Sundqvist has impressed Penguins management during the ongoing prospects tourney in London, Ontario. "He's been impressive," said John Hynes, the Pens' AHL coach running the bench in this tournament. "He's a really high hockey IQ kind of player. So he understands the game quite a bit."
New head coach Mike Johnston, who prefers to group players in pairs rather than line units, has already paired Sidney Crosby with Chris Kunitz -- leaving Dupuis's spot on the unit in question, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.