The Pittsburgh Penguins will drop the puck on the 2011-12 regular season for the first time at CONSOL Energy Center when they face off against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, October 11, 2011! Here are some tips for fans who plan to attend the home opener:
- Doors will open at 6:00 pm for the 7:30 pm start. Fans are asked to be in their seats at 7:20 p.m. for a pre-game ceremony and player introductions.
- The Penguins will wear their traditional black home jerseys
- All fans in attendance will receive a Penguins Schedule Mouse Pad courtesy of Trib Total Media
- Visit PensGear powered by Reebok to purchase Tuesday’s “Item of the Game”
o Opening Night T-Shirt by Reebok for only $20
- Purchase a Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Charity ASSIST Raffle ticket for your chance to win a $4,000 prize
o Tuesday’s proceeds benefit the “Love for Lokomotiv Foundation” and will aid the families of the Russian KHL team lost in a tragic plane crash last month
- Keep an eye out for the Jack Adams Award on the FedEx Level. The Hockey Hall of Fame will be in the house to help commemorate Penguins Head Coach Dan Bylsma’s 2010-11 Coach of the Year Award.
- Stop by the “Carvery” located by Section 107 to purchase one of Tuesday’s special chef-prepared creations:
o Rosemary roasted sirloin with sautéed wild mushrooms, house made steak sauce and horseradish cheddar served on a fresh Italian roll
o “The Carvery” also features a special “South of the Border” menu including pulled pork, BBQ chicken and black bean quesadillas
- Stop by the “Landing” located by Section 102 to purchase Tuesday’s special entrée in addition to a selection of desserts and sweet treats:
o Curried chicken with cucumber mint sauce
- Listen for instructions on how to participate in the Penguins Drive Away Survey for a chance to win a 3-year lease on a Subaru Outback 2.5i courtesy of the Penguins and the Power of Bowser
- Don’t forget to set your Penguins Extra Attacker Fantasy Hockey roster before you leave for the game! This week’s winner will receive two (2) tickets to the October 27, 2011 game vs. the NY Islanders! It’s free to play, so click here to sign up for Extra Attacker presented by Baierl Kia today!