The Pens finish a 3-game road trip with a visit to Detroit for their final game at Joe Louis Arena.
MATCH: Penguins vs. Red Wings
TIME: 7 p.m.
PLACE: Joe Louis Arena
TV: ROOT Sports
RADIO: 105.9 FM, the X
WHAT TO WATCH FOR:
The Pens play their final game ever at Joe Louis Arena, the site of Pittsburgh raising its 3rd Stanley Cup championship on June 12, 2009 … Five players remain on the roster from the '09 Cup run: Sidney Crosby; Evgeni Malkin; Kris Letang; Marc-Andre Fleury; and Chris Kunitz … The Pens finish a 3-game road trip in Detroit after losing their first 2 contests of the swing … Pittsburgh's back-to-back regulation losses to Washington (Wednesday) and Ottawa (Thursday) were the team's first such setbacks in 90 games … Crosby has points in 14 of his last 17 games (11G-19A) … Conor Sheary has scored points in 6 of his last 8 games, including a 5-game scoring streak, for 7 total points (3G-4A) … Detroit has the 2nd-worst record in the Eastern Conference (2 points ahead of the NY Islanders) … The Wings have 1 win in their past 6 games (1-3-2) … Detroit has suffered 178 man-games lost this season due to injury. Currently on the mend are Darren Helm (shoulder), Niklas Kronwall (lower-body), Brendan Smith (knee) and Jimmy Howard (knee) … The ageless Henrik Zetterberg, 36, leads the club with 30 points.
MORNING SKATE REPORT:
*The Pens had full attendance at the morning skate
*PP1: Letang, Malkin, Crosby, Kessel, Hornqvist
PP2: Schultz, Daley, Bonino, Sheary, Kunitz
*Marc-Andre Fleury will start in goal