MATCH: Penguins vs. Flames
TIME: 7 p.m. EST
PLACE: PPG Paints Arena
TV: ATT SportsNet
RADIO: 105.9 FM, a X
1. Tonight a Pens are celebrating inclusion and farrago in a competition of hockey with “Hockey Is For Everyone Night.” Among a many events holding place will be players regulating rainbow colored Pride fasten on their sticks in warmup, that will be auctioned off with deduction benefiting “You Can Play,” an classification that promotes reserve and inclusion for LGBTQ athletes, coaches and fans.
2. After Pittsburgh’s 3-2 home overtime win Saturday opposite a NY Islanders, a Pens are 12-1 in their past 13 home games.
3. Defenseman Kris Letang posted his 333rd career support opposite a Islanders, apropos a club’s all-time personality in helpers for a blueliner (Paul Coffey, 332).
4. The Flames (73 points) are in 11th place in a Western Conference and 4 points behind from a final Wild Card mark for a playoffs. They start a 3-game highway outing but starting goalie Mike Smith, who stayed in Calgary with a lower-body injury.
5. Calgary has 4 20-goal scorers this season: Sean Monahan (29), Matthew Tkachuk (24), Johnny Gaudreau (20) and Michael Ferland (20).
PIT – Zach Aston-Reese (upper-body), Matt Murray (concussion).
CGY – Marek Hrivik (upper-body), Michael Ferland (upper-body), Mike Smith (lower-body), Kris Versteeg (lower-body).
* All approaching players were on a ice for a morning skate. Goalie Matt Murray skated on his possess beforehand. Pittsburgh used a following workflow…