CHRIS KUNITZ RUMORS & GOSSIP
Rest Some of the Best?
The Pittsburgh Penguins rested defenseman Brooks Orpik and forward Chris Kunitz in yesterday’s overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Both players are day-to-day and do not have long term injuries, according to Dan Bylsma. Will Bylsma rest some more players today? It is a possibility, especially since Pittsburgh has nine defensemen on their roster, which...
On a night when Sidney Crosby scored his 100th point of the season (above) — the fifth time he has reached that statistical achievement in his career — during a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, assisting on a Chris Kunitz goal. But the superstar had a helluva time dealing with some unexpected […] The post Tough night: Sidney Crosby slapped by linesman, takes...
This past weekend in the back-to-back against Philadelphia, Chris Kunitz was out of the lineup for the first time since back the 2010-11 season. His loss was paralyzing for the Pens offense and nobody felt it more than regular linemate Sidney Crosby. In the two games, Crosby was held pointless with only five shots and was a combined -15 at even strength shot attempts. It was...
Although there was some hope that Pittsburgh forward Chris Kunitz (lower body) would return on Sunday, that won’t be the case.
Penguins coach Dan Bylsma reported that Kunitz is “feeling well, but not well enough to be in today’s lineup,” according to NHL.com. This is his second straight game on the sidelines.
Pittsburgh is also missing James Neal and the absence of two...
The Pittsburgh Penguins could have Chris Kunitz in their lineup Sunday in a rematch against the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Penguins were outmatched on Saturday, as they were shutout 4-0 by their Pennsylvania rivals, the Flyers. Kunitz was a late scratch for this game with a lower-body injury.
According to Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma, Kunitz is currently day-to-day, however he...
It wouldn't be a NHL game involving the Pittsburgh Penguins without a player leaving the game injured, would it? The answer is no it wouldn't. Pens' forward Chris Kunitz left the game near the end of the second period after taking a nasty hit along the boards.Go ahead, read the rest »
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Kunitz received 5 for checking from behind, a 10 and game misconduct.
Bailey has not returned to the game and thanks to Sportsnet for the video.