The buildup to tonight's Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals begins at the Wachovia Center with a pep rally from noon to 2 p.m.

Fans can pose for pictures with the Prince of Wales Trophy, meet Flyers alumni, get free hotdogs and purchase Stanley Cup merchandise.

A block party is scheduled for 4 p.m. today outside the AT & T Pavilion on the 11th Street side of the Wachovia Center.

"Daily News Live" on Comcast SportsNet also will air live from the Pavilion, with host Michael Barkann and Daily News sports writers Frank Seravalli and Marcus Hayes.

Doors to the arena will open at 6 p.m. Game time is 8 p.m.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early. The Phillies host the Florida Marlins at Citizens Bank Park at 7:05 p.m. *