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Fan Guide: 03.07.20 vs. WSH

by PIttsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date

Saturday, March 7, 2020


Washington Capitals


Gold Third Jersey         

Game Time

1:00 PM

Doors Open

11:30 AM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin

12:29 PM

Game Presenting Partner

Saturday's game is proudly presented by Meadows Standardbred Owners Association.

Penguins' Annual Charity Game on AT&T SportsNet Returns Saturday

The annual Penguins Charity Game on AT&T SportsNet returns for the ninth straight season on Saturday, March 7. Over the years, the Penguins Charity Game has raised $12 million for the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the Mario Lemieux Foundation.

A total of 8,100 Penguins Charity Bags stuffed with memorabilia and more will go on sale online and at PPG Paints Arena starting at 11:45 am.

The 2020 Penguins Charity Bag includes 17 items and features a set of four player bobbleheads plus an autographed puck signed by a member of the current roster or by Mario Lemieux.

To learn more, visit or tune in to AT&T SportsNet on Saturday, March 7.

Pre-Game Broadcast at the Highmark Gate

On your way into the game, be sure to stop by the AT&T SportsNet pre-game show, which will air live from the Highmark Studio! Located just inside the Highmark Gate, fans are invited to gather and watch starting at 12:30 PM! The Highmark Gate is located along Centre Avenue near the Mario Lemieux statue.

KeyBank Money Minute Is Back!

The KeyBank Money Minute is back, and this year, everyone has a chance to win! You could be selected to take home $500 from KeyBank if you correctly guess the minute the Penguins will score their first goal in the 2nd Period of Saturday's game. Simply open the Penguins app and tap 'KeyBank Money Minute' on your home screen or Fan Central tab to play Saturday!

New Menu Now Available at City StrEATS

City StrEATS, located at Section 116, is a new fresh grill portable that has a rotating menu named after local streets & neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. This month, the "Smithfield Street Steak Sandwich" and the "Polish Hill Perogies" are being served! Stop by to give them a try as they are prepared before your eyes!

Dollar Energy Fund

Be sure to visit the Dollar Energy Fund tables on the concourse behind Section 105 and Section 226 to purchase a raffle ticket to be entered for a chance to win a Shirt Off Our Back on Fan Appreciation Night! All proceeds benefit the Dollar Energy Fund!

We've Gone Mobile!

In an effort to ensure a ticketing experience that is more convenient, safe and secure for all Penguins fans, 8½" x 11" PDF tickets (print-at-home delivery) will no longer be a valid form of entry for PPG Paints Arena events.

If you do not have a physical ticket for the game, you must present a mobile ticket on your smartphone at the gate.

Primary tickets purchased through Ticketmaster are available via the Ticketmaster app or

Fans that received a transfer from a Penguins season ticket holder or purchased resell tickets through Ticketmaster or NHL Ticket Exchange must visit 'My Penguins Account' to manage and view mobile tickets. My Penguins Account is available in the Penguins app under 'Tickets' or online at

Mobile tickets will appear as a square QR code (see image for reference) 

For more information, please visit our Mobile Ticketing Page

Important Security Reminders

For the safety of all guests, fans will be required to pass through walk-through metal detectors upon entering PPG Paints Arena. Only purses, cinch bags (not backpacks) and diaper bags (accompanied with a baby) will be permitted inside the building. All items are subject to searches upon entrance. Large bags, coolers, backpacks and sealed packages of any kind are not permitted. In addition, PPG Paints Arena allows only small, personal still-cameras equipped with a 3 inch lens or smaller. Cameras with detachable lenses or flashes are not permitted. For a complete list of frequently asked questions, please visit PPG Paints Arena's A to Z Guide.

Remember the Game with a Warm-Up Puck Souvenir

Don't miss your chance to take home an incredible souvenir! The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will be selling the pucks used by your favorite Penguins players in warm-ups outside of the KeyBank Club at the start of the 1st intermission on Saturday. Perfect for memories, gifts or collections, these official NHL warm-up pucks come with a display cube and a certificate of authenticity. All proceeds benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

Bid to Give with the Penguins Foundation's Gameday Auction

Stop by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation's Gameday Auction located outside of the KeyBank Club near Section 104 to see what unique items are being featured at Saturday's game! Text PENS to 76278 to place your bid on these items and more! Proceeds benefit the Foundation's community and youth initiatives.

Go Home a Winner with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation 50/50 Raffle Presented by BETRIVERS.COM

Pick up your tickets for the Penguins Foundation 50/50 Raffle presented by BETRIVERS.COM for a chance to win Saturday's jackpot. The more you play the more it pays. Proceeds from this season's raffles benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the numerous charitable organizations it supports through grants. Visit one of the concourse kiosks or watch for ticket sellers through the second intermission - the winning number will be announced in the third period. Credit and debit cards are now being accepted at the kiosk locations!

Upgrade Your Game Using the Penguins App

Pittsburgh Penguins fans in attendance can get the VIP treatment with Upgrade Your Game! Upgrade Your Game gives fans the opportunity to purchase unique keepsakes, premium ticket upgrades, Lexus Club passes and more! Download the Pittsburgh Penguins app and register today under "Upgrade Your Game" in the "Tickets" menu!

I-579 Long-term Ramp Closures Underway in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 announced long-term ramp closures on the I-579 "Cap" Urban Connector project in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, are underway. Long-term closures will occur through May 23 on the following ramps:

  • Bedford Avenue ramp to southbound I579
  • 7th Avenue ramp to southbound I579

Crews will begin the construction of the last pier and columns, relocate the drainage to each ramp and reconstruct the pavement. To allow this work to occur traffic will be detoured.

Click here for suggested detours.

Uber Drop-off & Pick-Up Area Now Available

Uber will help you skate past the parking lot crowds with a special drop-off and pick-up area off of Fullerton Street on Wylie Avenue - across from PPG Paints Arena's Verizon Gate!

Click here for details.

Reserve Your Parking Ahead of Time!

The Pittsburgh Penguins have partnered with SpotHero to help you find parking prior to gameday! Click here for more information.

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