Single game tickets for the Tampa Bay Lightning went on sale at 9am today.
The Tampa Bay Lightning released single game tickets for the 2010-11 season at 9 a.m. this morning at the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office, online at TampaBayLightning.com, by phone at 813.301.6600, or through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices start as low as $15. Those purchasing in person at the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office will meet 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk and receive a Martin St. Louis autographed puck, while supplies last.
All 41 Lightning home games will fall into three separate pricing tiers, black, blue and silver. There will be nine black games in 2010-11, with tickets starting at $15. Blue game tickets start as low as $20 and there are 22 of them this season. Finally, there will be 10 silver games, with tickets starting at $22.
Highlights of the home schedule include former Lightning forward Brad Richards’ return to the St. Pete Times Forum with the Dallas Stars on October 18 as well as Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman’s first game against his former team, the Detroit Red Wings, on February 17. Tampa Bay will also have two games leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday (Nov. 22 vs. Boston, Nov. 24 vs. NY Rangers) and two games following Christmas (Dec. 28 vs. Boston, Dec. 30 vs. Montreal). The Lightning will also host the NY Rangers on New Year’s Day at 7:30 p.m. The Bolts will play host to Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks on March 9.
Among the other notable home games are two visits by the defending Eastern Conference Champion Philadelphia Flyers February 1 and 15, as well as match-ups with the cross-state rival Panthers on November 27, February 19 and April 8. The Lightning will play host to Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins October 27 and March 31 while Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will visit on January 12, February 4 and March 7.
The Lightning will also play 12 consecutive home games from January 23 through February 25, a stretch that also includes a break for the NHL All-Star Game. The streak of home games will be the longest in franchise history.
As always, the most cost effective way to invest in 2010-11 tickets is through a Lightning ticket plan with ticket packages starting as low as $79. For more information regarding ticket plans and pricing call 813.301.6600 or skate to http://tampabaylightning.com.