Brent Johnson will get the start in goal tonight for Pittsburgh as Marc Andre Fleury will get the night off. Johnson was the first goaltender off and took all of the starting goaltender reps in the morning skate.

Johnson is 7-3-1 on the season with a 2.18 GAA and .923 save percentage. Johnson allowed 4 goals on 22 shots in his last start, a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers last Wednesday night.