PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s official, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the New York Rangers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The National Hockey League tweeted the news around 9:30 Sunday night.READ MORE: Bowling Green State University Fraternity Suspended After Student Hospitalized
— NHL (@NHL) April 11, 2016
This news comes following the Islanders’ loss to the Flyers.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Clear Skies, Sunny Sunday
The home game will be played at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13.
This will be the third straight postseason in which the Penguins and Rangers will face off.
Pittsburgh finished the season with a record of 48-26-8. They will enter the postseason with Evgeni Malkin and Marc-André Fleury sidelined due to injury.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Area Residents Still Receiving Chase Bank Cards They Did Not Sign Up For