After a five-week absence Olli Maatta is practicing and is close to returning. But where will he play?
The Penguins will get their rematch against the Predators' Wayne Simmonds, who concussed Brian Dumoulin in his last game vs. Pittsburgh.
The Penguins have recalled forward Adam Johnson from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and re-assigned Joseph Blandisi and Juuso Riikola.
Who: Penguins (39-24-11) vs. Predators (42-27-5). When: 8:08 p.m. Where: Bridgestone Arena. TV: AT&T Sports Net
Teddy Blueger might not be Evgeni Malkin -- who is? - but the rookie is showing that he has the chops to play in the NHL for years to come.
The root causes in the Penguins' 3-2 shootout loss to Carolina were all too familiar: A lack of scoring and letting a late lead slip away.
Who: Penguins (39-24-10) vs. Hurricanes (39-25-7). When: 7:08 p.m. Where: PNC Arena. TV: AT&T Sports Net
Kris Letang is a game-time decision tonight vs. the Hurricanes. If he plays, it'll be his first game action in 24 days.
If adversity reveals character, the Penguins should have no problem. The injury to Evgeni Malkin is just their latest but GM Jim Rutherford likes his team's resolve.
Stop me if you've heard this before, but the Penguins blew a lead in the final seconds of regulation and ultimately lost to the Flyers in overtime.
Evgeni Malkin will be out of the Penguins' lineup 'week to week,' Mike Sullivan said Sunday night.
PITTSBURGH -- On Sunday the Penguins revealed their new-look second line and it produced their lone goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Flyers.
Who: Penguins (39-24-9) vs. Flyers (34-29-8). When: 7:38 p.m. Where: PPG Paints Arena. TV: NBC Sports
"I think every game, from here on out, is going to be of that intensity. And you have to match it or exceed it." This was Jack Johnson, late Saturday afternoon.
Dominik Simon snapped his 20-game goalless streak on Saturday afternoon, scoring the Penguins' lone goal in a 5-1 loss to the Blues.