NHL announces free fan festival ahead of Stadium Series

NEW YORK – The National Hockey League (NHL®) has announced the hockey attractions and interactives planned for the Truly Hard Seltzer® NHL® Pregame, the official fan festival of the Saturday, February 26 outdoor game between the Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the home of the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. Before the Predators take on the Lightning at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT (television on TNT, SN360 and TVA Sports), the PreGame will entertain fans of all ages with fun hockey attractions at parking lot R at the home of the Tennessee Titans with dynamic activities from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT.

Tickets for the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ are currently available for purchase through ticket masterthe official ticketing partner of the NHL®.

The highlight of the Truly Hard Seltzer® NHL® PreGame will be the presentation of the iconic Stanley Cup® for fans to take pictures with from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT. There will be live musical performances and the Tennessee Titans’ Blue Crew Drum Line will also perform.

Admission to the Truly Hard Seltzer® NHL® PreGame is free and open to the public. A ticket to the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ game is not required to access the PreGame, but fans will need to go through a metal detector to enter. Parking is available for purchase through Ticketmaster and at the home of the Tennessee Titans.

WHAT: Truly Hard Seltzer NHL® PreGame

WHEN: Saturday, February 26: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. CT

OR: Nissan R Stadium Parking Lot, 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN 37213

The Truly Hard Seltzer NHL® Pre-Game will include the following attractions with more than a dozen official NHL partners:

  • Really: As title partner and member of the NHL Stadium Series PreGame, Truly Hard Seltzer offers fans 21 and older the opportunity to win the “best seats in the house” at the NHL Stadium Series game. Fans will also take a photo with an NHL veteran alongside Truly Margarita Zamboni, taste a new product for fans 21 and older, and try their luck with “Truly Hard Trivia.” Additionally, fans can test their hockey skills by playing the Accuracy Challenge, Target Practice and Hardest Shot games.
  • Federal Naval Credit Union: As the title sponsor of the NHL Stadium Series, the Navy Federal Credit Union is offering fans the opportunity to visit the Navy Federal Credit Union Hockey Puck Shot Challenge to test their range and accuracy for a hockey-themed prize. ! Also be sure to take a photo with their oversized NHL Stadium Series jersey!
  • Bud light: Bud Light will have two branded spaces for all hockey fans to hang out at PreGame. Hang out at the Bud Light Beer Garden or the Bud Light Mobile Bar if you’re 21 or older before heading to the stadium for a cold beer.
  • Caesars sports betting: Before the puck drops, visit the greatest sportsbook of all time if you’re 21 or older – Caesars Sportsbook! Have fun with pre-game activities, giveaway promotions, and meet and greet an NHL legend!
  • Clorox: The Clorox Company’s “Beat the Sneeze” activation tent will be the ultimate destination for the 2022 NHL Stadium Series with photo moments, coveted prizes and more. The pop-up will challenge Clorox fans to show off their fastest strike to beat the speed of a sneeze for a chance to land on the leaderboard. As the Official Cleaning and Sanitizing Products Partner of the NHL, Clorox Hand Sanitizer Gel will be available to help keep NHL fans safe and healthy.
  • DraftKings: DraftKings Sportsbook hosts the team of Missin’ Curfew, former NHL players and off-ice legends Shane “OBS” O’Brien and Scottie “UPDOGG” Upshall as they podcast LIVE from PreGame. Stop by from 2:30-4:30 p.m. to hear OBS and UPDOGG tell tales of missing curfew and break down hockey’s biggest stories!
  • Dunkin’: Dunkin’s Fan Zone will be a fun pre-game destination for NHL Stadium Series fans. The pop-up will feature Air and Bubble Hockey games, live music and a fun photo shoot with a personalized donut wall. All are welcome to stop by and enjoy complimentary samples of hot coffee, Irish Creme Swirl iced coffee and Munchkins® Donut Hole treats. As with the NHL Winter Classic® and NHL All-Star Game, Dunkin’ continues to partner with The Assist to bring sensory kits to the NHL Stadium Series™.
  • Fanatics: A wide assortment of NHL Stadium Series merchandise will be available for purchase from the Official NHL Merchandise Store – A Fanatics Experience.
  • Fan Duel: Fans of the FanDuel show will have the opportunity to test their precision skills by shooting pucks at targets for a chance to win prizes. The finalists will have the opportunity to compete against NHL alumni to win a grand prize. The FanDuel Lounge is open to fans 21 and older.
  • GEICO: Before the puck drops, visit GEICO during the NHL Stadium Series Pregame to find out how to enter for a chance to win a $500 gift card! No purchase is necessary and official rules will be available at GEICOhockey.com/stadiumseries on the day of the event. While you’re at it, take a shot in the GEICO NHL Stadium Series penalty box, spin the giant hockey puck, and play our goalie reflex game for a chance to win a prize!
  • Honda: Fans can show off their hockey skills at the Precision Passing Challenge or try their hand at the Honda Puck Drop for a chance to win great prizes! They can also check out Honda’s lineup of hockey-ready vehicles, including the Ridgeline, Civic Hatchback and the all-new Passport Trailsport.
  • Jägermeister: Prior to the puck toss, fans 21 and older are invited to hang out at Jägermeister’s mobile lounge bar to enjoy an icy shot of Jägermeister with friends. While you’re there, capture the moment by snapping a photo with Jägermeister’s 20-foot bottle or a Jägermeister and NHL Stadium Series co-branded giant inflatable puck. See you at the game!
  • Nashville Predators: Join the SMASHVILLE experience and find out how MAKE IT in Music City. Fans can take the stage at a karaoke bar, step onto the GOLD carpet, and finish by signing the GOLD mega record and taking a 360-degree photo. Enjoy the SMASHVILLE experience, appearances by Predator personalities, and take part in a special rendition of the SMASH car.
    NHL Fan Access™ App Presented by Ticketmaster: As the official app of the event, NHL Fan Access™ features maps, schedules, the “Ask Stanley” virtual assistant, opportunities to win prizes and more . Download the app today!
  • NHL Network: NHL Network offers fans an interactive experience with the National Hockey League’s TV home. Fans can test their batting skills with an inflatable target shooting drill. NHL Network’s NHL Tonight will air extensive pre-game and post-game coverage of the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™.
  • PGP: PPG will be asking for help from fans to create a paint-by-numbers mural.
  • Stanley Cup® Display: Fans can take a photo with the most iconic trophy in professional sports.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning: The Tampa Bay Lightning brings the beautiful beaches of Tampa Bay to Nashville. Fans will be able to take photos in front of the sand sculpture, sit on lounge chairs and bury their feet in the sand.
  • Ticket Master: Bullseye Battle – Show off your wrist shot by aiming the bullseye!
  • Upper bridge: Get your own personalized NHL® Stadium Series card from Upper Deck, the exclusive NHL® trading card partner. Upper Deck also offers fans the chance to win fun prizes by playing exciting games like Pack Wars, Box Hockey, and more. Grab a FREE set of Stadium Series Trading Cards at UpperDeckEpack.com, the innovative platform that lets users buy, unlock, collect, and trade with hockey fans around the world. Visit the Upper Deck booth for more information.
  • Verizon: Your home Internet becomes Ultra! 5G Ultra Wideband is now in more and more places across the country, so more people than ever can enjoy Verizon’s exceptional high-speed internet at home. Stop by the Verizon booth and learn how America’s Most Trusted Network is designed to connect your home to super-fast internet ready for what’s next.

Fans are also encouraged to download the NHL Fan Access™ App for the opportunity to participate in many fun PreGame activities, a chance to win PreGame prizes, receive up-to-date event schedule alerts, access to event maps and much more. The application is available in the App Store and Google Play. For more information, fans should visit https://www.nhl.com/fans/stadium-series.

It is highly recommended to wear masks during the Truly Hard Seltzer® NHL® PreGame. Proof of vaccination is not required for entry.

Clear bags must measure 12″ x 12″ x 6″ or less to participate in the Truly Hard Seltzer® NHL® PreGame. Non-clear bags cannot exceed 11.4 x 16.5 cm, even if you place them inside your larger clear bag. Please note: Non-transparent bags are still subject to inspection by security personnel at PreGame. All styles of clear bags are acceptable as long as they measure 12″ x 12″ x 6″ or less. This includes clear strap bags, clear diaper bags, one-gallon ziploc bags, etc. Guests will not be permitted to empty and fold an unapproved bag into a transparent bag.

Fans can join the conversation on social media by including using the NHL NHL hashtag #StadiumSeries to @NHL, @PredsNHL and @TBLightning.

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