Mike Zigomanis goes through full practice on Monday


Pittsburgh Penguins forward Mike Zigomanis went through a full practice Monday afternoon and skated on a line with Eric Godard and Petr Sykora. Zigomanis under-went shoulder surgery on January 14th and is healthy enough to return to the lineup. Sources tell me Zigomanis will be taking off of IR in the next couple days. Zigomanis has been skating since early April and was cleared for contact,

NHL: Zigomanis opts to stay in Pittsburgh & rehab shoulder


Penguins forward Mike Zigomanis is on the fast track to returning from mid-season shoulder surgery as Zigomanis is believed to be 6 weeks ahead of schedule. For the past 10 days, Zigomanis has been skating on the side with strength and conditioning coach Mike Kodar. With the chance of being available to return to the lineup in the playoffs, Zigomanis stayed back in Pittsburgh to rehab his shoulder, opting to skip the trip to Philadelphia Sources tell me Zigomanis will participate in a

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The Latest Buzz Penguins, Zigomanis have mutual interest: Despite missing most of the season with a shoulder injury, look for the Penguins to sign center Mike Zigomanis to a one year deal following the season in the range of $650k. Zigomanis has a strong interest in returning to the team for the upcoming season. The Penguins are looking to fill 3rd/4th line holes with players making close to the minimum salary for next season. Zigomanis is weeks ahead of schedule from shoulder surgery and will begin skating soon. The Penguins have no plans in moving Jordan Staal back to wing for this season but a source close to the team tells me

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Coming off a 6-1 win Wednesday night, the Penguins held an optional practice this afternoon. Among the forwards who skated were Sidney Crosby, Pascal Dupuis, Craig Adams, Max Talbot, Eric Godard, Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy Defensemen Kris Letang and Philippe Boucher also skated. Marc Andre Fleury took the day off and Mathieu Garon was the only goaltender on the ice. Mike Yeo, Tom Fitzgerald ran the optional practice. The latest on Bill Guerin and Ruslan Fedotenko