This Saturday the Stena Line Belfast Giants return to the SSE Arena to take on the Edinburgh Capitals in Challenge Cup action. The pervious meeting between the teams this season seen the Giants leave the Scottish Capital with 2 points following 6-5 victory in Murrayfield.
The Giants will be without Dustin Johner, Jim Vandermeer and Stephen Murphy due to injuries and Cole Jarrett will miss the game through suspension. 3 Jeff Mason returns to the Giants lineup for the first time in Belfast this season with the veteran blue liner needing only 4 points to become the Giants all time leader in points scored by a defenceman.
The Giants will be wearing their red Challenge Cup jerseys and once again a massive crowd is expected at the SSE Arena for the 7pm face off (Doors 6pm) so fans are encouraged to get to the arena early. Tickets are available NOW from the SSE Arena Box Office (- no longer available -) or via the Ticketmaster website.
Game Night Raffles & Prizes
You could win some GIANT prizes this weekend with our 50/50, Shirt Off The Back AND Chuck-A-Puck competitions!
50/50: WIN a GIANT cash prize this Saturday! Tickets for 50/50 are on sale from doors open for £1 each, 5 for £3, 10 for £5, 30 for £10 with 50% of the total prize fund award to one lucky winner at the end of the game. Remember – the more you buy, the bigger the prize!
Last weekend we gave away a years supply of chocolate as our 50:50 bonus prize and this weekend we have a phenomenal prize for one lucky winner. Thanks to our friends at the SSE Arena we are giving away a VIP Essence package including a luxury suite and food for the sold out Liam Gallagher concert on Monday 30th October.
Shirt Off The Back: WIN your very own Belfast Giants game worn jersey! You could be the fist person to get your hands on an authentic game worn Belfast Giants regular season jersey. This weekend you have 4 chances to win with 1 Jackson Whistle, 6 Spiro Goulakos, 21 John Kurtz and 26 Brandon Benedict‘s jersey up for grabs.
Tickets are £2 for 1, £5 for 5, £10 for 15 and £20 for 40.
Got some spare change from your Food & Beverage order? ALL Food & Beverage Concession Units now sell 5050 and Shirt Off The Back tickets. Why not get involved and you could be leaving with an awesome prize.
Chuck-A-Puck: Chuck your (foam!) pucks onto the ice during the intermission right after the 2nd period and the closest 3 pucks to centre-ice will win, with a 1st prize of a trip for 2 to Scotland thanks to Stena Line! Chuck-A-Pucks will be on sale all night for £1 each.
For both new and returning Giants fans make sure to check out the Fanzone, located on ‘The Bridge’ at the east end of the Arena. Our food and beverage concession will have all your usual favourites and Chocallure will be there with their warm belgian chocolate chocolate cups for £5.
Hannon Coach Travel Club, Belfast Giants Official Supporters Club, and Eat Naked NI will all be exhibiting their wares in the Fanzone and of course you can test your hockey skills at the NEW Virtual Hockey Simulator!
Food & Beverage
Dale Farm have added their famous (& tasty!) milkshakes, only £3 each, to the lineup this season – available at selected stands around the Arena.
The ‘2nd Period Blitz’ is back! Stay tuned during each game to find out which selected food & bev product will be reduced to only £2 during the intermission following the 2nd period.
Download The SSE Arena app and you will be able to enter ticket competitions, use exclusive selfie frames and take advantage of special offers on food and drinks!
Join some of your Giants as well as other fans for a bit of post game analysing of the match in McCools this weekend. There is a designated family area in the lounge connected to McCools – so even if you have kids with you, you can still be part of the post game fun!
The immensely talented Lucy Bell will be playing live after the game so why not stick around, enjoy a drink and take in some fantastic local talent at the post game home of the Belfast Giants.
Jackson Whistle, Spiro Goulakos, John Kurtz and Brandon Benedict will be on hand post game for autographs.