This is one of those times that I'm relying on ESPN's sloppy reporting, but it doesn't sound promising. Per the nation, Gonchar will be out 4-6 months following surgery on his dislocated shoulder. [ESPN]
If this is true and the team gets off to a rocky start, don't be surprised to see the Pens be in the market for a quality d-man sooner than they wanted.
Lidstrom celebrates the news of a Norris trophy candidate going down by trying to shove his tongue down Iginla's throat. Zetterberg celebrates with a reach around.