The Pittsburgh Penguins will open their 2011 pre-season schedule Wednesday, Sept. 21 against the Detroit Red Wings at CONSOL Energy Center. Game time is 7 p.m. It will be the first of three straight pre-season home games â€“ also including Thursday, Sept. 22 against Chicago (7 p.m.) and Saturday, Sept. 24 against Minnesota (3 p.m.)
The Sept. 21 and 22 games will be part of season ticket packages, with individual game tickets also going on sale to the general public. The Sept. 24 game vs. Minnesota will be the Penguinsâ€™ second annual free game for kids. Details will be provided at a later date.
The Penguins also play pre-season road games at Chicago (9/30/11) and Detroit (10/2/11), and a neutral site game against the Los Angeles Kings (9/27/11) at Kansas City. Wednesday, Sept. 21