PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the Penguins gear up for a house-and-house series with the Columbus Blue Jackets, some information emerged from apply Wednesday.
Defenseman Kris Letang was back again on the ice at apply for a next straight working day sporting the pink non-get in touch with jersey. Some thought Letang could be out there for the Thursday matchup at PPG Paints Arena, but that stays to be found.
“Kris Letang still in a non-get in touch with jersey as the #Penguins strike the ice for apply.”
In the meantime, winger Patric Hornqvist was strike in the arm by a puck in Tuesday night’s game versus the Florida Panthers. He left the ice, but he did return to the game. Hornqvist was the only absence at apply Wednesday afternoon. Head Coach Mike Sullivan mentioned that Hornqvist took a routine maintenance working day.
“Patric Hornqvist, who briefly went to the locker room past night immediately after he took a puck to the arm, is not on the ice for apply. Only absence today.”
“Mike Sullivan mentioned today was a routine maintenance working day for Patric Hornqvist.”
The Penguins are now in the very first wild card location with 79 details, but they are tied with 79 details with the Carolina Hurricanes who are in 3rd spot in the Metropolitan and the Montreal Canadiens who are keeping the next wild card location. The Blue Jackets are the very first team out of the playoffs with 77 details.