FIVE THINGS TO KNOW: OCT. 18-19
By Cassie Gage, on 10/17/2013
Planning on attending the Oklahoma City Barons games this weekend? Here are the five things you need to know.
What are this weekend’s promotions?
Friday night features the return of our $2 beer and $1 hot dog concession specials. Someone will Drive Away Saturday night in a 2013 Dodge Avenger. You can register online here, and be sure to register when you arrive at the arena Saturday night.
Saturday's scheduled giveaway is a #1 fan car sign courtesy of Dr. Pepper for the first 2,000 fans through the doors.
Have you checked out The Edge?
The Edge, the Oklahoma City Barons’ official team store, is located on the upper concourse, just outside of section 307. Fans can receive a free sleeve of blue chuck-a-pucks when they buy $30 of merchandise from The Edge Friday or Saturday night.
What information do season seat holders need to know?
The Blue Line club opens at 5 p.m. each day. Click here for this weekend’s menu. Season seat holders may enter the arena at 5:45 p.m. each day. Doors open to the general public at 6 p.m. The season seat holder prize for October will be awarded at the second timeout of the second period on Saturday.
Be sure to bring your jersey certificate from the NHL Showcase!
If you attended the NHL Showcase and received a certificate for the OKC Barons practice jersey, be sure to bring your certificate with you this weekend. Fans may redeem that voucher on the upper concourse at the fan services table. If you are unable to attend any of the games this weekend, please call our office at 232-GOAL for information on redemption.
Who are the Barons playing this weekend?
The Barons open a set of back-to-back home games against the Abbotsford Heat (Calgary Flames) in the AHL’s version of the Battle of Alberta. This is the first of 8 games between the West Division rivals. Oklahoma City is 12-4-0-0 all-time against Abbotsford.
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW FOR EVERY GAME
Fans can listen to both games locally on KXY 96.1 FM in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night or via the iHeart radio app. 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.
Friday night's gamesheet is available here, while fans can access Saturday's sheet here.
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.
You can participate in our #TweetYourTickets promotion by submitting a picture of your tickets for that day's game prior to puck drop. One winner receives an automatic entry into the Best Seats in the House promotion during the first or second timeout of the first period to win a seat upgrade for that game. The #TweetYourTickets promotion is for HOME games only and excludes the Nov. 12 Education Day game.
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 Chat: Join our gameday chat 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 chat 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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