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Fan Guide vs. Washington

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins square off against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at CONSOL Energy Center.  Here are some tips for fans who plan to attend the game:
  • Doors will open at 6:00 pm for the 7:00 pm start
  • The Penguins will wear their black home jerseys
           o    The jerseys of both teams will feature commemorative Lokomotiv patches in memory of the Russian KHL team lost in a tragic plane crash last month.  Players will autograph the game-worn and game-issued jerseys afterward and auction them off at  The auction will run through October 27, 2011.  All proceeds will benefit the Lokomotiv players’ children and families.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins wives and girlfriends will sell remembrance bracelets for $10 along the concourses to benefit the Lokomotiv families
  • Visit PensGear powered by Reebok to purchase Thursday’s “Item of the Game”
           o    Penguins Aqua Mouse - only $19.99
  • Purchase a Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Charity ASSIST Raffle ticket for your chance to win a $4,000 prize.  Proceeds benefit Autism Speaks.
  • Stop by the “Carvery” located by Section 107 to purchase one of Thursday’s special chef-prepared creations:
           o    Jamaican jerk pork with a sweet cabbage slaw and mango BBQ sauce served on a rustic baguette
           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 one of Thursday’s special kabob creations
           o    Carne Asada with corn and black bean salsa
  • 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
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