Penguins get Stanley Cup rematch with Detroit
Detroit's Darren Helm, top, celebrates scoring the game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Western Conference finals last night in Detroit.
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One night after the Penguins clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup final, they learned it will be a rematch with the Detroit Red Wings.
Empty Netters has the series schedule.
Detroit, which eliminated Chicago last night with a 2-1 overtime win in the Western Conference final, will play host to Game 1 of the best-of-seven final Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Game 2 will be Sunday in Detroit and both games will be at 8 p.m. on WPXI.
The series then shifts to Mellon Arena for Games 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Those games will be on Versus.
The Penguins, seeded fourth in the East, advanced by sweeping Carolina in their conference final. Detroit finished second in the West during the regular season.
First Published May 28, 2009 12:00 am