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Penguins Announce 2018 Preseason Schedule

First preseason home game will be Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 PM versus Columbus at PPG Paints Arena

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

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
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