GAME DAY REPORT --Sam Kasan
PENSTV SOUNDBen Lovejoy Ian Cole Daniel Winnik --Sam Kasan
QUOTE 'EM--Haley Sawyer and Joey Sykes
Head coach Alain Vigneault
The Pens need to make Henrik Lundqvist's life miserable tonight
Backup Cam Talbot was huge for the Rangers when Lundqvist missed 25 games with an injury during the second half of the season
Carl Hagelin has been trying to get under the Pens' skin
Chris Kreider and Derek Stepan
Quite the height difference there between Rick Nash and Marty St. Louis
Stepan looks focused and ready for tonight--Michelle Crechiolo and Joey Sykes
Pouliot is "really close" to playing.
Harrington has all the pucks.
Malkin eyes up his shot.
Adams' beard is grey with wisdom.
Rock solid (read here
"He's getting chances. He's had some really good looks. His shot totals have to stay up," coach Mike Johnston on Perron
Skate clean--Sam Kasan
Pens head coach Mike Johnston said that defenseman Derrick Pouliot (upper-body injury) is "really close to playing."--Sam Kasan
MORNING SKATE INFO
The Pens are holding an optional morning skate here at CONSOL Energy Center. There are 15 players taking part: Winnik; Malkin; Perron; Wilson; Lapierre; Bennett; Adams; Lovejoy; Cole; Dumoulin; Chorney; Harrington; Pouliot; Fleury; and Greiss. --Sam Kasan
DIGITAL PREVIEW--Sam Kasan
GAME 3 HIGHLIGHTS --Sam Kasan
START ME UP
Good morning hockey fans. Tonight the Pens will host the NY Rangers in Game 4. Pittsburgh is hoping to even the series at 2-2 before heading back to the Big Apple.
- The Penguins and New York Rangers play Game 4 of the First Round (TV: ROOT SPORTS; Radio 105.9 The X) at CONSOL Energy Center.
- Pittsburgh is 26-27 all-time in Game 4, including 8-12 in home games.
- This series is one of two (Montreal-Ottawa is the other) that features three one-goal games.
- Eight of the 10 playoff games these two clubs have played against one another dating back to last season’s Second Round matchup have been decided by two or fewer goals.
Stick tap: Pens PR--Sam Kasan