The Pittsburgh Penguins picked up their 10th-straight home win. Zach Aston Reese scored a third-period power play goal as the Pens topped the Kings 3-1. Pittsburgh hosts Toronto tomorrow night.
Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel both scored third-period goals to lift the Penguins past the Golden Knights 5-4. The Pens visit Dallas Friday night. Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier got a standing ovation from the PPG Paints Arena crowd as he took in the Penguins’ game. Shazier acknowledged the fans with a wave and a big smile.
Marc Andre Fleury, who won three Stanley Cups with the Penguins, will be back in Pittsburgh tonight for the first time since Vegas selected him in the expansion draft, as the Pens host the Golden Knights at 7 o’clock. Join 106.3 The River and 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the Pens’ pregame show.
Penguins’ forward Conor Sheary is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury. The Pens have won eight of 10 to move into second place in the Metropolitan Division behind Washington. The Pens host the Caps tonight at 7, join 106.3 The River or 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the pregame.
Pens’ goalie Matt Murray participated in his first practice yesterday since leaving the team last week to go home to Canada because of the death of his father. Murray said he was glad to be back on the ice. The Pens host Carolina tonight at 7 o’clock. Listen on 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the pregame.