<p>Get ready for the PPG Paints Arena.<p>PPG has reached a deal to puts its name on the Uptown arena, replacing Consol Energy Inc.<p>The Penguins are expected to announce the new deal at a press conference this morning. Team officials declined comment.<p>The change will take effect immediately.<p>Consol is giving up the naming rights six years into a deal that was to run 21 years. Its name has been on the arena since it opened in 2010.<p>However, the company will remain as a team sponsor.<p>The PPG deal will be long term, although the number of years and the amount of money it is paying is not known. Such deals typically are worth millions of dollars.<p>Neither PPG nor Consol officials could immediately be reached for comment.<p>Consol has struggled recently because of low natural gas and coal prices, reporting losses in the first and second quarters this year.<p>Mark Belko: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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