SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Thunderbirds fans flocked to the Mass Mutual Center Friday night in Springfield for the team’s pre-season home game.

The energy and excitement was high Friday evening as the T-birds faced off the Providence Bruins. 22News spoke with fans about what they are looking forward to when the regular season begins, which will be a home opener on October 14th against the Hartford Wolf Pack.

The Thunderbirds and the MassMutual Center have also announced plans for ADA parking accessibility at Thunderbirds games during the 2023-24 season during the ongoing construction of new parking garage near the MassMutual Center.

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