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The Penguins dropped their third straight game in regulation to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1. Once again the Penguins dominated play for a solid stretch of time but were unable to beat the opposing goaltender.
The Penguins Fenclose% in the game was a very high 63.8%.
The Maple Leafs did what they do best, battle it out during the rough patches and survive. The Leafs kept the g...
BEST OF MAXIM
After a game in which the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, the team received bad news. Defenseman Rob Scuderi, who left Saturday’s game in Toronto, has a broken ankle. Scuderi will have to undergo surgery to repair it, which could keep him out of the lineup for a while. The 34-year-old signed a four-year, $13...
The Pittsburgh Penguins are banged up all over, and won’t be getting James Neal back out on the ice for at least another week. As in, back out on the ice to practice—something that the top-six winger hasn’t done since October 3 when he was originally injured. The fear of some serious rink rust kicks in at that point.
Being able to skate in a practice and being adjusted to...
Maple Leafs 4 Penguins 1
By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh)
Letang (1) (PP) from Malkin, Martin
First Goal For (Letang)
Paul Martin pinches down the left side boards on the powerplay to retrieve a rebound and picks up the puck half way into the zone. He passes the puck to Evgeni Malkin below the goal line. Malkin skates behind the goal as Kris Letang skates...
The Pittsburgh Penguins were hoping that defenseman Rob Scuderi wasn't too banged-up after colliding with David Clarkson during Saturday night's Leafs-Penguins game, but they received very bad news on Monday evening:
UPDATE: Rob Scuderi has a broken ankle. Will require surgery later this week. No timetable.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 29, 2013
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi left Saturday’s game with a leg injury, potentially a knee injury as per Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The injury occurred when Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson hit Scuderi into the boards. The two players got tangled up and Scuderi fell somewhat awkwardly. He was helped off the ice and did not return. After the...
Uhhh what happen here?
Total failure by all players involved. First off, this is why Chuck Kobasew is Chuck Kobasew. Gotta get the puck out. Malkin checked out, Niskanen yikes, and Olli Maatta makes his first really, really bad play.
For the Maple Leafs to beat the likes of Sidney Crosby, they must psyche themselves like Sidney Crosby.
That was the message coach Randy Carlyle was pumping to his under-manned team before they met the NHL’s leading scorer, along with the equally dangerous Evgeni Malkin and the rest of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
Staff and players were on the same page in the 4...
By: Casey Johnston (@CaseyR82)
Last Game for the Pens: Saturday, a 4-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kris Letang opened up the scoring for the Penguins with a power play goal at 6:52 into the first period. However, the Maple Leafs would go on to score four unanswered goals over the course of the game. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 of 29 shots while his counterpart, James...
Pittsburgh Penguins (7-4-0) at Carolina Hurricanes (4-4-3) 7 PM at PNC Arena
The Penguins have hit the road and are set to take on the Carolina Hurricanes tonight. The Hurricanes and Penguins have previously met up early on in the season where the Penguins came out with a 5-2 victory. The Penguins were led by former Hurricane Jussi Jokinenâs hat trick.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have had plenty of shots on goal in the last three games but not too many have gone in the net.
A lack of goals hasn't been an issue for Pittsburgh in recent matchups with the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Penguins will try to snap a three-game losing streak Monday night by continuing their success against a Hurricanes team that's missing top goaltender...
Pittsburgh Penguins (7-3-0) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (7-4-0)
Root Sports, CBC - 7:00 pm/et
Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
Saturday night on CBC. It's a big game for the Pens and for the Leafs. Like it or not, Saturday night in Toronto is the big time in hockey. The lights are bright, the pre-game video package is epic and Don Cherry is confused and out of...
Some notes and team line combinations for tonight as the Penguins visit Carolina.
Rob Scuderi is still out of action, which is bad news for the Pens.
Also bad news is the Penguins' power play. It's been 1-for-15 in the last three games. Clearly James Neal is missed.
Pittsburgh Penguins lines via Penguins.NHL.com:
Chris Kunitz ...
Pittsburgh Penguins (7-4-0) @ Carolina Hurricanes (4-4-3)
Root Sports, FS-CR - 7:00 pm/et
PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
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The Pens bring their three-game losing streak into Carolina to play the Hurricanes. Scuderi, Bennett and Neal are still out for the Pens. Basically everyone not named Staal is injured for Carolina.
Double J, Jussi...
The Penguins come limping into this week with a three-game losing streak. After starting out 7-1 against a ton of terrible hockey teams, the Pens faltered last week against some better teams. The Pens have four games this week, all against decent clubs:
Carolina - All of Sudden Carolina has moved into second place in the Metro. Cam Ward is hurt though.
Boston - First...