Originally written on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 11/19/14

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 25: Defenseman Deryk Engelland #5 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Montreal Canadiens on November 25, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

The Pens are going to be down another defensemen for the next 3 games.  Deryk Engelland was suspended today by the NHL in a move that no one should be surprised about.   Engelland left his feet and hit Blackhawks Marcus Kruger in the head on Tuesday.  Engellend wasn’t penalized on the play.  He will miss three games starting Friday at Winnipeg, Tuesday against Carolina, and Thursday against the Flyers.  He will be allowed to return a week from Saturday against the Devils.

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