RMU Hockey Celebrity Faceoff Scheduled for Nov. 7

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The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex will be the home of the RMU Hockey Celebrity Face-off.

By Owen Krepps, Copy Editor / Podcast GM

CRANBERRY, Pa.– In an effort to raise more money for the Hockey is the Goal campaign, RMU and RMU hockey have partnered up with the Pittsburgh College Hockey Foundation and announced a Celebrity Hockey Event.

The event will take place at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Center in Cranberry Township Pa, on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3:00 p.m.

The celebrities will compete in a traditional game of ice hockey and no matter the score is the game will feature a shootout after regulation is over. Puck drop is scheduled for 3:30 and doors open at 3:00.

The lineup of celebrities so far includes the likes of former Pittsburgh Penguins Tyler Kennedy, Ryan Malone, Eric Tangradi, Phil Bourque and Colby Armstrong.

RMU hockey alumna Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle will also strap on the pads. Former Pittsburgh Steelers Brett Keisel and Shaun Suisham as well as Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will also be featured.

Ticket prices start at $20 and will all go towards the Hockey is the Goal fundraising campaign. VIP ticket packages will allow access to a postgame celebration as well as a signed stick from all of the celebrities.

All tickets go on sale on October 13 through Ticketmaster. You can also call the RMU Athletics Ticket Office at (412) 397-4949. Only 50 VIP tickets are available.