The Pittsburgh Penguins quest for a three-in-fourpeat will have its soft opening Sept. 18. The Penguins six-game 2018 preseason schedule begins on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Buffalo. The Penguins first home game will be on Sept. 22 against Columbus, at 3:00 p.m. at PPG Paints Arena.
Training camp will open at the UPMC Lemieux Complex in Cranberry Township, on Friday, Sept. 14.
The Penguins will play three preseason home games, including the opener against Columbus. They will also play Detroit at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, and Buffalo on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The game against Detroit on Sept. 23 will be the annual “Free Game for Kids”.
Per the Penguins press release, Development Camp will begin on June 27, and the Prospects Challenge will be Sept. 6-10 in Buffalo.
The Penguins have not yet released a radio or TV broadcast schedule for the preseason games.
From the Penguins press release, here is the schedule and important dates:
Day Date Opponent Time (ET) Location
Tuesday September 18 at Buffalo 7:00 PM KeyBank Arena
Wednesday September 19 at Detroit 7:30 PM Little Caesars Arena
Saturday September 22 COLUMBUS 3:00 PM PPG Paints Arena
*Sunday September 23 DETROIT 3:00 PM PPG Paints Arena
Wednesday September 26 BUFFALO 7:00 PM PPG Paints Arena
Friday September 28 at Columbus 7:00 PM Nationwide Arena
*Free Game for Kids
Other 2018-19 Key Dates:
June 27-29 Prospect Development Camp
September 6-10 Prospects Challenge (Buffalo, NY)
September 14 First On-Ice Day of Training Camp
***Please note that all dates are subject to change***