Pens Practice update: Drew O'Connor closer to lineup after Rodrigues injury

Pens Practice update: Drew O'Connor closer to lineup after Rodrigues injury
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It was more bad injury news for the Penguins on Monday, as coach Mike Sullivan announced that forward Evan Rodrigues is out “longer term” after a collision last night in a game against the Rangers. As a reminder, “longer term” in Sullivan-speak usually means an anticipated timeframe of at least 4-8 weeks out of action. Rodrigues joins defensemen Mike Matheson and Juuso Riikola in a “longer term” absence, with defender Marcus Pettersson “week to week”, a step to the better with a rough period usu...