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Evgeni Malkin scored once, but later hit two posts and was robbed by Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard, as the Penguins ultimately fell to the Red Wings.

Malkin and Staal game time decisions against Detroit

Just a little over two weeks ago the Penguins were sitting pretty good with all their stars healthy and back on the ice.  Now we are all of a sudden back to the injury shuffle.  In a little surprise Evgeni Malkin wasn’t on the ice this morning for the game day morning skate.  Coach Dan Bylsma acknowledged that Malkin would be a game time decision but no further details were...

Bad breaks slow Malkin, Penguins in setback

Coach Dan Bylsma said before the game that Evgeni Malkin, not in morning skate, was a "game-time decision" for the Pens.

Red Wings-Penguins quick: ground down, or ‘the Danny comes around’

The Detroit Red Wings may as well have been playing the Pittsburgh Penguins in April given the sandpapery grit and grind, vicious intensity, immense attention paid to detail by both teams and nothing less than a grudge match’s worth of effort as lines neutralized their opponents and, for a while, anyway, it looked like the game would only showcase Evgeni Malkin and Pavel Datsyuk’s...

Penguins Notebook: Adams enters 700 career games club

Forward Craig Adams became the second Penguins player this season to reach 700 career NHL games when he played Monday night against the Detroit Red Wings at Consol Energy Center. "I'm proud to have played that long," he said. "I don't think they're going to have any ceremonies or anything, but it's a good one."

Speedy Conner earning playing time on Wings' third line

Sticking with the Red Wings after being called up from the minors isn't easy; Fabian Brunnstrom has tried a handful of times this season, unsuccessfully. In Chris Conner, though, the Wings have found the grit to help make their third line go.

Red Wings roll through injury-depleted Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Jimmy Howard stopped 25 shots to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.

Penguins Re-Assign Jason Williams and Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jason Williams and defenseman Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Williams, ...

Headaches put Crosby back on sidelines

Sidney Crosby, the Penguins' star center who missed 11 months because of a concussion, is out indefinitely because of recurring symptoms, the team announced on Monday.

What Sidney Crosby means to a generation of hockey fans

BY: DUSTIN POLLACK If it’s at all possible, Sidney Crosby looked better in his return to the NHL after a 10-month layoff than he did when he left (He was on pace for 64 goals and 132 points.) Crosby’s return on November 21st was emphatic; the 24-year-old scored two goals and added two assists, leading the Penguins to a 5-0 victory over the New York Islanders. But now, less than...

Morning Skate: Game 31 vs. Detroit

7:00 CT – Red Wings (19-9-1) @ Predators (15-11-4)Players to watch:DET- Valterri FilppulaFilppula had three points in the last meeting and has been an underrated two-way force this season.NSH- David Legwand‘Leggy’ has five points in the last six games and seems to always raise his two-way game against the Red Wings.Starting goaltenders:DET- Jimmy Howard (2011-12 stats: 14-9...

Michalek brothers deal with concussions

There is a certain, sad symmetry to it all. Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek, who has missed the past seven games because of a concussion, expects to be back in the lineup Friday when they visit the Ottawa Senators.

The NHL’s Recurring Headache

What the return of Sidney Crosby's concussion symptoms mean for the NHL.
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