Jankowski dished out two helpers in Tuesday's 8-4 loss to the Rangers. Both of Jankowski's points came with the game well out of reach, but the fourth-line center notched his second consecutive multi-point performance all the same. He had just two points in the 31 games preceding this hot streak, so don't expect it to last much longer.
Jankowski scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 7-5 loss to the Bruins. He potted the only goal of the first period before the game got blown open in the second. Jankowski's last multi-point performance came back in the first game of the season, and the 26-year-old has only three goals and seven points through 34 contests as he fills a checking-line role for the Pens.
Jankowski returned to practice Sunday after clearing the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. Jankowski missed Saturday's game versus the Islanders, but it appears he simply produced a false positive test. The 26-year-old should be back in action for Monday's rematch against the Islanders. He has generated five points and 31 shots on net through 31 games.
Jankowski won't play in Saturday's game versus the Islanders after being placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports. It's uncertain whether Jankowski tested positive for the virus or simply was a close contact to an infected person. Nevertheless, he'll sit out Saturday, and Drew O'Connor will take his place in the lineup.
Jankowski (upper body) will play in Thursday's game versus the Flyers. Jankowski will return to the lineup after a three-game layoff. Since recording three points through the first two games of the year, Jankowski has gone pointless over the last 16 contests.
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