Penguins get D Orpik, LW Neal back for Game 4
The Pittsburgh Penguins have two key additions to their lineup
for Game 4 against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night: forward
James Neal and defenseman Brooks Orpik.
Neal injured an ankle in the opening game of the first-round
series. Orpik has been sidelined for five games because of an
The Penguins have done just fine without both players, winning
two of the first three games of the series.
Neal, who didn’t record a point in the one game he has played in
these playoffs, took line rushes with Evgeni Malkin and Jarome
Iginla during pregame warmups. Neal had 21 goals and 36 points in
40 regular-season games.
Orpik was a plus-17 during the regular season.