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Report: Pens' Announce Preseason Opener Lineup

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According to the team’s website, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced their starting lineup for Sunday’s preseason opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets — and they will be without some key names.

Playing the game minus Sidney Crosby, Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, Kris Letang and others, Pittsburgh will roll a bunch of rookies out there.  They will start Marc-Andre Fleury in net.

Here is the complete list:

Forwards

  • Tanner Glass, LW
  • Chuck Kobasew, RW
  • Dustin Jeffrey, LW
  • James Neal, LW
  • Beau Bennett, RW
  • Andrew Ebbett, C
  • Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, RW
  • Zach Sill, C
  • Bobby Farnham, RW
  • Adam Payerl, C
  • Joe Vitale, C
  • Tom Kuhnhackl, RW
  • Evgeni Malkin, C

Defensemen

  • Brian Dumoulin
  • Scott Harrington
  • Matt Niskanen
  • Brendan Mikkelson
  • Rob Scuderi
  • Philip Samuelsson
  • Derrick Pouliot

Goaltenders

  • Marc-Andre Fleury
  • Jeff Zatkoff

The game is set to be played at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, at 6 p.m.

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins tickets are still available if you’re looking to watch Pittsburgh in their preseason opener.

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