Adam Clendening will draw into the lineup for the first time this season as Rob Scuderi sits. According to Bob Grove, the last time Scuderi was a healthy scratch by the Penguins was March 31, 2007.

Sergei Plotnikov will be a healthy scratch upfront.

Kunitz – Crosby – Kessel
Perron – Malkin – Hornqvist
Porter – Bonino – Sprong
Farnham – Cullen – Rust

Cole – Letang
Maatta – Clendening
Dumoulin – Lovejoy

Marc Andre Fleury