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Springfield Thunderbirds AHL Game Night

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Fan Appreciation Weekend / Pregame Block Party presented by MGM Springfield & Community Bank N.A. with support from the Springfield BID / The Thunderbirds will welcome Christopher McDonald, best known for his role as Shooter McGavin in the film “Happy Gilmore.” 
Block Party at The Shops at Marketplace at 3:00 p.m., featuring live music from The Crawdaddy Mushroom Band!

Then come on in to meet Shooter McGavin on the concourse beginning at 5:00 p.m.! For tickets and more information, click here.

The Springfield Thunderbirds will play the full 76 games for the 2021-22 season. The season marks the first year in the Thunderbirds’ new affiliation agreement with the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. It will also be the 5th Anniversary season of Thunderbirds hockey!

Parking is available inside the Civic Center Garage at a discounted rate of $5 per car, in cooperation with the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority.

temp thunderbirdThe Thunderbirds will once again compete in the AHL’s Atlantic Division, and Springfield will face every Eastern Conference team at least twice during the 2021-22 regular season, with the exception of the Cleveland Monsters. The 76-game regular season schedule includes 38 home and 38 away games. Springfield is one of 10 AHL teams that will play a 76-game slate this upcoming season

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New for the 2021-22 season – reserve a space in the Thunderbird Room at White Lion Brewing Company inside Tower Square in downtown Springfield.  Call the T-Birds at (413) 417-2290 to learn more!



April 23
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT


MassMutual Center
1277 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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(413) 787-6600
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Springfield Thunderbirds
(413) 739-4625
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