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Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. New York Rangers – Game 53 Preview

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (27-18-7, 61 points), who are 6-4-2 against their Metropolitan Division brothers, clash tonight with the second-place New York Rangers (30-18-5, 65 points). The battle between the Metro rivals gets underway at 7:00 p.m. It is the first meeting this season between the Black and Gold and the squad that has eliminated them the last two seasons...
Via The PensNation
10 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin's nasty puck-handling will make your head spin

Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin can dangle with the best of them, and on Tuesday, the NHL and GoPro posted an up-close view of just how nasty he is with the puck. Those poor, poor NHL defenders...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should Pens Claim Christian Ehrhoff? by @BrianK_PI

After being bought out by the Buffalo Sabres during the 2014 offseason, Christian Ehrhoff chose to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Malkin to miss rest of week with lower-body injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin's lower-body injury will keep him out at least the rest of the week. Coach Mike Sullivan said Tuesday that Malkin will miss Wednesday's game against the New York Rangers and a road trip through Carolina and Florida this weekend. The four-time All-Star has missed each of Pittsburgh's last three games after initially sustaining...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: I Was Wrrr

For those of us ancient enough to remember the TV show Happy Days, it was a classic episode. The one where Fonzie tried to admit he was wrong to Ralph Malph, but couldn’t get the words out. “I was wrrrr…,” stammered the Fonz. Well, the same goes for me. I was wrrrr about our Penguins. Six weeks ago I predicted a black-and-gold implosion of epic proportions. As recently as...
Via PenguinPoop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 52 – Sidney Crosby Sidney Crosbys the Penguins to a 6-2 Win over Anaheim

Pens 6  Ducks 2 Record: 27-18-7, 61 pts Goals Kunitz (10) from Letang, Crosby Sheary (3) from Letang, Maatta Hagelin (5) from Kessel, Dumoulin Crosby (23) unassisted Crosby (24) from Kunitz Maatta (6) from Crosby, Hornqvist PenaltiesLetang (boarding) – Bad Call (leans into Silfverberg’s side and gets tangled up with his arm, sending him awkwardly into the boards but without...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Crosby scores in 7th straight, Penguins top Ducks 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their surge with a 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. Crosby beat John Gibson between the legs to give the Penguins a three-goal cushion in the second period and ripped one by Gibson's glove...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Anaheim Ducks – Game 52 Preview And Notes

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (26-18-7, 59 points), who are 4-5-2 against the Pacific Division this season, skate this evening against the Anaheim Ducks (25-18-7, 57 points). The contest at Consol Energy Center gets underway at 7:00 p.m. It is the second and last meeting between these two combatants. The first match-up was in California on Saturday, Dec. 6 with the Ducks...
Via The PensNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: how to move up standings

The second half of the season is underway and now teams start jostling for playoff position. The Pittsburgh Penguins currently sit in fourth in the Metropolitan Division, putting them in a Wild Card spot for the Eastern Conference. In front of them sits the Washington Capitals, the New York Rangers, and the New York Islanders, and behind them the New Jersey Devils and the Carolina...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 51 – Letang, Crosby Lead Pens to Late Comeback over Panthers in 3-2 OT Win

Pens 3  Panthers 2 (OT) Record: 26-18-7, 59 pts Goals Letang (8) from Crosby, Hornqvist Crosby (22) from Letang, Daley Letang (9) (PP) from Crosby, Daley PenaltiesHagelin (hooking) – Careless (loses the puck to Campbell behind the Panthers net and turns to keep up with Campbell, putting his stick across Campbell’s midsection and pulling him down)Maatta (tripping) – Bad (faces...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Letang, Crosby lead Pens comeback win against Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 saves. In overtime, Crosby passed across to Letang in the left circle and his one-timer beat Luongo on the stick side...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 50 – Quick Start Not Enough as Pittsburgh/WBS Loses to Tampa, 6-3.

Lightning 6  Pens 3 Record: 25-18-7, 57 pts Goals Hornqvist (11) from Kunitz, Pouliot Crosby (21) from Kunitz, Hornqvist Cullen (6) from Kessel PenaltiesLetang (roughing) – Stupid (takes a high elbow to the face from Filppula during a puck battle, then retaliates by dropping his stick and pushing Filppula in the back twice, then follows Filppula and shoves him in the back of...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Lose Fehr to Lower-Body Injury

Eric Fehr could miss at least a month with an undisclosed lower-body injury, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan revealed today. The big forward’s legs folded awkwardly beneath him after he was checked by Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki during the second period of Tuesday’s victory over Ottawa. The announcement ended two days of speculation over the severity of the injury. Skating...
Via PenguinPoop
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Evgeni Malkin And Eric Fehr Out Of Action This Weekend

According to Bill West of the Tribune-Review and Seth Rorabaugh of the Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Penguins (25-17-7, 57 points) will be minus a pair of centers on their two-game trip to Florida this weekend. Evgeni Malkin and Eric Fehr will not be making the trip to the Sunshine State. Both are reported to have sustained lower-body injuries. The absence of the two players was...
Via The PensNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Comrie, Hilary Duff finalize divorce

The world is just a tiny bit sadder Wednesday as noted power couple Mike Comrie and Hilary Duff finalized their divorce. According to TMZ, the former NHL player and the actress-musician are officially through, with Duff keeping the mansion in Beverly Hills and Comrie keeping his Bentley and Mercedes. The pair had a prenup, according to the Associated Press. Comrie and Duff began...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Stars shine at NHL All-Star Weekend

While John Scott was the (very deserving) MVP of the 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend, the Pittsburgh Penguins were still well-represented through the performances of Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang. The festivities kicked off Saturday with the NHL Skills Competition, and the night began with the Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater event. Letang, who was participating in his third All-Star Game...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Have Gem in AHL’s Steven Oleksy

The Pittsburgh Penguins made a simple two-way transaction over the summer, signing former Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears defenseman Steven Oleksy to a contract. Though he currently plays for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, the Penguins are fortunate to have him on their roster. The 29-year-old comes from humble beginnings in small-town Michigan, going by the nickname “Binky”...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Making a comeback

When the Pittsburgh Penguins fell 2-0 in the first period to their cross-state rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, on Jan. 21, it looked like a familiar story. The Penguins had lost eight straight to the Flyers, with their last win dating back to October 2013, and thanks to the Flyers’ powerplay, it seemed they were on their way to a ninth. But led by the tenacity of Sidney Crosby...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sale of Penguins could be held up

A lot has been made recently of the working relationship between Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle, co-owners of the Pittsburgh Penguins. I wouldn’t describe it as a black cloud, but for people around the team I am sure they would like to move on from this saga. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review gave us insight to a few reasons why the Penguins haven’t been sold yet: • Proposed NHL...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins defenseman David Warsofsky injured by referee Tim Peel (Video)

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman David Warsofsky suffered an unfortunate injury during Sunday's game against Carolina as he was accidentally upended by NHL referee Tim Peel.Peel lost an edge and went sliding into the middle of the ice as Warsofsky was skating backwards on defense. Peel slid right into the legs of the unsuspecting Warsofsky, and Warsofsky went flying backwards, hitting...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No rift between Penguins owners on possible sale, they say

In what has already been a rocky season for the Pittsburgh Penguins that has included disputes over playing time for prospect Daniel Sprong, a coach barely into his second season behind the bench getting canned, and another major trade that has failed to pan out as expected, rumors of in-fighting at the top of the organization are getting louder. It has been rumored that the Penguins...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Malkin jokes about Ovechkin’s bad defending

The NHL All-Star Game is fun for several reasons, but one of the best is the fact it creates teammates out of rivals. Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin aren’t heated enemies, but they do skate for opposing franchises with a pretty colorful recent history. With that in mind, Malkin’s slight dig at Ovechkin’s defense is pretty great. Malkin playfully ribbed his buddy Ovechkin...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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