Lightning to host Stanley Cup final game six watch party

Once again, the Tampa Bay Lightning invites it's fans to congregate at the St. Pete Times Forum for a playoff watch party at the XO VIP Club at the arena in downtown Tampa. This time around, of course, it's the game six of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night.

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TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will host a watch party for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers (8 p.m.) for hockey fans in the XO VIP Club at the St. Pete Times Forum on Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. until the conclusion of the game. The Lightning’s weekly radio show, Lightning Hockey Night, will also broadcast live from the party with hosts Matt Sammon and Chris Dingman.

The home team has had the advantage so far in the series with Chicago taking the first two games at the United Center and the Flyers fighting back with two wins of their own at the Wachovia Center. The Blackhawks returned home last night with a 7-4 victory to move one win within the Stanley Cup.

Fans attending the viewing party will be treated to free hot dogs, nachos, meatballs, popcorn, dry snacks and soda. There will also be $2 beers and $3 well drinks. The Lightning Fan Experience Truck will be on hand on the west plaza while a mobile hockey rink and inflatable games will be set up on the floor of the St. Pete Times Forum. Fans in attendance will also be eligible for special giveaways and contests.

Free parking will be available in the Forum West Lot.