Defenseman Sergei Gonchar skated today with strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar before Penguins practice this morning. Gonchar has not played all season since suffering the shoulder injury in the first preseason game, and he is not expected to be back in the lineup until March sometime but only time will tell.
In other news today is the last day to submit votes for teh All Star game. Currently the Penguins have three starters with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin leading all fowards by a large margin and Marc-Andre Fleury is currently up in the goalie votes on Canadien goalie Carey Price, the two have been swapping position now for a couple weeks. To check out the current leaders you can visit the Pens Nation All Star game leaders page and you can vote at vote.nhl.com . You can also vote by texting PENS‚ to 81812.