Quick hits from today‚Äôs workout and are the Penguins interested in Ducks forward Chris Kunitz?
Ultra-marathoner Phil Rosenstein is running across the United States to raise awareness for the Mario Lemieux Foundation. As he is near completion of a 100-day amazing transcontinental journey, Rosenstein will be in Pittsburgh Wednesday, November 5 and Thursday, November 6. He will be honored by the Mario Lemieux Foundation during the Pittsburgh Penguins home game Thursday. Rosenstein started his journey in Santa Monica, California, on August 10. He completed the entire Route 66 to Chicago, and plans to complete his run, via Pittsburgh, ending in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in the next two weeks. Phil‚Äôs achievement is chronicled in ‚ÄúPhil‚Äôs Blog‚Äù at www.mariolemieux.org. While in Pittsburgh, and in addition to attending the Pens game, Rosenstein will tour the Children‚Äôs Home and Lemieux Family Center.
Despite having two of the games most dynamic players, the Pittsburgh Penguins have had trouble scoring goals this season but tonight the Penguins were clicking on all cylinders. Pittsburgh was led by Miroslav Satan (1 goal ‚Äì 2 assists) who had a three point night, his biggest night in a Penguins uniform. Satan the Penguins marquee free agent signee during the summer leads the Penguins with 6 goals and was reunited with Sidney for the first time since the Penguins third game of season. Talbot ‚Äì Crosby ‚Äì Satan were put together near the end of the team‚Äôs morning skate once Ruslan Fedotenko left practice with what is believed to be a groin injury.
The Penguins coming off of an 4-1 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes have arrived in St. Louis and cancelled their practice for this afternoon. The Penguins are having trouble finding common ground and only have 25 goals in 11 games. With today being an off day its gives the front office and the coaching staff the opportunity to explore their options. Could we expect some changes when the Penguins return from their 9 game road trip? Will they stay in-house to resolve the goal scoring issues? The Latest speculation and a update on Sidney Crosby
The Penguins are currently on the ice as they prepare for the Phoenix Coyotes tonight (10:00 ET). The latest on the status of Max Talbot and Pascal Dupuis. Updated: 3:35 p.m. Another shake up in the Penguins lineup? Talbot in, Dupuis out? Plus the Penguins will get a big boost tonight on the blueline.Read more for the latest insider report on the Penguins lineup changes for tonight’s game.
The Penguins‚Äô will officially unveil their third jersey Wednesday, November 5 at Dick‚Äôs Sporting Goods in The Mall at Robinson. The event will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. Players Tyler Kennedy, Kris Letang, Alex Goligoski, Paul Bissonnette and Eric Godard will be in attendence. The jersey and uniform are the same light blue color pattern that the Penguins wore in last season‚Äôs NHL Winter Classic against the Buffalo Sabres on New Year‚Äôs Day.