Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel worked well together Thursday vs. the Islanders. Mike Sullivan will keep that dynamic duo together tonight vs. the Senators.
Patric Hornqvist took part in the Penguins' morning skate in a regular jersey, but he will be out of the lineup in the Penguins' game tonight in Ottawa.
Who: Penguins (12-10-5) vs. Seantors (12-14-3). When: 7:08 p.m. Where: Canadian Tire Centre. TV: AT&T SportsNet
What mattered most to the high-scoring Penguins' collective cause, at least from this perspective, was what was happening at the far end.
Already down Dominik Simon and potentially Patric Hornqvist, the Penguins made a minor move on Friday, recalling J-S Dea from the AHL.
Kris Letang sure is making an early case to be a Norris Trophy candidate come June. He was on another level Thursday night in a 6-2 win over the Islanders.
With Patric Hornqvist out again, the Penguins needed their stars to be stars. Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Kris Letang obliged.
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Chris Bradford and Taylor Haase discuss Patric Hornqvist's injury, Kris Letang's play, and more following the Penguins' 6-2 win over the Islanders.
Who: Penguins (11-10-5) vs. Islanders (13-10-3). When: 7:08 p.m.. Where: PPG Paints Arena. TV: AT&T SportsNet.