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No Columbus homecoming yet for Penguins defenseman Jack Johnson

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Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Penguins’ Jack Johnson takes care of the Sabres’ Scott Wilson in the first period Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at PPG Paints Arena.

Jack Johnson’s homecoming will have to wait.

The Penguins announced their lineup for Friday night’s preseason finale in Columbus, and the 31-year-old defenseman who signed with the Penguins in July after spending the previous seven seasons with the Blue Jackets was one of five lineup regulars left off the roster.

The other four sitting out are goalie Matt Murray, defenseman Justin Schultz and forwards Matt Cullen and Daniel Sprong.

Schultz (upper body) and Sprong (lower body) are dealing with minor injuries.

Here is a look at the lineup:

FORWARDS: Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, Carl Hagelin, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel, Dominik Simon, Derick Brassard, Bryan Rust, Zach Aston-Reese, Riley Sheahan, Derek Grant

DEFENSEMEN: Brian Dumoulin, Kris Letang, Olli Maatta, Jamie Oleksiak, Juuso Riikola, Chad Ruhwedel

GOALIES: Casey DeSmith, Tristan Jarry

Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jonathan at [email protected] or via Twitter @BombulieTrib.

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