Where can I park for games?
There is parking located in the Arena Garage located next to Stockton Arena as well as in parking lots along Fremont Street across from the arena. These parking lots are $15 on the day of the game however you can preorder parking through the Heat Front Office. Learn more by visiting stocktonheat.com/parking. Further parking is located around downtown.
How is the team involved in the community?
The team donates tickets or merchandise and makes appearances in support of programs, specifically those which benefit children and which enhance the quality of life in Stockton and throughout the Central Valley. The team also has multiple school reward programs and has kicked off a new literacy program with the office of Mayor Tubbs and Stockton Unified Schools just to name a few examples.
Who is responsible for day-to-day management of the franchise?
Heat CEO Brian Petrovek will be running the day to day business operations of the Stockton Heat. He is assisted by a full-time administrative staff. You can contact Brian by phone at 207.415.4742 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where do the players come from?
Many of the players are signed directly from the Calgary Flames and have NHL contracts. These players come from all over the world from junior and/or pro leagues worldwide. However, there are some AHL players that are signed to AHL contracts and some that are signed to two-way, AHL-ECHL contracts.
Is this an expansion team or was a team relocated?
The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation purchased the Stockton Thunder in January 2015 and announced that the ECHL franchise would move to Glens Falls, New York while the Adirondack Flames, the corporation’s AHL team, would move to Stockton to become the Stockton Heat.
Who owns the team?
The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation who also own the Calgary Flames (National Hockey League), Calgary Hitmen (Western Hockey League), Calgary Roughnecks (National Lacrosse League) and Calgary Stampeders (Canadian Football League). The group also manages the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
What league does the Heat play in?
The American Hockey League, which serves as the top feeder league to the National Hockey League. More than 88% of NHL players have played in the AHL!
How many games do the Heat play?
The team plays 68 regular season games per season.
How long does the season last?
October through mid-April. With playoffs the season could extend through June.
Can I bring my camera?
Fans are permitted to bring point and shoot cameras along with their phone cameras however DSLR cameras are not permitted unless you are a working member of the media. Media should email Chris Picher.
What is the Phone Number to purchase concert tickets or tickets to other arena events?
There are limited tickets to shows at both the Bob Hope Theatre and Stockton Arena through the Heat Front Office. Learn about availability by calling us at 209-373-1500. Fans can also call the Stockton Arena Ticket Office at 209-373-1700.
What is the Phone Number to the Fan Attic, the official Merchandise Store of the Stockton Heat?
On game nights and during office hours you can call the Heat’s Director, Retail & Promotions Michael Hayes at 209-373-1557 and set up an appointment to come to the store.
Are there ticket plans other than full season tickets?
We have a wide variety of mini-ticket and flex packages available to meet just about any budget and schedule including 6 game plans, 12 game plans, weekend plans, etc. See Ticket Information.
What do season memberships cost?
See ticket information here.
Can young children come to the game for free if they sit on a parents’ lap?
Children under the age of 2 can attend for free.
How do I purchase individual tickets?
You can purchase individual tickets at the Stockton Arena Box Office, by phone at 209-373-1700 or online.
NOTE: If you purchase 10 or more tickets, you can save money by purchasing a group! Call the Heat office at 209-373-1500.
What are the game times?
Wednesday and Friday games begin at 7:00 p.m. while Saturday games begin at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday’s at 5:00 p.m.
Want to know more info on what you can and can’t bring to a game?
Click here for more details on the Stockton Arena policies.