Penguins' Free Game for Kids returns
By Rob Rossi
Published: Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 6:51 p.m.
The crowd will consist mostly of children, as the game marks the Penguins' third Free Game for Kids.
Started in 2010, the first season at Consol Energy Center, the Free Game for Kids has been an annual event — the NHL lockout wiped out exhibition games last season — thanks to Penguins CEO David Morehouse.
The Penguins and their charitable foundation have distributed tickets to regional youth hockey clubs and other children's organizations.
The 4 p.m. game will be televised by Root Sports. The cable network wanted to air the exhibition game and the Pirates-Cincinnati Reds game at 7 p.m.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Talented center Sutter is proving to be ‘pretty important’ for Penguins
- Penguins notebook: Beau Bennett returns to practice
- Analysis: Kesler still on Pens’ radar as Shero aims to bring back ‘Big 3’
- Penguins GM Shero’s deadline deals: Addition by subtraction
- Penguins minor league report: Defenseman Dumoulin optimistic for home stretch
- Penguins notebook: Maatta leaves lasting impression with Selanne
- Trade to Penguins caps frenetic period for winger Stempniak
- Penguins notebook: Fleury feeling sharp entering tough stretch
- Penguins notebook: Kennedy struggling to find net in San Jose
- Sharks praise ex-teammate, newest Penguins player Goc
- Penguins, Flyers jockeying for Kesler