This weekend the Devils host the Panthers and Lightning on consecutive nights. Here's everything you need to know about the weekend's games.
NEED TICKETS?? There are just over 300 tickets remaining for Saturday’s home opener against the Panthers (more for Sunday right now), if you are looking to book as a group of 4 or more, then your best bet is to look in Blocks 13 thru 16. Call 0800 0842 666 or CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
MURPH ON ICE – Freesport’s Aaron Murphy will be on stage in the main bar prior to Saturday’s game along with Neil Francis to discuss the EIHL on and off TV as well as his picks for the season ahead. The bar opens at 5:00pm with Murph and Franny on stage at 5:30pm.
SUNDAY PRE-GAME– John Donovan is back on stage, hosting the pre-game chat with Todd Kelman and Neil Francis on Sunday.
SEASON TICKET ENTRANCE – Our season ticket holders can start using their regular season ticket entrance that leads right into the Arena on game night. You can still go through any door or through the bar, we just have this entrance dedicated to you to ease congestion through the main entrance.
SHIRTS OFF HIS BACK –Saturday you could win Mike Hedden’s game worn red jersey and Sunday Charlie Linglet's black game worn jersey is up for grabs.
CHUCK A PUCK –Saturday it’s a Devils Merchandise Pack (brand new hoodie, new wooden mini stick and choice of cap) and Sunday it’s 4 tickets to the Cage Warriors event at the end of the month at Ice Arena Wales.
HALL OF FAMER – Prior to Saturday’s game, Devils legendary netminder Stevie Lyle will be presented with his certificate of induction into the UK Hockey Hall of Fame, presented by a member of the selection committee, Stewart Roberts.
BUY A PROGRAMME, MEET A PLAYER –This season, the post-game signings will be whatever player is the pull-out poster in the match night programme. First up is Stephen Dixon, one of the new faces to the Devils line-up this season. Buy your programme and get it signed by him after the game on Saturday at the top of Block 3.
SUNDAY BANNER RAISING –Prior to the puck dropping on Sunday, we will be raising two more banners to commemorate the 2017-18 League Title and the 2018 Playoff Championship. Be in your seats early to be part of the celebrations.
FREE POSTERS FOR EVERYONE ON SUNDAY –Every single person through the doors on Sunday will get an A3 poster to commemorate the Devils 2018 Playoff Championship. On the other side of the poster is this year’s fixtures, so you can always be reminded of winning the playoffs, and you can never forget when our next game is. Take a few extras and hang them up at work or school or at your favourite coffee shop, so we can spread the word on when our games are this season.
DOMINOS PIZZA IS BACK -Delivering piping hot pizzas to your seats if you are lucky enough to be chosen for the Lucky Seat Giveaway.
MORE PARKING OPTIONS –We finally have access to the Toys R Us carpark and we will have security out there helping get you parked. It will cost £3 per vehicle, payable in cash only upon entrance, so please bring your coins or bills to ensure you get parked smoothly. We also have the use of Wilcox House as usual and this carpark will cost £2 per vehicle. CLICK HERE to read about the updated parking options.
50/50 RAFFLE - As always we still have the 50/50 raffle where you can win 50% of the pot, which usually ranges from £500 to over £1,000.
Let's get the IAW rocking as the Devils FINALLY kick off the 2018-19 season!