By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP)
Eastern conference teams beginning extended road trips far away from home usually have already faced the brutal and constant rigors of an NHL season.
For the Pittsburgh Penguins, however, they are getting the tough travels out of the way early. Coming off of a 4-3 overtime win against the defending western conference champions, the Vancouver Canucks, the Pens’ western Canadian road trip has gotten off to a good start.
News and Updates
- Jordan Staal, despite missing yesterday’s practice, is expected to play tonight, according to Pittsburgh bench boss Dan Bylsma. Staal left Thursday night’s game with cramping issues that Bylsma stated were the direct result of dehydration.”He cramped in the game (Thursday) night. That’s why he didn’t finish the game. The best thing for him is getting on the bike (Friday), and he’ll be ready to go (tonight against the Flames).” Bylsma told press.
Despite Bylsma’s reports of Jordan Staal’s issues being hydration-related, ...