Posted November 06, 2018 08:52:56The Pittsburgh Penguins have an exciting day this afternoon as they host the Chicago Blackhawks in the first game of their new series, the Pittsburgh Challenge.
With a total of seven NHL players participating, the game is being televised on TSN3 and TSN6 and can be streamed live on the Penguins’ official YouTube channel.
The Penguins are playing against the Blackhawks in what is expected to be their first NHL matchup since the Penguins defeated the Chicago Sting in their first game in 2016.
The Pittsburgh Challenge has a history of making big changes, as it was the first tournament for the Pittsburgh Penguins, as well as their NHL franchise, to host in the United States.
The team has previously played the Blackhawks twice in the previous two years, a game in Pittsburgh on March 12, 2017 and a game on October 15, 2016.
The Penguins won both games, 1-0, on a goal from forward Artemi Panarin and a goal by Jonathan Toews.
After winning the 2017 Stanley Cup, the Penguins were one of the NHL’s biggest winners during the offseason, spending upwards of $1.1 billion dollars to upgrade the team’s facilities and upgrade equipment.
The team won its first Stanley Cup in 2017 and finished in first place in the NHL for most consecutive seasons.
The game will also mark the team-record 20th consecutive Stanley Cup win, and the 20th win for Pittsburgh.
The Pens won the 2017-18 season series 4-1 and the 2017 Presidents’ Trophy.
The event is expected be a great night for the team as they take on the Blackhawks.
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who was the game-winner on Sunday, is expected take part in the game.
Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is looking forward to having Crosby on the ice.
Here’s what else to know from today’s Penguins’ game against the Chicago Red Wings.
What: Penguins-Chicago Blackhawks Game 5 of the Penguins Challenge at Heinz Field.
Where: 7 p.m.
ET, TSN.TVWhat to watch: The game will be streamed on the NHL website.
The NHL team is also streaming the game live on TESTSn, TNS and TSSN.
The Blackhawks will be looking to get back on track against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.
The Blackhawks won 6-2 on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks are 4-3-0 at home this season, including an impressive 5-0 mark at Heinen Field.
The St. Clair Shores team has won five of its last six meetings at the venue.
The 2018 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins will be playing their fourth game in Chicago.
The teams last meeting in 2016 was a 3-2 overtime loss.
The two teams split the 2017 regular season series with a 4-2 win on November 22.