Zatkoff starts against Bolts because Fleury is dealing with an illness

Associated Press

The Pittsburgh Penguins made a last-minute lineup change on Saturday afternoon.

Marc-Andre Fleury, who was scheduled to start against Tampa Bay, will be forced into backup duties because he’s dealing with an illness.

So, it’ll be Jeff Zatkoff who faces the Lightning instead.

This is a huge game for both teams.

The Pens and Bolts currently own both Wild Card spots in the Eastern Conference, but the Devils and Hurricanes aren’t too far behind.

Wild Card

The Penguins haven’t announced if Fleury will be healthy enough to start against the Sabres on Sunday.

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