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Penguins to start Johnson in net - 03-15-11

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

The Penguins will start goaltender Brent Johnson (right) in net tonight in place of Marc-Andre Fleury. Johnson has not started since a 2-1 overtime loss at New Jersey, March 4.

In xx games this season, he has an 9-5-3 record with an 2.17 goals against average, .919 save percentage and one shutout.

Johnson has a career record of 7-1-1 against the Senators along with 2.09 goals against average and .939 save percentage.

Defensemen Kris Letang, Paul Martin and Corey Potter are all expected to be in the lineup (PG+).

Letang had a medical examination after a rough hit from Edmonton's Gilbert Brule Sunday. Martin skipped today's morning skate. Potter was recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL today.

(Photo: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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