The Penguins announced Wednesday that Pascal Dupuis has been diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung.
Pascal Dupuis fell ill on Monday and did not practice, making him a scratch against Montreal on Tuesday night.
Pascal Dupuis has been ruled out of Tuesday's game for an undisclosed reason.
Pascal Dupuis scored both goals for the Penguins in their 2-1 win over Toronto on Friday night.
Pascal Dupuis practiced on a line with Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz on Friday.
Pascal Dupuis scored a goal in Pittsburgh's 5-3 loss Wednesday night.
Remarkably, Pascal Dupuis will play for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Pascal Dupuis (neck) will partake in the morning skate on Saturday after which time it will be decided upon if he is able to go Saturday night.
Pascal Dupuis (neck) skated for 14 minutes on Friday morning after he left Thursday night's game on a stretcher.
Pascal Dupuis left Thursday night's game on a stretcher after getting crosschecked to the ice in front of the net and taking a slap shot to the back of the neck.
Pascal Dupuis missed the final 43 games last season when he tore his right ACL, he started making up for lost time on his stat line with four points in the season opener.
Pascal Dupuis (knee) took part in Monday's preseason game.
Pascal Dupuis (knee) wasn't wearing a no-contact sweater during Thursday's practice.
Pascal Dupuis practiced on Friday and said his knee was fine.