JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Tomahawks are proud to announce that Pittsburgh Penguins legend Pierre Larouche will drop the ceremonial game puck for the Tomahawks home game versus the New Jersey Titans on Friday, Feb. 17, 7:30pm at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The event coincides with Red Out Night promotion presented by Health Care Credit Union and TUDI Mechanical to benefit the American Heart Association. Larouche will be available to sign autographs and take pictures with fans.
A native of Taschereau, Quebec, Larouche first came to Western Pennsylvania after being drafted 8th overall by the Penguins in the 1974 draft. Known as the Penguins first superstar, Larouche was the first to score 50 goals in a season.
In four seasons with the Penguins, Larouche compiled 253 points in 240 games. He won 2 Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens as a player and two Stanley Cups as part of the Penguins front office staff. He is a member of the Penguins all-time team.
Beyond his prolific hockey career, which ended in 1988, Larouche has been involved in the Penguins front office staff as a corporate liaison and advisor to the ownership group.
For tickets to the February 17 home game, please visit the War Memorial Box Office, order online at Ticketmaster.com or over the phone at 1-800-745-3000.