The Pens open their season and Stanley Cup title defense against their hated rival Washington Capitals.
MATCH: Penguins vs. Capitals
TIME: 8 p.m. EST
PLACE: PPG Paints Arena
RADIO: 105.9 FM, The X
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Pens open their season and Stanley Cup title defense against their hated rival Washington Capitals … Pittsburgh also kicks off its 50th anniversary season ... Tonight the Pens will begin the game with a ceremony and banner raising for the 2016 championship … The Pens will be without captain Sidney Crosby, as he is recovering from a concussion … Trevor Daley plays for the first time since breaking his ankle in the Eastern Conference Final ... Scott Wilson returns to the lineup after suffering a season-ending injury last year ... Tonight will be the first regular-season game at the newly dubbed PPG Paints Arena.