Found October 09, 2011 on
Last night, Matt Cooke found himself on the opposite end of a familiar situation: a high hit. Now it’s time to see if the NHL will act on a questionable hit to a questionable player.
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Repeat offender of dirty hits, Matt Cooke, may have received a dose of his own medicine in Calgary against the Flames on Saturday.
Matt Cooke receives a hit to the chin during the second period of Saturday's game. He came back to play in the third period.
The repeat offender of dishing out those dirty hits received a blow when defenceman Cory Sarich...
Center Evgeni Malkin was not in the lineup for the Penguins Sunday night in Edmonton only 24 hours after he missed the majority of the third period in Calgary
A detailed look at the Penguins’ roster and minor league depth, including positions, player numbers, and salary cap information.
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Penguins last season got a lot of practice playing -- and doing a fair job of winning -- without top centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
So what happened?
This was nowhere near as close as the score indicated. While the Pens did need an empty net goal from Jordan Staal to cement the victory, the Pens put on a clinic for about 45 of the 60 minutes of this hockey game. The rest of the time, they were simply better than average, instead of tremendous.
My biggest takeaway from this game was that the...
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin was held out of Sunday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers with a lower-body injury, the team said.
Evgeni Malkin, Craig Adams and Tyler Kennedy scored to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Defenseman Matt Niskanen had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which improved to 2-0 on the season and on their Western Canadian tour. Jordan Staal added an empty-net goal for the Penguins.
WHEN: Oct. 9, 2011 - 9:00 pm ...
via Steve MacFarlane of the Calgary Sun, While even members of the Pittsburgh Penguins sitting up in the press box considered Flames defenceman Cory Sarich’s hit on Penguins pest Matt Cooke clean Saturday night during a 5-3 Calgary loss at the Saddledome, hockey operations will offer up tape for a closer look.
It’s tough to argue against the idea of making sure it was clean...
As the Pittsburgh Penguins begin their lovely tour of Canada they leave the flaming city: The meet the team with the Flames as their pride and joy. Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (1-0) vs. Calgary Flames (0-0) Where: Scotiabank Sattledome When: 10:00 PM EST Channels: Root Sports, CBC The Penguins won their first game of the season, [...]