CONSOL Energy Center
Know The Enemy:
It's blue jersey night.
We're already at game 20.
On this date last season (prior to any games being played) the Pens were 14-7-0 and in second place in the East.
The Canucks were 11-10-0.
They're currently 10-4-3 and leading the Pacific Division.
They're 8-1-1 in their last 10.
The Sedins each have 23 points, which puts them 5th and 6th in the league.
Marc-Andre Fleury doesn't know which twin is which.
Roberto Luongo sucks.
The Canucks are at the end of a five-game road trip.
Keith Ballard will be back in the line-up for Vancouver.
He's been a healthy scratch for the last four games.
From the Pens' website:
The Pens are working on their power play. Looks like Paul Martin will get a chance with the top unit tonight. Martin worked with Letang at the points, with Kunitz Crosby and Malkin down low.
The Pens' lines:
Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke - Evgeni Malkin - Arron Asham
Chris Conner - Mark Letestu - Tyler Kennedy
Mike Rupp - Max Talbot - Craig Adams
Brooks Orpik - Kris Letang
Paul Martin - Zbynek Michalek
Alex Goligoski - Deryk Engelland
The Canucks' lines from Hockey Uptopia.
Daniel Sedin - Henrik Sedin - Alex Burrows
Mason Raymond - Ryan Kesler - Mikael Samuelsson
Raffi Torres - Manny Malhotra - Jannik Hansen
Tanner Glass - Rick Rypien - Mario Bliznak
Alex Edler - Kevin Bieksa
Dan Hamhuis - Christian Ehrhoff
Keith Ballard - Andrew Alberts
There are a few deals for tonight's game.
Tickets for tonight's game down 23% this week, some available for less than $80 (Game avg: $111).
There are tickets available in the 100's Level, some for less than $100 (Game Avg: $111).
Remember, for the rest of the week, you can get a 10% discount on Pens tickets on our Facebook page.
"From hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee. Ye damned whale"