Category: Game Preview
Flyers at Penguins, 7:30 PM ET, Mellon Arena
Flyers, 5-6-3, 13 pts, 13th in Eastern Conference
Penguins, 9-4-2, 20 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference
Penguins at Red Wings, 7PM ET, Joe Louis Arena
Penguins, 8-4-2, 18 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference
Red Wings, 9-2-2, 20 pts, 2nd in Western Conference
And let the hype machine begin.
Tuesday night at the Joe, the Penguins will return to Detroit for the first time since June’s Stanley Cup Finals, which of course the Red Wings won in six games.
A lot will be made of the matchup by the MSHM, it’s the en vogue story, especially with The Marian Hossa Story thrown in there for good measure.
But the Penguins should do themselves a favor; Forget about comparisons to the Wings, you’ve got more important things to worry about.
Penguins at Islanders, 7PM ET, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Penguins, 7-4-2, 16 pts., 7th in Eastern Conference
Islanders, 4-8-1, 9 pts, 15th in Eastern Conference
Oilers at Penguins, 7PM ET, Mellon Arena.
Oilers, 6-5-1, 13 pts., 9th in Western Conference
Penguins, 6-4-2, 14 pts., 7th in Eastern Conference
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