Less than two days after the Stanley Cup was handed out, the Pittsburgh Penguins have announced their preseason schedule for next season:
The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin the 2013 preseason on the road against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, September 15 at 6 p.m. at Nationwide Arena.
The Penguins return home to host the Detroit Red Wings on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center.
The six-game preseason schedule includes home games against Columbus on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 23 against the Chicago Blackhawks at 7 p.m.
The Penguins will hold their fourth annual Free Game for Kids when the Penguins host the Blue Jackets on Sept. 21. Details for the event will be available at a later date.
The Penguins will also play road games at Chicago on Sept. 19 (time TBA) and Detroit on Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
The broadcast schedule for the pre-season games will be announced as it becomes available.