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Penguins Downie, Greiss diagnosed with mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) Add forward Steve Downie and goaltender Thomas Greiss to the list of Pittsburgh Penguins dealing with the mumps. The team said Friday that both tested positive for the virus and will remain in isolation. Forward Brandon Sutter tested negative. All three players missed Pittsburgh's two-game road swing through Florida after coming down with symptoms suggesting mumps...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Downie, Sutter and Greiss Being Tested For Mumps

Downie, Sutter and Greiss will be tested for mumps *sigh*— Pens Initiative (@PensInitiative) December 22, 2014 As reported from multiple sources, Steve Downie, Brandon Sutter and Thomas Greiss are all going to miss tonight's match-up against the Florida Panthers because they are being tested for mumps.Reactions were as expected.Is it a good or bad thing that I know way more about...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Finally, Pens Have an Edge

By: Joe Guzy Steve Downie has made an impact unimaginable by preseason pundits. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Over the years, the Penguins have “earned” a superstar reputation to go along with their superstar lineup. With a roster headlined by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, it’s easy to see why. But after a playoff run where the Penguins saw their captain take abuse night...
Via The PensNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 32 – Hockey and Panthers make Downie go crazy in Pens 3-1 win

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 3  Panthers 1 Record: 22-6-4 Goals Spaling (5) from Downie, Goc Pouliot (1) from Downie, Spaling Crosby (10) from Letang, Despres Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Harrington (high-sticking) – Careless (tries to lift his stick...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Steve Downie mocks Erik Gudbranson; shouts at Panthers bench after fight.

Steve Downie is crazy. He fought the much taller Erik Gudbranson, and then mocked him. And then he challenged the Panthers bench:
Via The Pensblog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens Initiative Exclusive: Steve Downie Training Video

We sneaks at Pens Initiative are at it again.  This time we've obtained exclusive video of new Penguin Steve Downie training for this coming season.  Click below!Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Tocchet and Steve Downie Reunited in Pittsburgh by @ChicksDigHockey

Rick Tocchet knows all about being a bad ass. Search him on YouTube and you can find enough scrums to keep you occupied all day.  No one would ever accuse Tocchet of being a goon but he began his career mainly known as a fighter. He worked hard to hone his skills and became known as a power forward who also happened to take zero crap. He topped the 30-goal mark four straight years...
Via PensInitiative
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Downie out 7-10 days with upper-body injury

Steve Downie will be out for 7-10 days with an upper-body injury. (Photo Courtesy of Some news on the injury front surfaced just hours before puck drop of tonight's game for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that forward Steve Downie will be out for 7-10 days with an upper-body injury. Downie practiced with the...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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