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Penguins Announce 2018 Preseason Schedule



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***

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