NORFOLK, Va. – Tickets are now on sale for the exhibition game between the Norfolk Admirals and their NHL parent club, the Tampa Bay Lightning, at Norfolk Scope Arena on Friday, September 25. The puck will drop at 7:00 p.m.
The Lightning feature perennial NHL All-Stars such as Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis with some of the best young stars in the NHL, including 2008 first-overall draft pick Steven Stamkos and 2009 second-overall draft pick Victor Hedman. Tampa Bay’s top players will be joined by several former Admirals who have graduated to the NHL or who are battling to earn an NHL job out of training camp. The exhibition game will also give Admirals fans their first glimpse of the 2009-10 edition of the Admirals.
This will be the seventh NHL exhibition game played at Scope since the Admirals began play in 1989. The last NHL exhibition game played at Scope was on September 28, 1999 between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes. The Capitals had been involved in all five prior preseason games at Scope, as well, taking on the Buffalo Sabres on September 26, 1998, September 17, 1993 and September 18, 1992, and taking on the Hartford Whalers on September 20, 1991 and September 16, 1990.
Individual tickets for all 2009-10 Admirals regular season home games will go on sale next Wednesday, September 9.
Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. Affordable monthly payment plans are available for a limited time only! Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!