Nine Pittsburgh Penguins players will sign autographs Monday night at the Dick’s Sporting Goods store at the Mall at Robinson, to benefit the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and the new YMCA Junior Penguins youth street hockey program.
There will be three one-hour sessions between 6-9 p.m., with three Penguins player signing in each session. There is a $20 donation per session, with proceeds benefiting the YMCA of Pittsburgh and the new Junior Penguins program. There will be one autograph per player.
The Penguins and Dicks’ Sporting Goods are teaming up to support the new street hockey program, which is starting from scratch. Proceeds from Monday’s event will help to purchase sticks, helmets, face guards, goals, hockey balls and goalie equipment.
The autograph lineup:
6-7 p.m. Mark Recchi, John LeClair, Lyle Odelein
7-8 p.m. Ziggy Palffy, Marc-Andre Fleury, Dick Tarnstrom
8-9 p.m. Ryan Malone, Ric Jackman, Brooks Orpik
There also will be a raffle for signed Penguins memorabilia and high-value gift cards, as well as a silent auction featuring signed jerseys, signed sticks, resort and luxury suite packages and a JVC 52-inch HDTV.