Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Head Coach: Mike Sullivan

Team Mascot: Iceburgh

Year Opened: 2010

Capacity: 19758

City / State: Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Battle of Pennsylvania

Rival Team: Philadelphia Flyers

Penguins and Flyers fans flat out hate each other. These two teams have been battling it out for instate supremacy since they both entered the league in 1967 and things have only gotten more tense between the two over the years. The Pens and Flyers have met in the playoffs six times with their most recent matchup in 2012 producing one of the best playoff series in recent memory. There’s a lot on the line when these Keystone State foes get together making a matchup between them a must see for hockey fans everywhere.

Penguins vs Capitals

Rival Team: Washington Capitals

The Penguins and Capitals have been rivals dating back to the teams’ days in the Patrick Division. The two have faced off in the playoffs nine times with the Penguins getting the best of the Capitals in eight of the nine meetings. The emergence of the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby and the Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin have really turned up the heat on this rivalry making it a can’t miss for hockey fans everywhere.

Penguins vs Islanders

Rival Team: New York Islanders

The Penguins and Islanders have engaged in several hard fought playoff series over the years with the Islanders becoming only the second team ever to erase a three game to none deficit in 1975. In recent years things have been just as heated with the Isles and Pens engaging in a major brawl in 2011. Don’t miss it when the Islanders come to town for your chance to see this fierce rivalry.

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Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Head Coach: Mike Sullivan

Team Mascot: Iceburgh

Year Opened: 2010

Capacity: 19758

City / State: Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania