VERIZON GAME DAY REPORT --Sam Kasan
PENS TV SOUNDRob Scuderi Chris Kunitz --Sam Kasan
BEHIND ENEMY LINES
The Kings are lovin' it
Jake Muzzin is a former draft pick of the Pens (2007, 141st overall)
Martin Jones was the first goalie off the ice
Looks like Jonathan Quick will get the night off--Sam Kasan & Addison Smith
QUOTE 'EM--Sam Kasan
Head coach Dan Bylsma had a few notes for the media...
- Jeff Zatkoff starting in goal vs. former employer
- Paul Martin resumed skating. Next X-ray this weekend
- Bylsma said the LA media is the best dressed in the NHL. Phil Bourque makes a sad gesture. Bylsma updates, "LA is the best dressed visiting media in the NHL."
Letang continues to practice with the Pens
Gibbons with some rearrangement
Orpik gives his stick the rub down
Pyatt confuses Martin with a question on quantam physics
Kunitz gliding on the ice--Sam Kasan & Addison Smith
MORNING SKATE INFO
All the healthy Pens players are on the ice, as well as Kris Letang.
PENS-KINGS PREVIEW--Sam Kasan (Stick tap: Pens PR)
KINGS SCOUTING REPORT --Sam Kasan
START THE DAY
Good morning hockey fans! Tonight the Pens will host the Los Angeles Kings at CONSOL Energy Center. Here are some game notes to get you ready for the action...
- The Penguins finish their season-long four-game homestand against the Los Angeles Kings (TV: ROOT SPORTS; Radio: 105.9 the X) at CONSOL Energy Center.
- Pittsburgh has won three straight games against the Kings here in Pittsburgh.
- The Penguins have been victorious in six of their last seven overall meetings with the Kings.
- Tonight begins the Penguins’ 15th set of back-to-back games. Thus far they have a cumulative record of 18-9-1; including 9-4-1 the first night; and 9-5 in the second game.
Stick tap: Pens PR
We'll open the day with my second favorite artist of all time: Elliott Smith. Here is "Angeles," which is about the city of LA.
Enjoy. --Sam Kasan