Penguins Announce 2021 Pre-Season Schedule

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced their six-game pre-season schedule. They kick things off against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, September 27 at 7:00PM at PPG Paints Arena. You can see the full schedule and press release below or at

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Penguins Announce 2021 Pre-Season Schedule

The Penguins will open up their six-game pre-season schedule against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, September 27 at 7:00PM at PPG Paints Arena. Pittsburgh’s pre-season schedule features six games – three at PPG Paints Arena and three on the road.

Four days after their first game, the Penguins will play their first road pre-season contest, as they take on the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, October 1 at KeyBank Center.

Following that, Pittsburgh will play two consecutive games at home on Sunday, October 3, and Tuesday, October 5 against the Detroit Red Wings and Sabres respectively. Sunday’s contest against Detroit is the team’s 10th annual “Free Game For Kids”.

The Penguins will conclude their pre-season slate with road games on Thursday, October 7 at Detroit, and Saturday, October 9 at Columbus.

Pre-season television and radio information will be released at a later date.

Below is a look at Pittsburgh’s full 2021 pre-season schedule, as well as other key dates:

DateOpponentTime (ET)Location

Monday, September 27         COLUMBUS    7:00 PM          PPG Paints Arena

Friday, October 1                   at Buffalo      7:00 PM          KeyBank Center

*Sunday, October 3               DETROIT         1:00 PM          PPG Paints Arena

Tuesday, October 5                BUFFALO        7:00 PM          PPG Paints Arena

Thursday, October 7              at Detroit       7:30 PM          Little Caesars Arena

Saturday, October 9               at Columbus   7:00 PM          Nationwide Arena

*Free Game For Kids

Other 2021-22 Offseason/Pre-Season Key Dates:

July 21                        Expansion Draft for Seattle Kraken

July 23-24                   NHL Draft

July 28                        Restricted Free Agent/Unrestricted Free Agent Signing Period Begins

***Please note that all dates are subject to change***

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