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Penguins to Play in 12 Nationally Exclusive Games on NBC and NBC Sports Network in 2015-16

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of seven NHL teams that will play the maximum of 12 nationally exclusive games on either NBC or NBC Sports Network during the 2015-16 season, beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 28 when the Penguins visit the division-rival Washington Capitals at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.

Pittsburgh will make four of its nationally-televised appearances on NBC, beginning with a matinee in Washington on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 12:30 p.m. at the Verizon Center.

The Penguins and Buffalo Sabres will square off on Sunday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. on NBC in the first of three NHL games to be played that day across NBC and NBC Sports Network’s platforms as part of the annual ‘Hockey Day in America’ tripleheader.

The Penguins’ other appearances on NBC are Sunday, March 13 at 12:30 p.m. against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden and the season finale on Saturday, April 9 at 3 p.m. against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.

Including Pittsburgh’s visit to Washington on Oct. 28, the Penguins will play in the ‘Wednesday Night Rivalry’ game six times. Pittsburgh will play twice in the ‘Sunday Night Hockey’ matchup on NBC Sports Network.

Below is the full listing of nationally exclusive Penguins games that will be broadcast on NBC or NBC Sports Network this season. All other games will be televised locally on ROOT SPORTS. A complete local TV schedule will be released in the future.


Day Away Home Time Network
Oct. 28 Pittsburgh Washington 8 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Nov. 11 Montreal Pittsburgh 7:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Dec. 16 Pittsburgh Boston 8 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Jan. 6 Pittsburgh Chicago 8 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Jan. 24 Pittsburgh Washington 12:30 p.m. NBC
Feb. 10 NY Rangers Pittsburgh 8 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Feb. 21 Pittsburgh Buffalo 12:30 p.m. NBC
Feb. 24 Pittsburgh Boston 7:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Mar. 13 Pittsburgh NY Rangers 12:30 p.m. NBC
Mar. 20 Washington Pittsburgh 6 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Mar. 27 NY Rangers Pittsburgh 7:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Apr. 9 Pittsburgh Philadelphia 3 p.m. NBC

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