For the third year in a row, the Penguins will head to Washington to take on the Capitals in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Pens will be without Evgeni Malkin and Carl Hagelin tonight since both players are dealing with injuries. Malkin, unlike Hagelin, will be making the trip to Washington with the Pens in the hopes of playing in Game 2 of the series on Sunday. Here’s the series schedule on Rocky 96.5:
April 26: Game 1 – 7pm Face-off. Pregame 6:30
April 29: Game 2 – 3pm Face-off. Pregame 2:30
May 1: Game 3 7:30pm Face-off. Pregame 7:00.
May 3: Game 4 7pm Face-off. Pregame 6:30.
May 5: Game 5 TBD if necessary.
May 7: Game 6 TBD if necessary.
May 9: Game 7 TBD if necessary.
Here’s your PuckDrop digital preview for tonight’s Game 1 in Washington: