The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Penguins owners hire Morgan Stanley to explore options

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle have hired investment bank Morgan Stanley to explore their options. The owners said in a statement Wednesday night they are in the middle of a feeling out process that could include anything from an outright sale to selling a share of the team or standing pat. The hiring of Morgan Stanley was first reported...
Via AP on Fox
28 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins 2015-16 Preseason Schedule

Credit: Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced their preseason schedule for the 2015-16 season, which will include eight total games. The Penguins will play three games at CONSOL Energy Center, three games on the road and two games in neutral sites. Pittsburgh will begin preseason play on September 21st in Columbus and conclude the preseason on...
Via The PensNation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Devils to hires John Hynes as head coach

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey general manager Ray Shero has reached into his ties with the Pittsburgh Penguins to pick the Devils' next head coach, John Hynes, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday night. Shero has chosen the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach to run the once-proud team that has failed to make the playoffs the past three seasons. The...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: June 1st, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than getting to retire Gabby’s pictures for the off season.   THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – The guys over at The Hockey Writers have reviewed Jim Rutherford’s first year as a GM with the Penguins, both free agency and trading.  Their conclusion…not bad in free...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Acquire Draft Pick as Dan Bylsma Signs On With Buffalo

(Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports) Another salary came off the books of the Pittsburgh Penguins today as former head coach Dan Bylsma signed a five-year contract to become the 17th head coach of the Buffalo Sabres. Even though Pittsburgh fired Bylsma, he was still under contract. Therefore, the Penguins had to give the Sabres permission to interview Bylsma. The Sabres were forced...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Penguins Head Coach Dan Bylsma Heading To Buffalo

It has finally been made official that Dan Bylsma, former Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, has been hired by the Buffalo Sabres. Bylsma, still under contract with the Penguins even thought he was relieved from his coaching duties, will take over a Sabres team drafting 2nd overall in the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft.Through the deal, the Pens have acquired a Sabres 3rd round pick...
Via PensInitiative
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sabres reach agreement with Bylsma as new head coach

  BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday.   The one holdup is a discussion over whether the Penguins are due compensation from the Sabres for hiring a coach who is still under contract with Pittsburgh, the person...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Rutherford is so annoying

Via the [ PG ] Jim Rutherford wants a first round pick. “I’ll certainly pursue it,” general manager Jim Rutherford said, But wait, Jim Rutherford, how will you do that? “I don’t know if we’ll be able to pick up one or not.” Great stuff, Jim. But wait, there is more. From another piece this weekend: “It’s difficult just to do one, without trying to mix it together...
Via The Pensblog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins are trying to acquire a first-round pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins are a team without a first-round pick in the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft. The Penguins shipped their first-round selection (16th overall) to the Edmonton Oilers in the deal which brought in David Perron. Now, the Penguins are trying to jump back into the first round and they’re talking trades with several teams. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Twitter gets pwned by Discovery Channel

The Pittsburgh Penguins Twitter account tried to be clever and sent a note to the Discovery Channel Wednesday in response to a tweet, and the person running the DC account wasn’t having it at all. Take a look at the exchange that ensued: That is top-shelf pwnage right there. The Pens lost to the New...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel Roasts Pittsburgh Penguins With Big League Twitter Troll

Discovery Channel brought the heat on Twitter, roasting the Pittsburgh Penguins with a big league troll.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel lays down the boom on Pittsburgh Penguins

The 2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins season ended with disappointment once again, and the fine people at the Discovery Channel are on it. Check out Discovery’s response to a light-hearted quip by the Penguins about emperor penguin height. On average, emperor penguins grow to be 3.8 feet tall >> — Discovery (@Discovery) May...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel Roasts Pittsburgh Penguins With Stellar Tweet

The Discovery Channel might have just won the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs. On a day when Twitter was flooded with the latest news surrounding the New England Patriots’ response to the Wells Report, the Discovery Channel offered a refreshing and entertaining respite from DeflateGate — or DeflateWeight, if you will. The channel’s official Twitter account was doing what it does...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Discovery Channel just incinerated the Pittsburgh Penguins on Twitter

The NHL on Twitter is mostly really fun. Accounts from teams like Vancouver, Los Angeles and the New York Rangers all really make the environment great, through sharp banter, funny images and just keeping things light. While NHL teams can produce some sick burns of their own, sometimes being playful can come back to bite you, as the Pittsburgh Penguins learned today. The official...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz to stand trial on theft charges

PITTSBURGH -- The former nanny for the family of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz is set to stand trial on charges she stole $12,000 diamond earrings from his wife, then sold them to jewelry stores. The investigation of 26-year-old Andrea Forsythe began when her rental home burned down in June. She faces separate federal charges of setting that fire and filing false insurance...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Wilson reassigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Scott Wilson rejoins WBS Penguins (Photo/Getty Images)The Pittsburgh Penguins season has come to an end after falling to the New York Rangers in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. With Pittsburgh’s exit, the team has reassigned forward Scott Wilson to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. Wilson will now join the WBS Penguins as they fight for a Calder Cup...
Via Mill City Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Will Play for Canada at World Championship

The Pittsburgh Penguins and I have one thing in common: we will not be winning the Stanley Cup this season. Pittsburgh can blame it on the loss to the New York Rangers Friday night. I blame it on my lack of athletic ability. Sunday, Sidney Crosby said he will join Team Canada for the IIHF World Championship held in the Czech Republic. According to CBS Sports, the roster is already...
Via Sportsnaut
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Fakes Being Hit In Face; Referees Fall For Embellishment (Video)

Maxim Lapierre was doing Maxim Lapierre things Wednesday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward has a long history of being one of the NHL’s most infamous agitators, as he’s repeatedly displayed a willingness to cross the line of what’s considered by many to be acceptable play. That’s come not only in the form of borderline-dirty hits but also by embellishing. Lapierre was...
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: dominated in game three

Coming off of an impressive game two win, the Penguins returned to Consol Energy Center looking to build off of their momentum. This wasn’t the case Monday night however. The New York Rangers dominated the Penguins and put on a defensive clinic in the process. Pittsburgh spent much of the first and second period in their own zone trying to fend off relentless pressure from the...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins GM to columnist: ‘You’re a (expletive) jerk’

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford allegedly confronted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Rob Rossi in a Consol Energy Center elevator on Monday night. The Pens’ first-year GM apparently is unhappy with some critical columns Rossi has penned about the team over the past several months and finally decided enough was enough, letting the writer have it...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby locked out of Penguins dressing room before Game 3 (Video)

Sidney Crosby was accidentally locked out of the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room prior to Monday night's Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the N.Y. Rangers.The door opened eventually, but what a weird situation. First the Penguins spell Crosby's name wrong on the cover of their game program, and now this. Is this any way for them to treat their captain? Talk...
Via Holdout Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: much improved in game two

After a devastating 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in game one on Thursday, the Penguins responded nicely Saturday evening. Marc Andre Fleury was nothing short of sensational in game one and he again performed at a high level in game two. Despite his defense disappearing at key times, Fleury has been solid for the Penguins. Both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin played great games...
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: playoff preview, first round

The regular season has come to a close and the Penguins have squeaked into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. They have drawn a tough matchup as they will face their division rival, the New York Rangers. New York is coming off of a strong season having won the President’s trophy, which is awarded to the team with the most points in the regular season. It will...
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New Video Released of Shane Doan’s Hit on Kris Letang

Twitter user @burcham_amanda tweeted a never before released video from a fan’s phone of the scary hit that caused Kris Letang’s concussion last week. Letangs scary hit from behind the glass… #Pens @Letang_58 @penguins @NHL @ESPN_NHL — Amanda Burcham (@burcham_amanda) March 31, 2015 Scary stuff. The post New Video Released of Shane Doan...
Via The PensNation
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The strategies of defending LeBron's isolations

Cam Newton fulfills promise to mother, graduates from Auburn

2015 NBA Finals preview

Yankees now the AL East favorite

Joey Gallo arrives in Texas

USA Women’s World Cup: No excuse not to win

Projecting rosters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game

What Peterson's return means

The Bulls and the culture of fitting in

X-factors for Cavs and Warriors

Pujols: Angels not 'Mike Trout show'

Adrian Peterson returns to Vikings

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.