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Anxious fans have been counting down the days. Hockey begins in just 48 hours as the Pittsburgh Penguins training camp opens, Friday, Sept. 14 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township. Per the Penguins release, 56 players have been invited and will be split into three teams. Two teams will practice Friday morning at 9 a.m., and hockey season officially begins.

The two teams which practice each morning, Friday through Monday, will then scrimmage at 10 a.m. and the training camp championship will be Monday at 11 a.m. All practices and scrimmages are open to the public. Admission is free.

The Penguins 56-man camp roster includes 32 forwards, 18 defenseman, and six goaltenders. The roster also includes the return of Matt Cullen and new players Jack Johnson and Derek Grant.

The team will begin the preseason with back-to-back road games in Buffalo and Detroit, Sept. 18 and 19.

Next weekend, the Penguins will play their first home preseason game at PPG Paints Arena against Columbus, Saturday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. The following day, Sunday, Sept. 23 is the annual “Free Game for Kids” at 3 p.m. The Penguins will host the Detroit Red Wings. Below is the training camp schedule.

Friday, September 14

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 1 Practice (Rink 1)

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 2 Practice (Rink 2)

10:00-10:45 AM – Team 1 vs. Team 2 Scrimmage (Rink 1)

10:45-11:05 AM – Teams 1 and 2 Conditioning (Rinks 1 & 2)

Post Conditioning – Teams 1 and 2 Media Availability

11:30 AM-12:15 PM – Team 3 Practice (Rink 1)

12:45-1:30 PM – Team 3 Practice and Conditioning (Rink 1)

Post Conditioning – Team 3 Media Availability

Saturday, September 15

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 2 Practice (Rink 1)

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 3 Practice (Rink 2)

10:00-10:45 AM – Team 2 vs. Team 3 Scrimmage (Rink 1)

10:45-11:05 AM – Teams 2 and 3 Conditioning (Rinks 1 & 2)

Post Conditioning – Teams 2 and 3 Media Availability

11:30 AM-12:15 PM – Team 1 Practice (Rink 1)

12:45-1:30 PM – Team 1 Practice and Conditioning (Rink 1)

Post Conditioning – Team 1 Media Availability

Sunday, September 16

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 3 Practice (Rink 1)

9:00-9:45 AM – Team 1 Practice (Rink 2)

10:00-10:45 AM – Team 3 vs. Team 1 Scrimmage (Rink 1)

10:45-11:05 AM – Teams 3 and 1 Conditioning (Rinks 1 & 2)

Post Conditioning – Teams 3 and 1 Media Availability

11:30 AM-12:15 PM – Team 2 Practice (Rink 1)

12:45-1:30 PM – Team 2 Practice and Conditioning (Rink 1)

Post Conditioning – Team 2 Media Availability

Monday, September 17

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9:00-9:45 AM – Team TBD Practice (Rink 1)

10:00-10:45 AM – Team TBD Practice (Rink 1)

Following the 10:00 AM Practice – Team TBD Media Availability

11:00 AM-12:30 PM – Championship Game – Teams TBD (Rink 1)

Post-Game Media Availability

Tuesday, September 18

10:00 AM – Non-Game Group Practice (Rink 2)

11:30 AM – Morning Skate (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

7:00 PM – GAME at BUFFALO (KeyBank Center)

 

Wednesday, September 19

10:00 AM – Morning Skate (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

11:30 AM – Non-Game Group Practice (Rink 1)

7:30 PM – GAME at DETROIT (Little Caesars Arena)

 

Thursday, September 20

DAY OFF

Friday, September 21

10:10-11:30 AM – Team 1 Practice (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

12:30-2:00 PM – Team 2 Practice (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

Saturday, September 22

3:00 PM – GAME vs. COLUMBUS (PPG Paints Arena)

Sunday, September 23

3:00 PM – GAME vs. DETROIT (PPG Paints Arena)

Monday, September 24

DAY OFF

Tuesday, September 25

11:00 AM – Practice (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

Wednesday, September 26

10:30 AM – Morning Skate (PPG Paints Arena)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

7:00 PM – GAME vs. BUFFALO (PPG Paints Arena)

Thursday, September 27

12:00 PM – Practice (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

Friday, September 28

10:30 AM – Morning Skate (Rink 1)

Post-Practice – Media Availability

7:00 PM – GAME at COLUMBUS (Nationwide Arena)

Saturday, September 29

DAY OFF

 

 

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