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Patric Hornqvist | Winger

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 189
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Penguins coach Mike Johnston thinks Patric Hornqvist (upper body) will return Friday night.
Hornqvist missed two contests due to the ailment. Friday's morning skate was optional and some key players consequently skipped it, so it's hard to say what the lines will be. However, Hornqvist's return might correspond with Steve Downie's demotion to the third line. Dec 12 - 12:19 PM

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Patric Hornqvist (upper body) took part in contact drills during Thursday's skate.

Coach Mike Johnston said that Hornqvist will be a game-time decision for Friday's match-up against Calgary. He has missed the past two games with an upper-body ailment.
Dec 11 - 3:50 PM

Patric Hornqvist (undisclosed) skated on his own on Tuesday.

Hornqvist is projected to be back on the ice Thursday and might return to the Penguins' lineup as early as Friday. He has 11 goals and 25 points in 25 games in 2014-15.
Dec 9 - 1:38 PM

Patric Hornqvist (undisclosed) won't play Monday.

It will be the second game in a row he has missed with an undisclosed ailment. Coach Mike Johnston said that Hornqvist is undergoing tests and an update on his status should arrive Tuesday.
Dec 8 - 2:30 PM

There is still no word out of Pittsburgh as to whether or not Patric Hornqvist suffered a concussion on Thursday.

Hornqvist missed Saturday's game as all the results are not in. "We haven’t gotten anything final on that, so he’s still being evaluated," coach Mike Johnston said. "We’ll give him another day and just sort of see where he’s at." Hornqvist had a helmet-to-helmet hit with the Canucks Ryan Stanton. He has 11 goals and 25 points in 25 games and is off to the best start in his NHL career. Consider Hornqvist day-to-day for now.
Dec 7 - 9:32 AM

While it appears as if Patric Hornqvist is still undergoing testing, it's clear that he won't play for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.

Hornqvist has been off to a fantastic start, but his net-crashing style often comes at the price of at least a few games missed each season. Hopefully this isn't a long-lasting issue for the winger.
Dec 6 - 12:10 PM

Patric Hornqvist (possible concussion) underwent baseline testing on Friday and his status is not yet known.

Hornqvist was hit by the Canucks Ryan Stanton Thursday and is considered questionable at best for Saturday afternoon's contest against Ottawa. The 27-year-old winger has been terrific for the Penguins this season with 11 goals and 25 points in 25 games. He is also a plus-eight.
Dec 6 - 9:20 AM

Patric Hornqvist (undisclosed) didn't participate in Friday's practice.

Hornqvist was being evaluated by the team's doctors and doing a baseline test. Penguins coach Mike Johnston expects to know more Saturday morning.
Dec 5 - 4:47 PM

Patric Hornqvist wasn't able to complete Thursday's game due to an undisclosed injury.

Vancouver's Ryan Stanton dealt a hard, open-ice hit to Hornqvist in the second period that knocked Hornqvist out of the contest. The Penguins didn't have an injury update following the game.
Dec 5 - 11:19 AM

Patric Hornqvist sored a goal and and assist in Pittsburgh's 5-4 loss to the Islanders on Friday night.

Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin were in sync all night long, creating space and wreaking havoc in the offensive zone. Horqvist also capped off the Penguins comeback midway through the third to tie it at four.
Nov 21 - 10:38 PM

Patric Hornqvist is projected to move down to the second line.

Hornqvist meshed with Sidney Crosby, but it's not like playing alongside Evgeni Malkin is a bad thing. Malkin and Hornqvist were originally projected to play together following Hornqvist's acquisition over the summer, so if the duo plays well together, this could be a long-term move.
Nov 14 - 11:11 AM

Patric Hornqvist netted his seventh goal of the season Tuesday night as part of the Penguins 4-1 win over Minnesota.

The former Predator has fit in perfectly in his new home and has now racked up 15 points in 11 games with the Pens. Brandon Sutter, Chris Kunitz and Nick Spaling also counted for Pittsburgh in the victory.
Nov 5 - 1:11 AM

Patric Hornqvist picked up a power play assist in his first game back in Nashville.

Hornqvist had spent his entire career in Nashville before being dealt to the Penguins in the off-season and this was his first game back in Nashville since the deal. He has four goals and nine points in seven games thus far and is heading for his best season ever.
Oct 26 - 9:32 AM

Patric Hornqvist will face his former teammates from Nashville for the first time on Saturday.

The Predators will host the Penguins as Hornqvist and Nick Spaling will make their first appearance back in Nashville since the off-season deal. The deal has worked out for both sides thus far with Hornqvist compiling four goals and eight points in six games while James Neal, who went to the Predators has five goals for Nashville in the early going.
Oct 25 - 9:28 AM

Patric Hornqvist registered two goals, one on the power play, and an assist in the Penguins’ 3-1 win over the Islanders on Saturday night.

It’s still very early, but the returns on Hornqvist with two of the best centers in the game in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are very promising. Granted, the final goal came via the empty net, but Hornqvist is clearly thriving in Pittsburgh, with points in all four games and eight in total. Oh yeah, he also had a whopping 12 shots on goal in Saturday’s win. Malkin also had a strong game with a power-play goal and an assist. Crosby had two assists.
Oct 18 - 11:34 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
5Andrew Ebbett
6Scott Wilson
7Zach Sill
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3Nick Spaling
4Blake Comeau
5Rob Klinkhammer
6Bobby Farnham
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Bryan Rust
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Derrick Pouliot
9Taylor Chorney
10Brian Dumoulin
11Scott Harrington
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss