For the big games, Pittsburgh's hockey faithful turn to the Big Screen. Hundreds of them gather at the Mellon Arena lawn, sit in lawn chairs or on blankets and watch the action. They were there last Thursday for Game 4 of the Pittsburgh-Montreal playoff series. The mood was giddy when a first-period goal by Chris Kunitz gave the Penguins a 2-1 lead. Later, things turned gloomy: Montreal stormed back with two third-period goals to win the game and tie the series. It's difficult to be depressed, though, when you're outdoors on a beautiful spring night. And besides, it's a seven-game series, right?
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About Pittsburgh Revolution Photographer Steve Mellon takes several pictures over a brief period of time, then stitches them together in a computer.