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As the Pittsburgh Penguins look to get back to the winning ways on the road Tonight they look to be getting a huge boost back to the line up up front.

After missing the last 30 games since having surgery to repair a core muscle Jason Zucker has been activated off injured reserve and he looks to make his triumphant return to the line up against his old team the Minnesota Wild Tonight on the road.

The Pens corresponding move is moving Brock McGinn on long term ir retroactive to March 11th.

Zucker has played in 31 games for the Pens this year with 6 goals, 7 assists and 13 points.

So the question becomes might we see him on a line with Evgeni Malkin and Rickard Rickell??? Time will tell.

But this is the boost the Pens need to add scoring depth behind the Crosby line.

Heres a look at the current state of things in the NHL’s Metro division.

The Penguins are 3 points behind the New York Rangers in third place.

It’s looking more and more like it’ll be a matchup between these two in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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