Pens and Sens Open Playoffs Wednesday at 7:00pm at Mellon Arena…


The Penguins and Senators will meet in game one of their first round match up Wednesday evening at Mellon Arena. The two teams will be meeting for the third time in four years in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs…each team has won one series. The rubber match kicks off at 7:00 pm.

Here is the official announcement with all of the details…



The Penguins will open their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

Game 2 will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

The best-of-seven quarterfinal series then shifts to Ottawa for Games 3 and 4 on Sunday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 20.

The broadcast schedule has not been announced by the NHL, but any Penguins game that is not a national TV broadcast will be carried locally by FSN Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, April 14               Ottawa at PITTSBURGH          7:00 p.m.

Friday, April 16                       Ottawa at PITTSBURGH          7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 18                      Pittsburgh at Ottawa              6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 20                    Pittsburgh at Ottawa              7:00 p.m.

*Thursday, April 22                 Ottawa at PITTSBURGH          7:00 p.m.

*Saturday, April 24                 Pittsburgh at Ottawa              7:00 p.m.

*Tuesday, April 27                  Ottawa at PITTSBURGH          7:00 p.m.


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  1. Hal Gill

    April 12, 2010 at 2:08 am

    All Evening games. Thank goodness, no 3 or 4am starts for me….

    They had better not put a weekend game on at 1pm for NBC….

  2. Susan

    April 12, 2010 at 7:43 am

    Will these games be on Fox Sports Pittsburgh? I live in WV and according to the TV schedule right now, these times are showing Pirates baseball.

  3. Evilpens

    April 12, 2010 at 8:13 am

    Yep & the Buccos will be preempted