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Penguins to open 2014-15 season at home against Anaheim

| Saturday, June 21, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Penguins' Joe Vitale fights for the puck with the Ducks' Luca Sbisa in the first period Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.

The Penguins don't yet have a coach, but they know against whom they will begin the 2014-15 season.

The Anaheim Ducks will play Oct. 9 at Consol Energy Center in the season opener for both teams.

Ducks goaltender John Gibson, a Whitehall native, could play against the Penguins for the first time.

The Penguins went 2-0 against Anaheim last season. Both teams lost a Game 7 on their home ice in the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The full NHL schedule will be released Sunday.

— Josh Yohe

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