Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has been diagnosed with a concussion as a result of a scary hit he received Saturday from Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan.
Letang was released from a hospital Sunday.
“Like anything else, we’ll just take it as a day-to-day thing and we’ll see how he reacts and recovers from it,” coach Mike Johnston said.
Is an AHL shutout record enough to bring Murray to the NHL sooner than later? (WBS Penguins)
By: Joe Guzy
In case you missed it, the Penguins’ 2012 3rd-round draft pick made some history last weekend. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goaltender Matt Murray set a new American Hockey League record for longest shutout streak at 304:11, breaking the previous record of 268:17 by 35:54. Murray...
Before the season began, we took a historical look at some extended goaltending metrics for Marc-Andre Fleury. We created an imaginary league average goaltender and bumped Fleury’s numbers against his. This created a direct comparison between Fleury and our imaginary league-average goaltender.
The results weren’t pretty.
In short, we found that Fleury was performing well below...
By: Meesh Shanmugam
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Pens 1 Kings 0 (OT)
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Kunitz (holding the stick) – Unnecessary (wraps his arm around Kopitar’s stick on a backcheck in the neutral zone and yanks Kopitar’s...
The 2014 NHL season came in with a roar for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who erupted for six goals in their home opener against the Anaheim Ducks.
The win was the Pens fourth straight in a season opener, and while it was an entertaining game, there’s no denying just how different it was compared to what Penguins fans are used to seeing.
A new system and some new faces were on display...
Recently Josh Yohe from the Tribune Review released an article noting that Marc-Andre Fleury will likely enter the 2014-2015 season without a contract extension. Rutherford was quoted in the article by stating that “I'm not in a hurry to do a contract with him” but then almost backtracks mentioning that “there’s no reason why he can't be our goalie for a long time.”Go ahead...
For over nine years, Marc-Andre Fleury has patrolled the Pittsburgh crease, helping transform the Penguins from a laughing stock into one of the NHL's most successful squads. Along the way, he's backstopped his club to back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals, reached the pinnacle of the sport in 2009 and broken numerous franchise records. Not yet 30 years old, The Flower sits poised...
Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his second consecutive shutout of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night. Well, Marc-Andre Fleury and his crossbar. The Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender got a little help from the iron during the second period of the Penguins’ Game 3 matchup with the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference semifinals. With 12 minutes remaining in the frame and the...
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Saturday’s home loss to the Blue Jackets was one that I’m willing to bet most Penguins fans will be quick to forget about.
It’s not so much that the team lost, but rather then manner in which they fell apart that was so alarming.
Up 3-1 in the second, Pittsburgh again gave up another short-handed goal that cut their lead to 3-2, before allowing the Jackets to tie things up...