[7:00 PM] Panthers @ Penguins

Who will WIN this matchup?

Florida Panthers (3-1-1)

@ Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-1)


Starting Goalies:

James Reimer(FLA): Confirmed

Marc-Andre Fleury(PIT): Confirmed


Current odds:

Florida Panthers: (+140)

Pittsburgh Penguins: (-160)


The Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t resembled the team that won the Stanley Cup just four short months ago, but that look could change on Tuesday when they host the Florida Panthers. Captain Sidney Crosby returned to a full-contact practice on Monday and is considered day-to-day to make his season debut after being sidelined since Oct. 7 with a concussion.

Jonathan Marchessault scored and set up a goal against the Avalanche, giving the 25-year-old the team lead in points (seven) while his three goals have him tied with Vincent Trocheck.

Veteran Marc-Andre Fleury, who is 14-8-2 in his career versus Florida, is looking to atone after permitting five goals on 23 shots in two periods on Saturday. Pittsburgh’s franchise goaltender could be looking over his shoulder as Matt Murray resumed practicing for the first time this season on Monday after breaking his hand during the World Cup of Hockey.

Florida veteran LW Jussi Jokinen has been ruled out for at least the first two contests of the four-game road trip, coach Gerard Gallant said.

Pittsburgh C Matt Cullen notched an assist on Saturday for his fifth point in as many contests.

The teams ventured into overtime in all three of their meetings last season, with the Penguins winning twice.


StreakSmarts Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins 

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick