ROOT SPORTS announced today its updated live game schedule as it relates to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the New York Rangers starting Wednesday, April 13th.  The regional sports network will produce and carry at least three of the Penguins first round playoff games, all of which will include a special one-hour Penguins Pregame. These games will alter at least two previously-scheduled televised Pirates games on April 13th and April 21st but does not change ROOT SPORTS’ commitment to telecasting at least 150 Pirates games in the 2016 season. The network will announce added televised Pirates games at a later date.   See below for a schedule of upcoming Penguins playoff games and Pirates games on ROOT SPORT:

Wednesday, April 13New York Rangers vs. Penguins, Game 18:00PM
Thursday, April 14Detroit Tigers vs. Pirates12:30PM
Friday, April 15Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pirates7:00PM
Saturday, April 16Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pirates7:00PM
Sunday, April 17Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pirates1:30PM
Tuesday, April 19Penguins vs. New York Rangers, Game 37:00PM
Tuesday, April 19Pirates vs. San Diego Padres10:00PM
Wednesday, April 20Pirates vs. San Diego Padres 10:00PM
Thursday, April 21Penguins vs. New York Rangers, Game 4TBD

ROOT SPORTS  will announce additional first round playoff games if necessary.
*New York Rangers vs. Penguins, Game 2 on Saturday, April 16th will be televised exclusively on NBC.


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ROOT SPORTS™ is the television home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Penguins. The network reaches approximately 3.2 million households across five states and delivers more than 350 live events each year – all of which are available in high definition. ROOT SPORTS is owned and operated by AT&T Sports Networks, which operates regional sports networks in the Northwest, Pittsburgh, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions. The four networks combined reach approximately 13 million households across 22 states and own exclusive rights to produce and distribute live events from more than 25 teams and conferences.