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From the St. Catherines Standard's Dan Dakin:
Standing there in front of little Rowan Langille was the guy whose name is on his favourite hockey stick. The guy who he watches playing his favourite sport on television. The guy who is easily his favourite player in the NHL.
Sidney Crosby crouched down to be at eye level with the four-year-old boy fighting cancer that started in his brain and has spread to his spine and the two smiled.
It was a special moment for everyone in the room. “We've got some real Penguins fans here,” Crosby said as he looked at Rowan and his three siblings – all of whom were wearing Pittsburgh ball caps or had some piece of Penguins gear on them.
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The cause of this fight was McCormick’s questionable hit on Penguins forward Brandon Sutter earlier, and when these two veteran enforcers met up, they fought for a good 40+ seconds.
Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma took exception to the hit, which he thought was high. “I don’t think he had the puck,” he told Josh Yole of Tribune-Review.
Gotta appreciate the gentlemanly McCormick...
On the surface, Tyler Kennedy is the prototypical Dan Bylsma forward.
Good speed. Decent forechecker. Decent defensive forward. Not a European (oops).
But after a disappointing '11-'12 season with 11 goals (in 60 games), Kennedy has arguably been the worst performing forward in the Penguins lineup so far this season.
After 15 games, his one goal and two points...
(Insert Petr Svoboda joke here...dicks)
It's officially Penguin season, everyone. Ron Cook has called out Evgeni Malkin!
Not going to lie here, we didn't even read much of the article.But we can guess what was said. From what we did see, Cook, because he knows nothing about hockey fails to mention that Malkin is 5th in the league in assists, and 11th overall...
You still have time to throw your hat! Pascal Dupuis’s 2nd career hat trick wins game for Penguins 4-3 over Buffalo. Penguins are now in 1st place.
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But Martin wasn't the only hero on Hockey Day in America. Look no further...
Pittsburgh Penguins (10-5-0) @ Buffalo Sabres (6-8-1)
NBC, TSN2, 12:30 pm/et
First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY
The Pens visit Buffalo on a cold Sunday.
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