TAMPA — The Lightning have tried to make Amalie Area a second dwelling for his or her followers throughout this season’s Stanley Cup run by allowing them inside the venue to look at the group play on the highway.
The group is predicted to do the identical Monday evening — rain or shine, because of Tropical Storm Elsa — when it may win a second straight Cup in Canada.
The Lightning lead the best-of-seven sequence in opposition to the Canadiens 3-0 and can have the primary of 4 probabilities to clinch the sequence in Recreation 4 Monday at Bell Centre in Montreal.
Amalie can maintain as much as 15,000 followers for indoor watch events when the group is on the highway. Friday, 13,752 watched the Lightning defeat the Canadiens 6-3 in Recreation 3.
“I’ve watched different groups’ jerseys be pretty outstanding in our area to now you actually have to seek out one,” Cooper stated. “Once I first acquired right here, it all the time felt like Tampa was all people’s second-favorite group, as a result of any person was from elsewhere and that was their group and (till) they acquired knocked out, we might be the second-favorite. However now it looks like we’re all people’s favourite group.
“The city is a sports activities city. It’s a passionate (space) from the Lightning to the Bucs to the Rays. It’s a novel state of affairs of camaraderie between not solely the athletes and the franchises, however the followers and there’s a whole lot of satisfaction within the city, and I’m proud to be proud to be a part of it.”
Tickets are available at tampabaylightning.com for $10 apiece.
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