Blake Comeau LW PIT 4 Days

Comeau picked up an assist and four PIM against Washington on Wednesday.

The winger has scored three goals and seven points in eight contests since returning from a wrist injury. His strong play makes it less likely Pittsburgh trades for a top-six forward prior to Monday's deadline, though anything is possible with GM Jim Rutherford at the helm.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 8 Days

Comeau netted two goals and assisted on a third Saturday against the Blues.The multi-goal effort was Comeau's first in 18 games -- he tallied a hat trick versus Toronto on Nov. 26. Comeau skated right wing on a re-configured second line with Chris Kunitz and Evgeni Malkin.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 18 Days

Comeau picked up a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.The winger has only suited up for 33 games on the season, but has been fairly productive over that span, recording 12 goals and nine assists to go along with a plus-8 rating.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 18 Days

Comeau (wrist) is listed on the Penguins' second line in advance of Wednesday's matchup against the Red Wings.Comeau has been out of action since Dec. 22, but the winger was removed from IR Wednesday morning, and will suit up for the evening contest. According to the Penguins' twitter account, he'll be skating alongside Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 19 Days

Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette relays that Comeau (wrist) is no longer listed as being on IR on the Penguins' official site.Coach Mike Johnston indicated that Comeau would be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Red Wings, but now that he's off IR, it looks like Comeau has a solid shot to be a go for the contest.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 19 Days

Coach Mike Johnston said Comeau (wrist) will be a game-time decision Wednesday against the Red Wings, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.Comeau fully participated in Wednesday's morning skate, taking part in rushes on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist. That's usually an indicator that a player is on track to play, but Comeau's availability probably shouldn't be confirmed until he's officially activated from injured reserve. Assuming his wrist feels fine after the morning workout, look for the Penguins to activate Comeau at some point during the afternoon. The winger has been out since Dec. 22 due to the injury.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 20 Days

Comeau (wrist), who skated with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist during Monday's practice, will return to the starting lineup either Wednesday or Thursday, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.Coach Mike Johnston said it "isn't definite" that Comeau will return Wednesday. The forward first wants to see how his wrist reacts following several days of practice. Pittsburgh is off Tuesday, so there probably won't be further word on Comeau's status until the team completes its game-day skate Wednesday.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 23 Days

Comeau (wrist) is expected to return to practice Monday, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Comeau skated on his own Friday and took shots for the second straight day. Pittsburgh wants to give the winger a look with Evgeni Malkin prior the trade deadline before determining whether to trade for a top-six winger on Malkin's line.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 25 Days

Penguins coach Mike Johnston said Thursday that Comeau (wrist) could return next week, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

After practicing Tuesday, Comeau was cleared to take shots Thursday. It sounds like his first chance to return will be Wednesday's game against the Red Wings.

Blake Comeau LW PIT 27 Days

Comeau (wrist) took to the ice Tuesday, Root Sports reports.

Coach Mike Johnston previously suggested Sunday that Comeau wouldn't travel with the Penguins to Edmonton, but evidently, the team reevaluated his status Monday and were comfortable bringing the forward along. Comeau didn't skate on a regular line Tuesday, so while it seems unlikely that he'll play Wednesday, he could be activated later on during the Pens' Western Canada trip.