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Gameday Events - Lightning vs Thrashers

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Timeline of Events

  • 2:00pm - Shots opens
  • 3:00pm - Medallions Opens
  • 3:30pm - Regular Doors (Terrace Level opens)
  • 4:30pm - Team Warmups Begin (15 minutes)
  • 5:05pm - National Anthem
  • 5:10pm - Puck Drop

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Platt Street Bridge Construction

On Monday, January 10th, Hillsborough County began restoration of the Platt Street Bridge. During phase one on this restoration, the northern lane of the bridge will be closed for approximately 4 months.

Fans coming to the rink from the South Tampa area who would normally use the Platt Street Bridge are encouraged to use the Crosstown Expressway or the Kennedy Street Bridge as alternate routes to avoid the construction process.

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First 7,500 fans in Lightning gear will receive a Simon Gagne T-shirt, presented by St. Pete Times.

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Ticket Specials

All You Can Eat Seats
AYCE hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, peanuts, soda and water. Guests are permitted to take 2 items back to their seat. Food and beverage cuts off after second intermission. Terrace Level - $25. Club Level - $85. Call 813 301 6600 to order.

Firehouse Subs Tailgate
Available 2 hours prior to every Saturday and Sunday Lightning home game on the West Plaza. All you can eat and drink menu includes a variety of Firehouse Subs, chips, salad, cookies, brownies, beer and soda for just $25 (Price does not include game ticket).Order online or call 813 301 6600

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In Game Contests

First Class Moving/Tampa Bay Lightning Seat Upgrade
All contestants entering must have tickets in the Terrace or Club level that will be replaced with Plaza level tickets before each Tampa Bay Lightning home game.

Enter the contest here for an upcoming home game!

Chance To Win Tickets to April 8 Game
H&R Block will be on the plaza offering you a chance to enter to win tickets to the Lightning's final regular season home game on April 8. Click below to enter the contest online.

Enter H&R Block's Never Settle For Less Sweepstakes

Directions / Information

St. Pete Times Forum
401 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
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