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Fan Guide: 11.5.18 vs. Lightning

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Opponent
Tampa Bay Lightning

Jersey
Gold Third Jersey

Game Time
7:00 PM

Doors Open
6:00 PM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29 PM

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Game Preview: Pens-Coyotes

by Fan Guide @penguins / Pittsburgh Penguins

Game Date
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Opponent
Arizona Coyotes

Game Time
7:00PM

Doors Open
5:30PM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29PM

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Game Preview: Pens-Devils

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Monday, November 5, 2018

Opponent
New Jersey Devils

Game Time
7:00 PM

Doors Open
6:00 PM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29 PM

Promotional Item
"Join the Fight Against Cancer" T-Shirt presented by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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Game Preview: Pens-Leafs

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Opponent
Toronto Maple Leafs

Game Time
7:00PM

Doors Open
5:30PM

PLACE

PPG Paints Arena

TV

AT&T SportsNet

RADIO

105.9 FM, the X

NOTABLES

* The Pens face the Maple Leafs for the 2nd time in over 2 weeks. Pittsburgh won the previous matchup, 3-0, in Toronto with goaltender Matt Murray pitching a 38-save shutout.

* Murray is 3-0-1 in 5 career appearances against Toronto with a 1.42 GAA and .959 save percentage. 

* Evgeni Malkin has a 7-game point streak for 11 points (5G-6A) against the Leafs. He has 62 career points (20G-42A) than against any other non-division opponent. 

* Jack Johnson will play in his 800th career game tonight, while Carl Hagelin will be appearing in his 500th (both regular season). 

* The Leafs have lost their last 2 games and are just 2-4 in their past 6, which started with a setback to Pittsburgh. 

* Morgan Rielly, Mitchell Marner and Matthews lead the club in scoring with 16 points each.

* Former Pens' defenseman and Stanley Cup champion Ron Hainsey played in his 1,000th career game on Nov. 1 against Dallas. 

INJURIES

PIT - Derick Brassard (lower-body), Justin Schultz (lower leg fracture). 

TOR - Auston Matthews (shoulder).

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29PM

Game Presenting Partner
Saturday's game is proudly presented by Rachael Ray Nutrish.

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Game Preview: Pens-Islanders

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Opponent
New York Islanders

Game Time
7:00PM

Doors Open
6:00PM

PLACE

PPG Paints Arena

TV

AT&T SportsNet

RADIO

105.9 FM, the X

NOTABLES

* The Pens host division rival New York Islanders for the 1st time this season. 

* Pittsburgh is coming off of a 4-0 Canadian road trip, including the club's first sweep of western Canada since 2007. Pittsburgh outscored its opponents 23-6 over the 4 games. 

* Sidney Crosby was named the NHL's First Star of the Week after posting a league-best (tied) 5 goals and 7 points in 3 games. 

* Goaltenders Matt Murray and Casey DeSmith combined to post a 4-0 record, 1.49 GAA and .961 save percentage during the recent road trip. 

* Evgeni Malkin has a 7-game point streak for 15 points (4G-11A). He has points in 8 of the team's 9 games. 

* Former Penguin Tom Kuhnhackl will return and face Pittsburgh for the 1st time in his career. 

* New York has won its past 2 games and is 3-1-1 in the last 5 contests. 

* Anders Lee and Josh Bailey are tied for the team lead with 11 points each. 

INJURIES

PIT - Justin Schultz (lower leg fracture). 

NYI - Cal Clutterbuck (undisclosed).

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29PM

Collection Set for Tuesday Night
The Pittsburgh Penguins will hold a collection at Tuesday's game to benefit victims and families of Saturday's tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.

Donations may be made as fans enter each of the arena's three gates. Fans unable to attend the game can make an online donation at http://treeoflife.givesmart.com/

The team has cancelled its annual Halloween-themed activities originally scheduled for Tuesday's game.

A moment of silence will be held before the game. 

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Game Preview: Penguins vs. Canucks

by Sam Kasan @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Opponent
Vancouver Canucks

Place
PPG Paints Arena

Game Time
7:00PM

Doors Open
6:00PM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29 PM

Promotional Item
Team Calendar presented by Highmark

TV
AT&T SportsNet

RADIO
105.9 FM, the X

NOTABLES
* The Pens are 2-1 at home this season. 

* Defenseman Justin Schultz suffered a lower left leg fracture and underwent surgery. He will be out for 4 months.

* Phil Kessel has 4 goals in his past 2 games, including a hat trick. 

* The Pens switched up their forward combinations and Derick Brassard is skating with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel.

* The Pens' PK has gone 12 for 13 (92.3%) on the season, including a big 5-on-3 (1:48) kill against Montreal on Saturday. Pittsburgh's percentage ranks 3rd in the NHL.

* The Canucks are in the midst of a 6-game road trip. They are 2-2 so far. 

* Vancouver rookie Elias Pettersson is the team's leading scorer with 8 points (5G-3A), but will miss the contest with a concussion.

* Brock Boeser has killed the Pens in his short career. In just 2 games Boeser has 5 goals, including a hat trick, and 6 points.

INJURIES
PIT - Justin Schultz (lower leg fracture). 

VAN - Jay Beagle (broken forearm), Elias Pettersson (concussion).

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Game Preview: Pens-Knights

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Opponent
Vegas Golden Knights

Game Time
7:00 PM

Doors Open
6:00 PM

IBEW Warm-Ups Begin
6:29 PM

Game Presenting Partner
Thursday's game is proudly presented by Robert Morris University.

PLACE
PPG Paints Arena

TV
AT&T SportsNet

RADIO
105.9 FM, the X

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Game Preview: Pens-Canadiens

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Match

Penguins vs. Canadiens

Time

7:00PM ET

Place

PPG Paints Arena

TV

AT&T SportsNet

Radio

105.9 FM, the X

Notables

* The Pens host the Canadiens following their dramatic 7-6 overtime victory against defending Stanley Cup champion Washington in the season opener.

* Kris Letang had 3 points (2G-1A) against the Caps, including the winning overtime goal. His winning goal gave him 440 career points, tying Paul Coffey for the most in franchise history for a defenseman.

* Several Pens registered multiple points against the Caps: Justin Schultz (2A), Brian Dumoulin (2A), Jake Guentzel (2G), Evgeni Malkin (1G-2A), Phil Kessel (2A) and Sidney Crosby (2A).

* The Habs opened their season in Toronto on Wednesday night, suffering a 3-2 setback in overtime.

* Max Domi, acquired in the summer, posted 2 assists in his Montreal debut.

Injuries

PIT - None

MTL - Nicolas Deslaurier (facial fracture). 

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Game Preview: Pens-Caps

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Match
Penguins vs. Capitals

Time
7:00PM ET

Place
PPG Paints Arena

TV
AT&T SportsNet

Radio
105.9 FM, the X

Notables
* The Penguins host the defending Stanley Cup champions and most-heated rival Washington in the season opener. 

* The last time these two teams collided was in the Second Round of the playoffs last season, which Washington won 4-2. 

* The Capitals opened the season with a Stanley Cup championship banner raising night Wednesday. Washington defeated Boston, 7-0. 

* Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 2 goals while Nicklas Backstrom added 3 assists, while Braden Holtby posted a 25-save shutout. 

Injuries
PIT - Tristan Jarry (lower-body).

WSH - Travis Boyd (lower-body), Michal Kempny (upper-body).

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Fan Guide: 05.07.18 Playoff Round 2 Home Game 3 vs. Capitals

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Fan Guide

Game Date
Monday, May 7, 2018

Opponent
Washington Capitals

Game Time
7:00PM

Doors Open
5:30PM

Promotional Items
Gold Playoff T-Shirt presented by PPG

Gold Playoff Rally Towel presented by GNC

Penguins Playoffs are presented by PPG, UPMC & IGS Energy

Special Notes
Fans attending Monday night's game are reminded to use tickets marked "Round 2, Home Game 3" when entering PPG Paints Arena.

Join the Gold Out! Before the game starts, be sure to put your gold shirt on and get your rally towel out to cheer on the Penguins!

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