Found December 04, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
Christine Simpson of Sportnet has a sit-down interview with Matt Cooke. The interview is almost 20 minutes long and can be viewed below. Continue reading "Video Style, All Matt Cooke"

STATS: Unreal turnaround for Matt Niskanen

  In the off-season we were already counting Matt Niskanen out of the Penguins lineup. We started calling him Matt Riskanen.    And jesus were we wrong.   Niskanen has honestly been one of the most surprising Penguin players this season.   A look at Niskanen's strong season stats after readmore.     To understand how strong...

Concussions Deplete Penguins Defense

High-scoring defenseman Kris Letang missed three Penguins game with concussion-like symptoms. Finally the team got around to diagnosing him with a concussion and placed him under the league’s protocol for such injuries. As Pens fans learned with the long-running Sidney Crosby saga, Letang now faces an uncertain immediate future.So does defenseman Zbynek Michalek, who was also diagnosed...

Penguins hold off Hurricanes in 3-2 win

When things were most tense, Carolina had twice as many skaters on the ice as Pittsburgh did. To Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, it seemed as if it were even more. ''The 8-on-3,'' he quipped, ''was pretty gutsy.'' Backup goalie Brent Johnson came up big during the defensive stand that thwarted Carolina's three-man advantage and helped the surging...

No punishment for head hit on Cooke

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson's shot to Penguins left wing Matt Cooke's head Thursday night will not draw a penalty from the NHL.

In dire straits, Penguins stand their ground against Hurricanes

It's possible that the situation could have been more dire for the Penguins. It's just hard to imagine how. They were trying to protect a 3-2 lead over Carolina with a little more than three minutes left when their best defensive center, Jordan Staal, left the game after being struck in the face with a puck. That was bad.

Penguins stay with rivals in new NHL setup

The Penguins will stay close to their most familiar foes, including the rival Philadelphia Flyers, in the sweeping NHL realignment announced tonight.

Penguins 3, Canes 2

RALEIGH -- Jussi Jokinen could see nothing but net. An open net. With the Carolina Hurricanes trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in the final seconds Saturday, Jokinen had an clear shot from the left of the net to tie the score. But Pens' goalie Brent Johnson threw out his pad and got the puck with his toe, barely keeping it from crossing the goal line. The Pens held on for...

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins – Game 28

Who woulda thought the matchup would have been Brian Boucher vs. Brent Johnson?  Who also would have thought it would have been such a low scoring affair?  And last but not least who would have thought that Craig Adams, Arron Asham, and Pascal Dupuis would have been your three goal scorers?  Not this guy, but [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Carolina Hurricanes – Game 27

HAHA Crapitals.  YOU GUYS SUCKS TEH BUTT! That game was actually pretty action packed.  I didn’t hate watching it at all.  Maybe the “Caps own the Pens in the regular season” crap will die down a bit now?  Maybe? You were beaten by Craig Adams and Chris Kunitz! Suck on that Ovie! Who: Pittsburgh Penguins [...]

‘Concussion brothers’ Sidney Crosby, Patrice Bergeron face off

The Boston Bruins visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night (preview) sitting three points out of the Eastern Conference lead with three games in-hand. They're 9-0-1 in their last 10 games; the Penguins are 5-1-1 since Sidney Crosby graced the NHL with his presence. Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins is one of Crosby's friends and, as Michael Farber wrote for SI, a fellow...
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