Bonino sent back to Pittsburgh with undisclosed injury


Nick Bonino is no longer on the road with the Penguins. He’s been sent back to Pittsburgh with an undisclosed injury.

“He’s going to get evaluated and then we’ll have more details after that,” said coach Mike Sullivan.

The Penguins play Friday in Tampa then return home themselves for a game Sunday versus Carolina.

Bonino has three goals and seven assists in 40 games. The 27-year-old has mostly centered the third line. Though¬†his offensive production has been limited, he’s been a valuable penalty killer.

With Bonino out, expect Matt Cullen and Eric Fehr to center the third and fourth lines.