Some surprises/mishaps before Lightning – Penguins Game 2


Perhaps there will be more curveballs by the time the puck drops for Game 2 (this post will be updated if so), but the pre-game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lighting provided some intrigue.

Some of the details seem as-expected.

Andrei Vasilevskiy will indeed start while Ben Bishop won’t suit up for Game 2. Anton Stralman appears to be ready to go, too.

It’s not all good news for the Lightning, however, as Ryan Callahan was not on the ice and may not play tonight. He’s missing the contest with the flu.

Meanwhile, the Penguins hope that Patric Hornqvist can play after a mishap:

If nothing else, he’s listed on the team’s roster as of moments ago. Also of note: Justin Schultz is indeed replacing Olli Maatta in the Penguins’ lineup.

Again, this post will be tweaked if Callahan does play and/or Hornqvist does not.