The NHL Schedule Is Released

The NHL has released the 2012-2013 schedule.

The Penguins open the season at home on October 12th against the New York Islanders. Their first meeting with the Flyers is on October 18th in Philadelphia. 

There's a six-game road trip from October 26th – November 7th that includes stops in Ottawa, Washington, Columbus, New Jersey, Chicago and Toronto. There's another six-game road trip in late February/early March. That's followed by a seven-game homestand.

Pittsburgh's only meeting against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings comes on February 10th at the CONSOL Energy Center.

The Penguins regular season ends on April 13th in Florida. The full schedule is available here.