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James Neal and All-Star Evgeni Malkin scored in the shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury denied both attempts as the Pittsburgh Penguins posted a 2-1 triumph over the visiting Florida Panthers to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory on Friday.
Steve Sullivan tallied in regulation and Jordan Staal set a career high by recording an assist in seven consecutive contests for the Penguins, who have won seven straight and 12 of their last 13 at Consol Energy Center.
Pittsburgh sits four points behind the Atlantic Division-leading New York Rangers, who suffered a 4-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday.
Tomas Fleischmann scored to snap a six-game goalless drought and Jose Theodore turned aside 33 shots for the Southeast Division-leading Panthers, who have dropped four of their last five contests.
Neal opened the shootout by wristing the puck over Theodore's glove and into the net. After Wojtek Wolski was denied, Malkin put Pittsburgh in a commanding position by b...
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Kris Letang was on the ice this morning for the first time since he took a shot to the head on February 29th in Dallas. He skated with Deryk Engelland who has also been out with injury.
Letang & Engelland just finished up some pre-practice on-ice work at @CONSOLEnergyCtr #Pens -SK
— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) March 9, 2012
The Tribune Review reported that the on...
James Neal and All-Star Evgeni Malkin secured their respective milestones amid three-point performances as the host Pittsburgh Penguins posted their season-best ninth straight victory by dumping the Boston Bruins 5-2. The pair assisted on defenseman Matt Niskanen's first-period tally for Neal's 200th career point and Malkin's 500th. Neal finished with one goal and two...
If you dreamt up a worst-case scenario for what could happen on Sunday during the Bruins-Penguins game, you might have come pretty close to what actually happened. The Penguins jumped on the B's early and never looked back. What's worse, Patrice Bergeron, Adam McQuaid and Johnny Boychuck all ended up hurt, leaving the B's even more shorthanded than they were heading into...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steve Sullivan scored the tying goal in the third period, and James Neal and Evgeni Malkin connected in the first two rounds of a shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to their eighth straight victory, 2-1 over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots and was perfect in the shootout for his 36th victory of the season, putting...
The Bruins have struggled this year in matinee games, but "struggle" doesn't do the first period of Sunday's game against the Penguins justice. Whether it's the Bruins having a bad 20 minutes or just that the Pens are really, really good, NESN Nation's Dan Duquette was impressed by the Penguins without Sidney Crosby. But do they need Sid the Kid to contend...
The story of Sidney Crosby and his concussion added another chapter today as Crosby, who was rumoured to be returning tomorrow afternoon against the Boston Bruins, will miss at least one more game.
According to Darren Dreger of TSN, Crosby will sit out tomorrow’s game, but he is hopeful to return on Thursday night when the Penguins visit the New York Rangers. That doesn’t mean...
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Is a Sidney Crosby return finally around the corner? Perhaps, but one player who has nearly the pedigree of Crosby has his own concussion issues, but is not receiving the attention that Sid the Kid is. I’ve included both players in my Pick Six for the weekend.
But first, here’s what you need to know heading into the weekend.
A total of 22 teams are in action on Saturday, while...
Unidentified fan wears Mario Lemieux jersey with name misspelled
The fan in the picture is apparently a fan of Pittsburgh Penguins hockey legend Mario Lemieux. However, it is painfully obvious that he is not very smart. Not only did this man pay for a jersey with Lemieux's name misspelled (the name on the jersey is Lemiexu), but he is wearing it in public. This may be...
via TSN, Sidney Crosby will not suit up on Sunday against the Boston Bruins, but is hopeful that he can play on Thursday against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
Crosby practiced on Saturday morning with the Penguins but did not skate on a regular line. He centred an extra line between Eric Tangradi and Dustin Jeffrey.
The 24-year-old superstar has no setback or symptoms...
Sidney Crosby's return is drawing near, which may be very bad news for the rest of the league since the Pittsburgh Penguins have been rolling without him.
Pittsburgh seeks a season-high ninth consecutive victory by ending a three-game home skid to the Boston Bruins on Sunday.
The Penguins initially hoped Crosby could return in time to face Boston, but he approached the contest...
Since the calendar flipped to 2012 it seemed improbable that the Pittsburgh Penguins would be able to catch the New York Rangers in the race for the Atlantic Division crown. It seemed even less probable when the Boston Bruins blew a lead against the Rangers last Sunday and allowed the boys from Broadway to pull ahead of the Birds by ten points.
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Every other week, we’ll bring you an updated look at the candidates for the major awards around the NHL…Tracker archive:Nov. 17Dec. 2Dec. 16Dec. 30Jan. 15Jan. 27Feb. 12Feb. 26HART TROPHY1. Evgeni Malkin, PITStats: 59 GP, 38 G, 43 A, 81 Pts, +11Malkin feels like the heavy favorite for the MVP with his tremendous season. In speaking with some Hart Trophy voters, he’s the unanimous...