The Adirondack Thunder, the affiliate of
the Calgary Flames that will play this fall at
the Glens Falls Civic Center, has a preliminary
promotional schedule and group ticket plans
for the 2015-16 inaugural season.
The Thunder’s 2015-16 home schedule,
which consists of 36 home games, will begin
on Saturday, Oct. 24, as the Thunder take on
the Manchester Monarchs at the Glens Falls
Civic Center. Opening Night will feature
two giveaways, a magnet schedule and a
rally towel, which will commemorate the
franchise’s home opener, team officials said.
The Thunder’s schedule is highlighted by
the traditional New Year’s Eve game, featuring
indoor fireworks, which will be played on
Thursday, Dec. 31, as the Thunder host the
Reading Royals. The New Year’s Eve game
has been a tradition in Glens Falls dating
back to the Adirondack Red Wings, and was
successfully presented this past season with
the Adirondack Flames, in front of an over
capacity crowd of 4,821, officials said.
Two new scheduling features include a
“School Day Game,” held on Wednesday, Nov.
18 at 10 a.m. as the Thunder host the Norfolk
Admirals. The game offers elementary and
middle school classrooms from local schools
the opportunity to spend a day at the Civic
Center, as the Thunder offer an educational
experience centered on hockey.
The Thunder will also offer the “Lake
Placid Experience” on Sunday, March 13,
against Reading at the historic Herb Brooks
Arena in Lake Placid, with a 7 p.m. start time.
The Thunder will wear three specialty
jerseys during the inaugural season,
beginning with Military Appreciation Night,
presented by U.A. Local 773 on Saturday, Dec.
12. The Thunder will also hold Pink in the
Rink, presented by Glens Falls Hospital, on
Saturday, Jan. 16 and Autism Awareness Night
on Saturday, April 2. Each set of jerseys will
be auctioned off with proceeds being donated
to a charitable organization associated with the cause.
Post-game skates and meet-and-greets
with the team, sponsored by Glens Falls
Hospital, will also see a return to the Civic
Center, on Sunday, Nov. 29; Sunday, Feb. 28
and Sunday, April 3. All three games will face
off at 3 p.m. and feature an opportunity to
meet the team after the conclusion of the
The Thunder will hold a number of
giveaways throughout the season, headlined
by a youth jersey giveaway, sponsored by
Glens Falls Hospital, on Friday, Dec. 4 and
a team picture giveaway on Sunday, April 3.
Additional giveaways will be announced at
a later date.
Group ticket packages are available
beginning today, May 28, for all 2015-16
home games, beginning on Saturday, Oct.
24, as the Thunder host the Manchester
Monarchs at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
Group plans are available for groups of 10
or more tickets. Group pricing, per ticket, is
listed below. The prices include a 7 percent
sales tax and a $1 Civic Center facility fee.
The Thunder also introduced a new group
incentives program to help reward the groups
that come out to the Civic Center. Groups will
receive incentives in the form of Thunder
autographed items and experiences.
Full season, partial season, flex ticket
packs and group tickets are available to
renew or purchase. All full season, 22 game
and 12 game Thunder season ticket holders
are entitled to unlimited unused ticket
exchange, playoff ticket priority and the
ability to buy tickets all season long at the
discounted season ticket price. An up-todate
promotional schedule is available at
To purchase tickets, contact the Adirondack
Thunder front office at 480-3355 ext. 1, visit
echlthunder.com/season tickets or stop by the
Adirondack Thunder front offices, located at
the Glens Falls Civic Center.