Found January 15, 2012 on
2011-12 Game 44
Pittsburgh Penguins (22-17-4, 48 points) at Tampa Bay Lightning (17-22-4, 38 points)
Expect to see Malone hanging out in the Penguins' crease.
Why does it matter?
It's a chance to build on something good as the Pens try to beat the Lightning for the first time in five tries.
What has been happening lately?
Pens - The ship was turned around with their 4-1 win against the Panthers on Friday night.
Lightning - 2012 has not been kind to the Bolts, who have lost six straight games (0-5-1).
Questions to be answered
Will the goal scoring continue? That's the big question - the Pens need to keep firing the puck. The Lightning have been flip-flopping between Garon and Roloson, though neither has been very good.
Can the Pens take advantage of the poor special teams play from Tampa? The PK and power play for the Bolts are among the worst in the league.
Any chance of a Brent Johns...
BEST OF MAXIM
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will meet with a specialist this week because of lingering concussion-like symptoms. Crosby hasn't played since Dec. 5 following a recurrence of the symptoms that sidelined him for more than 10 months last year. The team says Crosby will work with chiropractic neurologist Dr. Ted Carrick, who treated Crosby for similar symptoms...
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is suffering from a soft tissue injury in his neck that could lead to neurological problems.
Crosby and Penguins owner Mario Lemieux met with spinal trauma expert Dr. Alexander Vaccaro in Philadelphia on Monday to review a series of recent tests on the 2009 NHL MVP.
Vaccaro determined an MRI and CAT scan revealed no evidence of a fracture...
from Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, Karma’s a bugger sometimes, isn’t it? Take the Tampa Bay Lightning, for example. Ever since the Philadelphia Flyers exposed and mocked them for playing their insidious trap, the Lightning have posted a 9-18-2 record and tumbled to the basement of the Eastern Conference.
Since then, 1-3-1 hasn’t only been the Lightning’s defensive scheme...
Norfolk Admirals 3, Connecticut Whale 1
By Brian Ring
Norfolk, VA – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Norfolk Admirals, 3-1, Friday night at the Norfolk Scope in Virginia before a crowd of 4,598. League-leading goal scorer Cory Conacher earned the game-winning goal for Norfolk and Mark Barberio assisted on two of the Admirals’ goals.
Aaron Voros collected the lone...
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will meet with a specialist this week because of lingering concussionlike symptoms.
Crosby, the 2009 NHL MVP, hasn't played since Dec. 5 following a recurrence of the symptoms that sidelined him for more than 10 months last year.
TAMPA When Steven Stamkos saw Marty St. Louis go flying into the side boards following a hit from behind by Washington's Troy Brouwer, Stamkos immediately came to the aid of his teammate.
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After enduring their longest losing stretch in six seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear to have turned things around.
The Penguins will try for a third straight win overall and fourth consecutive home victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
From Dec. 17-27, Pittsburgh (23-17-4) scored 19 goals during a four-game winning streak, capped by a 4-2 home victory over...
PHT: Sidney Crosby will meet with a chiropractic neurologist in an attempt to help cure his balance and motion problems.
Center Evgeni Malkin rescued the Penguins from a collapse with a virtuoso performance in a 6-3 victory in Tampa on Sunday.
Evgeni Malkin had three goals and two assists, James Neal added two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Sunday.
Hockey players are a superstitious bunch, but Friday the 13th was lucky for the Penguins. Whether they realized it or not. "I don't know what day it is. I don't know what date it is. But maybe that's what we needed, a little luck," goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury said after making 25 saves in a 4-1 win against the Florida Panthers at BankAtlantic Center.