Penguins activate Jake Guentzel, Bryan Rust from IR

Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Jake Guentzel and Bryan Rust have been activated from injured reserve prior to Sunday afternoon’s game against the visiting San Jose Sharks. Also on Sunday, the Penguins removed forward Teddy Blueger from COVID-19 protocol. Guentzel has been sidelined with an upper-body injury since playing against the expansion Seattle Kraken on Dec. 6.