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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....
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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...
The Dapper Dan (Sportsman of the Year), founded by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s sports editor Al Abrams in 1936, is an annual award given to a Pittsburgh sports figure (both male and female) “who shined the brightest light on Pittsburgh in the preceding year.”
The name, Dapper Dan, comes from how the men were dressed who Abrams was trying to attract as members to what originally...
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will be one of the guests for Thursday's Cisco NHL Live, which is broadcast on the NHL Network.
Malkin's interview will occur around 6:45 p.m. The show airs Monday through Friday from 5-7 p.m.
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First-year pro defenseman Simon Despres and winger Colin McDonald today were named to the Eastern Conference team of the American Hockey League All-Star Classic.
By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP)
To say 2011 was an exhausting calendar year for the Pittsburgh Penguins would be an arduous understatement.
I certainly don’t need to remind even the most casual of hockey fan what circumstances the beginning of 2011 brought on for Sidney Crosby and the entire Penguins organization.
After Evgeni Malkin healed his torn ACL (salt in the wound as far...
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.
Pens Wednesday: The waiting is the hardest part
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The Penguins are off Wednesday, so donât expect to hear any updates on injured players like Arron Asham or Dustin Jeffrey.
Thanks to those who took the time to answer the Penguins questions from the last thread, especially the ones that re-typed the 10 questions. Stick taps to mventres...
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.
The Penguins appeared to have dodged a bullet regarding the health of forwards Pascal Dupuis and Arron Asham.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has endeared himself to fans with his fun and lighthearted presence on social medium Twitter (@malkin71_).
Malkin at the 2005 World Junior Championshi...
The Penguins and NHL All-Stars have been close to synonymous for several seasons. A year ago, the club practically stole the fan voting, taking four of the six spots decided that way. This year? Crickets. Voting for the 2012 game, Jan. 29 in Ottawa, ended at midnight.
It's either this or talking about Ben Lovejoy for some reason.
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.