Welcome back Eric Tangradi (above).
The Penguins will insert the forward into the lineup tonight a day after recalling him from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Forward Tyler Kennedy will not play. Thursday, Dan Bylsma said he would be a game-time decision. He has been sidelined since Oct. 15 due to a concussion.
The team's primary lines in the morning skate today were (PG+):
Steve Sullivan - Evgeni Malkin - James Neal
Chris Kunitz - Jordan Staal - Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke - Richard Park - Arron Asham
Eric Tangradi - Joe Vitale - Craig Adams
The Stars' primary lines and defensive pairings today were:
Loui Eriksson - Jamie Benn - Michael Ryder
Brenden Morrow - Mike Ribeiro - Adam Burish
Eric Nystrom - Vernon Fiddler - Radek Dvorak
Krys Barch - Tom Wandell - Toby Petersen
Mark Fistric - Alex Goligoski
Sheldon Souray - Stephane Robidas
Nicklas Grossman - Trevor Daley
Do yourself a favor and check out this dazzling photo gallery by the Stars' team photographer of the squad's day in Pittsburgh Thursday.
(Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)