|Photo by Pittsburgh Penguins |
Six Pittsburgh Penguins players delivered pizza to students waiting in line to purchase tickets to Wednesday night’s game to kick off the American Eagle Student Rush program.
, Maxime Talbot, Chris Kunitz
, Pascal Dupuis
, Eric Godard and Chris Bourque surprised the energized crowd and personally delivered a total of 50 Pizza Hut pizzas to the students.
Students lined up for hours before the gates opened waiting for a “special” surprise that was announced as part of the promotion.
In addition to the player pizza delivery, the American Eagle Outfitters street team distributed white American Eagle Student Rush hoodies to the first 400 students in line. A DJ was also present to entertain the group and conduct raffles for autographed prizes throughout the evening.
Other Special American Eagle Student Rush Nights currently scheduled include Oct. 20 vs. St. Louis, Nov. 16 vs. Anaheim, Jan. 28 vs. Ottawa and Mar. 2 vs. Buffalo.
The Penguins have reserved at least 400 tickets exclusively for college and high school students for the four upcoming Special American Eagle Student Rush Nights. Additional American Eagle Student Rush Nights will be held throughout the season based on ticket availability. Students can text “RUSH” to 32623 to sign up for alerts and learn about ticket availability on a game-by-game basis. Students who register are eligible for special offers, including four complimentary tickets given away to one lucky student for each Penguins home game.
American Eagle Student Rush tickets go on sale one hour before game time at the Mellon Arena Gate Eight (8) Box Office. You must have a valid college or high school Student ID and $20 cash to participate. Limit one (1) ticket per Student ID.
For more information on the American Eagle Student Rush program, visit www.pittsburghpenguins.com/studentrush