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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

  • Brianna McDuffie

Let's Play Hockey

  • Florida Central Credit Union Winner, Tom Hawk

Color Guard

  • US Special Operations Command Joint Services Color Guard

Subway Hon. Captain

  • Victoria Barnes, 8

Heroes of the Game

  • McDill Air Force Base Honor Guard
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 Nonpoint!

Post-game concert

Seventh Void will perform on the West Plaza stage immediately following the conclusion of the game.

Stanley Cup on display

The Stanley Cup will be on display from 5:30pm-7:15pm on the West Plaza. Come early for your chance to see! Full press release.


2,500 Water Bottles presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield

View full giveaway schedule


Individual seats available at:

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.

Bike Night starting at $50: 1st 100 bikes park at Hot Tuna, game tickets, and entry to the Datz Tailgate. Call 813-301-6751

More Offers: View all special ticket offers

Event Ticket Special: Xtreme Fighting Championships March 19- 2 tickets for one available at section 101

Lightning Locker store special offer

Lightning Chant Women's Hoodie only $45 (reg $90)

In-Game Contests

Memorabilia Auction and Jersey Raffle at Section 120

Foundation Drawing:
Martin St. Louis career highlights plaque
TGH Drawing:
Autographed Victor Hedman stick
50/50 raffle benefitting the Lightning Foundation, Bunkers in Baghdad and one lucky winner!

Food / Drink Special of the Night

Hotdog $2.00 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 - Crafts can be made from recycled items.

Booths: ADCO, Bombardier Recreational Productions, Zingo, Tampa Alcohol Coalition, 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Tampa Yankees, Hillsborough County Sheriff's DUI RV, TPD cop car, Dream Chasers Ent, Operation PAR, DAACO, Bunkers for Baghdad, Grow Financial

Tailgate: Datz Tailgate Click for more info

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

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