I don’t know how many of you have thought of this yet, but every arena in the NHL has a nickname for their home. We were once “The Igloo” due to the igloo-esque shape of the Mellon Arena. We are now into something new, something better, something that looks nothing like an igloo or anything close to it. So, it is time to come up with the official nickname. The success of this idea is going to solely depend on how many of you respond.
I actually can’t take complete credit for the idea of coming up with a new name, it was one of our writers, the Meadville Paranormal Investigation Team. They dropped the idea in my lap. I thank them, that is, if this is a success.
I am going to collect the ideas from all of you, once we have axed out the ridiculous, we will put up a poll with the best ones for you all to vote on. I will give you one week for the ideas and another to vote. I want it settled the night before the opening game. That would make it from now until the 29th to get your ideas in and from the 29th till the 6th to vote. At noon on gameday, I will put out the final results. Just email us your idea and if you like, why, to firstname.lastname@example.org
I would love for you all to spread the idea all over Pittsburgh so as to get the best consensus possible. You will inevitably decide on what we call the Consol Energy Center from now on.
I was going to put some of my ideas up, but I am going to leave it completely up to you. Please spread this out as far as you can, and let all the other sites help out this valuable cause!
We are at the voting stage now. Along the right side of www.everythingpitt.com , there is a poll with all of the most popular names submitted. Just looking for a simple vote, a second of your time!