The Penguins host the Winnipeg Jets prior to embarking on a 5-game road trip.
MATCH: Penguins vs. Jets
TIME: 7 p.m. EST
PLACE: PPG Paints Arena
TV: AT&T SportsNet
RADIO: 105.9 FM, the X
1. Pittsburgh enters tonight's game having won 16-straight home games against the Winnipeg/Atlanta franchise since March 24, 2007.
2. Evgeni Malkin has 30 points (10G-20A) in 16 career home games vs. Winnipeg.
3. Sidney Crosby recorded his 1,000th career NHL point (assist) against Winnipeg on Feb. 16, 2017.
4. Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has won 4 consecutive games to start the season, matching a career-best winning streak.
5. Winnipeg's Nikolaj Ehlers has 6 goals in his last 4 games, all wins.
PIT - Matt Hunwick (concussion), Carter Rowney (hand), Justin Schultz (concussion).
WPG - Matt Hendricks (lower-body), Dustin Byfuglien (lower-body), Adam Lowry (upper-body), Dmitry Kulikov (upper-body), Mathieu Perreault (lower-body).
*Crosby and Phil Kessel are the only players missing from the team's morning skate.
*Pens recalled Frank Corrado this morning.