Panthers vs Lightning: Gameday - 22/12/18
The Nottingham Panthers return to Elite League action at 7.00pm tonight, when the puck drops inside the Motorpoint Arena, against the Milton Keynes Lightning. The Panthers are determinded to get back on track after four losses (three in overtime) and the players and coaches are determined to give the fans an early Christmas present by putting smiles back on faces in the stands and in the locker room.
Tonight's game is sponsored by Internet Motor Parts - find out more about them here.
Tickets are selling fast but you will be able to buy on the door. However, we recommend purchasing in advance to get the best selection of seats whilst beating the queues. You can book your tickets by clicking the link at the top of the page, visiting the Motorpoint Arena box office or by calling 0843 373 3000.
Santa will be at the game, with the Round Table from Hucknall, on the outdoor plaza and we’ll have the Salvation Army Band playing carols to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.
It's your last chance to get the perfect stocking stuffer for any Panthers' fan as 2018/19 Yearbooks (£12) and the 2019 'Pucks & Pups' calendars (£11 - featuring animals from RSPCA Radcliffe-on-Trent with all profits going to Autism East Midlands) will be on sale alongside the limited edition festive jerseys (only select sizes remain) from the DVD stand on the concourse.
Paws, sponsored by Planet Bounce, will be amongst the stands in the period breaks tonight with a host of giveaways from Planet Bounce, Arena Catering, Flowervision and Creams Cafe.
The ever popular fifty-50 draw will be operation as will the 'Shirt Off His Back' raffle in which you could go home with the jersey of #54 Tim Billingsley. You've got to be in it to win it so get your tickets from the sellers around the arena and the lucky winner will be presented with the jersey, gameworn and sweaty, by Tim outside of the Panthers' locker room after the game.
The latest edition of the match night magazine goes on sale for the first time tonight and is available from the sellers around the arena. Pick up your copy, packed with exclusive content you can't find anywhere else - including a brand new WHOSE HAT'S THAT? In which you could win a Panthers' hat signed by a player of your choice. Don't forget the free-to-enter retro playoff jersey draw on page 31, simply fill in your details and hand in to any fifty-50, programme of shirt off his back seller (or post through the Panthers' postbox on the fifty-50 desk) and you could win an Evan Mosey or Franklin MacDonald jersey.
Our parking partners at Nottingham City Car Parks, who operate the Motorpoint Arena Car Park, are offering a new deal to fans (that came into effect on December 1st) AND it matches their original season long deal! Fans who took advantage of the parking season ticket can park at the arena car park – just a slapshot away from the building – in and out all day on gamedays and it worked out at just £2 a game and the new deal, which based on the fixture list, at £42 now works out at just over £2 A GAME, to book yourself in simply call 0115 8761444.
After the game the team will be eating food from Arena Catering and Dan Green will be live in Encore Bar taking questions with one of the stars of the game.
The main team sponsor of The Nottingham Panthers is The Nottingham Building Society.