The Pens host the San Jose Sharks at PPG Paints Arena in a rematch of last season's Stanley Cup Final.
MATCH: Penguins vs. Sharks
TIME: 7 p.m EST
PLACE: PPG Paints Arena
TV: ROOT Sports
RADIO: 105.9 FM, The X
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Pens and Sharks meet for the first time since last year's Stanley Cup Final matchup … The Pens will be without two of their cornerstone franchise players with Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang missing the game … Crosby will miss his fifth straight game to start the season with a concussion … Derrick Pouliot will make his season debut … San Jose continues a 5-game East Coast swing … The Sharks are 2-1 on current road trip.
MORNING SKATE REPORT:
*Absent from the skate were Sidney Crosby (concussion), Kris Letang (upper-body), Conor Sheary (eye) and Brian Dumoulin (maintenance).
*The Pens used the following workflow…
The 5 defensemen rotated
*Fleury will start in goal
*Letang and Sheary remain day-to-day, though neither will play tonight.
*Crosby did not skate today due to a scheduled day off.