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Penguins 2013 Schedule Released, team will start year with 5 of first 7 games on the road

The Pittsburgh Penguins will officially open the season on Saturday, January 19th, visiting the Philadelphia Flyers in a nationally televised game at 3:00 p.m. on NBC. Pittsburgh opens the year with back to back road games, facing the New York Rangers at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday night.
The Penguins will play five of their first seven games on the road. The team will play 18 division games, 5 each against the Rangers (2 home, 3 away) and Islanders (3 home, 2 away). The Penguins will play the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers four times each.
To balance the schedule, the Penguins will play teams in the Northeast and Southeast division three times each (10 teams, 3 games each). Jordan Staal will make his return to Pittsburgh in the Penguins season finale on April 27th. The Penguins longest homestand is a five game homestand from March 24 – April 2nd. The Penguins will have seven sets of back to back games.
PENGUINS 2013 SCHEDULE
SAT JAN 19, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ PHILADELPHIA
3:00 PM ET
NBC
SUN JAN 20, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NY RANGERS
7:00 PM ET
WED JAN 23, 2013
TORONTO
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
FRI JAN 25, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ WINNIPEG
8:00 PM ET
SUN JAN 27, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ OTTAWA
5:00 PM ET
TUE JAN 29, 2013
NY ISLANDERS
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
THU JAN 31, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NY RANGERS
7:00 PM ET
SAT FEB 2, 2013
NEW JERSEY
@ PITTSBURGH
1:00 PM ET
SUN FEB 3, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ WASHINGTON
12:30 PM ET
NBC
TUE FEB 5, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NY ISLANDERS
7:00 PM ET
THU FEB 7, 2013
WASHINGTON @ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
SAT FEB 9, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NEW JERSEY
1:00 PM ET
SUN FEB 10, 2013
NEW JERSEY
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
WED FEB 13, 2013
OTTAWA
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
FRI FEB 15, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ WINNIPEG
7:00 PM ET
SUN FEB 17, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ BUFFALO
12:30 PM ET
NBC
WED FEB 20, 2013
PHILADELPHIA @  PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
FRI FEB 22, 2013
FLORIDA @ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
SUN FEB 24, 2013
TAMPA BAY
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
TUE FEB 26, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ FLORIDA
7:30 PM ET
THU FEB 28, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ CAROLINA
7:00 PM ET
SAT MAR 2, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ MONTRÉAL
7:00 PM ET
MON MAR 4, 2013
TAMPA BAY
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
THU MAR 7, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ PHILADELPHIA
7:00 PM ET
SAT MAR 9, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ TORONTO
7:00 PM ET
SUN MAR 10, 2013
NY ISLANDERS
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
TUE MAR 12, 2013
BOSTON
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
THU MAR 14, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ TORONTO
7:00 PM ET
SAT MAR 16, 2013
NY RANGERS
@ PITTSBURGH 1:00 ET
SUN MAR 17, 2013

BOSTON @ PITTSBURGH 12:30 PM ET

NBC ET
TUE MAR 19, 2013
WASHINGTON
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
FRI MAR 22, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NY ISLANDERS
7:00 PM ET
SUN MAR 24, 2013
PHILADELPHIA
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
TUE MAR 26, 2013
MONTRÉAL
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
THU MAR 28, 2013
WINNIPEG
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
SAT MAR 30, 2013
NY ISLANDERS @ PITTSBURGH
1:00 PM ET
TUE APR 2, 2013
BUFFALO
@ PITTSBURGH
7:30 PM ET
WED APR 3, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NY RANGERS
7:30 ET
FRI APR 5, 2013
NY RANGERS
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
TUE APR 9, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ CAROLINA
7:00 PM ET
THU APR 11, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ TAMPA BAY
7:30 PM ET
SAT APR 13, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ FLORIDA
7:30 PM ET
WED APR 17, 2013
MONTRÉAL
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
FRI APR 19, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ BOSTON
7:00 PM ET
SAT APR 20, 2013
BUFFALO
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
MON APR 22, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ OTTAWA
7:30 PM ET
THU APR 25, 2013
PITTSBURGH
@ NEW JERSEY
7:30 PM ET
SAT APR 27, 2013
CAROLINA
@ PITTSBURGH
7:00 PM ET
Notes: The Penguins will open training camp on Sunday. The players will undergo physicals in the morning at Consol, followed by an on-ice session at 3:10 p.m. at Southpointe. The session is open to the public…..The playoffs are scheduled to start April 30, 2013. The NHL Trade Deadline will be April 3, 2013. Free Agency will begin July 5, 2013.

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