PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Pens Head Coach Dan Bylsma met with the Pittsburgh media for the first time since the Olympics and had some unpleasant news to share on the injury front. Our own Jim Colony was there tweeting out the news as it broke.
Winger Beau Bennett was expected to be coming back post-Olympics after having hand/wrist surgery, but has recently suffered a setback which will cost him another 3-4 weeks. Meanwhile, we received an update on Paul Martin’s hand injury, which he suffered during the Olympics and will now keep him out 4-6 weeks.
General Manager Ray Shero weighed in on all of this as well and talked about the impact it could have on the team as the trade deadline approaches. Shero said when it comes to replacing Pascal Dupuis and Beau Bennett, it’s probably “far-fetched at this point” citing the lack of sellers and the high asking prices.