From open skating sessions at PPG Paints Arena on Monday to the arrival of the NHL Centennial Truck and Stanley Cup on Thursday, the Penguins have planned a full week of free public events leading up to the Feb. 25 NHL Stadium Series game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Heinz Field.
The NHL's Centennial Fan Arena tour has been a highlight of the league's 100th Anniversary Season. The main attraction is a 53-foot museum truck with innovative interactive digital displays, original video content, historic memorabilia and unique photo moments celebrating the history of the NHL and the Penguins.
Monday, February 20
There will be three free Presidents' Day Public Skating Sessions at PPG Paints Arena - from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Skate rental is not available, so all skaters must bring their own skates. Registration is required. For more information, and to register, please go to https://www.nhl.com/penguins/fans/public-skate. Please note that children under 18 must have a guardian's consent to skate and be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Tuesday, February 21
Join us for a Pittsburgh Penguins Away Game Viewing Party at Rivers Casino! The festivities start at 6 p.m., and the Penguins take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C. at 7 p.m. The event is open to adults 21 and over, with free admission. There will be Stadium Series merchandise giveaways throughout the event.
Wednesday, February 22
It's Penguins Night at the Heinz History Center in the Strip District - with free admission from 6 to 9 p.m. Come see special displays of Penguins jerseys and goalie masks through the years, as well as the History Center's new Mario Lemieux figure and a collection of photos celebrating 50 years of Penguins hockey. For a glimpse of the History Center's original Penguins history display, please go to http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/exhibits/50-years-of-penguins-hockey
Thursday, February 23
Fans are invited to visit the NHL Centennial exhibit - including the Stanley Cup! - at the PPG Place outdoor rink near Market Square. Hours are 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. The 53-foot NHL museum truck will be making its Pittsburgh debut that day.
Please note that the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, including the museum truck, will also be on display near Stage AE on the North Shore on Friday and Saturday. The NHL has announced further details, which can be seen here.
The Penguins take on the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Heinz Field. Game time is 8 p.m. Tickets are still available at https://www.nhl.com/penguins/tickets/stadium-series or by calling 1-800-642-PENS.