TAMPA, FL (Tampa Bay Lightning Communications) – The Tampa Bay Lightning have designated their final game of the 2012-13 regular season on Saturday, April 27 against the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m. as Fan Appreciation Night, designed to recognize fans for their dedication and loyalty to the organization over the past season.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early for player red carpet arrivals beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Thunder Alley (West Plaza) prior to their game on Saturday. There will be inflatables and a rock climbing wall for children in the kid’s area on Thunder Alley as well as live music. All fans attending the pre-game festivities on Thunder Alley can treat themselves to $1 hot dogs and sodas and $2 draft beers beginning at 3 p.m. at Thunder Alley Grill.
All fans in attendance will also receive free cotton candy and popcorn and can purchase soda and hot dogs for the low cost of $1 each inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum up until puck drop at 7 p.m. Fans will also be able to register to win unique experiences and prizes at the social quad, including signed player sticks and a team signed jersey. Additionally, fans will have the chance to win an opportunity to receive a jersey on the ice immediately following the game from a Lightning player. Lightning players will take their jerseys right off their backs after the game and present them to the lucky winners. Fans can purchase the SUBWAY ® Fan Appreciation ticket offer which includes two terrace level tickets and two $5 SUBWAY ® gift cards for the low cost of $55.