Some Penguins players to resume skating on Tuesday

Some Penguins players to resume skating on Tuesday

Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby takes part in a practice session during the NHL hockey playoffs, Friday, May 5, 2017, at the team practice facility in Cranberry.

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A sign that the return of hockey is coming soon.

Some Penguins players will return to the ice at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex on Tuesday for voluntary small-group training, according to a release by general manager Jim Rutherford.

All players and select team staff will be tested for COVID-19 before they can participate.

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Everyone must also follow health and safety guidelines that were laid out in Phase 2 of the NHL’s Return to Play plan as well as recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The media and public are not permitted at Tuesdays skate.

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