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    Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Looks like I am going to try to get tickets for the 11-15-08 game against Buffalo and the 12-27-08 game against Montreal, since they are Saturday night games that coincide with a Steeler home weekend, and I already plan to be in Pittsburgh for the Sunday afternoon games those weekends against San Diego and Cleveland, respectively. I'll just have to drive out a day earlier, that's all.

    http://penguins.nhl.com/team/app/?se...ticleid=368639

    The Pittsburgh Penguins will open the 2008-09 season in Sweden with back-to-back games against the Ottawa Senators on October 4 and 5 at the Globe Arena in Stockholm. Both games will start at 2:30 p.m. Pittsburgh time.

    It marks the second time in franchise history that the Penguins will open the regular season outside of North America. In 2000-01, the Penguins opened the season with two games against the Nashville Predators in Tokyo, Japan.

    Although the Penguins will again play a majority of their games against Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference teams, the NHL instituted a change in the schedule this season to involve more matchups against the Western Conference. The Penguins will play at least one game against each of the 15 teams in the Western Conference, and they will play three of the Western teams twice Detroit, San Jose and Columbus.

    The Penguins will visit the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and then host the Wings at Mellon Arena on Sunday, Feb. 8.

    The Penguins will play six games each against their Atlantic Division rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders (three home, three road). They will play four games each against the other 10 teams in the Eastern Conference (two home, two road).

    They will play 64 games against Eastern Conference teams and 18 against the Western Conference for a total of 82 regular season games.

    The Penguins will play their regular season home opener on Saturday, Oct. 11 against the New Jersey Devils at Mellon Arena (7:30 p.m.). They will close out the regular season at Montreal on Saturday, April 11.



    2008-09 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

    Sat., October 4th @ Ottawa, 2:30 PM (Sweden)
    Sun., October 5th vs. Ottawa, 2:30 PM (Sweden)
    Sat., October 11th vs. New Jersey, 7:30 PM
    Tue., October 14th vs. Philadelphia, 7:00 PM
    Thur., October 16th vs. Washington, 7:30 PM
    Sat., October 18th vs. Toronto, 7:00 PM
    Mon., October 20th @ Boston, 7:00 PM
    Thur., October 23rd vs. Carolina, 7:30 PM
    Sat., October 25th @ New York Rangers, 7:00 PM
    Tue., October 28th @ San Jose, 10:30 PM
    Thur., October 30th @ Phoenix, 10:00 PM
    Sat., November 1st @ St. Louis, 8:30 PM
    Thur., November 6th vs. Edmonton, 7:30 PM
    Sat., November 8th @ New York Islanders, 7:00 PM
    Tue., November 11th @ Detroit, 7:00 PM
    Thur., November 13th vs. Philadelphia, 7:30 PM
    Sat., November 15th vs. Buffalo, 7:30 PM
    Tue., November 18th vs. Minnesota, 7:00 PM
    Thur., November 20th @ Atlanta, 7:00 PM
    Sat., November 22nd vs. Vancouver, 1:00 PM
    Wed., November 26th @ New York Islanders, 7:00 PM
    Fri., November 28th @ Buffalo, 7:30 PM
    Sat., November 29th vs. New Jersey, 7:30 PM
    Wed., December 3rd @ New York Rangers, 7:00 PM
    Thur., December 4th @ Carolina, 7:00 PM
    Sat., December 6th @ Ottawa, 7:00 PM
    Mon., December 8th vs. Buffalo, 7:30 PM
    Wed., December 10th @ New Jersey, 7:00 PM
    Thur., December 11th vs. New York Islanders, 7:30 PM
    Sat., December 13th @ Philadelphia, 1:00 PM
    Thur., December 18th @ Atlanta, 7:00 PM
    Sat., December 20th vs. Toronto, 7:00 PM
    Mon., December 22nd @ Buffalo, 7:00 PM
    Tue., December 23rd vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM
    Fri., December 26th @ New Jersey, 7:00 PM
    Sat., December 27th vs. Montreal, 7:00 PM
    Tue., December 30th vs. Boston, 7:30 PM
    Thur., January 1st @ Boston, 7:00 PM
    Sat., January 3rd vs. Florida, 1:00 PM
    Mon., January 5th @ New York Rangers, 7:00 PM
    Tue., January 6th vs. Atlanta, 7:30 PM
    Thur., January 8th @ Nashville, 8:00 PM
    Sat., January 10th @ Colorado, 3:00 PM
    Tue., January 13th @ Philadelphia, 7:00 PM
    Wed., January 14th vs. Washington, 7:30 PM
    Fri., January 16th vs. Anaheim, 7:30 PM
    Sun., January 18th vs. New York Rangers, 3:00 PM
    Tue., January 20th vs. Carolina, 7:30 PM
    Wed., January 28th vs. New York Rangers, 7:30 PM
    Fri., January 30th @ New Jersey, 7:00 PM
    Sat., January 31st @ Toronto, 7:00 PM
    Tue., February 3rd @ Montreal, 7:30 PM
    Wed., February 4th vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM
    Fri., February 6th vs. Columbus, 7:30 PM
    Sun., February 8th vs. Detroit, 3:00 PM
    Wed., February 11th vs. San Jose, 7:30 PM
    Sat., February 14th @ Toronto, 7:00 PM
    Mon., February 16th @ New York Islanders, 2:00 PM
    Thur., February 19th vs. Montreal, 7:00 PM
    Sat., February 21st @ Philadelphia, 1:00 PM
    Sun., February 22nd @ Washington, 3:00 PM
    Wed., February 25th vs. New York Islanders, 7:30 PM
    Fri., February 27th @ Chicago, 8:30 PM
    Sun., March 1st @ Dallas, 3:00 PM
    Tue., March 3rd @ Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM
    Thur., March 5th @ Florida, 7:30 PM
    Sun., March 8th @ Washington, 3:00 PM
    Tue., March 10th vs. Florida, 7:30 PM
    Thur., March 12th @ Columbus, 7:00 PM
    Sat., March 14th vs. Ottawa, 3:00 PM
    Sun., March 15th vs. Boston, 3:00 PM
    Tue., March 17th vs. Atlanta, 7:30 PM
    Fri., March 20th vs. Los Angeles, 7:30 PM
    Sun., March 22nd vs. Philadelphia, 3:00 PM
    Wed., March 25th vs. Calgary, 7:30 PM
    Sat., March 28th vs. New York Rangers, 1:00 PM
    Wed., April 1st vs. New Jersey, 7:30 PM
    Sat., April 4th @ Carolina, 7:00 PM
    Sun., April 5th @ Florida, 5:00 PM
    Tue., April 7th @ Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM
    Thur., April 9th vs. New York Islanders, 7:30 PM
    Sat., April 11th @ Montreal, 7:00 PM

    (All start times reflect local Pittsburgh time)

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    Re: Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Now, if only they'll show some of them down here, I might get to see some!

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    Re: Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by motter1975
    Now, if only they'll show some of them down here, I might get to see some!
    If you have direct tv you can order the sports pack for an extra $12 a month.

    I'll probably wait until Christmas is over and order it for the remainder of the season,
    then cut it off when the season is over.

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    Re: Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Refresh my memory Ruthless, did last years ticket ordering process include a
    mad rush on ticket master and a quick sell out of the season? IIRC, I tried
    getting tickets, but just about everything was sold out except for single seats
    and a few games closer to the end of the season.

    I need to get a buddy some tickets for his wedding gift and my wife and I want to
    go to at least a game or two.

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    Re: Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Jigawatts
    Refresh my memory Ruthless, did last years ticket ordering process include a
    mad rush on ticket master and a quick sell out of the season? IIRC, I tried
    getting tickets, but just about everything was sold out except for single seats
    and a few games closer to the end of the season.

    I need to get a buddy some tickets for his wedding gift and my wife and I want to
    go to at least a game or two.
    Not sure...the only time last year that worked out with a Sat night Pens game and a regular Sun afternoon Steeler game was opening night against the defending champion Ducks, followed by the Super Bowl rematch against the Seahawks. My sister got married that Saturday night (me, my wife, and both kids were all in the wedding) so my Dad and I could not make it out for opening night against the defending champion Ducks (would have been an extremely tough ticket to get anyway, I would assume), but we did make it out the next morning for the Seattle game, though. I was upset that we would not be able to make it to any Pens games that season, but then it worked out that the Pens had a game at the same time as the Jaguar playoff game (which they moved to an afternoon game to avoid conflict) and we were able to get standing room tickets for that. I read that 99% of the season ticket holders renewed this year, so it will be tough getting any tickets, but I will try to keep my eye out for when tickets go on sale to the general public. If I see anything, I will let you know.

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    Re: Penguins Announce 2008-09 Schedule

    Sorry, jig, I forgot to remind you that single game tix went on sale a little over a week ago. I was able to get tickets to a mid-November game against the Sabres (the night before the Charger game) but could not get tickets to the late-December game against the Habs (the night before the Browns game) since that particular game sold out pretty quickly. I'll have to keep my eyes open on eBay and the like for those tickets later.

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