The Pittsburgh Penguins play the first game of a “home-and-home” series tonight in Buffalo. Face-off is 7pm. Pre-game on WISR 680am will be 6:30pm. Evgeni Malkin returned to practice with the team Thursday in Cranberry Township and is expected to return to the starting lineup tonight after missing the past four games. The Pens have won 12 of their past 13 games against Buffalo, and are carrying a seven game winning streak against the Sabres into the game tonight. The Pens are four points behind first-place Columbus.
The Pens host the Sabres tomorrow night for a 7pm face-off at PPG Paints Arena. Hear that game as well on WISR beginning at 6:30pm. That game is the first of five consecutive home games for the Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Cincinnati Bengals for a Monday Night Football game. Kick-off is 8:30pm at Paul Brown Stadium. Pre-game Monday is 6:30pm on WISR 680am. The Steelers are five point favorites.