vs Thrashers

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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

  • Paulie Z, from the band ZO2

Let's Play Hockey

  • The Geheb Family, January's winner of the Florida Central Credit Union "Let's Play Hockey" contest

Color Guard

  • USAF 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill Air Force Base

Subway Hon. Captain

  • Adam Wonch, 8

Hero of the Game

  • tbd

Ceremonial Puck Drop

  • Steve Knopik, CEO, Beall's Department Stores
Datz Deli pre-game tailgate

Tailgate starts 2.5 hours prior to the start of the game.Includes beer, soda and water. Just $25 to add on to any full priced ticket. Tailgate groups and flex packages also available.Order Now online through

Join us on the plaza for a special pre and post game concert by ZO2!

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.

In-Game Contests

Memorabilia Auction and Jersey Raffle at Section 120

At the TGH/Moore Health table there will be a raffle for an Autographed Stick by U.S. Olympian Ryan Malone

At the Lightning Foundation table there will be a raffle for an Autograph Victor Hedman #77 jersey! As always, the Foundation will also have signed and unsigned pink lightning hats and our Go Green! collection of hats for sale, as well!
Full details and contest entry available outside section 120


Individual seats available at:

Special Offer: 10 game flex pack now on sale.

IKEA College Night: Just $50 nets college students a Club level endzone seat, food and drink specials, and a $20 IKEA gift card, while just $12 gets a Terrace seat in the last seven rows, food and drink specials, and a $5 IKEA gift card.
For more information please contact 813-301-6829.

More Offers: View all special ticket offers

Food / Drink Special of the Night

Cotton Candy, Fudge, Carmel Apples, or Popcorn $2.00
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!

Live Music: Courtesy of ZO2 will perform before and immediately following the game

WDAE will have a promotional table on the plaza

Booths: St. Pete Times, BRP, Mona Vie, ADCO, Datz Tailgate

Tailgate: Datz Tailgate Click for more info

Food and drinks available at Shots staring at 5:30pm

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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