The Penguins will start Marc-Andre Fleury in net tonight. Brent Johnson was expected to start but will be sidelined for the second consecutive game due to the flu.
Fleury is 6-6-1 this season with a 2.88 goals against average and .887 save percentage. In his career against the Sabres, he is 6-3-2 with a 3.03 goals against average and .894 save percentage.
Mike Comrie is expected return to the lineup in place of Arron Asham. He practiced on the team's fourth line today. Speaking of which, here's how the lines looked:
Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke - Max Talbot - Evgeni Malkin
Chris Conner - Mark Letestu - Tyler Kennedy
Mike Rupp - Craig Adams - Arron Asham/Mike Comrie
The Sabres are expected to start rookie goaltender Jhonas Enroth tonight in place of regular back up and former Penguin Patrick Lalime.
Enroth was recalled from Portland of the AHL today. He has a 2-1-1 record with a 3.42 goals against average and .884 save percentage. He has never faced the Penguins.
Also, the Penguins will face a Western Pennsylvanian for the second consecutive game, two nights after facing Panthers forward/Fox Chapel native Bill Thomas, they will have to contend with defenseman Mike Weber, a former Seneca Valley product. Weber is expected to take the place of captain Craig Rivet in the lineup.(Photo: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)