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Practice Report: 7 players participate in optional practice
Quiet day at Mellon Arena this morning as the Penguins held an optional practice.
As expected, a number of veterans took the day off, as seven skaters are currently on the ice.
Marc Andre Fleury coming off a 45 save performance is not participating in the optional skate
Evgeni Malkin, Sergei Gonchar and Bill Guerin are among a group of key veterans who also opted not to skate.
Among the skaters are
Craig Adams, Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Maxime Talbot Philippe Boucher, Miroslav Satan, Eric Godard and Mathieu Garon.
Kris Letang who suffered a lower leg injury is not skating but he is expected to be fine for tomorrow’s game.
* Mike Zigomanis was on the ice this morning working with strength and conditioning coach Mike Kodar.
Coaches Mike Yeo and Giles Meloche ran practice.
Will have more later this afternoon.