CLINTON – The countdown is on for the NHL preseason game at the Clinton Arena between the Buffalo Sabres and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Free tickets for the game are being provided by the NHL. More than half of the tickets will be given to local youth skaters, and about 30 percent of the remaining tickets will be given to the public through random drawings.
In order to enter the drawings, you must sign up in person at the Clinton Arena. You can sign up between 12-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9 or from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. To enter the drawing, you must show an ID that includes your home address, and you must be 18 years old or older.
Only one entry per household is allowed, and each winner will be given two tickets.
The three categories for the drawings will be: residents of the town of Kirkland, residents of Oneida County excluding Kirkland, and all others. You can only submit an entry to one category.
Officials say the majority of the tickets will go to Kirkland residents.
Winners will be notified on the Clinton Arena-Kraft Hockeyville page by 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, and it will also be posted in the Clinton Arena.
Those who plan to attend the game must pick up their tickets in person at the Clinton Arena, and the tentative times to pick them up are 12-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 and 12-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. You must show ID to claim your tickets.
All tickets must be picked up by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 or they’ll be forfeited.
For more information, visit the Clinton Arena – Kraft Hockeyville USA 2018 Facebook page.
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