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Fan Guide: Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 4/16/14

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

Be sure to stop by PensGear to check out Wednesday’s Game Night Special – Official Pittsburgh Penguins "Buckle Up Baby" Playoff Tees - just $25! The Official Penguins Playoff T-Shirt is available exclusively at PensGear and Pittsburgh area Dick’s Sporting Goods locations!

Gold “Buckle Up Baby” T-Shirts presented by Trib Total Media, AAA Auto Insurance and UPMC

Gold Penguins Playoff Rally Towels presented by Verizon


7:30 PM
Doors will open at 6:00 PM

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  • Fans attending Wednesday night’s game are reminded to use tickets marked “Round 1, Home Game 1”.
  • Fans 21 & over are invited to swing by the Miller Lite Party Plaza located outside the Verizon Gate during all home playoff games to enjoy 24 ounce Miller Lite cans for only $6 as well all of your favorites from the Nakama food truck! The Miller Lite Party Plaza opens two hours before faceoff and closes at the end of the second intermission!
  • Set the DVR before you leave for the game – a new episode of "In The Room" debuts Wednesday night at 6 pm on ROOT Sports. With the march toward the playoffs underway, the Penguins were hoping to get healthy and their new acquisitions were getting comfortable. But the lessons learned during their pre-season trip to West Point became even more significant. You won’t want to miss it! To catch up on this season’s episodes, click here.
  • Please note, for security purposes, only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside CONSOL Energy Center and all items are subject to searches upon entrance. Large bags, coolers, backpacks and sealed packages of any kind are not permitted. In addition, CONSOL Energy Center 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 CONSOL Energy Center’s A to Z Guide.
  • A Pittsburgh playoff tradition returns! Pittsburgh Penguins fans without tickets to the game are invited to watch Penguins playoff games on the Big Screen in the First Niagara Fan Zone, located across the street from CONSOL Energy Center. The First Niagara Fan Zone will open at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and is FREE to attend! There is plenty to enjoy at the First Niagara Fan Zone Wednesday night:
    • Live entertainment from The Lava Game from 5-7 pm (weather permitting)
    • Win game tickets courtesy of First Niagara and Highmark!
    • Win VIP Seats in front of the Big Screen courtesy of First Niagara!
    • Take home a pair of Penguins Thunder Stix courtesy of First Niagara! (while supplies last)
    • Get your official Penguins playoff gear at the PensGear trailer!
    Enjoy concessions via a rotation of Pittsburgh Food Trucks including BRGR, Dairy Queen, Dunkin Donuts, Franktuary, Nakama, PGH Pierogi Truck & South Side BBQ Company! For safety reasons, grills, glass and alcoholic beverages will not be permitted. For more information on Pittsburgh Penguins Playoffs promotions and events, visit
  • Space on your face? Get your beard on! Grow one for the team and be part of the playoffs with Penguins Beard-A-Thon presented by Supercuts! Sign up by the time the puck drops Wednesday night for a chance to win a Penguins Beard-A-Thon prize pack! Proceeds benefit the Mario Lemieux Foundation. Sign up today at!

Stop by “The Carvery” located by Section 107 to purchase Wednesday’s special chef-prepared creation: Herb roasted prime rib with Boursin cheese, caramelized onions and mushrooms.

Premium Seat Holders, don’t forget to stop by an Action Station conveniently located inside the Captain Morgan and First Niagara Clubs to purchase Wednesday’s special: Apple brined smoked pig with rosemary apple sauce, sweet potato & apple cole slaw with choices of orange ginger or honey jalapeno BBQ sauce.

For the kids, don’t miss the Kids Zone Menu at Sections 116 and 229 that includes kiddie sized sodas, popcorn, hot dogs and nachos for $2.00 each.

Pick up your tickets for the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation 50/50 Raffle for a chance to win Wednesday’s jackpot. The more you play the more it pays. Proceeds from this season’s raffle benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the numerous charitable organizations it supports. Visit one of the seven concourse kiosks or watch for ticket sellers through the second intermission. The winning number will be announced in the third period.

Swing by The Club at PensGear on Wednesday night and get a free* Penguins golf towel when you spend $50! The Club at PensGear is located on the PNC Legends Level in the Verizon Gate lobby and has everything you need to gear up for the golf season – the PensGear way!

*$20 value, while supplies last

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