Game Day: Zigomanis, Kennedy out for tonight’s game


Pittsburgh Penguins (14-6-4-32) at Carolina Hurricanes (12-11-2-26) Kennedy, Zigomanis out: I’ve been told within the past 10 minutes that Center Mike Zigomanis who was listed as probable this morning is officially out for tonight’s game. About the Hurricanes: The Hurricanes went 7-9-0 in November which lead to a coaching change on Wednesday. Former Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice will be back behind the bench after coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs for two seasons. Maurice coached the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes for 8 seasons, including reaching the Stanley Cup Finals in 2002. This could be a tough game for the Penguins playing back-to-back games and the Hurricanes will be playing their first game in front of their new coach. Official lineup unclear: Penguins did not have a morning skate today so it is unknown what lines head coach Michel Therrien will go with. Word is we could see Crosby and Malkin playing togetherRead More »