Penguins/Senators PREVIEW

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Another East Division battle as the Penguins host the Binghamton Senators tonight at 7:05 EST.

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Expected Starting Goalies

Jeff Zatkoff (WBS): 20-19-0, 2.00 GAA, .919 SV%, 3 SO
Nathan Lawson (BNG): 9-4-1, 2.22 GAA, .938 SV%, 1 SO

Breaking Down the Matchup

PENGUINS (7th - EAST): 3rd Place East Division, 34-28-2-1 = 71 points
Binghamton (4th - EAST): 2nd Place East Division, 39-20-1-5 = 84 points

Leading Scorers

PENGUINS: Chad Kolarik (23G, 29A), Trevor Smith (18G, 23A), Riley Holzapfel (17G, 22A)
Binghamton: Stephane Da Costa (12G, 22A), Shane Prince (16G, 12A), Mike Hoffman (13G, 15A)

For the Penguins, Robert Bortuzzo has been re-assigned to the AHL Penguins for what Pittsburgh head coach Dan Bylsma says is three games for Bortuzzo to get in some ice time before the NHL trading deadline. We'll see if he enters the lineup tonight. The injured list has just two names on it. Phil Dupuis has been out of the lineup since missing the game against Norfolk on January 15th but skated on his own last week for about 30 miuntes. Tom Kuhnhackl is out for the season as he had shoulder surgery after injuring his shoulder on December 1st.

Injured list: Tom Kuhnhackl (shoulder surgery - out for season) and Phil Dupuis (out indefinitely since 1/15)

Healthy Scratches: Clark Seymour, Cody Wild, Christian Minella and Steve MacIntyre

Expected lineup:

Holzapfel - Smith - Kolarik
Collins - Peters - Thompson
Uher - Gibbons - Megna
Farnham - Sill - Payerl

Reese - Dumoulin
Mormina -Grant
Bortuzzo - Samuelsson


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