|Sick Gary Roberts sits out for Penguins|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 13 May 2008 14:14|
Roberts came to the arena Tuesday when the Penguins held their morning skate, but didn't take part.
Pittsburgh coach Michel Therrien said the 41-year-old left winger would be a game-time decision. Roberts wasn't with his teammates for the pregame warmup and was later announced among the scratched players.
Adam Hall, who didn't play in Pittsburgh's Game 2 victory over Philadelphia, went back into the Penguins lineup.
Roberts has played in only six of Pittsburgh's 12 postseason games. He was sidelined by a groin injury earlier in the playoffs and was out of the lineup for five games. Roberts didn't come back to active duty until Game 4 of the second round against the New York Rangers when Maxime Talbot was forced out with an injured foot.
Talbot returned Sunday, following a three-game absence, and scored the winning goal when the Penguins took a 2-0 series lead over the Flyers.