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Game Day: Pittsburgh Penguins at Florida Panthers

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"Unconventional" appears to be an early hallmark of the Bylsma era in Pittsburgh, hence the Pens' shunning of traditional travel methods.

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Pens @ Cats, 7:30p - BankAtlantic Center - FSN-FL

Panthers: 33-23-8 74P, 2nd in SE Penguins: 33-26-6 72P, 4th in ATL

LAST 10: FLA: 6-4-0 PIT: 7-2-1

HOME & AWAY: FLA (H): 17-8-5 PIT: (A): 16-14-4

SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 4 (1-0 FLA)

ALL-TIME: 28-26-4 FLA

Notes: PIT has won four straight. Newly-acquired Bill Guerin is expected to play for the Pens, while Steve Eminger may suit up for Florida. Chris Kunitz has three goals in three games since arriving from Anaheim. Nick Boynton will be in the Cats lineup.


Steve Eminger

#0 / Defenseman / Florida Panthers

6-2

212

Oct 31, 1983



BATTERED & BRUISED


Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Sidney Crosby groin 03/04/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Philippe Boucher foot 02/13/2009
Mike Zigomanis shoulder 12/04/2008

Crosby might be a game-time decision.


Florida Panthers Injuries

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
David Booth other-excused 03/05/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Chris Neil calf 02/08/2009
Bryan Allen knee 10/12/2008
Rostislav Olesz sports-hernia 12/06/2008

Booth, as well, is a toss-up. And lookee there: we lost Belak, but gained Chris Neil! Hope he feels better real soon.

AT THE ENDS


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Marc-Andre Fleury 47 2723 25 16 4 4 128 2.82 1426 1298 .910 3

GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Tomas Vokoun 45 2478 21 17 3 8 100 2.42 1366 1266 .927 6

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All that misplaced rage; just look at his face. Punk.

LITTER BOX LINERS

THE FAR REACHES OF THE BLOGOSPHERE

THE WARMUP


January 3rd, 2009: Campbell vs. Talbot. They had their hearts in this one.