The Pittsburgh Penguins open the final week of their regular season tonight in Philadelphia. Face-off is 7pm. Pre-game on WISR is 6:30pm. The Pens face the Flyers tonight and Tuesday. They return home for their final two games Thursday night and Saturday afternoon against Buffalo.
The Pens took over first place in the East Division following a 3-0 win over Washington Saturday. Bryan Rust scored his 99th and 100th career goals in that game. The Pens are seeking their ninth division title in franchise history and first since 2013-14. The final four games are against teams that have been eliminated from playoff contention. The Capitals visit the New York Rangers tonight. They have five games remaining this week.