WEDNESDAY'S HOME GAME IS PENS' LAST BEFORE OLYMPIC BREAK
The Pittsburgh Penguins welcome the Boston Bruins to Mellon Arena on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in their final home game before the Olympic break.
In addition, all fans in attendance will receive a UPMC vintage Penguins baseball cap. For tickets call 1-800-642-PENS or 412-642-PENS or visit pittsburghpenguins.com.
The Penguins (12-33-11) look to snap a six-game losing streak. The Bruins (23-23-9) have won all three meetings against the Penguins this season. This contest will complete the teams' four-game series.
Boston is 6-2-2 in its last 10 games. The Bruins rank 24th in the NHL in power-play conversion at 15.5 percent. They are ninth in penalty killing at 84.3 percent.
The Penguins surrendered two more power-play goals in Monday night's defeat in Ottawa. Pittsburgh continues to rank last in penalty killing at 77.8 percent. The Penguins are 11th in power-play conversion at 18.4 percent.
FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7:30 p.m., while 3WS (94.5 FM) will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 7 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on pittsburghpenguins.com as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 3WS and the Penguins Radio Network. Join in the conversation with host Bob Grove by calling the Penn Telecom toll-free line at 1-866-922-2874.
After Wednesday's game, the Penguins travel to Carolina on Friday and Washington on Saturday before the Olympic break starts. The Penguins will be off until March 1 when they welcome the Ottawa Senators to Mellon Arena.