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Oct. 19 Is A 'Mike Lange Night' In Pittsburgh! Penguins To Celebrate Beloved Broadcaster At Game

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins will celebrate their Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Lange at a game later this month at PPG Paints Arena.

The Penguins say they plan to dedicate their game on Tuesday, Oct. 19, to the longtime play-by-play broadcaster.

The team says, "Mike will be the guest of honor as he watches his first hockey game in decades as a fan."

Lange, 73, spent 46 years as the voice of the Penguins. He officially hung up his headset in August.

In addition to in-game tributes and video memories, fans with tickets will get cheer cards when they enter the arena. The cards will feature Lange's famous sayings to use during the game.

In a statement, Lange said, "I am more than honored to share this night with the fans of Pittsburgh. I'll be smiling like a butcher's dog while I enjoy the hockey game."

The Oct. 19 game against the Dallas Stars starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the game can be found here.

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