The Pens host the NY Islanders tonight at PPG Paints Arena.
MATCH: Penguins vs. Islanders
TIME: 7 p.m. EST
PLACE: PPG Paints Arena
TV: ROOT Sports
RADIO: 105.9 FM, The X
WHAT TO WATCH FOR:
Defenseman Kris Letang (upper-body) will not play tonight against the Islanders, but is getting closer … Marc-Andre Fleury will play in his eighth-straight game to open the season … Fleury has allowed two or fewer goals in four of his five home games … The Pens are 4-0-1 at home this season, and have scored a power-play goal in each contest … The Islanders are playing the Pens on the backend of back-to-back contests, having dropped a 3-2 contest last night to Montreal at home … New York did not hold a morning skate … Jaroslav Halak will get the start in goal.
MORNING SKATE REPORT:
*Forward Conor Sheary (eye) and Mike Condon were the only absentees from the team's morning skate.
*Letang will not play tonight, but is "getting a whole lot closer," per head coach Mike Sullivan.
*The Pens used the following workflow…