The Pittsburgh Penguins return to action Saturday at 7 p.m. when they travel to Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs.
FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7 p.m., while 105.9 The X will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on pittsburghpenguins.com as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 105.9 The X and the Penguins Radio Network. Join in the conversation with host Bob Grove by calling the Penn Telecom toll-free line at 1-866-922-2874.
Email email@example.com and maybe Bob Grove or Phil Bourque will answer your question during the second intermission of the game.
The Penguins (45-23-10), who are tied with New Jersey (46-24-8) atop the Atlantic Division standings, wrap up their three-game road trip Saturday. They return home Tuesday to take on the Buffalo Sabres at Mellon Arena.
Sidney Crosby owns a 11-point lead in the NHL scoring race with 116 points (35+81) in 75 games. San Jose’s Joe Thornton is in second place with 105 points (21+84) in 78 games.
Evgeni Malkin leads all rookies in scoring with 83 points (33+50) in 74 games. Colorado’s Paul Stastny is second with 71 points (25+46) in 77 games. Penguins winger Jordan Staal is seventh in rookie scoring with 41 points (29+12). He leads all NHL players with a 24.2 shooting percentage and seven short-handed goals, an NHL record for rookies.
Sergei Gonchar is second in scoring among NHL defensemen with 64 points (13+51) in 78 games played. Anaheim’s Scott Niedermayer also has 65 points (13+52) in 74 games.