A preview of the Blue Jackets.
When and where: 7 p.m., EDT. Consol Energy Center.
TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh market), Fox Sports Ohio (Columbus market), NBC Sports (rest of the United States), CBC, RDS.
Leading postseason scorer: Jack Johnson, 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
Last Game: 4-3 road loss in Game 1, Wednesday. Johnson had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jackets.
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (1-0, 3.00 GAA, .912 SV%) for the Penguins. Sergei Bobrovsky (0-1, 4.07 GAA, .875 SV%) for the Blue Jackets.
Injuries: For the Penguins, right wingers Chris Conner (hand), center Marcel Goc (ankle) and goaltender Tomas Vokoun (blood clot) are out. Right winger Pascal Dupuis (knee) is on injured reserve. For the Blue Jackets, left winger R.J. Umberger ("upper body") is probable. Left wingers Nick Foligno ("lower body") is doubtful. Right winger Nathan Horton (abdominal) is out.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 49 Brian Gibbons
36 Jussi Jokinen - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
19 Beau Bennett - 16 Brandon Sutter - 22 Lee Stempniak
15 Tanner Glass - 46 Joe Vitale - 27 Craig Adams
7 Paul Martin - 44 Brooks Orpik
4 Rob Scuderi - 58 Kris Letang
2 Matt Niskanen - 3 Olli Maatta
-The Blue Jackets primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
38 Boone Jenner - 19 Ryan Johansen - 5 Jack Skille
11 Matt Calvert - 17 Brandon Dubinsky - 13 Cam Atkinson
18 R.J. Umberger (above) - 42 Artem Anisimov - 14 Blake Comeau
26 Derek MacKenzie - 55 Mark Letestu - 26 Corey Tropp
51 Fedor Tyutin - 7 Jack Johnson
27 Ryan Murray - 21 James Wisniewski
6 Nikita Nikitin - 58 David Savard
-The last time the Penguins played the Blue Jackets, this happened:
-Malkin has 99 career points.
-Umberger is expected to play after missing Game 1.
-The referees are Dave Jackson (No. 8) and Dan O'Rourke (No. 9). The linesmen are David Brisebois (No. 96) and Jonny Murray (No. 95).
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