RIikola is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Riikola is expected to draw back into the Penguins lineup on Monday.
Riikola has been a healthy scratch for the last two games, but is expected to be back in the Penguins lineup on Monday. The rookie defenseman has failed to record a point while averaging 17:34 TOI/GM in his first six NHL games.
Riikola is expected to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Riikola had a rough night in Edmonton on Tuesday, so he will get a chance to sit in the press box tonight. Chad Ruhwedel will replace him on the third pairing.
Source: Josh Yohe 10/25/18, 2:11 pm EST