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Banged-up Penguins look to eliminate Flyers

For the Pittsburgh Penguins' second crack at clinching a spot in the second round of the playoffs, they could get a key player back, but the status of another is less clear.

Feisty winger Patric Hornqvist, a stalwart on the power play and a fount of upbeat energy, could return Sunday for Game 6 against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center after missing the past two games because of an unspecified injury. He practiced Saturday with no contact restrictions.

"Got bumped around a bit," he said, adding that he hopes to play.

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Leaders
Points: E. Malkin98
Plus/Minus: J. Schultz22
Shots on Goal: P. Kessel261
PIM: E. Malkin87
Win: M. Murray27
Shutouts: T. Jarry2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 270 (3)
Shots: 2823 (1)
PP%: 26.2% (1)
Penalty Minutes: 775 (8)
Assists: 463 (3)
SH Goals: 6 (19)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Washington 49 26 7 105
x-Pittsburgh 47 29 6 100
x-Philadelphia 42 26 14 98
x-Columbus 45 30 7 97
x-New Jersey 44 29 9 97
Carolina 36 35 11 83
NY Islanders 35 37 10 80
NY Rangers 34 39 9 77
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 248 (12)
Shots Against: 2553 (23)
PK%: 80.0% (17)
Penalty Minutes: 743 (9)
Shutouts: 4 (18)
Sv%: 0.903 (23)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/17 P. Hornqvist Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
3/18 C. Rowney Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/20 J. Jooris Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
4/5 A. Angello Signed Two-year, entry-level contract
4/4 T. Kostopoulos Retired
3/29 J. Jooris Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/27 D. Birks Signed Two-year, entry-level contract
3/23 J. Jooris Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/19 T. Jarry Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/18 J. Jooris Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/14 J. Jooris Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/8 J. Jooris Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
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