The Pittsburgh Penguins are in the course of a three-game dropping streak that has seen them fall to 3-3-2 on the season however delivered some excellent news Monday forward of Thursday’s matchup towards the 4-2-1 Philadelphia Flyers.
According to Wes Crosby of the NHL’s web site, Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang has cleared the league’s COVID-19 protocol and skated on his personal Monday. He may apply Wednesday and in the end take the ice Thursday towards Philadelphia after lacking 4 video games attributable to getting into the protocol again on Oct. 23.
“The symptomatic guys, everybody’s a little bit different, so it’s hard to anticipate how long it’s going to take to get him back in the lineup,” Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan commented. “Hopefully, we can get [Letang] on the ice tomorrow and then he can join the team on Wednesday. We’ll see where he is at that point.”
Letang is scheduled to skate on his personal as soon as once more Tuesday.
Penguins celebrity captain Sidney Crosby made his season debut on this previous Saturday’s 4-2 residence loss to the New Jersey Devils after he missed time attributable to having wrist surgery on Sept. 8. Star goal-scorer Evgeni Malkin remains to be anticipated to be out till a minimum of December after he had knee surgical procedure in June.