by Tony on 04/30/10 at 02:32 PM ET
Here we go again. From the Penguins:
Penguins fans will be able to watch Game 1 tonight and most of the remainder of the Penguins-Canadiens playoff series on the outdoor screen in front of Mellon Arena.
However, the Penguins are not permitted to show Game 2 on the outdoor screen Sunday afternoon in accordance with league broadcasting rights.
All other games of the best-of-seven series will be shown on the outdoor screen.
The outdoor screen is provided courtesy of CONSOL Energy and Trib Total Media. For safety reasons, grills and alcohol will be prohibited in the viewing area.
Fans with tickets to Friday and Sunday’s home games are invited to attend the “Tailgate on the Terrace” presented by Trib Total Media. Admission to the open-air concession area located above Gate 3 is free; however, patrons must have tickets to that day’s game to enter. Aramark will sell a variety of food and beverages and live entertainment will be provided.
Fans can have their tickets scanned and enter the terrace beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday and noon on Sunday. The entrance will be located near the Will Call windows at Gate 1. Will Call will open two hours before game time to accommodate patrons planning to attend the event. Fans may enter Mellon Arena from the terrace when gates open to the general public. In the event of inclement weather, the tailgate area will be closed.
Game times are 7 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Mellon Arena gates will open at 6:00 pm on Friday. Gates will open at 12:30 pm on Sunday – a half-hour earlier than normal – due to the Pittsburgh Marathon.
In addition, the Penguins are calling for “whiteouts” for this weekend’s home games. Each fan in attendance will receive a white t-shirt and rally towel. Friday’s rally towels are presented by GNC. Sunday’s rally towels are courtesy of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin.
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