The 40-year-old Lemieux, who is also the team's owner, sat out
Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning with a stomach
But Penguins coach Ed Olczyk said Monday that there's a chance Super Mario could play tonight.
"He's a little better. And he was feeling even better this afternoon," Olczyk told The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "Right now, he's day-to-day. Sometimes, when you try to work through those sort of things and get back to the level you're accustomed to, sometimes, you don't let yourself get back completely healthy. He's no different than any of us in that regard."
Lemieux has seven goals and 13 assists this season and needs
10 tallies to reach 700.
Rookie sensation Sidney Crosby sat out Monday's practice because
of a sore foot, which he injured Friday against Florida.
Maxime Talbot scored the lone goal for the Penguins, who have
lost three of their last four games and have surrendered a
league-worst 103 goals.
Pittsburgh recalled goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the top pick
in the 2003 draft, from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American
Hockey League on Monday. He has a 1-1-1 record with a 3.40
goals-against average in four games with the Penguins this