LINK CITY: Injury Updates, Blue Jerseys, Goaltending, More

Lots of news coming from the Pens today.  First, on the injury front:


  • Zbynek Michalek is out 2 to 4 weeks with an upper-body injury
  • Forward Arron Asham (upper body) skated for the first time Thursday; as did Jordan Staal
  • Brooks Orpik is still day-to-day with a groin strain


The Pens also announced that they will wear the blue jerseys against the Islanders on Friday.  An attempt to reverse a curse with a curse?  Interesting.

Bylsma also announced that Brent Johnson will start on Friday, giving some fuel to the haters.

Mike Modano returns to Dallas tonight, for the first time as a Wing.

Darren Dreger from TSN looks at concussions in the NHL.

Alex Ovechkin actually made a defensive play last night and it got its own highlight called "Ovi Plays 'D'."

Man Brett Favre getting hit by football: