The Thunderbolts start the upcoming weekend at Peoria this Friday the 24th, puck drop at 7:15pm CT.  On Saturday the 25th, the Thunderbolts host the Rivermen for 80’s night, featuring specialty game-worn jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game, along with live performances from Atlas of the Dogs, the opening band for Hairball at Victory Theatre on Saturday, March 11th, during the pregame as well as during intermissions.  River City Ice Theatre will also perform during the first intermission.  Ticketholders for the Hairball show at Victory Theatre on March 11th are eligible for $7 tickets with proof of purchase.  For tickets to Saturday’s game, call (812)422-BOLT (2658), go to, or visit the Ford Center Ticket Office.  Friday night’s game can be viewed on SPHL TV with a paid subscription through HockeyTV, or can be listened to for free on the Thunderbolts Radio Network via the Thunderbolts MixLr Channel or at . 

                The Thunderbolts’ next home game following this weekend will be on Sunday, March 5th for the final Sunday Funday game of the season, against the Peoria Rivermen at 3:00pm CT.  $2 Bud Light 12oz cans and $2 hot dogs will be available until the end of the first intermission (while supplies last), and kids under 12 will receive a voucher for a free small bag of popcorn.  There will also be a postgame meet-and-greet with the players at BJ’s Brewhouse on North Green River Road.  On Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th, the Thunderbolts will host the Macon Mayhem, both games starting at 7:00pm CT.  Friday the 10th will be PTO Giveback Night, where Tri-State Parent Teacher Organizations and Associations can purchase tickets to this game, with a portion of each ticket going back to their PTO or PTA.  Saturday the 11th will be Pink the Rink & Heart Health Wellness Night, honoring those who have or are still dealing with life challenging health situations.  More information on this game night will be coming soon.