By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Penguins have released their exhibition schedule for the 2011 season.

The first exhibition home game will be Wednesday, September 21st against the Detroit Red Wings (7 pm).

It will be the first of three straight home games – also including Thursday, Sept. 22 against Chicago (7 p.m.) and Saturday, Sept. 24 against Minnesota (3 p.m.)

The game against Mike Yeo and the Wild will be the Penguins’ second annual free game for kids. Details will be provided at a later date.

Penguins 2011 Exhibition Schedule:
Wednesday, Sept. 21 vs. Detroit, 7 PM
Thursday, Sept. 22 vs. Chicago, 7 PM
Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Minnesota, 3 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 27 vs. Los Angeles at Kansas City, 8 PM
Friday, Sept. 30 at Chicago, 8 PM
Sunday, October 2 at Detroit, 4 PM

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