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GIFCAP: Pens vs Bolts

[2/5/16] Game 50 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning (6-3 Loss) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt [Goal 1] Hornqvist (Kunitz, Pouliot) [Goal 2] Crosby (Kunitz, Hornqvist) [Goal 3] Cullen (Phil Kessel) *NHL.Com did not provide a goal recap video Video Credit: NHL.com
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Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Game 50 Preview

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (25-17-7, 57 points), who are 6-2-2 in their last 10 match-ups, go for their fifth straight victory tonight against the Lightning (28-18-4, 60 points) in Tampa Bay. The contest at Amalie Arena begins at 7:30 p.m. It is the second of three match-up’s between these two squads. The first meeting was in Florida on Friday, Jan. 15 with the Lightning...
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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...
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Breakdown: Game 49 – Penguins 6, Senators 5

By: @chetstead   After jumping out to an early lead, the Pens looked like they would cruise to victory against Ottawa. The Senators, though, had other plans. They overcame a slow start and made a game of it. That was when Sidney Crosby stepped up with three goals – a natural hat trick – to put the game out of reach. One thing’s for sure: games like this are a lot more fun...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Ottawa Senators – Game 49 Preview

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (24-17-7, 55 points) seek their fourth consecutive victory this evening when they drop the puck with the Ottawa Senators (23-21-6, 52 points). The contest at Consol Energy Center begins at 7:00 p.m. It is the second and last match-up between these two squads. The first meeting was at Consol Energy Center on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 with...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Odds On A Team From The Metro Winning The Stanley Cup

By Larry Snyder The 2016 National Hockey League All-Star Game with its new 3-on-3 format in a division tournament structure was by all accounts Sunday a success in Nashville. Former Arizona Coyote left-wing John Scott proved the doubters wrong with a two-goal performance and by capturing the Most Valuable Player Award. The 6-foot-8, 260-pound forward had two goals in two match-ups...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Continue To Improve In The NHL Power Rankings

By Larry Snyder The majority of the Pittsburgh Penguins (24-17-7, 55 points) can enjoy the National Hockey League All-Star Game break this weekend to rest, re-charge their batteries and heal from any nagging injuries. With their victory over the Devils Tuesday, the Black and Gold are now tied with New Jersey (25-20-5, 55 points) for the last Wild Card playoff berth in the NHL’s...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 48 – Penguins 2, Devils 0

By: @chetstead The Penguins faced divisional rivals the New Jersey Devils and came away with another two points. It was a key matchup, since the Devils occupied the last playoff spot and were just two points ahead of the Penguins. By winning against the Devils, the Pens took possession of that last wild card spot. The Devils have played two more games than the Pens have. The Devils...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. New Jersey Devils – Game 48 Preview

By Larry Snyder The challenge for the Pittsburgh Penguins (23-17-7, 53 points) tonight is whether they can close the gap for the last Wild Card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League against Metropolitan Division rival, the New Jersey Devils (25-19-5, 55 points). If the Black and Gold win this evening, it will put them in a tie for that last playoff...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Roundup: Bennett, Hornqvist, Hynes, And More

The Pittsburgh Penguins (23-17-7, 53 points) return to Consol Energy Center Tuesday, Jan. 26 for a clash with Metropolitan Division rival, the New Jersey Devils (25-19-5, 55 points). The Boys from Jersey are in fourth place in the Metro, just two points ahead of the Pens. The long-time combatants meet at center ice at 7:00 p.m. New Jersey, led by former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 47 – Penguins 5, Canucks 4

By: @chetstead The Pens came from behind again to win on a snowy day in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Penguins, seemingly for years unable to muster a meaningful comeback after falling behind, have turned late-game heroics into their M.O. under Mike Sullivan. Paul Steigerwald noted that the Pens were coming off a high-emotion gain against the Flyers. A mid-day game against a rarely...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

GIFCAP: Pens vs Canucks

[1/23/16] Game 47 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Vancouver Canucks (5-4 Win) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt   [Goal 1] Malkin (Letang) [Goal 2] Malkin (No Asst) [Goal 3] Malkin (Kessel, Daley) [Goal 4] Rust (Kuhnhackl) [Goal 5] Crosby (Hagelin, Letang) Video Credit: Root Sports/Pens TV
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Breakdown: Game 46 – Penguins 4, Flyers 3

By: @chetstead The Penguins picked up their first win against the Flyers since 2013. Even more notable, the victory came on home ice at the Consol Energy Center, where the Flyers have enjoyed overwhelming success. Flyers blogs spent the buildup to this game gloating about the 800+ days that have passed since the last time Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia in hockey. The Flyers are a...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Philadelphia Flyers – Game 46 Notes And Preview

By Larry Snyder Who is the better team in the Keystone State? The Pittsburgh Penguins (21-17-7, 49 points) are ready for their clash tonight against Metropolitan Division rival, the Philadelphia Flyers (20-16-8, 47 points). It is the first meeting of the season between the Black and Gold and the Boys from the City of Brotherly Love. When it comes to special teams, the Penguins power...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

RMU Men’s Hockey Roundup: Izyk, Friedmann, Lynch, And More

By Larry Snyder The Robert Morris University Colonials (17-7-3 overall / 11-4-3 AHC) seek to maintain their hold on first place in the Atlantic Hockey Conference this weekend when they host in-state and conference rival, the Mercyhurst Lakers (11-11-0 / 9-7-0 AHC) for a pair of contests. Robert Morris holds its annual Military Appreciation Night during Friday’s match-up at 84 Lumber...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

PensNation Spotlight: PIHL Has Four All-Star Games Set For January 31st

By Larry Snyder With the end of January comes the time to celebrate high school hockey across Western Pennsylvania. The disclosure of the 168 players chosen for the 2016 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League All-Star Games came on Wednesday, Jan. 13 during the PHL Power Play Show on the MSA Sports Network. The 2016 PIHL All-Star Games are set for Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Brady’s...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

GIFCAP: Pens vs Blues

[1/18/16] Game 45 Pittsburgh Penguins vs St. Louis Blues (5-2 Loss) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt   [Goal 1] Chris Kunitz (Letang, Crosby) [Goal 2] Malkin (Hagelin, Letang) Video Credit: Root Sports/Pens TV
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 45 – Penguins 2, Blues 5

By: @chetstead   The second game of a back-to-back tends to be a letdown game. That was certainly true Monday night as Jeff Zatkoff and the Penguins suffered a third-period meltdown against the St. Louis Blues. After controlling play for much of the game, the Penguins allowed the Blues to take a two-goal lead with time running out. Though Sullivan pulled Zatkoff for the extra attacker...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. St. Louis Blues – Game 45 Notes And Preview

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (21-16-7, 49 points) visit the shores of the Mississippi River this evening for a clash with the Saint Louis Blues (26-15-7, 48 points). The Black and Gold captured a 4-3 overtime victory back in November against the Boys from the Gateway City. The Pens recalled 22-year-old defenseman Derrick Pouliot Monday morning from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 44 – Penguins 5, Hurricanes 0

By: @chetstead The Pens turned in one of their best performances of the season while many fans were paying more attention to the Steelers game. Pittsburgh shut out the Carolina Hurricanes at home on Sunday afternoon to pick up a valuable two points in the tight Eastern playoff race. The early scoring came from some unlikely places, with Conor Sheary getting one and Olli Maatta finally...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

GIFCAP: Pens vs Canes

[1/17/16] Game 45 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes (5-0 Win) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt [Goal 1] Maatta (Malkin, Kessel) [Goal 2] Sheary (Porter, Cullen) [Goal 3] Crosby (Kessel, Malkin) [Goal 4] Crosby (Hornqvist, Lovejoy) [Goal 5] Daley (Hornqvist) Video Credit: Root Sports/Pens TV  
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Roundup: Hagelin, Fleury, And More

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (20-16-7, 47 points) return to Consol Energy Center Sunday, Jan. 17 for a return bout with Metropolitan Division rival, the Carolina Hurricances (20-18-8, 48 points). They skate to center ice at 3:00 p.m. The Black and Gold remains tied with the New Jersey Devils with 47 points apiece for fifth place in the Metro. Both squads are two points...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 43 – Penguins 4, Lightning 5 (OT)

By: @chetstead   The Pens picked up another point in Tampa. Another night, another come-from-behind loss. This time, the Pens came from two back but eventually lost in overtime. I heard a lot of bellyaching yesterday after the game ended, with people proclaiming that the Penguins were surely sunk after this most recent loss. I disagree, honestly. Certainly, it would be preferable...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens Trade David Perron, Adam Clendening to Anaheim for Hagelin

Photo Credit: Penguins.NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Carl Hagelin from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for David Perron and defenseman Adam Clendening. Hagelin has struggled to produce offense with the Ducks, notching just four goals and eight assists in 43 games this season. Anaheim acquired Hagelin in a summer trade with the New York Rangers for Emerson Etem. Hagelin...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

GIFCAP: Pens vs Lightning

[1/15/16] Game 43 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning (5-4 OT Loss) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt [Goal 1] Letang (Crosby, Hornqvist) [Goal 2] Hornqvist (Malkin, Letang) [Goal 3] Daley (Malkin, Kessel) [Goal 4] Kunitz (Maatta,Hornqvist) Video Credit: Root Sports/Pens TV
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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