Penguins to open arena for Game 5 of Stanley Cup finals

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins will open Mellon Arena for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final so fans can watch the team play the Detroit Red Wings on the venue’s video screens.

Game 5 will be played Monday at 8 p.m. in Detroit. Doors at the Pittsburgh arena will open an hour earlier. General admission tickets for US$5 will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Proceeds will go to the Mario Lemieux Foundation for cancer and neonatal research.

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The tickets will be sold online through Ticketmaster and at the Mellon Arena Gate One box office.