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Patric Hornqvist has joined the growing list of injured or sick Pittsburgh Penguins, and those issues are finally catching up to the Eastern Conference leaders. Sidney Crosby will try to shake out of his funk and help the Penguins avoid their longest slide in nearly three years Monday night against the struggling New Jersey Devils. Pittsburgh (22-8-5) is atop the East with 49 points...
Via AP on Fox
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Young Flyers Fan Receives Sidney Crosby Jersey For Christmas, Reacts Accordingly

There are a few ways you can respond to getting a bad gift on Christmas day – you can swallow your feelings and put on a fake smile and pretend to be grateful, or you can immediately scrap the idea of “it’s the thought that counts” and voice your displeasure with the present. As we Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Upside Down Mario Lemieux Jersey Fail

Freaking yinzers. You can’t leave them alone with your sister in a Trans-Am and you can’t count on them to properly place the name plate of the savior of Pittsburgh Penguins hockey x2 on a jersey. The only way to wash away the stink of this Mario Lemieux jersey fail is to watch a video of Mario Lemieux’s 10 best goals. The footage is vintage but the way Mario stick handled...
Via Bacon Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 35. Jam Levels.

The Penguins lost to the Caps 3-0. And let’s make a footnote. When the Penguins lose to the following teams, here is the panic/jammed up chart rankings. Team Jam level when Pens lose FlyersHigh CapsMedium BostonMedium RangersLow When a loss like this occurs, we start seeing stuff like this – [ Sidney Crosby in Denial ] If Crosby is healthy, which I’m still not 100% in...
Via The Pensblog
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 35 – Pens can’t solve Holtby in 3-0 loss to Caps

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. Capitals 3  Pens 0 Record: 22-8-5 Goals None Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Sutter (hooking) – Bad (tries to reach his stick around Wilson and leaves it at his waist, allowing Wilson to clamp down on it as he falls to draw a hooking...
Via The PensNation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patric Hornqvist Out For Weeks, Letang Bruised.

The Penguins announced on Twitter today that Patric Hornqvist would be out an extended period of time with a "lower body" injury.#Pens Coach Johnston said he expects winger Patric Hornqvist to be out a few weeks with a lower-body injury.— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 28, 2014 Also, Kris Letang is dealing with a nasty bruise. Johnston: "Letang is basically a bruise...
Via PensInitiative
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Sidney Crosby throws his stick in anger

Via Russian Machine Never Breaks: Rough night in general for Crosby. He had close to 100 turnovers it felt like.
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What The Hell Happened: Caps shutdown Penguins 3-0

The Penguins lost their second straight game in regulation, that hasn’t happened all season. They also lost another player to injury, Patric Hornqvist, and that seems to be happening all the time. Without Hornqvist, and every other top-six forward, the Penguins offense couldn’t generate much. On the other side, the Captials got two goals from Eric Fehr, and stellar goaltending...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Family gives a young Flyers fan a Penguins jersey

What happens when you give a young Philadelphia Flyers fan a Sidney Crosby jersey? One family found out as they played a Christmas practical joke by giving this small boy a wrapped Penguins sweater. His reaction is outstanding. (H/T The Score)  
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Family gives a young Flyers fan a Penguins jersey

What happens when you give a young Philadelphia Flyers fan a Sidney Crosby jersey? One family found out as they played a Christmas practical joke by giving this small boy a wrapped Penguins sweater. His reaction is outstanding. (H/T The Score)  
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Olli Maatta Close to Returning

The big news from Mike Johnston’s press conference this morning was that Olli Maatta will not require any additional surgery to his injured shoulder, and may actually return to the ice soon. Johnston says Maatta did not require surgery. — Dave Molinari (@MolinariPG) December 27, 2014   Johnston saus Maatta is “continuing to rehab” his injury and should be back within...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 35 Between the Capitals and Penguins

By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) The NHL holiday break ends tonight with a pretty special match up between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals at CONSOL Energy Center. The two rivals will meet for the first time this season and look a bit different than they have since last season. Washington hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach this past offseason while the Penguins...
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Young Flyers fan disgusted about getting Sidney Crosby jersey as Christmas gift (VIDEO)

A little Flyers fan looked pretty excited when someone in his family handed him a nicely wrapped Christmas gift on the big day. But, as the kid, wearing a Flyers jersey, slowly unwraps his present, that smiling face turns to disgust when he notices it was a Pittsburgh Penguins' jersey with No. 87. "Eeeeew," the boy yells as he disgustedly pushes the No. 87 black and gold Sidney...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Young Flyers fan received a Sidney Crosby jersey for Xmas, was appalled

Tween Flyers fan got a Penguins jersey for Christmas. Wasn't thrilled.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 34 – Pens run out of gas in 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay

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. Lightning 4  Pens 3 Record: 22-7-5 Goals Hornqvist (13) from Klinkhammer Kunitz (10) from Malkin Letang (8) from Hornqvist, Malkin Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Dumoulin (tripping) – Overly Aggressive (gets his stick into Palat’s...
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Feature Friday: Paul Martin

  Throughout the 2014-2015 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Paul Martin. By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost)   Photo Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images For the past month, the Penguins have experienced non-stop changes to their roster. Plenty of Wilkes-Barre call-ups have been happening as a result of the IR...
Via The PensNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pyatt Brothers Play Big Role as GSHC Leads Ufa 3-0 in Opening Period

The first goal of the entire tournament was scored less then five minutes into the very first period. Originally, former Montreal Canadiens’ forward Tom Pyatt’s wrist shot from the corner was saved by the pad of Vladimir Sohatskiy, but Timothy Kast managed to pick up the rebound and fired it home to make it 1-0 GSHC early in the contest. With six minutes remaining in the first...
Via The Hockey House
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Historic Pic of the day 12-24

So recently we got access to Getty’s unlimited picture database. What we’ve found has been life-changing. We plan on posting a pic a day just because it is so fun to look at all the old pictures. We’ve found some pics that we’ve never seen. Today’s picture Search term: Pittsburgh Penguins 1987 View image | gettyimages.com Some of the pics we found, we’ve never...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 34. So this is Christmas

Everything we could say about this game was laid out in the the quick recap. The Penguins, despite everything, still had a fighting chance at the end. Quick thoughts on this one: 1. Patric Hornqvist is awesome Patric Hornqvist played with piss and vinegar in this game. Overall, Hornqvist’s compete level was off the charts. He also seemed to develop a finishing move: 2. Why...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 34 Between the Lightning and Penguins

By Annie Shean (@JustPuckIt) Last night the Penguins were able to rally back from a 3-1 lead to tie the game, but eventually lost in a seven-round shootout to the Panthers. They were able to walk away with a point, but also with a more depleted lineup. Tonight is part two of the back-to-back game trip to sunny Florida, where the Pens will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. The first...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens Call Up Forward Dominik Uher

The Pens have recalled forward Dominik Uher from Wilkes-Barre Scranton.  Uher, a 21 year old player from the Czech Republic, is a left-handed shot on the left wing.The website Hockey's Future has this to say about Uher:Uher is a Czech forward who plays a game that is equal parts skill, grit, and agitation. He is tough along the boards and wins a lot of battles in the corners....
Via PensInitiative
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby makes $.54 every second

View image | gettyimages.com Via PDL. Sidney Crosby makes $.54 every second. The NHL as a league makes $104.64. In case you want to realize how poor you are, take a look at how much Floyd Mayweather makes every second.
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning vs. Penguins sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 33 – Endangered species Pens salvage a point in 4-3 (SO) loss to Panthers

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. Panthers 4  Pens 3 (SO) Record: 22-6-5 Goals Hornqvist (12) from Despres, Crosby Spaling (6) (PP) from Pouliot, Despres Malkin (16), unassisted Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Malkin (tripping) – Overly Aggressive (reaches between...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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