Pittsburgh Penguins (36-26-6-78) @ Columbus Blue Jackets (34-27-6-74)
* Forward Petr Sykora will be held out for one more game tonight. Sykora will miss his third consecutive game. Sykora will return to the lineup on Saturday against Ottawa.
Blue Jackets goaltender Steve Mason is questionable for tonight’s game. Mason who is suffering from an illness, was at the facility this morning but his status will not be known until game time. If Mason is unable to go, goaltender Wade Dubielewicz will start against the Penguins

Penguins Lineup
Kunitz – Crosby – Guerin
Dupuis – Malkin – Fedotenko
Cooke – Staal – Kennedy
Adams – Talbot – Godard
Orpik – Gonchar
Eaton – Letang
Gill – Scuderi
**Goatender Marc Andre Fleury will start
Blue Jackets Lineup
Kristian Huselius – Manny Malhotra – Rick Nash
R.J. Umberger – Antoine Vermette – Jason Williams
Raffi Torres – Jiri Novotny – Jake Voracek
Andrew Murray – Michael Peca – Jared Boll
The Blue Jackets will hold a short ceremony tonight honoring head coach Ken Hitchcock on his 500th career win