Penguins travel to Montreal for pre-season game 3
SouthPointe _ The players are going through a 45 minute workout before traveling to Montreal this afternoon. Here is tonight’s lineup.
Forwards: Malkin, Crosby, Guerin, Caputi, Tangradi, Kunitz, Dupuis, Adams, Godard, Bayda, Jeffrey, Wallace
Defensemen: Orpik, Letang, Despres, Lovejoy, Engelland, Gonchar
Goaltenders: Fleury, Curry
*Seven defensemen will travel with the team and Nate Guenin who is currently practicing with tonight’s lineup will not suit up tonight.
*Eric Tangradi took a slap shot to his ankle on the power play. Appears to be okay.
*Pittsburgh began practice working with their top two power play units for tonight’s game. The first unit will consist of
*Guerin – Malkin – Crosby
Letang – Gonchar.
*The second unit will be Kunitz – Tangradi -Caputi with Lovejoy and Orpik working the points.
Dupuis – Adams
Bayda – Jeffrey
*Team went through a basic morning skate workout. Skilled drills, 10-15 minutes working on the power play and some 2-on-1’s.
*Eric Tangradi will play right wing on Evgeni Malkin’s line to open up the game tonight.
Caputi – Crosby – Guerin
Kunitz – Malkin – Tangradi
Dupuis – Adams – Wallace
Bayda – Jeffrey – Godard
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Defensemen: Spacek, Gorges, Belle, Weber, Carle, Markov.
Carey Price will start in goal