No Weekend Plans? Check Out a Hockey Game with the Stockton Heat
Did you know that Stockton, California has its very own professional hockey team? The Stockton Heat are part of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Pacific Division, which also includes the San Jose Barracuda, Tucson Roadrunners, San Diego Gulls, Colorado Eagles, Ontario Reign, and the Bakersfield Condors. The Stockton Heat are associated with the NHL team the Calgary Flames.
Location and Ticket Information
The Heat’s home games are held at the Stockton Arena, which has seating for 12,000 fans and is located at 248 West Fremont Street. The Heat have a home game tonight, January 24, 2020, and again next Saturday, February 1st. Tickets are available through third-party seller Stub Hub, currently starting at $16 for tonight’s game and $17 for February 1st.
Witness Great Hockey Skills and Players
It is an exciting time to catch a Heat game as they are currently in second place in the standings of the AHL’s Pacific Division. Some of the current players may very well be drafted to NHL teams in the coming seasons so it is an opportunity to see them before they hit the big time. For example, former Heat player Glenn Gawdin, 22, is currently playing for the Calgary Flames in the NHL. He will also be playing in the AHL’s All-Star Classic.
Tonight’s game is against Ontario Reign and the theme for the evening is Flash Back Friday. Profiles of former players of both Stockton Heat and Stockton Thunder will be featured. If you have a throwback Heat or Thunder jersey you are encouraged to wear it as contests will be held and prizes awarded.
Thrilling Family Fun
Hockey is a fast-paced and intense game to watch. The players are amazing skaters, the grace and speed with which they maneuver the ice on blades of steel is thrilling to witness! The crowd has tons of energy. It is an exciting spectacle and good clean family fun. Who doesn’t love watching the Zamboni resurface the ice while listening to the old standard “I Wanna Drive a Zamboni”?
Affordable Night Out
Attending an NHL hockey game can be expensive, but tickets to see an AHL team like the Stockton Heat can usually be found for under $20. Grab a hot dog and a drink at one of the many concession stands in Stockton Arena and go home with money still in your wallet!
The season tickets are also reasonably priced. The season ticket program is called Heat365 and packages are on sale now. The Stockton Heat also offers different ticket options if you do not want to purchase the entire season. The Full Season Package includes all 34 home game, the Half Season Package includes 20 home games, and the most affordable option, the Quarter Season Package, will get you into 10 home games. The Heat365 program also offers quite a few member-only perks.
Watch YouTube Video: Stockton 5 vs. Colorado 0. The following video provides some highlights of the Heat playing against Colorado this month.
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