Pittsburgh Penguins (46-27-7-99 pts) @ Atlanta Thrashers (34-34-13-81 pts)
Alexei Ponikarovsky will miss tonight’s game against the Atlanta Thrashers due to a two game suspension and winger Chris Kunitz will be held out of the lineup for the third straight game, according to a source.
Kunitz has a lingering shoulder injury and the team is expected to keep him out of the lineup for the rest of the regular season.
Enforcer Eric Godard will return to the lineup tonight. Godard will appear in just his third game since January 25th.
Marc Andre Fleury will start in goal tonight.
Dupuis – Crosby – Guerin
Fedotenko – Malkin – Talbot
Cooke – Staal – Kennedy
Rupp – Adams – Godard