Both Penguins have been out of action for most of this series with upper body injuries. Schultz played just 3:40 before leaving Game 2 versus Ottawa. So far, Schultz has two goals and six points in 14 games while averaging just under 20 minutes per night. Hornqvist last played in Game 1 of this series. Prior to his injury, he had four goals and seven points in 13 games.
According to the Penguins’ lineup notes, Schultz will lineup alongside Ian Cole on Pittsburgh’s third pair. In lieu of Hornqvist’s return, Conor Sheary will return to the lineup and dress on the fourth line. Sheary has been a healthy scratch since Game 5; he has just three assists in 15 games this post-season.