From the pre-game notes:
* Pittsburgh is without Sergei Gonchar (shoulder) and Ryan Whitney (foot).
* Marc Savard and Michael Ryder have scored at least one point in every game this season.
* Puck drop is scheduled for 7:11 p.m.
* Tonight's referees will be Wes McCauley and Brad Watson. The linesmen will be Steve Barton and Brian Murphy.