Penguins (2-0-0, 4 points) at Oilers (0-0-0, 0 points)
Why does it matter?
I'm not sure how often this happens, but this is the third straight road game where the Pens are the season opener for the opposition. I can't imagine this is common. Fortunately the Pens have been up to the challenge through the first two (seemingly more difficult) parts.
What has been happening lately?
Pens - Another team effort led to a win in Calgary last night.
Oilers - Will they be any better than last year? Lots of young talent, but not much in the way of results yet.
Questions to be answered
Is Geno okay?
Will Brent Johnson get the start in goal? Flower could probably use the break with the home opener on Tuesday (which is closer than you think given that tonight's game won't finish until near midnight EST).
Can the Pens avoid a letdown against what appears to be inferior competition?
Keys to the game
Stay focused. The Oilers don't ha...