Penguins make more cuts
Here's the group of 25 players Pittsburgh is bringing overseas, with one more cut still to come to get down to a 24-man roster before the season opener next Saturday in Stockholm:
The forwards are Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Petr Sykora, Miroslav Satan, Ruslan Fedotenko, Matt Cooke, Max Talbot, Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Eric Godard, Jeff Taffe, Janne Pesonen, Bill Thomas and Paul Bissonnette.Cut today were Danny Richmond and Connor James. Expect the next one to go to be one of the enforcer types (Godard or Bissonnette).
The defensemen are Brooks Orpik, Rob Scuderi, Hal Gill, Mark Eaton, Darryl Sydor, Kris Letang and Alex Goligoski.
The goaltenders are Marc-Andre Fleury, Dany Sabourin and John Curry.