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No. 1 Miami of Ohio To Take On Robert Morris In "Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase" Friday At Mellon Arena

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
Top-rated Miami of Ohio will take on Robert Morris in the feature game of the 4th annual Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase on Friday at Mellon Arena. Game time is 8 p.m.

The Red Hawks are currently 13-2-5 and ranked No. 1 in the country in the most recent Division 1 hockey poll. They were the 2009 NCAA runnersup. Robert Morris is 3-12-3 in NCAA Division 1 competition.

It will be a full day of college hockey at the arena, with the Robert Morris women’s team facing the University of Connecticut at 2 p.m., and the Robert Morris club hockey team taking on Penn State at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $17 for Igloo seats. The tickets, which may be used for all three games, are available through Ticketmaster, at the Mellon Arena Gate One box office or by calling 800.745.3000.

The inaugural Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase was played at Mellon Arena in 2006, with Robert Morris facing off against Notre Dame. The Colonials hosted Ohio State in each of the past two seasons.

“The Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase gives our fans the opportunity to experience the excitement of NCAA Division 1 hockey in the unique setting of an NHL arena,” said Pittsburgh Penguins president David Morehouse. “The Penguins are once again proud to join Robert Morris in promoting the showcase, and we commend Robert Morris and head coach Derek Schooley for their commitment to this event.”
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