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Home Opener Sure To Be Entertaining Evening

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
When the puck drops on the Nashville Predators regular season Home Opener in Smashville on Thursday, October 8, fans are sure to be entertained by the action both on and off the ice. The home opening matchup vs. the Colorado Avalanche will feature plenty of big hits, high-speed playmaking and heart-pounding thrills – and that’s only part of the excitement.

Returning to the ice this season are the Predators core group of players including team captain Jason Arnott, NHL All-Star Shea Weber and Masterton Trophy winner Steve Sullivan. Fans should also expect to see several new faces on opening night, as young players within the organization are poised to jump into the lineup and help contribute.

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Off the ice, fans will be treated to an entertainment overload complete with giveaways (including a cool Opening Night t-shirt courtesy of Bridgestone), live music and even a new pre-game video sure to get the blood pumping.

Predators games are some of the most entertaining events in sports and Preds fans are widely recognized as some of the best, most passionate and loudest fans around. The atmosphere at a Predators game is as friendly as it is ferocious and nothing can compare to a place so full of raw energy and gut-wrenching excitement. In Smashville, the unexpected is a nightly occurrence. Come to the game on Opening Night to experience it first hand.

With the help of the home crowd, the Preds have won 107 games at Sommet Center in the past four seasons – which marks an impressive third most home wins in the entire league. Make sure to be there on October 8 to help us pick up win number 108!

Tickets are going fast but there are still opportunities to guarantee your seat at this season’s home opener!

For information and prices on 2009-10 Nashville Predators individual game sales, season-ticket packages and partial plans in Smashville, visit or contact a ticket representative at (615) 770-PUCK (7825).

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