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See a full photo gallery from Skates & Plates Pittsburgh Penguins management, coaching staff and players hosted a sold-out Skates & Plates Charity Gala pre...

Penguins D Letang out with upper-body injury

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang left Wednesday night's game against the Dallas Stars in the first period with an upper-body injury and did not return. Letang was down on the ice for several minutes midway through the period after he was hit in the head area on a hard check along the end boards by Dallas' Eric Nystrom. Letang, Pittsburgh's top-scoring defenseman...

Niskanen takes it personally

Matt Niskanen is not a guy who often draws attention to himself. But he made it clear that the Penguins game tonight in Dallas is a lot more to him than just No. 63 of his team's 82 games this season.

#PaulMartinPowerball: 02.29.12 - $330

Huge thanks to the They are sponsoring the "Stunned pic of the night," and they gave us $200 for it. We're turning around and throwing it all into the pot.   It is that special time. One new rule. Only one entry per person/per game Running Twitter contest for the rest of the season.  We will be raising the pot every game. ...

Link City: Malkin in SI

The new [Sports Illustrated] has an article about Evgeni Malkin. "Geno can dominate because he understands the spatial part of the game so well," says Bylsma, using the Americanization of Malkin's Russian nickname, which is pronounced ZHEN-ya. "In sheer skill level Geno probably has to be rated higher [than Crosby]. There's magic there, a little...

Penguins scheduled to practice at DU before playing Avs on Saturday

Hart Trophy frontrunner Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins are scheduled to practice at the University of Denver’s Magness Arena on Thursday and Friday. The Pens play tonight at Dallas, then Saturday against the Avalanche. I don’t know if these practices will be open to the public, but here’s some information (if nothing else, this is an autograph opportunity): Ritchie...

Stars fall to Penguins in shootout

DALLAS (AP) -- Pascal Dupuis converted in the fourth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight, 4-3 over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. Dupuis fired past Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury denied Michael Ryder's attempt to clinch the extra point. James Neal and Chris Kunitz also scored in the shootout...

Penguins general manager Shero inclined to stand pat for trade deadline

Pens GM Ray Shero has stated on countless occasions that he is pleased with his lineup and that he doesn't believe the current market boasts players who can augment his roster.

Penguins defenseman Niskanen excited about facing former teammates

When Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen sees his former teammates with the Dallas Stars, he might greet them with a friendly shoulder check into the boards.

John Toperzer: GAMEDAY! Neal & Niskanen return to Lone Star State

Pens (36-21-5, 16-13-3 Road) at Stars (33-26-4, 18-12-2 Home), American Airlines Center, 7:38 pm EDT Follow me on Twitter @JohnToperzer At the risk of jinxing the entire 2011-12 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the healthiest they’ve been in a long time. Even when the Pens went on a 5-2-1 run with a healthy Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Jordan Staal for an eight...

Penguins-Stars Preview

Neither the Pittsburgh Penguins nor the Dallas Stars made any trades this week, but a deal they struck before last season's deadline should still be the talk of the rink Wednesday night. James Neal has blossomed into a star since Dallas sent him to the Penguins, but the surging Stars are hoping to spoil his initial return to Texas and claim a fifth straight victory. Alex Goligoski...

Pascal Dupuis converts in 4th round of SO to send Penguins to 4-3 victory over Stars

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Dupuis, Fleury lift Pens over Stars

Pascal Dupuis converted in the fourth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight, 4-3 over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
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