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Pens-Jackets Preview (Preseason Game 4)

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS vs. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS

GAME INFO: Preseason Game 4 (Free Game for Kids)

Where: CONSOL Energy Center

When: Saturday, 4 p.m.

TV: Pittsburgh’s CW (WPCW)

Radio: 105.9 the X

Key Players: Olli Maatta, Chris Kunitz, Daniel Sprong, Derrick Pouliot, Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby.

What to Watch For: Kids, and lots of the them. The Pens distributed 18,000 free tickets for the 5th Annual “Free Game for Kids.” The stands will be packed with youths and amateur hockey stars. Among those receiving tickets were the Tickets for Kids Foundation, the Pittsburgh Amateur Hockey League, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League, Penguins Elite and more.

On the ice, the Pens top line of Kunitz-Crosby-Kessel will likely play a second game together. The trio combined for seven points (3G-4A) in Tuesday's 7-3 win against Carolina.

Pens Lineup:

30 Matt Murray G

37 Jeff Zatkoff G

2 Adam Clendening D

3 Olli Maatta D

5 David Warsofsky D

7 Matt Cullen F

8 Brian Dumoulin D

14 Chris Kunitz F

17 Bryan Rust F

23 Scott Wilson F

28 Ian Cole D

34 Tom Kuhnhackl F

36 Matia Marcantuoni F

39 Jean-Sebastien Dea F

40 Oskar Sundqvist F

41 Daniel Sprong F

45 Josh Archibald F

47 Tom Sestito F

51 Derrick Pouliot D

65 Steve Oleksy D

81 Phil Kessel F

87 Sidney Crosby F

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