The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin the 2016-2017 preseason on the road against the Detroit Red Wings at 7:30pm on Tuesday September 27th and the Chicago Blackhawks at 8:30pm on September 28th.

They will be back in Pittsburgh on Friday, September 30th when they host the Chicago Blackhawks, a game that will be broadcast on Pittsburgh’s CW.


Another preseason game, Sunday October 2, will also be televised on Pittsburgh’s CW.

The October 8 matinee against Columbus will be the sixth annual ‘Free Game for Kids.’ All 18,000-plus tickets for that afternoon will again be distributed to local youth hockey teams and other youth organizations throughout the region.

A full list of the 2016-2017 Penguins preseason schedule is below.

tuesday sept. 27 at detroit 7:30 pm joe louis arena
wednesday sept. 28 at chicago 8:30 pm united center
friday* sept. 30 chicago 7:00 pm consol energy center
sunday* oct. 2 at columbus 4:00 pm nationwide arena
wednesday oct. 5 detroit 7:00 pm consol energy center
saturday oct. 8 columbus 3:00 pm consol energy center

*Game will air on Pittsburgh’s CW.