The Pittsburgh Penguins will see New York Islanders No. 3 goaltending Jean-Francois Berube in goal tonight.
Berube claimed off waivers from the Kings in October, has appeared in just three games (2 starts) this season with the Islanders, posting a 1-1-0 record, 3.21 GAA and .905 save percentage. Berube hasn’t appeared in a game since February 6.
Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Patric Hornqvist
Carl Hagelin – Nick Bonino – Phil Kessel
Dominik Simon – Matt Cullen – Bryan Rust
Tom Kuhnhackl – Eric Fehr – Conor Sheary
Olli Maatta – Kris Letang
Brian Dumoulin – Trevor Daley
Ian Cole – Justin Schultz
Marc Andre Fleury to start in Goal
The Baltimore Ravens have signed safety Eric Weddle to a four year, $26 million contract, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Per Schefter, Weddle will receive $13 million int he first two years of the deal.
The Pirates have optioned top pitching prospects RHPs Tyler Glasnow, Jameson Taillon to Indianapolis and OF Harold Ramirez to Altoona.
The Pittsburgh Penguins (36-24-8, 80 pts) improved to 6-4-1 on the season without Evgeni Malkin with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers (39-23-7, 85 pts) on Sunday afternoon.
It was a gutsy effort for the Penguins with contributions throughout the lineup.
Conor Sheary (5) recorded his first career multi-goal game with two goals, including a breakaway goal in second period. Matt Cullen (11), Patric Hornqvist (18, PPG), Sidney Crosby (29, ENG) also scored in the win. Cullen broke a 3-3 tie scoring with 7:51 left in the third period for the eventual game winning goal.
Marc Andre Fleury made 24 saves on 27 shots and was sensational in the first period in stopping 18 of 19 shots. Pittsburgh allowed just eight shots over the final two periods.
Next up for Penguins: vs New York Islanders