The Tampa Bay Lightning and MicroLumen have partnered for a season-long ‘Make A Wish Experience Platform. The program kicked off after the team’s 11 a.m. practice on Friday. Eight dates have been set during in season in which the Lightning and MicroLumen will host a Make A Wish family for a game.
At the practice Steven Stamkos skated with one of his biggest fans, Noah Diflippo, 12, of Buffalo, New York. Noah currently plays center for the Cazenovia Chiefs in Upstate, New York. Noah will then attend the game on Saturday when the Lightning take on the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m.
Noah, and the children who see their wishes come true thanks to the Lightning Make a Wish experience, will attend a game at Amalie Arena and watch the morning skate with former Lightning captain and Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk. Their game experience will also including them meeting Lightning players, a personalized jersey, four tickets to that night’s game, a Zamboni ride during the first intermission, and an in-game video tribute about that child’s story. Fans attending that night’s game will get to see the child’s story highlighting his or her bravery all thanks to MicroLumen.