( Sidney Crosby Press Conference) The Pittsburgh Penguins will open the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Friday night against the New York Rangers at Mellon Arena. The game starts at 7 p.m. and will be televised nationally by Versus. Game 2 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinal series will be played Sunday at Mellon Arena at 2 p.m. and televised nationally by NBC.
The series switches to Madison Square Garden in New York City for Games 3 and 4 next Tuesday and Thursday. FSN Pittsburgh will televise Game 3 and Versus will carry Game 4.
Game 1 Friday NY Rangers at Pittsburgh 7 p.m. Versus (Ticket: Round 2, Home Game 1) Game 2 Sunday NY Rangers at Pittsburgh 2 p.m. NBC (WPXI) (Ticket: Round 2, Home Game 2) Game 3 Tuesday, April 29 Pittsburgh at NY Rangers 7 p.m. FSN Pittsburgh Game 4 Thursday, May 1 Pittsburgh at NY Rangers 7 p.m. Versus *Game 5 Sunday, May 4 NY Rangers at Pittsburgh 2 p.m. NBC (WPXI) *Game 6 Monday, May 5 Pittsburgh at NY Rangers 7 p.m. FSN Pittsburgh *Game 7 Wednesday, May 7 NY Rangers at Pittsburgh TBD FSN Pittsburgh