Penguins Celebrating 50th Anniversary Season With Theme Nights

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It hard to believe, but hockey season is just around the corner.

This season, the Pittsburgh Penguins will be celebrating their 50th anniversary.

To mark the occasion, the team has announced that they’ll be hosting five “Theme Nights” throughout the season.

It all starts with the Home Opener at CONSOL Energy Center on Oct. 13 against the Washington Capitals.

On that night there will be an on-ice ceremony, pre-game tribute video, and, of course, the raising of the team’s fourth Stanley Cup Championship banner.

The other “Theme Nights” include:

  • Saturday, Oct. 15 vs. Anaheim – “The Early Years
  • Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. Detroit – “Back to Back Stanley Cup Champions
  • Sunday, Jan. 8 vs. Tampa Bay – “Cup for a New Generation
  • Friday, Feb. 3 vs. Columbus – “Alumni Salute

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Individual game tickets go on sale this Friday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. You can get your hands on some by visiting, by calling 1-888-745-3000 or at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center.

For more information, visit the Penguins website:


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