PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Penguins winger Patric Hornqvist is expected to be out with a long-term lower-body injury.
The Pittsburgh Penguins say Patric Hornqvist was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. A spokesperson says he’ll be out “longer term.”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Lawyers React To Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty Of George Floyd's Murder
Patric Hornqvist has been placed on injured reserve. He will be out longer-term with a lower-body injury. pic.twitter.com/9BEoiTRXHy
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 3, 2019
On Saturday, the Penguins were back to full health against the Oilers. However, Hornqvist left in the third period and didn’t return.READ MORE: Columbus Police Show Body Camera Footage Of Officer Fatally Shooting 16-Year-Old Girl
#Penguins had everyone back to full health yesterday. Didn’t last long. Today, Patric Hornqvist placed on injured reserve. He will be out longer-term with a lower-body injury.
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) November 4, 2019
The Pens also say Brian Dumoulin missed practice Saturday as he was anticipating the birth of his first child.MORE NEWS: Southwestern Pa. Police Officers React To Derek Chauvin's Guilty Verdict
The Edmonton Oilers won Saturday’s game against the Pens 2-1 when they scored an overtime goal.