Marino (face) will return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Senators. Marino has missed Pittsburgh's last 11 games while recovering from the facial surgery he underwent Feb. 10, but he's been a full participant at practice since Thursday, so he shouldn't have any limitations against the Senators. The 22-year-old American is expected to return to a significant role, skating on the Penguins' second pairing and second power-play unit Tuesday.
Marino (face) will be a game-time call for Tuesday's matchup with Ottawa. Marino missed the last 11 contests after taking a puck to the face but appears to be nearing a return to action. The Massachusetts native figures to slot into the second pairing alongside Marcus Pettersson based on Monday's practice session, per Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop. Prior to getting hurt, the youngster notched two points in his previous two contests and should be capable of reaching the 30-point mark.
Marino (face) took part in Thursday's practice session in a regular jersey but is still working his way back to 100 percent. When asked about the blueliner's timeline, coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "We have a sense. I'm just not going to share it. But obviously, the fact that they're participating in full contact, that's really encouraging, " Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Before he can get back into the lineup, Marino will need to be activated off injured reserve. Based on Sullivan's comments, it seems unlikely Marino will suit up for Friday's clash with Anaheim, though the fact that he traveled with the team is a good indication that he could be back sooner rather than later.
Marino (face) is wearing a full-contact jersey during Thursday's practice. Marino will likely be wearing a full face shield for a while, but the fact that he's been cleared for contact suggests he could be ready to rejoin the lineup as soon as Friday against Anaheim. The rookie blueliner has notched 25 points while posting a plus-14 rating in 51 games this campaign.
Marino (face) was designated for injured reserve Wednesday. Marino is expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks, so his placement on IR was only a matter of time. With the extra roster spot, the Penguins brought up Zach Trotman from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Prior to getting hurt, the 22-year-old Marino was having a fantastic rookie campaign, as he's racked up five goals, 20 helpers and 58 shots while averaging 20:19 of ice time.
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