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Penguins Open Training Camp on Friday with First On-Ice Practice

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins take the ice for the first day of training camp on Friday, September 13 at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex to officially open the 2019-20 season.

All training camp practices at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex will be open to the public and free of charge.

On Friday, Teams 1 and 2 will hold their first practice from 9:00-9:45 AM followed by a scrimmage from 10:00-10:45 AM. Team 3 will take the ice at 11:30 AM and then again at 12:45 PM.

After a successful Prospects Challenge in Buffalo, which saw the Penguins go 2-1 and win the tournament, Jim Rutherford and his staff have added forward Chase Berger and defenseman Jon Lizotte to the training camp roster. 

Click here to view the updated camp roster.

Following three days of practices, the Penguins will begin their preseason slate against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday, September 16 at 7:00 PM at Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State University.

Below is a look at the Penguins' complete training camp schedule (all practices are at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex unless noted):

Friday, September 13
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 1 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 2 Practice (Covestro Rink - Rink 2)
10:00-10:45 AM - Team 1 vs. Team 2 Scrimmage (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
10:45-11:05 AM - Teams 1 and 2 Conditioning (Fedex Rink 1 & Covestro Rink 2)
11:30 AM-12:15 PM - Team 3 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
12:45-1:30 PM - Team 3 Practice and Conditioning (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Saturday, September 14
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 2 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 3 Practice (Covestro Rink - Rink 2)
10:00-10:45 AM - Team 2 vs. Team 3 Scrimmage (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
10:45-11:05 AM - Teams 2 and 3 Conditioning (Fedex Rink 1 & 2)
11:30 AM-12:15 PM - Team 1 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
12:45-1:30 PM - Team 1 Practice and Conditioning (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Sunday, September 15
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 3 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
9:00-9:45 AM - Team 1 Practice (Covestro Rink - Rink 2)
10:00-10:45 AM - Team 3 vs. Team 1 Scrimmage (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
10:45-11:05 AM - Teams 3 and 1 Conditioning (Fedex Rink 1 & 2)
11:30 AM-12:15 PM - Team 2 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
12:45-1:30 PM - Team 2 Practice and Conditioning (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Monday, September 16
10:00 AM - Non-Game Group Practice (Covestro Rink - Rink 2)
11:30 AM - Morning Skate (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
7:00 PM - GAME AT BUFFALO (Penn State)

Tuesday, September 17
DAY OFF

Wednesday, September 18
10:10-11:30 AM - Team 1 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
12:40-2:00 PM - Team 2 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Thursday, September 19
10:30 AM - Morning Skate (PPG Paints Arena)
12:15-1:45 PM - Non-Game Group Practice (PPG Paints Arena)
7:00 PM - GAME VS. COLUMBUS (PPG Paints Arena)

Friday, September 20
10:10-11:30 AM - Team 1 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
12:40-2:00 PM - Team 2 Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Saturday, September 21
9:00-10:30 AM - Non-Game Group Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
2:00 PM - GAME AT COLUMBUS (Nationwide Arena)

Sunday, September 22
10:00-11:30 AM - Non-Game Group Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)
5:00 PM - GAME AT DETROIT (Little Caesars Arena)

Monday, September 23
DAY OFF

Tuesday, September 24
11:00 AM - Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Wednesday, September 25
10:30 AM - Morning Skate (PPG Paints Arena)
7:00 PM - GAME VS. DETROIT (PPG Paints Arena)

Thursday, September 26
12:00 PM - Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Friday, September 27
11:00 AM - Practice (Fedex Rink - Rink 1)

Saturday, September 28
4:00 PM - GAME VS. BUFFALO (PPG Paints Arena)

Sunday, September 29
10:30 AM - Practice (PPG Paints Arena)

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