Originally written on PredsOnTheGlass  |  Last updated 4/22/12

The Nashville Predators will feature a special "Predator Gold" carpet for all the arriving players and dignitaries for opening night on Thursday. The carpet walk begins at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a full out party on the plaza. Puck drop will be at 7 p.m. and all fans in attendance will receive a T-shirt courtesy of Nissan.

The fun continues Saturday, when the Preds play the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m. and all fans will receive the ever popular O' Charley's magnetic schedule. There will also be another party on the plaza starting at 4:30 p.m.

Limited tickets for both nights are still available.

Make the jump for all the details for both nights...


NASHVILLE PREDATORS ROLL OUT THE GOLD CARPET ON OPENING NIGHT 
-Highlights from opening weekend include players walking down the gold carpet, plaza parties and giveaways courtesy of Nissan and O’Charley’s-

Nashville, Tenn. (October 10, 2011) – The Nashville Predators kick off their home season this Thursday, Oct. 13 when they take on the Phoenix Coyotes (7 p.m. on SportSouth – Comcast channel 284 HD, 102.5 The Game) at Bridgestone Arena. The fun begins Thursday at 4 p.m. when all Nashville Predators players, coaches and broadcasters walk the gold carpet with select season ticketholders. After the carpet walk, a plaza party begins, boasting a live band, drumline, snow blowers, concessions, inflatable games, photo opportunities, appearances by GNASH and the Preds dancers, on-site visits from 102.5 The Game, 102.9 The Buzz and 107.5 The River and more. Those in attendance at that evening’s game will receive a free opening night t-shirt courtesy of Nissan.

Saturday, Oct. 15 before the Preds face off against the New Jersey Devils (7 p.m. on 102.5 The Game), another great Smashville plaza party kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with live music, chalk art, snow blowers, street hockey, appearances by GNASH and the Preds dancers, photo opportunities and much more. Those in attendance at Saturday’s game will receive a free magnetic calendar courtesy of O’Charley’s.

WHAT:          Nashville Predators home opening weekend

WHEN:          Thursday, Oct. 13 vs. Phoenix Coyotes (red carpet at 4 p.m., doors open at approx 5 p.m. – after gold carpet, puck drops at 7 p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 15 vs. New Jersey Devils  (plaza party at 4:30 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m., puck drops at 7 p.m. )

WHERE:       Bridgestone Arena (501 Broadway)

NOTES:         Limited tickets for Thursday and Saturday night are still available and can be purchased by visiting nashvillepredators.com, ticketmaster.com or by calling 615-770-PUCK (7825).

Looking to win tickets? Be on the lookout for some exciting Smashville activities throughout the week via Preds social media (facebook.com/nashvillepredators and Twitter @PredsNHL).

More Later...

Buddy Oakes for PredsOntheGlass
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