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May 7, 2021 12:52 AM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Garners assist in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson recorded an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Sabres.

Pettersson set up the third of Jeff Carter's four goals in the contest, which came at 4:36 of the second period. The 24-year-old Pettersson has contributed three points in his last two games, although it's important to note the Penguins tallied 15 times in that span. The Swede has only nine points, 45 shots on net, 51 hits and a plus-7 rating in 46 outings.

May 5, 2021 12:48 AM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: First multi-point effort of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson scored a goal, dished an assist and added a pair of hits in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.

Pettersson opened the scoring just 1:44 into the first period. He also set up a Sidney Crosby goal to give the Penguins a 3-0 lead in the second. The 24-year-old Pettersson hasn't done much on the scoresheet this year with eight points in 45 outings. He's added 44 shots on net, 51 hits and a plus-5 rating.

April 11, 2021 11:28 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Notches assist Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson posted an assist and two blocked shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Devils.

Pettersson earned the secondary helper on a Colton Sceviour goal at 2:35 of the first period. The 24-year-old Pettersson has three assists in his last six outings. For the year, he's produced six points, 28 shots on net, 39 hits, 31 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 33 appearances. He's a third-pairing defenseman, so there's little need for fantasy managers to track his progress.

March 7, 2021 11:00 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Generates helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson posted an assist and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Rangers.

Pettersson collected his first assist of the year on Evgeni Malkin's third-period tally. The 24-year-old Pettersson also has a goal, 20 hits, 20 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating through 15 games. Expect the Swede to remain in a bottom-pairing role for much of the campaign.

February 17, 2021 05:52 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Returns on third pairing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) was minus-2 with two shots and one hit in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Washington.

Pettersson, who had missed the previous nine games with his injury, logged just over 14 minutes of ice time on Pittsburgh's third defensive pairing in his return and saw substantial duty on the penalty kill. The 24-year-old provided 22 points in 69 games last season and has one goal through five contests in 2020-21.

February 16, 2021 06:44 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Good to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) will play in Tuesday's game versus the Capitals.

Pettersson is back in action after spending nine games on injured reserve. The 24-year-old collected 22 points over 69 games last season. He's slated to skate on the third pairing with Cody Ceci.

February 16, 2021 08:12 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Taken off injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) has been activated off injured reserve Tuesday ahead of a matchup with Washington, Seth Rorabaugh of reports.

Officially a game-time decision, it seems unlikely the Penguins would remove Pettersson from injured reserve only to have him sit. In the past, the youngster has paired up with John Marino but could find himself instead playing with Cody Ceci on Tuesday in order to limit his minutes.

February 16, 2021 06:32 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Game-time call Tuesday
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Pettersson (upper body) was labeled a game-time decision against the Capitals on Tuesday, Tom Gulitti of reports.

Pettersson completed the team's full practice session Monday without suffering any apparent setbacks. If the 24-year-old blueliner does suit up, it would be his first game since Jan. 19 versus Washington, a stretch of nine games on the shelf. Chad Ruhwedel or Cody Ceci figures to be the odd-man-out in favor of Pettersson, who needs to be activated off injured reserve in order to play.

February 15, 2021 02:32 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Full practice participant
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) completed Monday's practice session, Seth Rorabaugh of reports.

Pettersson could be approaching a return to the lineup following his nine-game stint on injured reserve due to his upper-body issue. Once cleared to play, Pettersson could see his minutes reduced compared to his pre-injury levels (17:19 per game) thanks to the emergence of Pierre-Olivier Joseph.

February 14, 2021 10:16 AM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Remains unavailable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Capitals, Seth Rorabaugh of reports.

Petterson started skating with a non-contact jersey Saturday. However, the Penguins won't rush him back, so he'll remain on injured reserve for now. The 24-year-old's next chance to play is Tuesday's rematch against the Caps.

February 13, 2021 12:01 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Sheds non-contact sweater
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) wore a normal jersey during Saturday's practice, indicating he's been cleared to start taking contact, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Pettersson is clearly nearing a return to action, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him activated off injured reserve prior to Sunday afternoon's matchup with Washington. The 24-year-old blueliner picked up one goal through four games to start the season before suffering an upper-body injury.

February 10, 2021 01:00 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Wearing non-contact jersey
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) practiced with the Penguins on Wednesday sporting a non-contact sweater.

Pettersson has already missed seven games due to his upper-body issue and seems likely to remain unavailable for Thursday's matchup with the Islanders. Once the 24-year-old blueliner can return to being a full practice participant, it should clear the way for him to rejoin the lineup and be activated off injured reserve.

February 9, 2021 06:00 AM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Skating with taxi squad group
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) skated with the Penguins' taxi squad members Monday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Pettersson skated this morning with the taxi squad. He's getting closer."

Pettersson has already missed the team's previous seven contests but appears to be progressing in the right direction, yet considering he isn't practicing with the team, the blueliner likely won't be ready in time to suit up versus the Islanders on Thursday. Once cleared to play, the 24-year-old Swede should retake his spot in Pittsburgh's top four, though the emergence of Pierre-Olivier Joseph could see him pushed further down the lineup.

January 31, 2021 05:08 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Shifts to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, CapFriendly reports.

Petterson's placement on IR is retroactive to Jan. 19, so he's eligible to return to the lineup at anytime. There's no indication that he's returned to skating yet, so it's tough to pinpoint his timeline to return. The rest of the Penguins' blue line is in rough shape as well, as Brian Dumoulin (lower body), Mike Matheson (upper body) and Kris Letang (undisclosed) are all battling injuries.

January 21, 2021 02:00 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Considered week-to-week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (upper body) was labeled week-to-week by coach Mike Sullivan, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

Given Pettersson's recovery timeline, it seems unlikely he will travel with the team for its upcoming four-game road trip, which would see him out of the lineup for at least the next six contests. If that's the case, Pettersson will likely be designated for injured reserve in the coming days. With Mike Matheson (upper body) and Juuso Riikola (upper body) both facing extended absences, Chad Ruhwedel and Cody Ceci should be expected to take on bigger roles while more minutes head toward stalwarts Kris Letang and Brian Dumoulin.

January 19, 2021 10:24 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Dealing with upper-body injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson is dealing with an upper-body injury, according to head coach Mike Sullivan.

Pettersson left Tuesday's game versus the Capitals after a hard hit from T.J. Oshie and the former did not return. It's unknown if Pettersson will be healthy in time for Friday's game versus the Rangers.

January 19, 2021 09:20 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Exits after hard hit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson (undisclosed) left Tuesday's game versus the Capitals after a hard hit from T.J. Oshie.

Pettersson was injured in the second period. Oshie was initially given a major penalty, but a review allowed referees to downgrade it to a minor. Pettersson did not return for the start of the third period, and neither did Juuso Riikola, leaving the Penguins with only four defensemen to close out the game. The 24-year-old Pettersson fills a second-pairing role for the Penguins -- if he can't return by Friday's game versus Rangers, Cody Ceci may return to the lineup in his place.

January 17, 2021 03:40 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Tallies key snipe
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson scored a goal on his only shot and handed out three hits Sunday in a 4-3 shootout win over Washington.

Pettersson tied the game at 3-3 with just over seven minutes left in the second period, picking the top corner with a wrister from the high slot. It was his first goal of the season and just his sixth in 176 career NHL games. The 24-year-old had two goals and 22 points in 69 games last season.

February 29, 2020 05:56 PM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Notches pair of assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson provided two helpers and three blocked shots in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.

Pettersson set up both of Jason Zucker's tallies in the game. The Swedish blueliner has had a good run of offense with six assists in his last eight outings. The 23-year-old now has 21 points, 95 hits, 76 blocked shots and a plus-10 rating through 63 contests.

February 17, 2020 10:32 AM
Penguins' Marcus Pettersson: Earns helper in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Pettersson registered one assist, one shot and a plus-2 rating versus Detroit on Sunday.

With assists in back-to-back games, Pettersson has broken through a 14-game pointless streak. The blueliner remains bogged down in a 55-game goal drought dating back to Oct. 5 versus Columbus. With an increased role on the power play in his last three appearances (1:18 of ice time per game), the Swede could find the back of the net before long.

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