The Pittsburgh Penguins will open Mellon Arena for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday so that fans can watch the Pens take on the Detroit Red Wings on the arena Jumbotron.
The Red Wings lead the best-of-seven series, 2-1, with Game 4 scheduled for Saturday night in Pittsburgh.
Game 5 will be played Monday at 8 p.m. in Detroit. Doors to Mellon Arena will open at 7 p.m. on Monday night.
Admission will be $5, with all proceeds going to the Mario Lemieux Foundation for cancer and neonatal research. Ticketmaster has agreed to waive all service charges and fees for fans purchasing online to support the efforts of the Mario Lemieux Foundation. Parking will be free in arena lots after 6 p.m. Mellon Arena concession and novelty stands will be open.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday at 10 a.m., and all seating will be general admission. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis and will be available online at www.ticketmaster.com
, as well as at the Mellon Arena Gate One box office.
The Penguins encourage fans to purchase tickets early and take advantage of Ticketmaster’s TicketFast® option, allowing them to print their tickets from home. As with other Mellon Arena events, fans are not permitted to bring food, beverage or other prohibited items into the building.
Over 23,000 fans purchased tickets to watch Games 1 and 2 of the series at Mellon Arena.