FIVE THINGS TO KNOW: JANUARY 9-11
By Cassie Gage, on 01/07/2014
Planning on attending the Oklahoma City Barons games Thursday, Friday and Saturday? Here are the five things you need to know.
Why are you playing Thursday, Friday and Saturday?
Thursday’s game against the Utica Comets was originally scheduled for Wednesday, but was moved back a day due to travel delays arising from inclement weather. The game will be played at 7 p.m. CT. Friday and Saturday’s games are being played as scheduled against the Charlotte Checkers.
Season seat holders may enter the arena at 5:45 p.m., while doors open for the general public at 6 p.m. Season seat holders may access the Blue Line Club beginning at 5 p.m. Menus can be viewed here.
What is the parking situation?
There is an event at Chesapeake Energy Arena Saturday night. Please refer to your parking booklet to know which parking garage you should park in. If you do not have a booklet, parking is available at the Cox Convention Center parking garage, Santa Fe parking garage and the Main Street parking garage, as well as other surface lots throughout the area. Check the Parking OKC website for more information.
What are the promotions for these games?
Thursday is a Winning Weekday. If the Barons win, you win a free ticket to the next Barons weekday home game. For information on this promotion, including ticket redemption, please click here.
Friday is Oklahoma Youth Hockey Association Night. Friday is also the return of Barons Night with $2 beer and $1 hot dogs from 6-8 p.m. The Ice Girls will sign autographs postgame on the upper concourse outside of The Edge.
Saturday marks the return of our Drive Away Every Saturday promotion. One lucky fan drives away in a brand-new Chrysler 200. The first 2,000 fans also receive a fleece helmet hat. There will be no floor hockey on Saturday as our community relations team gets ready to have you join us at WinterFest.
Are there any special offers at The Edge?
Fans receive 25-percent off hats Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights only at The Edge. Fans may also receive a free hoodie with the purchase of a jersey. The Barons are wearing the third jersey Friday and Saturday.
Fans who follow the Barons on Instagram can receive an additional discount. Look for the offer to be posted prior to doors opening on Saturday.
Join us for WinterFest this weekend!
Saturday marks the beginning of the Barons’ WinterFest. Click here for full details on WinterFest, including the youth outdoor game on Sunday at the Devon Ice Rink at the Myriad Gardens.
Other events include a round-the-clock skate with Barons players and coaches, a silent auction, appearances by the University of Oklahoma hockey team, members of the Oklahoma City Youth Hockey Association, Oklahoma City Figure Skating Club, a demonstration of sled hockey and curling, an appearance by the Express Clydesdales and former Blazers players and coach Doug Sauter. Proceeds from the event benefit the Oklahoma Youth Hockey Association.
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW FOR EVERY GAME
Fans can listen to Tuesday's game locally on KXY 96.1 FM in Oklahoma City. If you're outside the United States, click here for online listening options.
Game notes are published for each game and can be found here.
Thursday Gamesheet | Friday Gamesheet | Saturday Gamesheet
Fans may watch any OKC Barons game live via the subscription-based AHL Live platform. Click here for more information.
Follow the Barons on social media throughout the game to interact with other fans.
Instagram: Follow OKCBarons for pictures and videos from the concourse and Blue Line club prior to the start of the game. Tag the OKCBarons in your photos to share with other fans.
Twitter: Follow @OKCBarons for scoring and end-of-period updates, as well as marketing-related tweets in game. Follow @BaronsGameday for play-by-play action. Send your postgame questions for Jim Byers, Head Coach Todd Nelson and our player guest via Twitter using the hashtag #AsktheBarons.
Facebook: Like us on Facebook to participate in our first goal contest (rules below) to win an autographed puck from the goal scorer. We'll post scoring and end-of-period updates here, as well. Be sure to tag us in your pictures, posts and check-ins.
Gameday Blog: Join our gameday blog on OKCBarons.com for in-game commentary, poll questions and extended fan engagement. Ask questions, get answers and interact with other fans in real time. Submit postgame questions for head coach Todd Nelson or players and look for them to be answered on Barons Beat or the postgame radio show. You can participate in the gameday blog via a mobile device.
First Goal Contest Rules: Entries are open once the post goes live on the Barons official Facebook page. One entry per person. If multiple people select the same person, one winner will be chosen at random. You may only win the first goal contest once per season.
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