Found December 30, 2011 on Faceoff Factor:
Simon Despres is creating quite the problem for general manager Ray Shero.

Videos: Penguins fans not fond of Jagr's return

Jaromir Jagr had a huge game in his return to Pittsburgh with the Philadelphia Flyers. He only scored one goal but had plenty of other opportunities, so many that he said earlier in his career that would have been five goals easily. Well the Penguins faithful didn’t take to kindly to him scoring a goal, one going as far as to flip him off as he skated by. Here’s that video...

Crosby likely to be out for an extended period

It doesn't appear as if Penguins center and captain Sidney Crosby will return to the lineup anytime soon. Crosby continues to do light workouts and still is experiencing some concussion symptoms, coach Dan Bylsma said Wednesday. It was the first update on the team's top player since Crosby spoke publicly Dec. 12, and it means he has not made much if any progress in the interim.

on a cliffside in a blizzard

We're pretty sure we made Max Talbot cry last night so that's the sum achievement of the Penguins against the Flyers this season, aside from a badass play by Malkin and Tyler Kennedy we guess. We (PH Staff) were at the game last night and seeing that moment from Max and the Pittsburgh fans prompted many difficult emotions. Ultimately, we feel okay for tugging heartstrings...

Pens reassign Picard, Williams to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

The Penguins have reassigned defenesman Alexandre Picard and forwad Jason Williams to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

Sidney "Cry Baby" Crosby

Detroit Red Wings fans don't care that Pittsburgh Penguins center/face of the NHL Sidney Crosby is out with post-concussion symptoms.  This Wings fan thought this t-shirt would bring him luck at the craps table at Greektown Casino last night. We didn't stick around to see how it fared.

Philadelphia Flyers & Pittsburgh Penguins Line Combinations For Tonight's Game

“If you want to hear boos, go to Pittsburgh." -- Jaromir Jagr   Pittsburgh Penguins Lines from Empty Netters: Chris Kunitz - Evgeni Malkin - James Neal Pascal Dupuis - Jordan Staal - Tyler Kennedy Matt Cooke - Joe Vitale - Steve Sullivan Arron Asham - Craig Adams - Jason Williams Brooks Orpik - Matt Niskanen Simon Despres - Zbynek...

Penguins Re-Assign Jason Williams and Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jason Williams and defenseman Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Williams, 31, ha...

Penguins-Devils Preview

A loss in their last game kept the Pittsburgh Penguins from moving into a first-place tie in the Atlantic Division and snapped their four-game winning streak. They'll look to get back on track by keeping their run against the New Jersey Devils intact. The Penguins go for their fourth straight victory in the series as the teams meet for the second time this season Saturday at...

Hockey Hugs: Sutter’s gone soft, Baby Malkin, Buff love

Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the NHL, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then?  Seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or tweet @HarrisonMooney. "Drew. I know we just met, but I love ya. You're already number one in my heart." In the days leading up to Darryl Sutter taking...

Pittsburgh Penguins (21-12-4) at New Jersey Devils (20-15-1), 3 p.m. (ET)

The Pittsburgh Penguins will play in New Jersey for the first time this season, as they visit the Devils for today's Atlantic Division battle at the Prudential Center.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers – Game 37

Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (21-11-4) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (21-10-4) Where: Consol Energry Center When: 7:00 PM EST Channel: ROOT Sports   Nearly the same record.  That’s almost uncanny. Click here for my prior preview of this series, which goes into detail about last season’s series. A lot has been made, especially on Twitter, about booing Jaromir [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New Jersey Devils – Series 38

Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (21-12-4) vs. New Jersey Devils (20-15-1) Where: Prudential Center When: 3:00 PM EST Channel: ROOT Sports Time to play the boring ass Devils again.  Snnnnnnnnnooooooorrrrrrrre. Here is the preview for the first game which includes a wrap of last season’s series. The Penguins beat the Devils 4-1 in that first outing, beating [...]

Philadelphia Flyers (21-10-4) at Pittsburgh Penguins (21-11-4), 7 p.m. (ET)

A pair of bitter intrastate rivals will meet for just the second time this season, as the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins host the struggling Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Consol Energy Center.
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