The Stena Line Belfast Giants return to action on Friday for their final home game of the season – vs Nottingham Panthers, face-off 7pm, in the PredictorBet Playoffs!
A large crowd is expected at this Friday’s final home game and tickets are on sale NOW from the SSE Arena Box Office (028 9073 9074) or via the Ticketmaster website.
For anyone planning on redeeming Flexi Vouchers this Friday, we encourage you to make your way down to the Box Office well in advance of the face off time.
With an important Playoff game, NHL merchandise sale, cash prizes to be won, Fanzone and more – here is your Essential Guide to a GIANT Friday at The SSE Arena…
With the regular season now over, there is another championship up for grabs – the PredictorBet Playoffs with the Elite League’s top 8 teams.
The Giants will play their home leg on Friday against the Panthers before travelling to Nottingham for the 2nd Leg on Sunday. The winner advances to the Final Four weekend.
The other PredictorBet Playoff Quarter Finals look like this:
(#1) Cardiff Devils vs Coventry Blaze (#8)
(#2) Manchester Storm vs Fife Flyers (#7)
(#3) Sheffield Steelers vs Guildford Flames (#6)
The 2018 PredictorBet Playoffs and sponsors logos are in place at the Motorpoint Arena! Not long to go now!— EIHL (@officialEIHL) March 28, 2018
Quarter-final matchups take place this weekend before #PPOFW18 in Nottingham on April 7th and 8th!
Which four teams are you predicting will make it to #PPOFW18? pic.twitter.com/sPmv9TfcAe
USA Sports NHL Sale
Our friends from USAsports will be joining us this weekend, located at Fanzone on the Bridge in the Main Arena, from doors open at 6pm with their specialist NHL Pop Up Shop.
USA sports will bring an exclusive range of 100% genuine and authentic NHL merchandise including Jerseys, Hoods, T-Shirts, Caps, Knits and much more. The guys will also have a special sale section with some great special offers as well as some completely new products!
If your an NHL fan make sure you visit USAsports on Friday and take advantage of the great offers available this weekend only!
Keep an eye out for the Sub Cannon launching Footlong Subway Sandwiches during the second intermission on Friday! We will also be giving away TGI Fridays vouchers, Dale Farm Ice-Cream, Subway Cookies, W5 Family Passes, Odyssey Cinema vouchers and much more throughout the games.
Remember to make some noise and you just might win the Pizza Hut Fan of the Match and win a delicious Pizza Hut pizza. You can call in for your very own Pizza Hut meal after the games – they are located in the Odyssey Pavilion next to the Arena.
Game Night Prizes
You could win some GIANT prizes at this Friday’s game with our Chuck-A-Puck, 50/50 AND Shirt Off The Back contests!
Chuck-A-Puck: Chuck your (foam!) pucks onto the ice during the intermission right after the 2nd period and the closest THREE pucks to centre-ice will win!
With a 1st prize of a trip for 2 to Scotland thanks to Stena Line, 2nd prize of a signed jersey and a 3rd prize of a family pass to the Giants game of your choice! Chuck-A-Pucks will be on sale all Sunday for £1 each.
50/50: WIN a GIANT cash prize this Friday! At last weekends game, our winner collected a prize worth £1,085!
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 awarded to one lucky winner at the end of the game. Remember – the more you buy, the more GIANT the prize!
Shirt Off The Back: WIN your very own Belfast Giants game worn jersey! This Friday you have plenty of chances win with a full set of warm up jerseys up for grabs. Tickets are £2 for 1, £5 for 5, £10 for 15 and £20 for 40.
Make sure to check out the Fanzone, located on ‘The Bridge’ at the east end of the Arena. Chocallure will be there with their warm belgian chocolate chocolate cups and you can also take advantage of special Fanzone offers from the Food & Beverage Cart.
The Official Supporters Club will also be in the Fanzone and of course you can test your hockey skills at our Virtual Hockey Simulator!
Food & Beverage
Dale Farm’s famous (& tasty!) milkshakes, only £3 each, are back this Friday – available at selected stands around the Arena.
The ‘2nd Period Blitz’ is back this Friday! Stay tuned during the 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 competitions, use exclusive selfie frames and take advantage of special offers on food and drinks!
Stick around and enjoy a drink with some of your fellow Giants fans for a bit of post game analysing of the game in McCools this Friday. 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.
Can’t Make It? Watch Live!
We know that a lot of you do not live in Northern Ireland and, as well as some Nottingham fans, you are not able to make it to this Friday’s game and so the next best thing to being there is the league’s best webcast, Giants TV!
Fans not able to get to this weekends games can watch LIVE from anywhere in the world! The Stena Line Belfast Giants webcasting service – Giants TV allows fans access with the live stream available on desktops, laptops, tablets and phones. The commentary team will be led by Simon Kitchen who gives a fantastic play-by-play analysis of the games as well as pre-match insights.
The sign up process to watch Giants live is very simple – when you arrive at the site’s homepage you’ll be given the chance to log in and if you do not already have an account you can create one easily. Payment is pay per view – you can pay by Card or using your Paypal account.