Preds Open '10-11 Season With Smashville Party on Saturday
Tuesday, 10.5.2010 / 10:14 AM CT / News
By Press Release - Nashville Predators
-Evening to feature Red Carpet roll out, live music, a Duck Hunt video game tournament and a T-shirt giveaway courtesy of Bridgestone-
Nashville, Tenn. (October 5, 2010) – The Nashville Predators will start the 2010-11 season in style this Saturday when they pull out all the stops and roll out the red carpet for the boys in blue. With Predators PA announcer Paul McCann serving as Master of Ceremonies, Opening Night kicks off at 4 p.m. when the players and coaches arrive to walk the red carpet alongside a lucky season ticketholder, greet fans and pose for pictures from the paparazzi.
|OPENING NIGHT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|4 pm - Red Carpet Player Entrance courtesy of Ford
5 - 7 pm - Plaza Party at Bridgestone Arena courtesy of Purity Dairy, Pepsi, and Anheuser Busch
5:15 pm - A special entrance by GNASH
5:30 pm - Bridgestone Arena doors open
7:00 pm - Preds vs. Anaheim Ducks
When the puck drops on the Nashville Predators regular season Home Opener in Smashville on Saturday, October 9 at 7 p.m., fans are sure to be entertained by plenty of big hits, high-speed playmaking and heart-pounding thrills – and that’s only part of the excitement. Off the ice, fans will be treated to an Opening Night T-shirt courtesy of Bridgestone, live intermission music and even a new pre-game video sure to get the blood pumping. On the ice, the Predators return their core group of players, including the dynamic defensive duo of Ryan Suter and brand-new team captain Shea Weber, last season’s scoring leader Patric Hornqvist and the statuesque Finn Pekka Rinne, who will stand tall between the pipes once again. Fans will also see some new faces this season with the off-season addition of speedy center Matt Lombardi and physical defenseman Shane O'Brien.
Opening Night in Smashville is going to be an event not to be missed. Tickets are going fast but there is still time to secure your seats for this special evening. Tickets may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, by calling (615) 770-PUCK (7825) or online via ticketmaster.com or nashvillepredators.com.