The 2012-13 AHL Schedule Announced

Saturday, August 18, 2012

The wait is over! The American Hockey League has announced its schedule for the 2012-13 season. The Penguins schedule here. A quick look at this year's schedule with notable games:
  • Opening night is on the road against the Binghamton Senators on Saturday, October 13th, at 7:05 p.m. EST. Their first home game of the regular season is the following Saturday against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
  • This year's Outdoor Classic features the Penguins in Hershey against the Bears on Sunday, January 20th, at 5:00 p.m. EST. 
  • Two other "special" games on the schedule include a trip to Atlantic City to play the Albany Devils (4:00 p.m. EST. Sunday, November 25th) and a trip to Philadelphia to play the Adirondack Phantoms at the Wells Fargo Center (7:00 p.m. EST Friday, February 22nd)
  • The biggest home stretch comes in early November when the Penguins play five games at the Mohegan Sun Arena from November 7th-16th. The biggest road trip is a seven game tour of New England, stretching from March 8th-20th.

A breakdown of who the Pens play and how many times:

Hershey Bears (Washington) (12 games - 6H/6A)
Binghamton Senators (Ottawa) (10 games - 5H/5A)
Norfolk Admirals (Tampa Bay) (8 games - 4H/4A)
Syracuse Crunch (Anaheim) (8 games - 4H/4A)
TOTAL (38 games - 19H/19A)

Albany Devils (New Jersey) (4 games - 2H/2A)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (New York Islanders) (4 games - 2H/2A)
Connecticut Whale (New York Rangers) (2 games - 1H/1A)
Springfield Falcons (Columbus Blue Jackets) (2 games - 1H/1A)
Adirondack Phantoms (Philadelphia) (4 games - 2H/2A)
TOTAL (16 games - 8H/8A)

Manchester Monarchs (Los Angeles Kings) (4 games - 2H/2A)
Portland Pirates (Phoenix Coyotes) (4 games - 2H/2A)
St. John’s (Winnipeg Jets) (4 games - 2H/2A)
Providence Bruins (Boston Bruins) (2 games - 1H/1A)
Worcester Sharks (San Jose Sharks) (4 games - 2H/2A)
TOTAL (18 games - 9H/9A)

Rochester Americans (Buffalo Sabres) (2 games - 1H/1A)
Toronto Marlies (Toronto Maple Leafs) (2 games - 1H/1A)
TOTAL (4 games - 2H/2A)


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