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Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Starts To Open To Public

by on September 16, 2013 4:34 PM

Want to skate on the fancy new Pegula Ice Arena surface? Well here is your chance. Technically speaking the arena opened today to the public but the first session on the public community rink won't take place until September 20 at 8:00 p.m.

If you want to take a spin around the main rink you'll be able to do so on September 29 between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Rates for public sessions from five dollars for students to seven dollars for adults. Skate rentals cost only three dollars and children under 18 can skate for six dollars. 

All skate times and rental information for the new arena can be viewed here (PDF)

Penn State along with the rest of the Big Ten conference announced on Monday afternoon the TV schedules for each Big Ten team. Here are all of the times you can see the Nittany Lion on TV.

Fans will have the opportunity to watch the Nittany Lions’ historic first game at Pegula Ice Arena Friday, Oct. 11 on the BTN. In the matchup, Penn State will face off against Army at 8 p.m.

BTN will also broadcast Nittany Lion home matchups against Minnesota Monday, Jan. 13 (time to be determined) and Michigan State (Friday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m.). Penn State’s game against the Gophers is during the Nittany Lions’ Big Ten home-opening series.

Penn State also will have three road contests broadcast on BTN, beginning with a matchup against the Spartans Friday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Nittany Lion away games against Michigan Feb. 21 (6:30 p.m.) and Minnesota Friday, Feb. 28 (9 p.m.) also will appear on the network.

ESPNU will broadcast the Nittany Lions’ home matchup against Michigan (Feb. 8 at 5 p.m.), while ESPNEWS will air Penn State’s home game against Michigan State Feb. 15 (3:30 p.m.) and a road contest against Ohio State Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.

Additionally, Penn State’s matchup at Michigan Saturday, Feb. 22 is scheduled to air regionally on Fox Sports Detroit Plus at 7 p.m.

Photo Gallery - Pegula Ice Arena Opens

Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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