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The Penguins' decision to send defenseman Simon Despres back to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was a pretty good indication that injured defenseman Paul Martin would be ready to play soon.

Evgeni Malkin receives NHL First Star for the month of December

December has been a busy month for all the Penguins but no more so than Center Evgeni Malkin.  Malkin recorded a 9 game point streak in that time and tallied 20 points in 13 games this month. He also recorded his 7th career hat trick against the Sabres on December 17th.  Malkin currently sits at 6th place in points in the NHL with 43 points through 31 games, only 3 points behind...

REPORT: Crosby Camp responsible for Rossi ousting

  According to multiple sources, Rob Rossi is no longer the Pittsburgh Penguins beat reporter at the Trib. This may be stemming from an controversial radio appearance on WXDX this summer. During said radio appearance, Mark Madden and Rob Rossi are believed to have called out Sidney Crosby. The podcast was taken down from The X's page shortly after it was posted...

Brodeur - Devils 3, Penguins 1

So what happened? I'm a few days late with this (Happy New Year!), so I'll keep it brief. The game, to me, turned on a bad sequence late in the first period.  Aaron Asham was pretty clearly (and thoroughly) driven into the boards behind the net.  A clear hit from behind.  There should have been a call for boarding.  Unfortunately, the Clueless Zebras didn'...

Penguins Notebook: Staal family tradition anything but good one

This is becoming something of a family tradition for the Staals. And not an entirely pleasant one. Jordan Staal, a Penguins center, made his 2010-11 debut in the Winter Classic Jan. 1, 2011, at Heinz Field after missing 39 games because of a foot infection and broken hand.

Fleury enjoys shots from Cooke

Matt Cooke lined up a juicy slap shot during Penguins practice Monday, let it fly, and was puzzled when it sailed past Marc-Andre Fleury as the goaltender stayed upright on his skates instead of sinking into a butterfly. "Are you too lazy to go down?" Cooke chastised Fleury. "After a day off [Sunday], I don't trust you not to hit me in the head. Maybe I'll...

Malkin Reclaiming Elite Form

Former Penguins head coach Michel Therrien once pulled aside his gifted center Evgeni Malkin and pointed to a chart of the NHL’s leading scorers. “Your name needs to be up there,” he told the young Russian player. Malkin ...

Dupuis, Asham expected back soon for Penguins

The Penguins appeared to have dodged a bullet regarding the health of forwards Pascal Dupuis and Arron Asham.

Injuries continuing to stack up for Penguins

The Penguins lost two more players, and nearly a third, against the Devils, as right wings Pascal Dupuis and Arron Asham left and did not return.

Despres Adds All-Star to Resume

Defenseman Simon Despres gave Penguins fans a glimpse of one of the future team cornerstones during his 13-game NHL stint in Pittsburgh. For Despres, who was returned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Sunday, his yearlong accolades continue to pile up....

Penguins Re-Assign Defenseman Simon Despres to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned defenseman Simon Despres to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Despres, 20, has played in 13 games for Pittsb...
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