GOLDEN KNIGHTS (1-3-0) at PENGUINS (1-1-0)
7 p.m. ET; SN1, SNE, SNO, ATTSN-PT, ATTSN-RM, NHL.TV
Goalie Casey DeSmith will make his first start of the season for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Vegas Golden Knights at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday.
Penguins goalie Matt Murray was a full participant in an optional morning skate after he sustained a concussion during practice Monday. Although Murray said he feels good, coach Mike Sullivan ruled him out and said he is day to day.
Goalie Malcolm Subban is expected to start for the Golden Knights after Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on 28 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.
Vegas has been outscored 15-8 in its first four games.
Players to watch
Forward Jonathan Marchessault leads Vegas with two goals and four points in four games.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby is looking for his first goal of the season. He had two assists in the season opener against the Capitals before being held without a point against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
They said it
"We just have to get a little bit of puck luck. When you get puck luck, you work hard. We have to work hard." -- Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant
"We're hoping we're a better team today than we were a week ago. Now we've got a big test tonight against a very good hockey team." -- Penguins coach Mike Sullivan
Golden Knights projected lineup
Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Reilly Smith
Max Pacioretty -- Erik Haula -- Tomas Nosek
Ryan Carpenter -- Cody Eakin -- Oscar Lindberg
William Carrier -- Pierre-Edouard Bellemare -- Ryan Reaves
Shea Theodore -- Deryk Engelland
Brayden McNabb -- Colin Miller
Jon Merrill -- Nick Holden
Scratched: Jake Bischoff, Brad Hunt
Injured: Paul Stastny (lower body), Alex Tuch (lower body)
Suspended: Nate Schmidt
Penguins projected lineup
Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Patric Hornqvist
Carl Hagelin -- Evgeni Malkin -- Phil Kessel
Dominik Simon -- Derick Brassard -- Bryan Rust
Matt Cullen -- Riley Sheahan -- Daniel Sprong
Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang
Jack Johnson -- Justin Schultz
Jamie Oleksiak -- Juuso Riikola
Scratched: Chad Ruhwedel, Olli Maatta
Injured: Matt Murray (concussion)
The Golden Knights did not hold a morning skate. ... Jarry was recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League to back up DeSmith. ... Riikola could make his NHL debut.
Smith needs one goal for 100 in his NHL career. ... Letang is one point away from tying Martin Straka for 10th on the Penguins' all-time points list with 442.