Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pens 2011-12 Regular Season Schedule Released

Pittsburgh just released their schedule for the 2011-12 season along with the rest of the league.  Here are some interesting items on this season's schedule:
  • Penguins season begins with a three-game road trip on Thursday, October 6th in Vancouver (10:00 PM); and ends in Edmonton on Sunday, October 9th (9:00 PM)
  • First home game is Tuesday, October 11th against the Florida Panthers (7:00 PM)
  • The Penguins will play the re-located [Atlanta Thrashers] franchise IN Winnipeg on Monday, October 17th (8:30 PM) then the team will travel to play at the CONSOL on Friday, February 10th (7:00 PM)
    • both games are listed as "NHL" (for "Visitor / Home") on the official schedule since the franchise has yet to choose a name for the team
  • The final home game (and for the season) is an afternoon game on Saturday, April 7th agains the Philadelphia Flyers (3:00 PM)
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