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There was a time when the thought of trading superstar Evgeni Malkin would’ve seemed so preposterous that it wouldn’t have entered my mind. After all, we’re talking about a Hart Trophy winner and two-time NHL scoring champ—a player of such singular brilliance and magnitude that he’s already carved out a prominent place among the pantheon of Steel City hockey legends at the tender age of 26.
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If you haven’t heard Malkin has been ruled out of tonight’s game against the Islanders. As well he should be. That is of course if the media has correctly speculated he has a shoulder injury or a head injury. Both of those injuries take more than just a few weeks to heal correctly and both of those injuries are injuries that could affect Malkin’s play in the playoffs...
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,
Forget the shortened season, what Sidney Crosby is managing this hockey year is stunningly comparable to anything anyone has accomplished in hockey history.
You can add it up.
Crosby is scoring at 1.62 points per game, a number that would give him 133 points were this a full season of play. And while that doesn’t seem anywhere...
As if the Pittsburgh Penguins weren't stacked on offense enough as is, they just made their lineup a bit more intimidating by acquiring Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars, as first reported by Darren Dreger. According to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun, Morrow waived his no-trade clause to join the Penguins. Pittsburgh will also receive a third-round pick in 2013 along with Morrow...
Brandon Sutter snapped a tie early in the third period and Tomas Vokoun was sharp in making 33 saves for Pittsburgh on Friday night, helping the Penguins rally for a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders and stretch their winning streak to 11 games.
With the score tied 2-2, Sutter took a pass from Matt Cooke in front off a 2-on-1 rush and scored past goalie Evgeni Nabokov 1:46...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars on Sunday to bolster the team's second line.
Pittsburgh sent defenseman Joe Morrow, the team's first-round pick in the 2011 draft, and a fifth-round choice this year to Dallas in exchange for Morrow and the Stars' third-round pick in the draft.
Pittsburgh Penguins (23-8-0) @ New York Islanders (13-14-3)
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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Uniondale, New York
There's something about the Islanders that we really dislike. For a team that has been pretty awful for many years, they always seem to give the Penguins trouble. This is especially true for games...
Philadelphia Flyers (13-16-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (24-8-0)
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have won 11 games in a row. The Philadelphia Flyers have won 13 games period. The Flyers haven't had much success this season, so breaking the Penguins' winning streak would be huge for them. Expect...
It's official via Pierre LeBrun.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Joe Morrow and a fifth-round pick in 2013 to the Dallas Stars for Brenden Morrow and a third-round pick in 2013.
Brenden Morrow was drafted by the Dallas Stars in 1997 and he's played his entire NHL career with the franchise. He became the captain of the Stars in 2006. He has six goals and five assists...