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Panthers/Penguins preview - 1/3;  Kennedy/Godard gametime decision

Panthers at Penguins 1PM ET, Mellon Arena

Season records: 

Panthers, 16-16-5, 37 pts, 10th in Eastern Conference
Penguins, 19-15-4, 42 pts, 8th in Eastern Conference


Season series:  1st meeting

Last game vs. Panthers:  Panthers def. Penguins, 5-2, Mar. 6th, 2008.

Last game results:  Bruins def. Penguins, 4-2, Jan 1stIslanders def. Panthers, 4-2, Dec. 31st.

Special teams rankings: 

Powerplay:  Penguins 17.5% (T-18th), Panthers 14.0% (26th)
Penalty Kill:  Penguins 81.2% (T-19th), Panthers 82.6% (T-12th)

Probable goaltender rankings:

SV%:  Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury .907 (28th), Panthers - Craig Anderson .935 (T-2nd)
GAA:  Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury 2.96 (T-33rd), Panthers - Craig Anderson 2.27 (6th)

- Blue jerseys today.
- Tyler Kennedy and Eric Godard are game-time decisions.
- The Penguins are 0-3 this season in games started before 5:00 p.m.
- A sellout today will be the 87th consecutive.

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Originally at Blogspot, then at MVN, TheConfluence has over 1500 articles reporting Penguins news as well as jumping on my soapbox to opine constructive Penguins criticism.

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