By: KDKA-TV News Staff

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

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.

Click To See The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2021-22 Schedule