Dec 21, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) is congratulated by right wing Pascal Dupuis (9) after defeating the Calgary Flames at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Penguins won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pens' Forward Pascal Dupuis Set for Surgery


Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Pascal Dupuis, who suffered a torn ACL back on Dec. 23, is reportedly set for surgery on Feb. 12 – according to the team’s Twitter handle.

Dupuis, 34, will likely miss the rest of the 2013-14 campaign, and hopefully he can return for the start of next season. Pens’ forward Beau Bennett is in line to permanently skate alongside Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz on the top-line – barring a trade.

In 39 games this season, Dupuis collected 27 points (7G, 13A) and skated to a plus-6 rating.

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