Found April 09, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins will still be without a few key stars when they take the ice Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. With the way the Hurricanes have struggled lately, it might not matter. Pittsburgh, recently receiving a spark from former Hurricane Jussi Jokinen, will try to hand Carolina a 13th loss in 14 games and top the only Eastern Conference team it has yet to beat this season. The Penguins (29-10-0) became the first team from the East to clinch a playoff spot - their seventh straight postseason appearance - on Sunday due to Buffalo's win over New Jersey. Tuesday will be their first contest since a 2-1 shootout win over the Rangers on Friday. Jokinen, acquired from Carolina last week in a deadline deal, scored the Penguins' only goal and also provided the lone shootout score. Pittsburgh is still without NHL points leader Sidney Crosby, who hasn't been cleared to return to practice and is out indefinitely after suffering a broken jaw aga...
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