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Breakdown: Game 52 – Pens 6, Ducks 2

By: @chetstead   The Pens kept the good times rolling with a resounding victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. The Penguins snapped the Ducks’ six-game win streak in convincing fashion. Five different Penguins players scored in the rout. Sidney Crosby continued to absolutely dominate the opposition. The Pens also had a 62% faceoff success rate. The Ducks actually outshot...
Via The PensNation
2 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 AP on Fox
8 hours 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
12 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

GAME 52 RECAP: That’s Sidney Crosby’s Music. Pens roll again.

We’re getting to the point now where we’ll soon be past the “Man, the Penguins look completely different under Mike Sullivan” phase. We’re not exactly sure what the next phase will be, but it’s just great to be pumped about the Penguins again. It doesn’t hurt when they score three goals in the first period like this one. You completely forgot Malkin was out of the lineup...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Pens Crush Ducks 6-2

Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang caught fire towards the end of the game against the Panthers Saturday... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
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 AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Stars of the Week

Embed from Getty Images Pittsburgh Penguins Week Record: 2-1   Jake Sheib 1. Sidney Crosby 5 G, 3 A, 17 SOG, 1 BLK, +6 2. Kris Letang 3 G, 2 A, 16 SOG, 2 BLK, +1 3. Patric Hornqvist 1 G, 2 A, 13 SOG, 2 BLK, +7   Vincent Chase 1. Sidney Crosby 5 G, 3 A, 17 SOG, 1 BLK, +6 2. Kris Letang 3 G, 2 A, 16 SOG, 2 BLK, +1 3. Patric Hornqvist 1 G, 2 A, 13 SOG, 2 BLK, +7   Danny Pirtle...
Via TopSportsReport
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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Games 50 and 51 – Pens 3, Lightning 6 / Pens 3, Panthers 2

By: @chetstead   The Pens split their games against the Bolts and Panthers, earning a hard-fought two points.  Despite the loss to the Lightning, both games were strong statements by Mike Sullivan’s club. The Penguins had the better possession numbers than both the Lightning and the Panthers, which is perhaps surprising, considering that the Pens were being outshot by the Panthers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Malkin to miss third straight game, out vs. Ducks

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin has been ruled out of his third straight game due to a lower-body injury, coach Mike Sullivan told the team's website on Monday.Malkin missed the team's trek through the Sunshine State this past weekend and will sit out as Pittsburgh (26-18-7) vies for its sixth win in seven outings on Monday against the Anaheim Ducks (25-18-7). Sullivan...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks-Penguins Preview

The Anaheim Ducks were making fools of the prognosticators during a horrible start after being a sexy pick to win the Stanley Cup following last season's deep playoff run. Goaltending and the NHL's best penalty kill have helped them regroup, though, and the hottest team in hockey is looking more like the contender many believed it was. Anaheim seeks a seventh consecutive victory...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

900 In Perspective, by @_MAF29

Sidney Crosby is definitely not the most popular player in the current day NHL, outside of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby scores 900th career point

When the Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the Florida Panthers Saturday night, it was a battle of past and present as current Penguin’s captain Sidney Crosby matched up against former Penguin’s captain – and current Panther right wing – Jaromir Jagr. Not only did Crosby win the on-ice battle, as his three points propelled the Penguins to a 3-2 overtime victory, but he...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Rally Behind Crosby and Letang: Hunt Down Panthers

For the better part of 55 minutes it looked like one of those nights for our Pittsburgh Penguins. You know. Second of back-to-back games. On the road, to boot. Tired legs. No puck luck. Then…BLAM. In a volcanic display of skill, superstars Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang erupted for three goals in just over six minutes to stun the Florida Panthers and snatch a sweet 3-2 victory from...
Via PenguinPoop
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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GIFCAP: Pens vs Panters

[2/6/16] Game 51 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Florida Panthers (3-2 OT Win) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt [Goal 1] Letang (Crosby) [Goal 2] Crosby (Letang, Daley) [Goal 3] Letang (Crosby, Daley) Video Credit: NHL.com
Via The PensNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GAME 51 RECAP: The Crosby and Letang show. Pens snatch a win in Florida

For the 18 people that still read this blog, you know we struggle with Kris Letang. From the haircuts, to the turnovers, to the composure level, he just is a hard player for us to rally behind. But here’s the thing. The beauty of being a fan of your team allows you to do a 180 whenever the hell you want. And after Kris Letang’s performance in this one, we will no problem. But...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Letang, Crosby lead Penguins' 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 AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers see late lead slip away in overtime loss to Penguins

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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

GAME 50 RECAP: Broken Down Fleury

Here’s how the game went in one pic: It felt like the Pens had no chance in Hell of winning this game. People were freaking out that Malkin was out for maybe two games and that Eric Fehr is gonna be out for a month. It’s far from the end of the world. The Florida road trip is always a joke, so you just have to deal with it. However, there is one major concern that is starting...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The PensNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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