Gonchar will return in mid-February

Sergei Gonchar is three weeks away from returning according to sources. Gonchar will begin hitting in about 7 days and there was a lot of buzz going around yesterday that doctors are confident he will return in mid-February not early March.
With Gonchar’s return only weeks away, Penguins GM Ray Shero has been actively shopping defensemen Ryan Whitney and Alex Goligoski. More to come on Whitney…..