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Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan says both center Evgeni Malkin and defenseman Kris Letang are game-time decisions for the matchup against the Detroit Red Wings at home Thursday.
“Mike Sullivan says Malkin and Letang will both be game-time decisions.”
The duo both skated in full-contact practices at PPG Paints Arena Thursday morning. For Malkin, this is the second full practice in a row. Letang was a limited participant in a non-contact jersey Wednesday.READ MORE: NASA Rocket Launch Should Be Visible Along East Coast Saturday Night
Meanwhile, defenseman Brian Dumoulin did not practice and is still considered day-to-day according to Penguins personnel.
“Brian Dumoulin did not skate today. Still day-to-day with a lower-body injury.”
According to coach Sullivan, Dumoulin is making progress in his recovery from a lower-body injury.MORE NEWS: Couple Arrested For Alleged Horrific Child Abuse After Kids Found Handcuffed In Car
Matt Murray will get the start in net Thursday for the Pens, who take on the Detroit Red Wing at PPG Paints Arena at 7:00 p.m.