Nashville, Tenn. (November 6, 2014) – On Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Nashville Predators will honor the service of veterans, active-duty military members and first responders with several special in-game presentations and community relations activities. All money raised through the night’s special events will go to support local non-profits that provide assistance to veterans and members of the military, in addition to purchasing game tickets for the troops.
CAMO JERSEYS – All members of the Nashville Predators team will wear special camouflage jerseys during warm-ups, prior to their game that night against the Edmonton Oilers. Several of these jerseys will be put up for auction on Tuesday at the Predators Foundation area (section 106/107) and the remainder will be auctioned off throughout the season.
MYSTERY PUCKS - For $20, fans can purchase a camo mystery puck autographed by a member of the Nashville Predators. Mystery pucks can be found at the Predators Foundation area (section 106/107) and at Community Corner (section 120).
BUCKET BRIGADE – Volunteers will be posted at all main entrances with buckets to collect money to support local non-profits that provide assistance to veterans and member of the military.
SCREAMING EAGLE HONOR FLIGHT – Screaming Eagle Honor Flight is an all-volunteer non-profit organization based in Clarksville, Tennessee that works to honor America’s Veterans for their sacrifices. Volunteers at Screaming Eagle Honor Flight fly America’s heroes to Washington, D.C., to visit and reflect at their memorials with top priority given to senior veterans such as World War II survivors and those who are terminally ill. Fans are invited to visit the Community Corner outside section 120 to learn more about how to get involved with the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight or make a donation.
CANDY FOR OUR TROOPS DRIVE – In partnership with Lexi Rogers, daughter of Preds Head Equipment Manager Pete Rogers, Gavin Blanchette and their classmates at Kenrose Elementary, the Nashville Predators began collecting extra Halloween Candy on Nov. 3. Prior to Tuesday’s game, all fans are invited to drop off any extra or unwanted candy at Bridgestone Arena or Ford Ice Center. During the first period of Tuesday’s game, Lexi, Gavin and Gnash will presented all the candy they have collected to Lieutenant Colonel Brett Jackson from Fort Campbell who will be shipping the candy to troops overseas.
TICKET SPECIALS - For ALL Predators home games throughout the 2014-15 season, active-duty members of the military, veterans and first responders (police officers, firefighters, nurses and EMTs) can purchase Remington Hometown Hero tickets. These tickets, offered in partnership with Remington Outdoor Company, allow these valuable members of our community to purchase lower bowl seats for $55 and upper bowl seats for $25. Tickets can be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office with a valid ID.