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Penguins' Olli Maatta Activated From Injured Reserve

Maatta will be a game time decision

March 29, 2019 - 5:14 pm

Related: Olli Maatta A Game Time Decision Against Nashville

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Its official, Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta has been activated from injured reserve.

Maatta has been out since February 11; missing 21 games since suffering an upper-body injury during a 4-1 win against the Flyers in Philadelphia.

Coach Mike Sullivan says Maatta will be a game time decision Friday night when the Nashville Predators face off against the Pens at 7 p.m.

Before his injury Maatta had 1 goal, 12 points and was a plus 7 in 55 games.

The Penguins are trying to win their fourth straight after taking 7 of 8 points on a four game road trip.

The Penguins currently sit in third in the Metropolitan Division, 4 points in front of the Carolina Hurricanes and 2 behind the New York Islanders.

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