The Pittsburgh Penguins play their first preseason game tonight, Tuesday, September 19 against the Buffalo Sabres at Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State University. Puck drop is 7:00 PM.
Fans can listen to tonight's game on the Penguins' official radio flagship, 105.9 The X. Josh Getzoff will handle play-by-play duties alongside Phil Bourque.
As announced yesterday, the Penguins' lineup tonight against the Sabres will include Carl Hagelin, Bryan Rust, Olli Maatta, Josh Archibald, Daniel Sprong and newcomers Antti Niemi, Matt Hunwick and Jay McClement. Click here for the complete roster.
Tomorrow night, the Penguins will play their first home preseason game when they host the Detroit Red Wings at 7:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena. That game will be streamed live on the Penguins' official website and app. The live stream will be limited to the AT&T SportsNet region.
The live stream will pick up the video board feed that fans will see inside PPG Paints Arena, and the stream will be synced to the radio feed, featuring Getzoff and Bourque.
AT&T SportsNet, formerly ROOT SPORTS, will broadcast two preseason games on television, beginning with the Penguins visit to take on the Detroit Red Wings at Little Ceasars Arena on Monday, September 25 at 7:30 PM. Newcomer Steve Mears, color commentator Bob Errey and rink side reporter Dan Potash will have the call.
AT&T SportsNet will also broadcast the Penguins' seventh annual "Free Game for Kids" on Saturday, September 30 at 3:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena.
Fans can also watch the Penguins on television during the Kraft Hockeyville USA contest against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, September 24 at 8:00 PM. That game, which will be played at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, will be nationally broadcast by NBC Sports Network.
NHL Network will broadcast the Penguins' home game against the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena.
All seven Penguins preseason games can be heard on the team's official radio flagship, 105.9 The X. Getzoff will handle radio play-by-play duties for six of the preseason games with Bourque. Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Lange will call the "Free Game for Kids" alongside Bourque.
Below is a look at the Penguins' complete preseason schedule with television and radio info:
|Day/Date ||Opponent ||Time (ET) ||Location ||TV |
|Tuesday, Sept. 19 || at Buffalo || 7:00 PM ||Pegula Ice Arena ||None |
|Wednesday, Sept. 20 ||DETROIT || 7:00 PM ||PPG Paints Arena ||penguins.nhl.com |
|Friday, Sept. 22 ||at Columbus || 7:00 PM ||Nationwide Arena ||None |
|Sunday, Sept. 24 || ST. LOUIS ||8:00 PM ||UPMC 66 ||NBCSN |
|Monday, Sept. 25 || at Detroit || 7:30 PM ||Little Caesars Arena ||AT&T SportsNet |
|Wednesday, Sept. 27 ||BUFFALO || 7:00 PM ||PPG Paints Arena ||NHL Network |
|Saturday, Sept. 30 || COLUMBUS || 3:00 PM ||PPG Paints Arena ||AT&T SportsNet |
***All games can be heard on the Penguins' official radio flagship, 105.9 The X***