The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins will square off in a baby carriage match on Friday, Feb. 26, at CONSOL Energy Center, the team announced Thursday.
The game will be televised live on NHL Network.
Penguins coach Mike Sullivan will have his team outfitted with a baby carriage, with two of the four members of the team’s baby carriage team, Mike Gagnon and Andrew O’Donnell, making the trip to Boston to play.
The Penguins will be playing for the first time in nearly three months.
They have not had a baby carrier game since Oct. 3 against the Philadelphia Flyers, but Sullivan said the team has already been getting a lot of feedback on how to prepare for the matchup.
“We have been getting lots of good feedback from people who are expecting a baby, and some of those are very exciting,” he said.
“We will just have to see how the game goes and how well we get on with it.
But we are expecting to have a lot more players on our team.
It will be a fun game, we will be ready to go.”
The game is set for 3 p.m.
ET on NHL.com and will be streamed live on NBCSN.
The Penguins will have three players on their team that have already been drafted in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
The team will also have a few other players on the roster that have yet to be officially announced.
The first of the Penguins’ two teams to play the Bruins in the baby carriage matchup will be goaltender Andrew Hammond.
Hammond was the team captain when the Penguins won their first Stanley Cup in 2017, posting a career-high 22 wins in a career that spanned four seasons.
The other Penguins’ goalie, Nick Spaling, will be making his debut for the Bruins after being acquired from the Washington Capitals.
He played a career high 32 games for Pittsburgh last season, registering a 3.02 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage.