SPRINGFIELD, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that David Ortiz night is officially sold out. It is the second sellout of the year for the team. The first sellout was on opening night against the Hartford Wolf Pack back on Saturday, October 14.

“We have had David Ortiz Night circled on our calendar ever since the announcement of his appearance earlier in the fall,” said Thunderbirds President Nathan Costa in a news release
“We are thrilled to say we will be packing the MassMutual Center for what is sure to be one of the storybook nights in Springfield Thunderbirds history as we salute a true icon to so many people in Western Massachusetts.”
“We are so excited to give our fans the opportunity to be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” said Thunderbirds Managing Partner Paul Picknelly in a news release
“When we talk about our goal of providing great value and premium entertainment to fans throughout our region, this game comes to mind. This would not be possible without the collaboration of our local ownership group and our front office to make this night a special memory our fans can hold for the rest of their lives.”
The 2013 World Series Championship Trophy will be coming to Springfield on Saturday. Fans will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with the trophy. Ortiz will be apart of the pregame puck drop. The Thunderbirds will also wear a specialty jersey on Saturday.
The Thunderbirds will welcome the Laval Rocket to the MassMutual Center on Saturday for the first time in franchise history. Laval is currently second in the American Hockey League North Division.
The puck will drop on this historic night on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.


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