Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 2 Days

Ehrhoff was held pointless with a plus-1 rating in little over 18 minutes of action Wednesday in his first game back from a concussion.

The Caps' Tom Wilson punished Ehrhoff with a couple of dangerous hits, but the blueliner didn't miss a shift. Ehrhoff now has 13 points in 44 games with Pittsburgh.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 2 Days

The Penguins will pair Ehrhoff with Derrick Pouliot on Wednesday against the Capitals.

Ehrhoff has been a fantasy disappointment with Pittsburgh -- he has just 13 points in 43 games -- and hasn't seen much time on the power play. With an offensive rookie in his pairing Wednesday, Ehrhoff will likely make safe decisions and provide support for the puck carriers.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 2 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) is not listed among the Devils' scratches in advance of Wednesday's matchup against the Capitals.

Ehrhoff was able to participate in morning skate, suggesting that he would be ready for the evening tilt. He'll resume his regular role providing the Pens with defensive depth.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 2 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) took part in Wednesday's morning skate and suggested he felt ready to play later in the evening against the Capitals.

Coach Mike Johnston said after the session that he'd meet with Ehrhoff and team doctors before determining the blueliner's status. That likely leaves him as a game-time decision for Wednesday's game, with his availability (or lack thereof) to be determined during pregame warmups.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 3 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) took part in a full-contact practice Tuesday.

Coach Mike Johnston acknowledged after the session that Ehrhoff could be a possibility for Wednesday's game against the Capitals. The Penguins will check in on Ehrhoff's condition after Wednesday's morning skate before a decision on his status is reached. The blueliner's last apperance came on Jan. 28.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 5 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) will not play Sunday against the Panthers.Ehrhoff was activated off the disabled list Sunday, but apparently isn't ready to go as of yet. With the news, his next chance to return will come Wednesday against the Capitals after a long stint on the disabled list.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 5 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) was activated from injured reserve Sunday and could return, Andy Hughes of The Pens Nation reports.Ehrhoff was taken off injured reserve on the Penguins' team site, and has been increasing his role in practice lately. It seems that a return could be coming Sunday, but an official update on his status should be provided at some point.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 7 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) took contact in Friday's practice, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.Ehrhoff looks to be nearing the finish line in his recovery from the concussion, as taking full contact represents one of the final hurdles he'll have to clear. Coach Mike Johnston has ruled out a return to action Saturday against the Blues for the blueliner, but he could be ready to go for the second half of the Pens' back-to-back Sunday versus the Panthers.

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 8 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) took part in limited contact drills Thursday but is not close to returning.Coach Mike Johnston said that Ehrhoff remains in the early stages of a comeback. "It was pretty limited (the contact) today. That's the first step, 1-on-1 contact then team battling drills. Until he gets into a team practice with heavier contact, then he's still several days away from there."

Christian Ehrhoff D PIT 9 Days

Ehrhoff (concussion) hasn't been cleared to practice with contact yet, Root Sports reports.Ehrhoff has been on the ice as a limited participant the last few days, but until the blueliner is able to practice fully, he'll be without a definitive timetable for a return. He's been out since Jan. 28 with the concussion.