Whitney to practice tomorrow:The Penguins practice tomorrow at South Pointe (12:00 p.m.) which will be open to the publc and fans could have the chance to see Ryan Whitney practice for the first time with his teammates. Whitney has been skating in recent weeks but has yet to join his teammates for a full practice.
Defenseman Mark Eaton was a healthy scratch for the fifth time in eight games. With the addition of Phillipe Boucher, Eaton has fallen to 7th on the depth chart. Eaton signed a 2yr – 4M contract in free agency
Fleury out for Saturday’s game?: Michel Therrien has changed his tune in regards to goaltender Marc Andre Fleury. Therrien was optimistic on Tuesday that Fleury would return on by weekend but Therrien has ruled Fleury out for Saturday’s matchup against the Vancouver Canucks. Backup goaltender Dany Saboruin is 4-1-1 on the season.
Crosby records 33rd¬†three point game: Sidney Crosby had 1 goal and 2 assists¬†against the Atlanta Thrashers which gave him his¬†33rd¬†three point game¬†of his career</div>
Scouting the Penguins?
The Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning have had scouts in the building for two out of the Penguins last 5 games. Both teams are in the market for defenseman.