Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Veteran Tributes Set for Tonight

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Veteran Tributes Set for Tonight

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The Penguins are planning tributes before and during tonight's home game against the Minnesota Wild, one day before Veterans Day.

* Twelve post-9/11 veterans will attend the Penguins morning skate at PPG Paints Arena and have lunch in Suite 12. Each will receive a personalized Penguins jersey from a player.

* Among the groups participating will be the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Team Red White and Blue, The Mission Continues, the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation and PA Serves.

* The team will reserve one empty seat - Section 116, Row X, Seat 11 - as a "Seat of Honor" as a tribute to those who've lost their lives in service.

* Players will wear special camouflage jerseys during warmups, and the Penguins Foundation will auction them to benefit the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania. …

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