The Penguins unveiled their lineup for Thursday's pre-season match-up with the Blue Jackets at Columbus at 7 p.m.
With the roster being trimmed to just 29 players
(27 of which are active), the team is starting come together. The lineup tonight features many players that will be on the roster for the Oct. 2 home opener against the NY Rangers.
The Chris Kunitz
-Sidney Crosby-Bill Guerin line will see action together, while Tyler Kennedy
gets his first true shot at playing alongside Ruslan Fedotenko and Evgeni Malkin
Below is the full lineup for this evening's game and the combinations/pairings:Forwards
In the lineup tonight for Columbus are:Forwards
The game will be broadcast on the Penguins' new HD radio channel at 105.9 HD2 and streamed live on www.pittsburghpenguins.com
. Steve Mears, host of the "Penguins Live" show on the HD channel, will handle the play-by-play with Phil Bourque providing color. (Read more about Mears here
The game against Columbus will be the Penguins' third game in four nights (all of which were on the road). Pittsburgh was in Montreal Monday, in Toronto Tuesday and finishing up with Columbus on Thursday. The Penguins finish off their pre-season schedule with a Stanley Cup re-re-match in Detroit on Sunday.
(Read more about the day's activities at the training camp blog)
Author: Sam Kasan