TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting “Free Lunch Friday with the Lightning” on Friday, January 18 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free lunch will be available on the West Plaza and will include hot dogs, Italian sausages, hamburgers, along with chips, canned sodas and water.
The Lightning will hold an open practice beginning at 11:30 a.m., offering fans the chance to see the Bolts one final time before they open the 2012-13 regular season on Saturday night when they host the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. Fans will be allowed to watch the practice in the lower bowl.
The event will also feature a 50% or more off merchandise warehouse sale on the West Plaza. The Lightning Girls and ThunderBug will also be in attendance mingling with fans and available for photo opportunities. There will be free parking available in the West Lot on a first-come-first-served-basis.