PENGUINS HEAD TO OTTAWA ON TUESDAY TO TAKE ON SENATORS
The Pittsburgh Penguins hit the road Tuesday to Ottawa to battle the Senators at 7:30 p.m.
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 pittsburghpenguins.com 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 email@example.com and maybe Bob Grove or Phil Bourque will answer your question during the second intermission of the game.
It marks the sixth game in 10 days for the Penguins (35-21-9), who close out the week with homes games Thursday against New Jersey and Saturday against the Rangers.
Sidney Crosby, who has 30 points (14+16) in 15 career games against the Flyers, owns a 10-point lead in the NHL scoring race with 98 points (27+71) in 62 games. Tampa Bay’s Martin St. Louis is second with 89 points (39+50) in 67 games.
Evgeni Malkin leads all rookies in scoring with 69 points (29+40) in 61 games. Colorado’s Paul Stastny is second with 62 points (22+40) in 66 games. Penguins winger Jordan Staal is sixth in rookie scoring with 34 points (26+8). He leads all NHL players with a 26.0 shooting percentage and six short-handed goals, which ties an NHL record for rookies.
Sergei Gonchar is tied for third in scoring among NHL defensemen with 54 points (11+43). He is four points behind Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom, who leads the list with 58 points (11+47).