NHL Arena Review: Consol Energy Center, Home of the Pittsburgh Penguins

March 14th, 2011 by Alison Myers Leave a reply »
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The Consol Energy Center (CEC for short) opened its doors in August 2010. The building kicked off the hockey season with a bang when the Penguins' interstate rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, came to town.

Since then, fans who have come through the doors of the Consol Energy Center have seen many great games and have helped the Penguins continue their streak of sell-out 201 consecutive home games.

I was fortunate enough to visit the arena for Sunday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Although it was my third time in Pittsburgh, it was my first visit to the CEC. Our bus dropped us off at 12:30, roughly two and a half hours before game time, leaving us plenty of time to take in the location.

The first thing we noticed is that the area around the arena still needs some work. The surrounding neighb ...

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