ABBOTSFORD, BC – Abbotsford Heat will host the Vancouver Canucks AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves this Friday and Saturday. The games are part of the BIG Ticket games with the Legends of Hockey Series commencing on Friday night, and a post-game concert on Saturday night. Puck drop is set for 7:00 p.m. PT both nights – RADIO: teamradio.ca, TV: SportsNet One on Satuday, October 20.
LOCAL. LEGENDS. LIVE.
Date: Friday, October 19, the first night of our Legends of Hockey Series
Visitor: Vancouver Canucks AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves
Doors Open: 6:00p.m. PT
Puck drop: 7:00p.m. PT
Celebration party on the concourse: 6:00 to 7:00p.m. PT
The pre-game party has activations presented by official Abbotsford Heat partners and includes some fantastic activities:
- Sleeman Draught Zone Taphouse – which will feature Legends of Hockey Cliff Ronning and Geoff Courtnall for a pre-game autograph signing session*
- Team 1040 – on location –playing music and holding a contest to giveaway a custom-made Heat hockey stick, made by Cliff Ronning’s company, Base Hockey
- Heat Generation – meet members of the Heat’s official booster club and discover how you can get involved.
- The Honda Way Chuck a Puck is back for another season with proceeds going to KidsSport Abbotsford. The grand prize features a Honda Way gift basket with $200 giftcard to Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa, an oil change and a full car detail. The second prize is a custom-made Heat branded Base Hockey stick.
- Fan Mob – you’ve heard of flash mobs, there are also cash mobs, which are people who support local businesses, now Abbotsford has a “fan mob”. The fan mobbers are Heat fans who gather together in support of their local professional team to cheer, dance, and have a blast at the games. To find out more about the fan mob, click here.
*Autograph session – All current 2012 - 13 season ticket holders have the opportunity to attend the VIP autograph session on Friday, October 19, from 5:00p.m.PT to 6:00p.m. PT. Following the VIP session, a public autograph session is open to fans pre-game from 6:00p.m. PT to 6:30p.m. PT. The early bird gets the worm - arrive early to get your item signed. Please note fans are limited to one signed item per person.
Fewer than 1,000 tickets remain for this Friday’s game. Fans are encouraged to act quickly and purchase their tickets for this Big ticket game. Tickets to Friday and Saturday’s game can be purchased online at abbotsfordheat.com, or by phone at 1.877.452.HEAT (4328). Tickets start as low as $15 when purchased prior to game day.
HERE ARE A FEW WAYS TO MAKE YOUR GAME EXPERIENCE INCREDIBLE:
AVOID THE LINE-UPS
With two exciting and busy games planned for this Friday and Saturday, we STRONGLY recommend that you pick-up your tickets in advance of game time to avoid long line ups. The Box Office is open today from 10am to 5pm, tomorrow from 10am to game time and Saturday from 10am to game time.
PRINT-AT-HOME TICKETS ARE FREE
By free we mean you no longer need to pay to have your tickets printed, so you can stay away from box office lineups and additional fees.
When you purchase game tickets online, simply select Print-at-Home and your tickets will be emailed to you.
Tickets to Friday and Saturday’s game can be purchased online at abbotsfordheat.com, or by phone at 1.877.452.HEAT (4328). Tickets start as low as $15 when purchased prior to game day.
PARKING + DIRECTIONS
For information on parking click here. For directions, click here.
Abbotsford Heat games take place at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre (AESC). The Fan Guide is designed to ensure that your Heat experience is enjoyable and convenient. For the Fan Guide click here.
UPCOMING LOONIE TOONIE DOG ‘N BREW NIGHTS
Our hugely popular beer and hot dog deal has returned this season on featured Friday games. Our home opener proved that people love the one dollar hot dog, and two dollar draft beers.
The next Loonie Toonie Dog ‘N Brew Nights are:
- Friday, November 2, 2012 vs. Toronto Marlies
- Friday, November 30, 2012 vs. Hamilton Bulldogs
- Friday, February 22, 2013 vs. Charlotte Checkers
- Friday, March 1, 2013 vs. Houston Aeros
- Friday, April 12, 2013 vs. Toronto Marlies