The city could use a low-cost venue.
You don't need corporate box seats for a local hockey game.
Notebook: PIHL all-stars ready to take ice - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review The PIHL hopes to eventually have its all-star game at Mellon Arena, but that building won't be used until the championship games March 24-25.
'We'd love to play an all-star game at a facility like that, and we talked about it, but we're just not ready yet' Sam said. 'Whenever we can herd more people into the seats and make it financially viable to do, then we'll end up at Mellon Arena.'