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Penguins Reduce Training Camp Roster to 45 Players

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 45 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

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Prospects To Skate In USHL Fall Classic At UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

No. 1-ranked NHL draft prospect Jack Hughes and seven other projected 2019 first round picks will be featured performers at the DICK'S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic to be held September 27-30 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township.

More than 350 NHL, collegiate and amateur scouts will be in attendance as all 17 USHL teams play two regular season games apiece. It marks the third straight year that the country's top development league will hold its marquee scouting event at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, practice home of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Training Camp Takeaways: Preseason Game 2

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Derek Grant and Ryan Haggerty scored for Pittsburgh in their 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit in their second preseason game on Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena. Here are a few takeaways from the game.

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Pens season ticket holders thrilled to travel with the team

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

As Penguins players boarded their flight to Buffalo for their 2018-19 preseason opener against the Sabres at KeyBank Center on Tuesday, they noticed there were a few extra passengers on the team plane.

That's because a number of season ticket holders were given the opportunity to travel with the team, which turned out to be a fantastic experience for the lucky fans who were chosen.

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Brassard returns to practice

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

Pens center Derick Brassard participated in team practice for the first time in training camp on Wednesday morning at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.

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Penguins vs. Red Wings Preseason Lineup - 09.19.18

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

Below is the Penguins lineup for Wednesday's preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. The game will begin at 7:30PM ET and be broadcast on NHL Network. 

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Training Camp Takeaways: Preseason Game 1

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Here are a few takeaways from the Pens' 3-2 loss to Buffalo in their 2018-19 preseason opener at KeyBank Center.

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Pens Open the Preseason Against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday at 7:00PM

Fans can listen to the game live on 105.9 The X; NHL Network will re-air the game twice on Wednesday

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

After four days of practices and intra-squad scrimmages, the Pittsburgh Penguins will face an opponent for the first time when they visit the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, September 18 at 7:00 PM at KeyBank Center.

Fans can listen to Tuesday's game live on the team's official radio flagship, 105.9 The X. Josh Getzoff and two-time Stanley Cup champion Phil Bourque will have the call.

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Riikola leaving strong impression at first NHL training camp

by Sasha Kandrach / Pittsburgh Penguins

Making the transition to the National Hockey League is difficult in any situation. For European players, the journey has the additional challenges of adapting to the language and cultural barriers, smaller rink size and fast-paced style of North American hockey. 

Juuso Riikola, one of the newest additions to the Pittsburgh Penguins roster, is currently going through that process at his first NHL training camp. The 24-year-old defenseman was signed to a one-year, entry-level contract on May 18 after representing his native Finland at the 2018 World Championship, where he posted two assists and a plus-4 in eight games for his country. 

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Penguins vs. Sabres Preseason Lineup - 09.18.18

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

Below is the Penguins lineup for Tuesday's preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center.  

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