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It's possible that the situation could have been more dire for the Penguins. It's just hard to imagine how. They were trying to protect a 3-2 lead over Carolina with a little more than three minutes left when their best defensive center, Jordan Staal, left the game after being struck in the face with a puck. That was bad.
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Christine Simpson of Sportnet has a sit-down interview with Matt Cooke.
The interview is almost 20 minutes long and can be viewed below.
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We missed posting this when it came out, but it's still a great video. DJ Steve Porter welcomes Sidney Crosby back to the NHL. This aired on Hockey Night in Canada last week (we think...) Cy makes an appearance.
Tyler Seguin. Sidney Crosby. Two young stars who both seem to have impossibly high ceilings and ooze potential. Crosby has capitalized on much of his and is already firmly established as the league's premier player despite being only 24 years old. He missed a chunk of time battling post-concussion symptoms, but in his return to the ice, he's looked just as good as he ever...
The Penguins -- who held their morning skate without defensemen Kris Letang, Zbynek Michalek and Deryk Engelland -- have recalled defenseman Alexander Picard from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
On Sidney Crosby's Return To The NHL
The Penguins survived a two-man disadvantage for the final 124 minutes of regulation to defeat Carolina, 3-2, at the RBC Center tonight.
Seems like almost every time the Penguins are preparing to play a game these days, a coach or player -- or both -- suggests that facing them will provide a good "measuring stick" for his club. Makes sense. The Penguins have hovered near the top of the league standings in recent years, won a Stanley Cup in 2009 and employ some of the game's most gifted individuals.
PITTSBURGH -- Good morning from the Consol Energy Center, home of the Penguins, where tonight the Bruins have a chance to pull within one point of the Eastern Conference leaders. The Penguins, with Sidney Crosby back in the lineup...
Sidney Crosby's gifts are many, but the most notable might be a backhand shot that is something more than complementary. It is lethal.
Barely a month ago, the Boston Bruins were at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, but a torrid run has brought them within three points of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Boston will try to extend its 14-game point streak and move closer to the East-leading Penguins when it visits Pittsburgh on Monday night.
The Bruins (16-7-1) have been on an amazing run over the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Arron Asham and Pascal Dupuis scored 1:27 apart in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins made a
late defensive stand to beat the slumping Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.