Found October 08, 2013 on Hyped Up Hockey:
The Pittsburgh Penguins opened the 2013-2014 regular season at Consol Energy Center which has proven to be a success unlike previous years. Currently, the club sits at 3-0 with each win coming at home. After a disappointing Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Boston Bruins, the Pittsburgh Penguins are giving fans much to be excited […]

Ground Chuck No More? Kobasew Looks to Rejuvenate Career with Pens by @pghgirl15222

The Pittsburgh Penguins seem to have a love affair with taking players whose hockey pedigree may not seem like much, and then turning them into superstars. The first line of the Pens boasts two undrafted players that help make up one of the best lines in the game. Ray Shero has a brilliance about him in his ability to see what a player could be, and not what they may currently be...

"Not So Mad Monday with @MadChad412 " (Fleury, Maatta, Flyers,)

Happy Monday everyone! Today's edition of "Mad Monday" with me "Mad" Chad Nolan is going to be a little different. Different in that I'm not really mad about anything involving the Pittsburgh Penguins.The Pens are off to a 2-0 start and have looked really impressive in their first two games of the season. The team looks vastly improved on defense and Marc...

Thoughts: Game 3 – Penguins vs Hurricanes

Pens 5  Hurricanes 2 By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Goals Jokinen (1) (PP) from Crosby, Kunitz Martin (1) from Orpik, Crosby Jokinen (2) from Malkin, Maatta Glass (1) from Vitale Jokinen (3) (PP) from Maatta, Sutter Goal Assessment Jokinen dazzled everyone with pure skill on his first goal. (Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo) First Goal For (Jokinen) Jussi Jokinen gathers the puck in...

Marc-Andre Fleury named NHL’s third star of the week

Marc-Andre Fleury is off to a hot start for the Penguins. Earlier today, it was announced that Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was named the leagues third star for the opening week of action. Fleury won each of his first two starts against the Devils and Sabres by scores of 3-0 and 4-1, respectively.  In those two starts, Flower posted a 0.50 goals against average, as well...

Penguins remain unbeaten, top Hurricanes 5-2

PITTSBURGH -- Jussi Jokinen collected his first hat trick in nearly six years and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 5-2 win Tuesday night. Jokinen, who was acquired from the Hurricanes last spring, helped the Penguins improve to 3-0, opening the scoring in the first period and adding two goals in the third after Carolina drew even at 2-2. Paul...

Jokinen, Penguins top Hurricanes

Jussi Jokinen scored his first career hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 5-2 win Tuesday night. Jokinen, who was acquired from the Hurricanes last spring, helped the Penguins improve to 3-0, opening the scoring in the first period and adding two goals in the third after Carolina drew even at 2-2. Paul Martin and Tanner Glass also...

Sidney Crosby stars in another new (and fake) viral ad for Reebok, this time with Nathan Mackinnon

Sidney Crosby and Reebok know a thing or two about crafting a fake viral video, and the two parties are back at it again…this time with some added help from 2013′s top draft pick, the Colorado Avalanche’s Nathan Mackinnon. Check out the video above as Crosby and Mackinnon challenge each other to an accuracy contest at the expense of some Gatorade bottles and, ultimately, some...

Neal injured playing whiffle ball?

Just days before their season opener last week, the Pittsburgh Penguins became an Internet smash when they put on an on-ice game of whiffle ball to show support for the Pittsburgh Pirates. But that gesture and the few minutes of fun it brought may have been quite costly to the Pens -- and no one is yet certain just how costly. James Neal, a 40-goal scorer and key member of the...

Credit Where Credit Due by @Nick422

Marc-Andre Fleury had another disastrous playoffs.  Confidence is at an all time low.  People were fearing the goalie situation going into this season.  So far those all look to be in the past. Go ahead, read the rest »

Hurricanes/Pens Recap by @pghgirl15222

Jussi Jokinen silenced any critics in Carolina Tuesday night with a three goal game against his former team. As part of a ploy to increase cap space, the Hurricanes sent Jokinen to the Penguins, and then agreed to pay part of his salary. Doing the math, The Carolina Hurricanes have paid Jussi Jokinen $300K per goal (against them) this season. Ouch. Thanks for the free candy Carolina...

Game 3 Preview – Hurricanes at Penguins

By: Casey Johnston (@CaseyR82) Last Game for the Pens:  Saturday, a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.  Sidney Crosby, Chuck Kobasew, and Craig Adams all scored their second goals of the year while Chris Kunitz notched his first of the year with a penalty shot.  Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 20 of 21 shots. Last Game for the Hurricanes:  Sunday, a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers...

Hurricanes-Penguins Preview

Both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes have something to feel good about entering Tuesday night's game in Pittsburgh. The Penguins have looked sharp defensively in winning their first two games and the Hurricanes bounced back from a disheartening loss for their first victory. Pittsburgh (2-0-0) strung together 115 minutes, six seconds of shutout hockey to set...

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 3: Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes (1-0-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2-0-0) Root Sports, FS-CR - 7:00 pm/et  Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA "The Staals are brothers", now with bonus "the Sutters are cousins!" STATS, INFO & NOTES: Leading Scorers: Penguins: Matt Niskanen (0G, 3A: 3P) Hurricanes: Jeff Skinner (0G, 3A: 3P) Starting...
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