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Pens to Make 16 National TV Appearances on NBC and NBC Sports Network

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins will make 16 national television appearances on NBC and NBC Sports Network during the 2019-20 regular season, it was announced today by the National Hockey League and its network rightsholder, NBC Sports.

The Penguins' first national television appearance will be on Wednesday, October 16 when Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche visit PPG Paints Arena at 7:00 PM. That game is the first of six "Wednesday Night Hockey" showdowns the Penguins will play on NBC Sports Network in 2019-20.

One of the notable "Wednesday Night Hockey" matchups this upcoming season will occur on December 4 when the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues visit Pittsburgh at 8:00 PM.

Pittsburgh is scheduled to make a league-high six appearances on NHL on NBC. The Penguins' first NBC appearance will come on Sunday, January 19 when they visit the Boston Bruins at 12:30 PM in NBC's "NHL Game of the Week." All six of Pittsburgh's NHL on NBC appearances will come on Sundays at 12 or 12:30 PM.

Twelve of the Penguins' 16 national television appearances will be exclusives, with the Penguins' local regional rightsholder, AT&T SportsNet, broadcasting the other 70 games this season. Steve Mears will return for his third year as play-by-play broadcaster working alongside color commentator Bob Errey and rinkside reporter Dan Potash.

AT&T SportsNet begins its coverage of Pittsburgh's 2019-20 regular season with the home opener against the Buffalo Sabres on October 3 at 7:00 PM.

Pittsburgh Penguins' 2019-20 Exclusive National TV Appearances

Sunday, January 19 BOSTON 12:30PM
Sunday, February 2 at Washington 12:30PM
Sunday, February 16 DETROIT 12:30PM
Sunday, February 23 at Washington 12:00PM
Sunday, March 22 WASHINGTON 12:00PM
Sunday, March 29 at Philadelphia 12:00PM
Day/Date Opponent Time (ET)


Wednesday Night Hockey Appearances on NBC Sports Network
Wednesday,October 16 COLORADO 7:00PM
Wednesday, October 23 at Tampa Bay 8:00PM
Wednesday, December 4 ST. LOUIS 8:00PM
Wednesday, February 26 at Los Angeles 10:30PM
Wednesday, March 18 at NY Rangers 7:30PM
Wednesday, March 25 at Chicago 8:00PM
Day/Date Opponent Time (ET)


Pittsburgh Penguins' 2019-20 Non-Exclusive National TV Appearances on NBC Sports Network
Tuesday, November 12 at NY Rangers 7:30PM
Tuesday, January 14 MINNESOTA 7:00PM
Tuesday, January 21 at Philadelphia 7:30PM
Tuesday, February 18 TORONTO 7:00PM
Day/Date Opponent Time (ET)


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