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Game 57 Preview: Detroit Red Wings @ Pittsburgh Penguins 2/16/2020: lines, how to watch

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The Pens host the worst team in the league

NHL: SEP 25 Preseason - Red Wings at Penguins Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Who: Detroit Red Wings (14-41-4, 32 points, last place Atlantic Division, last place Eastern Conference, last place NHL) Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-6, 74 points, 2nd place in the Metropolitan Division)

When: 12:30 p.m. eastern

How to Watch: National game on NBC

Opponent Track: They’re bad! But they won two of three games last week before losing to Buffalo and New Jersey (neither exactly powerhouses themselves) earlier in the week.

Possible Lines (based on Thursday game)

Forwards

Darren Helm - Dylan Larkin - Anthony Mantha

Tyler Bertuzzi - Andreas Anthanasiou - Luke Glendening

Robby Fabbri - Frans Nielsen - Valterri Filppula

Justin Abdelkader - Christopher Ehn - Adam Erne

Defense

Filip Hronek / Mike Green

Patrik Nemeth / Gustav Lindstrom

Trevor Daley / Alex Biega

Expected starting goalie: Jonathan Bernier

Expected Scratches: Madison Bowey, Johnathan Ericsson, Brendan Perlini

Injured Reserve: Danny Dekeyser, Filip Zadina

And now for the Pens..

Potential Lines (based on Friday game)

Forwards:

Jason Zucker - Sidney Crosby - Dominik Simon

Jared McCann - Evgeni Malkin - Bryan Rust

Zach Aston-Reese - Teddy Blueger - Brandon Tanev

Sam Lafferty - Andrew Agozzino - Patric Hornqvist

Defense:

Jack Johnson/ Kris Letang

Marcus Pettersson / Justin Schultz

Juuso Riikola / Chad Ruhwedel

Expected starting goalie: ?

Expected scratches: Dominik Kahun (concussion), Anthony Angello (healthy), John Marino (cheek surgery)

Injured Reserve: Nick Bjugstad (core muscle surgery), Brian Dumoulin (ankle surgery), Jake Guentzel (shoulder)