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Penguins Lineup for Pre-Season Contest at Toronto

Tuesday, 09.22.2009 / 10:00 AM / Features
By Sam Kasan
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Penguins Lineup for Pre-Season Contest at Toronto
*Updated 11:35 AM

The Penguins released their lineup for Tuesday's pre-season match-up with the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Center at 7 p.m.

Notable players that will participate are Jordan Staal, Matt Cooke, Tyler Kennedy, Dustin Jeffrey, Ruslan Fedotenko, Mike Rupp, Jay McKee, Alex Goligoski, Mark Eaton and Brent Johnson.

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

Forwards
Cooke-Staal-Kennedy
Conner-Jeffrey-Fedotenko
N.Johnson-Rupp-Pushkarev/Bayda
Bissonnette-Smith-Brookbank

Defensemen
McKee-Goligoski
Eaton-Bortuzzo
Lovejoy-Guenin

Goaltender
B.Johnson
Curry

Toronto's lineup for tonight's game:

Forwards
Jiri Tlusty
Lee Stempniak
Wayne Primeau
Christian Hanson
Jamal Mayers
Colton Orr
Jay Rosehill
Nikolai Kulemin
Tyler Bozak
Nazem Kadri
Victor Stalberg
Mikhail Grabovski

Defensemen
Luke Schenn
Ian White
Mike Komisarek
Tomas Kaberle
Francois Beauchemin
Carl Gunnarsson

Goaltenders
Joey MacDonald
Vesa Toskala

The game will be broadcast on the Penguins' new HD radio channel at 105.9 HD2 and streamed live on www.pittsburghpenguins.com. Steve Mears, host of the "Penguins Live" show on the HD channel, will handle the play-by-play with Phil Bourque providing color. (Read more about Mears here)

The game will also be broadcast on television on the NHL Network. The station is picking up the TSN feed from Canada.

The contest with Toronto is the second of three games the Penguins will play in four nights (all of which are on the road). Pittsburgh was in Montreal Monday, Tuesday in Toronto and Thursday at Columbus. THe Penguins finish off their pre-season schedule with a Stanley Cup re-re-match in Detroit on Sunday.

Here are some pre-warmup shots from the Air Canada Center:


View from ice level outside the Penguins runway


Shot from the press box


A few of the many retired players' banners


Wide arena shot

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