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Lightning-Penguins Saturday game preview


Lightning at Penguins

When/where: 12:30, Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 970-AM

Key stats: The Penguins are tied with the Lightning with 66 points, both vying to stay in Eastern Conference playoff spots. … Pittsburgh has found its game lately, winning seven of its past 10 (7-2-1), including a 6-3 victory over the Red Wings on Thursday. … The Penguins are 17-8-4 at home and 11-4-3 against Atlantic Division teams. … Lightning C Vladislav Namestnikov, who missed the past two games with an upper-body injury, could play Saturday or Sunday against the Hurricanes, coach Jon Cooper said. … G Ben Bishop is likely to start today and could play Sunday. … Bishop is 1-2-0 with a 4.45 goals-against average in six career starts against Pittsburgh.

Lightning-Penguins Saturday game preview 02/19/16 [Last modified: Friday, February 19, 2016 6:48pm]
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