Thursday, October 13, 2016
Banner Raising Ceremony
The Pittsburgh Penguins will raise the 2016 Stanley Cup Championship banner before Thursday's regular-season opener against the Washington Capitals at PPG Paints Arena.
Game time is 8 p.m. The pre-game festivities are scheduled to start at 7:55, and fans are asked to be in their seats by 7:45.
The game will be broadcast nationally by NBCSN, which will also carry the entire pre-game ceremony.
The 2016 Cup banner will be raised and take its place alongside new, larger versions of banners commemorating the Penguins' first three championships in 1991, 1992 and 2009 (those three new banners are already in place).
The ceremony will include a video tribute to the Penguins' championship season and individual player introductions.
Look Like a Champion with the 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Fan Program
Stop by PensGear powered by Reebok inside the Trib Total Media Gate at PPG Paints Arena during Thursday's game to take home your piece of the Championship from the Official 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Fan Program. Don't wait, this collection is available for a limited time only!
This exclusive collection gives fans the opportunity to clinch a piece of Pittsburgh history, and can also be ordered online at www.jostens.com/penguinsfan.
Enjoy Chef-Prepared Game Day Specials
Stop by "The Carvery" located by Section 107 to purchase Thursday's special chef-prepared creation: Smoked prime rib with cheddar cheese, leaf lettuce, roasted tomato and horseradish cream on a Kaiser roll.
Premium Seat Holders, don't forget to stop by an Action Station conveniently located inside the Captain Morgan and KeyBank Clubs to purchase Thursday's special: Whole pig pulled pork with BBQ baked beans and jalapeno corn bread.
For the kids, don't miss the Kids Zone Menu at Sections 116 and 231 that includes kiddie sized sodas, popcorn, hot dogs and nachos for $2.75 each.
Important Security Reminders
For the safety of all guests, fans will be required to pass through walk-through metal detectors upon entering PPG Paints Arena. Only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside the building and all items are subject to searches upon entrance. Large bags, coolers, backpacks and sealed packages of any kind are not permitted. In addition, PPG Paints Arena allows only small, personal still-cameras equipped with a 3 inch lens or smaller. Cameras with detachable lenses or flashes are not permitted. For a complete list of frequently asked questions, please visit PPG Paints Arena's A to Z Guide.
Bid to Win with the Penguins Foundation Silent Auction App
Bid to win one-of-a-kind Penguins items from the comfort of your seat with the Penguins Foundation silent auction app! Visit bidpal.net/pens from your smartphone to take home a unique piece of Penguins memorabilia!
Upgrade Your Game using the Penguins App
Pittsburgh Penguins fans in attendance can get the VIP treatment with Upgrade Your Game! Upgrade Your Game offers fans access to once-in-a-lifetime Penguins experiences like in-seat visits with Iceburgh, pre-game Lexus Club dinner reservations, post-game photo shoots on the ice and premium seat upgrades! Simply download the Penguins app and register today under the "Upgrade Your Game" section!
Go Home a Winner with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation 50/50 Raffle
Pick up your tickets for the Penguins Foundation 50/50 raffle for a chance to win Thursday's jackpot. The more you play the more it pays. Proceeds from this season's raffles benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the numerous charitable organizations it supports. Visit one of the concourse kiosks or watch for ticket sellers through the second intermission - the winning number will be announced in the third period.