Long time friend-of-the-blogger (we got back to season #1 or #2) has put forth his annual Fake Ticket Packages for the Thrashers. Honestly they should just copy some of these and make him an honorary member of the game promotions staff and give him some tickets. You can see his suggestions for last year here on the Chicken.
by Blotto Von Drinkmore.
These are hastily thrown together and not 100% fact checked but here is 2009-10's version of the soon to be relatively famous Blotto Von Drinkmore Annual Thrashers ticket packages (patent pending)
The Russians are Coming!
Stolichnaya Vodka is proud to sponsor this exciting ticket package paying homage to Ilya Kovalchuk and Slava Kozlov, recently named as 2 of the top 10 Russians playing in the NHL today by the Hockey News. These games bring you not only some of the best talent in the NHL today but a most unique tchotchke. Save rubles by purchasing these 5 games together and receive a collectible matryoshka doll! The famous Russian nesting doll hand painted in Thrashers colors is a must have for any Thrasher fan’s memorabilia collection!
Saturday October 24; San Jose Sharks featuring Evgeni Nabokov
Sunday November 15; Edmonton Oilers with Nikolai Khabibulin
Saturday November 21; Pittsburgh Penguins highlighting Evgeni Malkin
Monday December 21; Montreal Canadiens starring Andrei Markov
Saturday January 9; Washington Capitals with league MVP Alex Ovechkin!
The BOGOsian #4 package.
Buy One Get One! Purchase one seat for this fantastic ticket package and receive another seat absolutely free! Invite a friend and introduce them to 2008 first round draft pick and budding star, number 4, Zach Bogosian. As an extra added bonus those that purchase this package will have the opportunity to meet some of the greatest #4s to ever play the game. Hall of Famers Kevin Lowe, Jean Beliveau, Scott Stevens and the incredible Bobby Orr! Meet and greet for package purchasers only!
Kevin Lowe and the Edmonton Oilers – Sunday November 15th
Jean Beliveau and the Montreal Canadiens - Monday December 21st
Bobby Orr and the Boston Bruins - Tuesday March 23rd
Scott Stevens and the New Jersey Devils – Tuesday April 6th
The Great One Package.
Wayne Gretzky, arguably the best hockey player to ever play in the NHL, has had his #99 retired by the entire National Hockey League. To honor the greatness that is Wayne the Thrashers are offering a special ticket plan for just $99. This low low price will get you an upper level seat to see all of Wayne’s former teams (Oilers, Kings, Blues and Rangers) as well as his current team, the Phoenix Coyotes. Move to the lower level for just $99 more! On top of fantastic Thrashers action purchasers of this ticket plan will be invited to a catered Sunday brunch where you will have the opportunity to meet the legend in person.
St Louis Blues – Sunday November 8th, 5pm
Los Angeles Kings – Friday November 13th, 7:30pm
Edmonton Oilers – Sunday November 15th, 2pm
New York Rangers - Thursday January 7th, 7pm
Phoenix Coyotes: Thrashers raise #99 to the rafters, Sunday March 14th, 5pm
We ain’t just whistling Dixie!
The Atlanta Thrashers in association with Georgia Pacific (Dixie Cup) and Dixie Speedway are proud to present a ticket package ideal for the hockey fan in the south. Here is your chance to see the best of Deep South hockey and southern inspired music! In addition to great seats to the Panthers, Lightning, Hurricanes, Predators and Dallas Stars games you will receive an invite to an exclusive concert featuring Little Feat (Dixie Chicken….helllooooo?)
Tampa Bay Lightning, Saturday October 3rd (Opening Night!!!!!!)
Florida Panthers, Monday November 30th
Dallas Stars, Thursday December 17th
Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday January 21st
Nashville Predators, Tuesday March 3rd
See a different game
The Sporting News invites you to see the best of the best in the NHL with this phenomenal ticket offer. You’ll get all of the members of the Sporting News all NHL team as well as some of the best hockey coverage in North America. The Sporting News hockey staff includes former Thrashers beat reporter Craig Custance. Each ticket package comes with a subscription to the Sporting News! As an extra added bonus you will receive the NHL preview issue autographed by Thrashers’ first round pick Evander Kane!
Yvgeni Malkin of the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins on Sat Nov 11
Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils on Saturday December 12
Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green of the Washington Capitals on Sat January 9
Tim Thomas and Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins on Tuesday March 23
"Weekends are over rated"
Tired of dealing with the amateurs that come out of the woodwork on the weekends? Atlanta based Monday Night Brewery understands and wants to celebrate with passionate Thrasher and beer fans like yourself. MNB proudly introduces this unique ticket package. You’ll enjoy 3 games against eastern conference rivals as well as a beer tasting post game at the Headline Grill. Monday Night Brewery will debut a different signature beer following each of these games. Finish watching Monday Night Football when that’s in season, enjoy the band, and meet the men that make up the brain trust of Monday Night Brewery after cheering the Thrashers to victory!
Monday 11/30. Florida Panthers. Beer tasting: Eye Patch Ale
Monday 12/31. Montreal Canadiens. Beer tasting: Laissez-Faire Barleywine
Monday 3/29. Carolina Hurricanes. Beer tasting: Drafty Kilt Scotch Ale
Golden beaches, Golden Gates, Golden Seals? Doesn’t take long when thinking about California before your mind turns to hockey. The California Board of Tourism, Delta airlines, Intercontinental Hotels and your local California Dreaming restaurants understand this and bring you an offer that glitters brighter than stars of Hollywood. On top of fantastic seats to see your Atlanta Thrashers take on the 3 California based teams every ticket comes with a $50 gift card to one of the 2 Atlanta California Dreaming restaurants. All persons purchasing this plan will be entered in the grand prize drawing. One lucky Thrasher fan will win a trip for two to one of the InterContinental Hotel properties in California. Airfare courtesy of Delta Airlines!
Saturday October 24 – San Jose Sharks
Friday November 13 – Los Angeles Kings
Tuesday January 26 – Anaheim Ducks
The Blueland Passport
Membership has it’s privileges! Sign up as a resident of Blueland prior to November 1st and receive your official passport. This passport will document your travels through the NHL and reward you for your loyalty to the team. Think of it as frequent flier perks. Purchase your ticket using your Passport number and start earning your rewards as soon as game #1!
The NHL is extraordinarily diverse with regards to player origin. Join us on a journey around the hockey world and get your passport stamped!
1. Thursday Nov 5: Columbus Blue Jackets. Norway (Tollefsen)
2. Thursday Nov 8: St. Louis Blues. Italy (Colaiavoco)
3. Friday Nov 13: Los Angeles Kings. Slovenia (Kopitar)
4. Saturday Nov 21: Pittsburgh Penguins. Brunei (Adams)
5. Thursday Dec 3: NY Islanders. Denmark (Nielsen)
6. Saturday Dec 12: Montreal Canadiens. Switzerland (Weber)
7. Thursday Dec 17: Dallas Stars. Latvia (Skrastins)
8. Monday Dec 21: Montreal Canadiens. Belarus (Kostitsyn bros)
9. Thursday Jan 7: NY Rangers. Sweden (Lundquist)
10. Tuesday Jan 12: Ottawa Senators. Germany (Heatley)
11. Tuesday Jan 19: Toronto Maple Leafs. Bahamas (Deveaux)
12. Tuesday Jan 26: Anaheim Ducks. Finland (Selanne; Koivu)
13. Saturday Feb 6: Florida Panthers. United States (Booth)
14. Thursday Mar 4: NY Islanders. South Korea (Park)
15. Friday Mar 12: NY Rangers. Ukraine (Zherdev)
16. Tuesday Mar 16: Buffalo Sabres. Austria (Vanek)
17. Tuesday Mar 23: Boston Bruins. Slovakia (Chara)
18. Thursday Mar 25: Toronto Maple Leafs. Sweden (Gustavsson)
19. Tuesday Apr 6: New Jersey Devils. Czech Republic (Elias)
20. Saturday Apr 10: Pittsburgh Penguins. Canada (Crosby)
1st stamp: Thrashers t-shirt
3rd stamp: Thrashers hat
5th stamp: Thrashers backpack
7th stamp: Authographed Bogosian puck
9th stamp: $20 in concession coupons
10th stamp: Autographed Lehtonen puck
12th stamp: 2 free tickets to a non passport game
14th stamp: Autographed Brian Little puck
16th stamp: Thrashers fleece pullover
17th stamp: Autographed Kovalchuk mini helmet
18th stamp: Thrashers watch
20th stamp: Thrashers replica jersey