15 Sep Training Camp Update

Today was the second day of on-ice practice and scrimmages for the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Iceoplex at Southpointe.   Today, the White Team beat the Black Team by a score of 2-1 in 2 periods (halfs), in what was described as a defensively tight game, especially in comparison to yesterday’s scrimmage.  Today’s line-up and scoring were as follows:

Black Team:

  1. Recchi, Crosby, Sykora

  2. Malone, Staal, Armstrong

  3. Stone, Smith, Filewich

  4. Minard, Rank, James 

Defensive Pairings:

  1. Orpik, Whitney

  2. Scuderi, D’Aversa

  3. Nasreddine, Weaver

In Goal:  Conklin/Sabourin

White Team:

  1. Roberts, Malkin, Christensen

  2. Ruutu, Brent, Laraque

  3. Esposito, Talbot, Hall

  4. Taffe, Jeffrey, Kennedy

Defensive Pairings: 

  1. Sydor, Gonchar

  2. Eaton, Letang

  3. Lannon, Lovejoy

In Goal:  Fleury/Curry

All scoring occurred in the second half of the scrimmage with tallies by Stone (D’Aversa), Taffe (Kennedy, Letang), and Christensen (Roberts, Malkin). 

Click on the following video links to view video from today’s training camp scrimmage:

  • Video 1 – Scrimmage – 27:37 Minutes
  • Video 2 – Scrimmage – 27:35 Minutes
  • Video 3 – Locker Room Interviews – 3:09 Minutes

Click HERE for the Pittsburgh Penguins Rink Rat Report audio podcast for day two of training camp (18:16 minutes).  Bob Grove and Phil Bourque interview Petr Sykora, Erik Christensen and Marc-Andre Fleury.

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