Following yesterday's loss to the Panthers, the Pens were probably better off just avoiding the ice altogether. Jordan Staal, a little dinged up from the Tampa game on Tuesday can rest his ribs, Sid can rest his ankle and the rest of the team can sit around and figure out what went wrong against Florida and figure out how to change it. If I had to guess, I wouldn't doubt Therrien is going to give a rigorous practice tomorrow morning.
Adding to his Pittsburgh-era resume, Ty Conklin pulled in some hardware this week. The Tribune-Review has more:
Goaltender Ty Conklin was nominated by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association as the Penguins' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy - awarded to the NHL player who best exemplifies qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
Now all he has to do is help bring back the Cup and all is well in the world.
That's it for now. If you hear anything going on during this quiet day, shoot it this way.