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Penguins Lineup for Pre-Season Contest Against Toronto

Friday, 09.18.2009 / 10:00 AM / Features
By Sam Kasan
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Penguins Lineup for Pre-Season Contest Against Toronto
The Penguins have released their lineup for Friday's pre-season match-up with the Toronto Maple Leafs at Mellon Arena at 7:30 p.m.  (Buy Tickets)

Notable players that will participate are NHL scoring champion Evgeni Malkin, veteran Bill Guerin, defensemen Alex Goligoski, Kris Letang and Brooks Orpik and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.

Malkin will center the top line between Kennedy and Caputi, while Fleury - who wanted a heavy workload in camp - will play his third game in four nights (starting against Columbus Tuesday and in the "Black and Gold Game" Thursday).

Below is the full lineup for this evening's game and the line combinations:

Forwards
Caputi-Malkin-Kennedy
Cooke-Smith-Guerin
Pushkarev-Adams-N.Johnson
Bissonnette-Rupp-Wallace

Defensemen
Goligoski-Guenin
Lee-Letang
Orpik-Lovejoy

Goaltenders
Fleury
B.Johnson

The contest will be the final pre-season game at Mellon Arena before the opening of the regular season and the raising of the Stanley Cup championship banner. Pittsburgh finishes the remainder of its pre-season schedule with four games on the road.

The game will air on the Penguins' flagship station WXDX 105.9 at 7:30 p.m. with Mike Lange and Phil Bourque calling the action. The contest will also be broadcast on 105.9 HD2 and streamed on penguins.com, starting at with a one-hour pre-game show with Steve Mears, Grimm and Bob Grove.

(Read more about the day's activities at the training camp blog)
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