Four days after their first training camp practice on Friday, September 14 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, the Pittsburgh Penguins will open their six-game 2018 pre-season schedule with a road game at Buffalo on Tuesday, September 18.
The Penguins will play three preseason home games at PPG Paints Arena. They will be Saturday, September 22 against Columbus at 3:00 PM; Sunday, September 23 against Detroit at 3:00 PM; and Wednesday, September 26 against Buffalo at 7:00 PM.
The Sunday, September 23 game against Detroit will be the annual "Free Game For Kids."
The Penguins will also play preseason road games at Detroit on Wednesday, September 19 and at Columbus on Friday, September 28.
Preseason television and radio information will be released at a later date.
Below is a look at the complete Pittsburgh Penguins' 2018 preseason schedule, and other key preseason dates:
|Day ||Date ||Opponent ||Time (ET) ||Location |
|Tuesday ||September 18 ||at Buffalo ||7:00PM ||KeyBank Arena |
|Wednesday ||September 19 ||at Detroit ||7:30PM ||Little Caesars Arena |
|Saturday ||September 22 ||COLUMBUS ||3:00PM ||PPG Paints Arena |
|*Sunday ||September 23 ||DETROIT ||3:00PM ||PPG Paints Arena |
|Wednesday ||September 26 ||BUFFALO ||7:00PM ||PPG Paints Arena |
|Friday ||September 28 ||at Columbus ||7:00PM ||Nationwide Arena |
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 |