The Penguins’ consecutive sellout streak topped the three-million fan mark and reached 176 games (includes regular season and playoffs) Wednesday night against the Vancouver Canucks.
The Penguins sold out the last 166 games of Mellon Arena’s operation (capacity 16,940) and the first 10 at CONSOL Energy Center (18,087).
Heading into Wednesday’s contest 2,999,894 fans attended the first 175 straight games. With Wednesday’s sellout attendance of 18,252 fans, the total of fans that have seen the team over the streak reached 3,018,894 – an average of 17,149 per game.
The Penguins have sold out every home game over the past three-plus seasons. The sellout streak began Feb. 14, 2007 against Chicago.