Found February 24, 2012 on The Pensblog:
Brad Tiffany Amber Thiessen got recalled. [ Pens ] And in related news, [ ESPN's Pierre Lebrun ] says the Pens are in the backup goalie market: The Pittsburgh Penguins are poking around for an upgrade to backup goalie Brent Johnson. Among the names on their list is Minnesota Wild backup Josh Harding, who is slated for unrestricted free agency July 1. Interesting to say the least.  Brent Johnson has not been good this season, and Penguins are probably going to need at least four starts in March from the backup goalie. Starting in the second week of March, the Pens have a minimum of three games a week. Johnson ranks right in front of Ty Conklin in save percentage with a less than stellar .882. Conklin was placed on waivers either this month. It could be a sad end to Brent Johnson's tenure as a Pens. Johnson was sick earlier this week, and then apparently got hurt in practice. No clue what Josh Harding is about, but his last name could led itse...

Video: Malkin carves up entire Lightning defense

This afternoon, Evgeni Malkin dazzled his hometown crowd with a fantastic end-to-end goal. The tally would be the sixth for the Penguins en route to their 8-1 win over Dwayne Roloson and the Tampa Bay Lightning 8-1. See for yourself, and try to keep your jaw from dropping.

Crosby getting closer to playing?

The Penguins star hasn't appeared in a game since Dec. 5 and has only strapped on the skates for 8 games this season, but the news that he had his first extended skate in a long time Thursday is encouraging.

VIDEO: Evgeni Malkin stares down Dwayne RoLOLson

To set the stage Dwayne Roloson suckered punched Evgeni Malkin in the face early in the second period. Here was Malkin's response:

Malkin's hat trick leads Penguins in 8-1 rout of Lightning

All-Star Evgeni Malkin recorded a hat trick and added an assist, while Jordan Staal scored on the power play and shorthanded as Pittsburgh cruised to an 8-1 victory over visiting Tampa Bay on Saturday. Malkin moved to a league-leading 77 points - four ahead of Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos, who was kept off the score sheet. Malkin has eight goals, including two hat tricks...

Who's boss? Evgeni Malkin

Evgeni Malkin is one of the premier talents in the NHL. Most of the time, anyway.

Penguins' Crosby skates with teammates again

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby skated with his teammates for the second time in less than a week on Thursday but his return from concussion-like symptoms remains uncertain.

Pens strike Lightning, win 8-1; Malkin has hat trick

Evgeni Malkin had his ninth career hat trick as the Penguins won for the third time in the past four games, topping the Tampa Bay Lightning, 8-1, today at Consol Energy Center.

Malkin scores hat trick; Penguins rout Lightning

Evgeni Malkin had his ninth career hat trick, Jordan Staal added two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins won for the fifth time in seven games by routing the Tampa Bay Lightning 8-1 Saturday.

Penguins Re-Assign Forward Cal O’Reilly to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Cal O'Reilly Center - PIT GOALS: 2 | ASST: 5 | PTS: 7 SOG: 17 | +/-: -11 The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Cal O’Reilly to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice ...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Dwayne Roloson, Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin have different views of run-in

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Game 61

Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (34-21-5) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (27-27-6) Where: Consol Energy Center When: 1:00 PM EST Channels: NHLN-US, ROOT Sports Why does it seem like the Penguins play back to backs every freaking weekend?  Oh, because this will be their fourth straight weekend doing it?  Gotcha. This is the fourth and final meeting between [...]
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