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Insider Only Friday’s Practice Buzz: Crosby seeing some time with first power play unit

FRIDAY’S PRACTICE BUZZ
SOUTHPOINTE — Some Quick Hits from today’s practice at Southpointe:
Sidney Crosby is practicing with the team and took line rushes on a spare line with Beau Bennett and Dustin Jeffrey. Crosby, though, is seeing time on the first power play unit.
The top power play unit has included at times Sidney Crosby, James Neal and Evgeni Malkin down low with Jarome Iginla and Kris Letang at the points.
Crosby has not been cleared to play yet.

Brooks Orpik (lower body), and Marc Andre Fleury (non-injury related) are not practicing today with the team. Joe Vitale (foot) is back skating going through individual work.
LINES
Chris Kunitz – Evgeni Malkin – James Neal
Jarome Ingila – Jussi Jokinen – Pascal Dupuis

Brenden Morrow – Brandon Sutter – Matt Cooke
Tanner Glass – Craig Adams – Tyler Kennedy
Beau Bennett – Sidney Crosby – Dustin Jeffrey
Tidbits: Paul Martin and James Neal are both expected to play tomorrow night vs Carolina.

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