Evgeni Malkin for NHL MVP

The Pittsburgh Penguins are battling for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division after being on the cusp of missing the postseason prior to the New Year. They turned a negative goal differential through the first half of the season into a plus-19 and continue to score at a menacing pace. While the team has somehow flipped a switch and returned to their championship form of the...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Weekly Reader: Evgeni Malkin is NHL's most underappreciated superstar

Despite being one of the NHL's best players, Evgeni Malkin doesn't get as much love for the Hart Trophy as we think he should. Plus, Jersey Fouls of the Week, Sidney Crosby's potential future as a coach, the intersection of wrestling and hockey, and more.
4 days ago

Weekly Reader: Evgeni Malkin is the NHL's most under-appreciated superstar

Despite being one of the NHL's best players, Evgeni Malkin doesn't get as much love for the Hart Trophy as we think he should. Plus, Jersey Fouls of the Week, Sidney Crosby's potential future as a coach, the intersection of wrestling and hockey, and more.
4 days ago

Hornqvist scores 2 as Penguins beat Canadiens, 5-3

MONTREAL (AP) — Patric Hornqvist’s second goal of the game gave Pittsburgh the lead in the third period, and the Penguins went on to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 Thursday night. Phil Kessel, Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust also scored for Pittsburgh, which remain tied with Washington in points atop the Metropolitan Division. The Capitals, however, currently hold the tiebreaker with...
5 days ago

Goaltender interference controversy grows as Dumoulin goal is ruled out in Penguins' loss to Leafs

An apparent Penguins goal by Brian Dumoulin was overturned due to an interference call Saturday night.
Via Sporting News
9 days ago

Injuries piling up for Penguins

As the Pittsburgh Penguins march toward the playoffs and attempt a third straight Stanley Cup championship, the injury list is beginning to get crowded. The team announced today that Bryan Rust is dealing with a concussion, Dominik Simon is week-to-week with a lower-body injury, and Zach Aston-Reese and Matt Murray are “making progress.”Obviously there are other players on the Penguins...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Lafferty signs entry-level contract with Pittsburgh Penguins

After Brown University was eliminated from the ECAC hockey tournament on Sunday, Sam Lafferty has signed his two-year entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to Mark Divver of the Providence Journal. Lafferty played four years at Brown, and could have become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Because of his age, a two-year contract was the only thing Pittsburgh...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Murray diagnosed with concussion

After taking a puck to the head in practice yesterday, Matt Murray has been diagnosed with a concussion. The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to go with Tristan Jarry and Casey DeSmith for the time being, starting tonight when they welcome the New Jersey Devils to town.This is terrible timing for the Penguins as they fight to stay in the top three spots in the Metropolitan Division...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM pays tribute to standing Ryan Shazier at awards banquet

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert took a moment at an awards banquet this week to pay tribute to Ryan Shazier, who stood in acknowledgment to “booming applause,” per a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report.Colbert was in attendance Wednesday night to accept a leadership award at the Dapper Dan Awards Dinner. During his speech, Colbert singled out Shazier, who remains in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel does not care about scoring title because ‘I have two Cups’

Phil Kessel is in the mix for the Art Ross Trophy, but he doesn’t seem to care too much about it.Kessel was asked Friday whether he has been following the points race in the NHL. He gave a pretty awesome answer.“I got two Cups,” Kessel said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Doesn’t really matter.”How do you not love that?Kessel has scored 24 goals this season and recorded 66 points...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Watch: Kings mascot trolls Pittsburgh fans over loss to Jaguars

The Los Angeles Kings’ mascot is known for being a bit of an instigator, and that point was on display Thursday.The Kings were facing the Pittsburgh Penguins, so mascot Bailey decided to troll the Pittsburgh fans in attendance over their beloved Steelers’ loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL playoffs last week.NFL Media personality Dave Dameshek was in attendance for the game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

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