By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have released their 2021-22 regular-season schedule.

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The team opens the NHL’s regular season on Oct. 12 at the Tampa Bay Lightning, the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champions.

The Penguins will then play eight of their next nine games at PPG Paints Arena, including the home-opening game on Oct. 16 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Pittsburgh’s final game of the regular season comes on April 29 at PPG Paints Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Click To See The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2021-22 Schedule