The Albany Devils and their fans will be celebrating the Armed Services on Saturday, April 14 during “Military Appreciation Night.” All active and inactive service members will receive free admission to the game by showing proper identification at the Times Union Center box office.

The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on South Pearl St. with patrons getting a chance to explore military vehicles up close. Additionally, Outback Steakhouse will be serving complimentary food for military personnel (an additional charge for civilians). Puck drop is slated for 7 p.m. between the Devils and the Providence Bruins.

The first 4,000 fans through the turnstiles will receive American stick flags courtesy of Gettysburg Flag Works.

Participating Military Branches

  • Air National Guard
  • National Guard
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Marines
  • United States Navy
  • Veterans

List of Events

  • Swearing In
  • Special Puck Drop
  • Blue Star Mothers of America Care Package Donations (non-perishable items, toiletries, etc.)
  • Free t-shirts launched by t-shirt cannon
  • Chin-Up Challenge
  • Military vehicles on location
  • 50/50 Raffle

Tickets for non-military members can be purchased at the Times Union Center box office or at any Ticketmaster outlet. Fans can also buy tickets via charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at