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Penguins' Free Game for Kids returns

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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 6:51 p.m.
 

Exhibition games usually are not reasons for excitement. However, the Penguins cannot wait for theirs against Columbus on Saturday at Consol Energy Center.

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.

 

 

 
 


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