The Tampa Bay Lightning are getting ready for their 30th season! The season opener is October 11th, but there's a pre-season celebration October 1-2nd, and you're invited!
Here's the schedule:
Oct 1, 4-7pm-- interviews with General Manager Julien Brisebois and Head Coach Jon Cooper, along with several current and former players. This will be followed by a series of game shows with Bolts players, and then a concert from Smash Mouth! If you're a season ticket member, partner or suite holder, you can get in an hour earlier for an exclusive autograph signing session. Info and tickets can be found HERE (you'll have to log in and create an account; it's free)
Oct 2, 10am, the Lightning are opening up practice for fans to watch the team prepare for the upcoming season. Tickets are free, and available through Ticketmaster (you'll have to create an account and log in.) You can get up to 4 free tickets HERE
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