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Wednesday, 11.22.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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The Pittsburgh Penguins look to make it three wins in a row Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. when the Boston Bruins visit Mellon Arena for a Thanksgiving Eve contest.

Pittsburgh will be without Sidney Crosby as he is sitting out the game with a sore groin muscle. His status is day-to-day. He is third in overall scoring with 30 points. He has 10 goals and 20 assists.

The Penguins (10-7-2) have won their last two games and three of their last four overall. They take on the Bruins (8-8-2) for the first time this season on Wednesday.

Evgeni Malkin is tied for the rookie scoring race with Kings forward Anze Kopitar with 18 points. Malkin leads all rookies with nine goals. He has nine assists as well. Penguins rookie Jordan Staal ranks second among rookies with seven goals.

Marc-Andre Fleury will get the start in goal for the Penguins. He has a 10-5-1 record with a 2.82 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage.

FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7:30 p.m., while 105.9 The X will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 7 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 105.9 The X 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.

Email and maybe Bob Grove or Phil Bourque will answer your question during the second intermission of the game.



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