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Saturday's Morning Skate Open to Public at 9 a.m.

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins will open their pre-season schedule Saturday at 7:30 p.m. against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Mellon Arena.

Tickets for the pre-season opener may be ordered online at; by calling 412-323-1919; at all Ticketmaster outlets; and at the Mellon Arena Box Office at Gate 1.
The Penguins also announced that Saturday’s morning skate will be open to the general public, free of charge. Fans may enter Gate 1 starting at 8:45 a.m. There will be free parking in the East lot at Mellon Arena, which is located above Mario Lemieux Place (although fans must exit the parking lot as soon as practice is over).
Extra players will skate from 9 a.m.-10 a.m., and the players participating in Saturday night’s game will skate from 10:30 a.m. to approximately 11:15 a.m.
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