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Credit: Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to get healthy again. Defenseman Paul Martin and forward Jayson Megna are no longer listed on the injured reserve list. Therefore, they have been activated and could be in the lineup tonight against the Florida Panthers. Martin, who was recently named to Team USA for the 2014 Olympics, has not played since November 25th when he suffered a broken tibia. Megna, 23, has not seen any game action since he sustained a lower-body injury on December 16th. Forwards James Neal and Chuck Kobasew are also candidates to return to the lineup tonight.

Discuss: What is Happening with Simon Despres?

We’re hoping to make these discussions a weekly or bi-weekly feature. Your feedback is encouraged on these topics or what you would like as future topics! His patience with the puck wasn’t enough to keep him in the NHL. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh): With a month and a half before the trade deadline, there is no player in the Penguins organization...

Thoughts: Game 49 – Penguins vs Panthers

Panthers 5  Penguins 1 By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Goals Niskanen (7) from Letang, Malkin Goal Assessment First Goal Against (Shore) On the powerplay, Evgeni Malkin takes a drop pass from Sidney Crosby at the middle of the blue line. Malkin’s position in this situation is left point. Malkin gets the puck and skates deeper into the right side of the zone, taking a wrist...

Pittsburgh Penguins Penalty Assessment Through 48 Games

By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) After providing the Goal Assessment Through 47 Games at the start of the Penguins’ easy week, let’s now take a look at the penalty assessments. This is the first year I’ve tried to keep track of penalties, therefore it’s still very much a work in progress. For this season, it’s broken up as follows: Necessary: Penalties taken to stop...

Tomas Vokoun off blood thinners, will resume skating Wednesday

Tomas Vokoun's road to recovery took a very positive step recently when the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender was taken off blood thinners. The 37-year-old veteran had a blood clot on his pelvis removed in October and was expected to be out 3-6 months while recovering. It's been nearly four months since his surgery. Now that Vokoun has been off the blood thinners for a week...

Goaltender Tomas Vokoun to skate on his own

After a blood clot issues that had Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tomas Vokoun out of service for the entire season, head coach Dan Bylsma announced today that Vokoun will begin skating on his own. According to reports, Vokoun has been off of blood thinners for about a week and will take the ice Wednesday morning before […]

Ryan Wilson: Panthers Outclass Penguins, Record Home Winning Streak Over

Follow me on twitter Follow @GunnerStaal !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The Pittsburgh...

Sidney Crosby named captain of Team Canada in Sochi

Less than a month from now, the National Hockey League will send some of its most talented players to Sochi, Russia, to participate in the hockey tournament portion of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Team Canada announced its final roster on…Read more →The post Sidney Crosby named captain of Team Canada in Sochi appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

QUICK CAP: Panthers pee on the Penguins

It could be the rust. It could be Paul Martin and Jayson Megna and Chuck Kobasew coming back. Or it's just the middle of January. Panthers came into CONSOL and smoked the Pens 5-1, ending their home winning streak. **** happens. OUR THREE STARS 3. Jonathan Huberdeau -- Didn't have much on the stat sheet, but he was everywhere all night. 2. Drew Shore -- Whoever...

This Week in Penguins History by @RobUllman

Penguins look for winning ways at home against Montreal

The Pittsburgh Penguins watched a 13 game winning streak at home end on Monday night against the Florida Panthers. Although the club had a relatively healthy roster, which has been uncommon recently, the Penguins did not put forth the effort necessary to beat the 15th place Florida Panthers. The final score was 5-1 and Panthers’ […]

The worst home losses in the Dan Bylsma era

Last night’s 5-1 loss to the Panthers tied the worst regular-season home loss in the Dan Bylsma era. There have been other rough losses, but our definition of "worst" is the biggest goal differential. January 10, 2012 -- 5-1 loss to the Senators. Box score. Vaguely remember this one.    January 8, 2011 -- 4-0 loss to the Wild. Box score. Chuck...

Crosby becomes captain Canada

Sidney Crosby got hockey Canada's highest honor. He will captain the 2014 Mens Olympic team. [ PHT ] Crosby joins the following list of Captains: 1920 Frank Fredrickson 1924 Dunc Munro 1928 John Porter 1932 William Cockburn 1936 Herman Murray 1948 George Mara 1952 Billy Dawe 1956 Jack McKenzie 1960 Harry Sinden ...

Simmons: Crosby might carry Canada’s flag in Sochi

The Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons weighs in on Nazem Kadri's possible trade value for the Maple Leafs, and Simmons also reveals that a certain Pittsburgh Penguins general manager wants to make Sidney Crosby available to the Canadian Olympic Committee should they want to counter Zdeno Chara's status as Slovakia's flag-bearer in his Sunday column, and, well... Penguins...

Preview: Florida Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins, who haven’t played since Wednesday night, will take on the Florida Panthers Monday at Consol Energy Center. These visiting Florida Panthers hold a record 18-23-7 while the Pittsburgh Penguins sit in the top spot of the Eastern Conference at 34-12-2. 15th place in the Eastern Conference is held by the Panthers. The […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 49: Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers (18-23-7) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (34-12-2) Root Sports, FS-F- 7:00 pm/et  Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA Remember hockey? It's back! In Pens versus Panthers form! James Neal and Paul Martin should be back in the line-up. Chuck Kobasew and Jayson Megna too. STATS, INFO & NOTES: Leading Scorers: Penguins: Sidney Crosby...
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