The Pittsburgh Penguins return to action Tuesday at 7 p.m. when they travel to Washington to take on the Capitals.
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.
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The Penguins (43-23-10), who are tied with New Jersey (44-23-8) atop the Atlantic Division standings, close out March with a three-game road trip. They visit Boston on Thursday and travel to Toronto on Saturday night.
Sidney Crosby owns a seven-point lead in the NHL scoring race with 111 points (34+77) in 73 games. San Jose’s Joe Thornton has stormed into second place with 104 points (21+83) in 76 games.
Evgeni Malkin leads all rookies in scoring with 80 points (32+48) in 72 games. Colorado’s Paul Stastny is second with 69 points (25+44) in 75 games. Penguins winger Jordan Staal is sixth in rookie scoring with 40 points (29+11). He leads all NHL players with a 25.2 shooting percentage and seven short-handed goals, an NHL record for rookies.
Sergei Gonchar is second in scoring among NHL defensemen with 63 points (13+50) in 76 games played. Anaheim’s Scott Niedermayer leads the way with 64 points (13+51) in 73 games.