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Fan reminders for NHL Stadium Series game

Guests asked to arrive early to Heinz Field; fans should carry tickets at all times

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL /

PITTSBURGH - The National Hockey League would like to remind fans attending the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ regarding traffic, parking and security matters:

*All guests are encouraged to arrive and enter Heinz Field early to alleviate long security screening lines at all gates, and will be subject to metal detection. Guests at Heinz Field are asked to cooperate with security personnel to ensure the safety of all guests. In addition, stadium personnel may inspect heavy clothing, jackets, hats and/or blankets.

*Heinz Field encourages fans not to bring any type of bags. Fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:

· Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" X 6" X 12".

· Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, or 4.5" X 6.5", with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options.

· An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the gate.


*Will-call tickets can be picked up at the ticket office located at Gate B, on the East side of Heinz Field. A valid ID that matches the will-call name is required to receive tickets. No third party will-call will be accepted.


Stadium Series Box Office Hours (all times are local): 
Thursday, Feb. 23: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 24: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 25: 4 p.m. - end of 1 Intermission


*Children under the age of two (2) do not require a ticket to attend provided they sit on the lap of an adult throughout the game. Any child who has celebrated their second birthday will need a ticket to enter the building. Fans are required to carry their tickets with them at all times. 

*Exit and re-entry is not permitted at Heinz Field. In case of a medical emergency, please proceed to the Guest Services Kiosk at Gate B.

*Fans are required to adhere to the NHL Fan Code of Conduct. Violation of the Fan Code of Conduct may result in eviction from the venue without a ticket refund.


Notable Opening Times for Stadium Events (all times ET and subject to change)

Friday Feb. 24

The PreGame 3 p.m.

Saturday Feb. 25

The PreGame 3 p.m.
Heinz Field Parking Lots 3 p.m.
Heinz Field Gates 6 p.m.
Game Time 8 p.m.

*Hockey fans are invited to join the National Hockey League® (NHL®) and its corporate partners at The PreGame, the official NHL tailgate party of the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™, at Stage AE and in the parking lot across from Heinz Field. This FREE hockey festival is open on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 (3 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET) (Stage AE parking lot only - opens at 2 p.m.) and Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 (3 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET) located at the intersection of Art Rooney Ave and W General Robinson St. The PreGame will offer fans of all ages family friendly hockey interactive games and attractions, live music, special appearances and dozens of other dynamic activities. All guests, including children, must consent to a search of their person and anything they are carrying. Metal detectors will be located at The PreGame parking lot and Stage AE entry gates.

*Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by tagging your photos using NHL #StadiumSeries.



*Parking at and around Heinz Field contains a mix of pre-sold and cash parking. Please visit for lot specific directions and alternate routes to/from Heinz Field on event days. All North Shore parking lots around the stadium will open five hours before event. Cash parking is also available in the Downtown area with easy walking access OR a free ride on the LRT to the stadium. Take the "T" to Allegheny Station and/or Northside Station. Allegheny Station is located at the intersection of Allegheny Avenue and Reedsdale Street. Northside Station is located at the bottom of the West General Robinson Street Garage.

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