NEW YORK/TORONTO/STOCKHOLM -- As part of the 2019 NHL Global Series™, the National Hockey League (NHL®), the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and Live Nation today announced a special opportunity for fans to attend Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning team practices from 3 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. CET on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.
Tickets to Sabres and Lightning practices will be available for purchase beginning on Monday, Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. CEST via LiveNation.se. All tickets are available at a fan-friendly price of 150 SEK. Tickets are for both practices and are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.
The Sabres and Lightning will face off in a pair of sold-out regular-season games at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday, Nov. 8, and on Saturday, Nov. 9. There are still a limited number of VIP and hospitality packages available for purchase via axs.com.
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In addition to the Sabres-Lightning matchups Stockholm, the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers also will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series, playing their 2019-20 season-opening game against each other in Prague, Czech Republic on Friday, Oct. 4 at O2 Arena. Prior to the Chicago-Philadelphia season-opening matchup, the Blackhawks and Flyers will complete their training camps in Europe and will each play in an exhibition match as part of the 2019 NHL Global Series Challenge™. The Blackhawks will report to Berlin, Germany and play an exhibition game against Eisbären Berlin on Sunday, Sept. 29, at Mercedes-Benz Arena. The Flyers will report to Lausanne, Switzerland, and play an exhibition game against Lausanne HC on Monday, Sept. 30, at Vaudoise aréna.
The 2019 NHL Global Series™ will mark the third straight year and eighth season overall that the NHL has traveled to Europe to play regular-season games. These games reward the legions of loyal and passionate fans in Europe that enjoy live NHL games available via international broadcast partners and the NHL's streaming service, NHL.TV™. The NHL's biggest stars are also featured across numerous social media platforms and on NHL.com in eight languages for the League's international fans. The three games in the fall will be the 26th, 27th and 28th NHL regular-season games played in Europe. The Oct. 4 game between Chicago and Philadelphia will mark the fifth NHL regular-season game played in the Czech Republic, all of which have been played at O2 Arena in Prague. The two games between Buffalo and Tampa Bay will mark the 12th and 13th NHL regular-season games played in Sweden, and the 11th and 12th games played at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm.
As part of the League's six international sites, NHL.com/sv, NHL.com/cs and NHL.com/de will serve as the official home for all of the latest news and information about the 2019 NHL Global Series as well as other features from around the NHL.