SUNRISE, Fla. (KDKA) — Penguins’ Head Coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that center Jared McCann will play tonight against the Florida Panthers.
McCann missed the Penguins 3-2 overtime victory against Colorado on Wednesday, returned against Dallas on Friday but again was out of the lineup on Saturday against Vegas.READ MORE: 'We Are All Better For Knowing Him': Washington County Community Mourns Loss Of 14-Year-Old Boy
So far this season, McCann has been tasked with second-line center duties with Evgeni Malkin being out with an injury.
McCann has three goals and one assist for four points in seven games played this season.READ MORE: Pennsylvania To Ease Restrictions Before Reopening May 31
Sullivan also confirmed Matt Murray will start against the Panthers.
The Penguins acquired McCann from the Panthers on February 1 along with Nick Bjugstad in exchange for Riley Sheahan, Derick Brassard, and three draft picks.MORE NEWS: Doctors Say It Could Be A Battle To Convince Some Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids
Face-off for tonight’s game at BB&T Center in Sunrise is 7:00 p.m.