Yes, it’s just one game, but the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins both likely realize that these Metropolitan Division matchups are that much more important. Update: The Penguins beat the Rangers 5-2, so now Pittsburgh has 51 standings points in 46 games played while the Rangers have 49 points in 44 games. At the […]
Phil Kessel's second-period wrister beat Henrik Lundqvist and accounted for his 700th career NHL point and the decisive tally in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 5-2 victory against the New York Rangers on Sunday night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Kessel's goal, his 20th of the season, came off a pass from Conor Sheary with 5:30 […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in Canada with his family to tend to a personal matter and will be away from the team indefinitely. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions recalled Casey DeSmith from their American
Sebastian Aho and the Hurricanes helped Cam Ward have a fairly comfortable night in goal against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Aho scored twice, Ward stopped 21 shots and Carolina beat the struggling Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night. ''We were good with our sticks and the puck pressure was tremendous all night,'' […]
Coming into the 2017-18 season, many figured the Philadelphia Flyers would spend most of their time on the Eastern Conference playoff bubble. Few thought the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins would as well. Entering the teams' Tuesday night showdown in Philadelphia, just one point separates the Penguins (19-18-3) from the Flyers (16-14-8), and […]
As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in a strong position to get a much-needed win against the Philadelphia Flyers, what with their 4-1 lead. It seems like Matt Murray‘s barely been available for the Penguins from injury issues, and now Tristan Jarry is a concern.
Now how would that help the Pittsburgh Penguins? • Consistency has been key for the Vegas Golden Knights. • Wednesday night’s win over the Anaheim Ducks was a great start to a tough 10-day stretch for the Golden Knights.
As Jason Pominville drove into the parking lot at Ralph Wilson Stadium on New Year’s Day 2008 he noticed the weather didn’t keep fans away that morning. While two points were on the line for both the Sabres and Penguins, it was an experience that broke up the monotony of an 82-game NHL schedule. The […]
Much like their division rivals in Brooklyn, injuries are really putting a damper on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Wednesday win, and health issues aren’t the only negative headlines plaguing the Penguins. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos and Elliotte Friedman discussed the matter on Hockey Night in Canada recently, while Friedman backed up more of those rumblings in his […]
Players of the Night As discussed here, Riley Nash ranked among the Bruins’ supporting cast members who were marquee stars during Wednesday’s win. He scored two goals and one assist to give Boston five straight wins. The Pittsburgh Penguins continue
Will the real Pittsburgh Penguins please stand up? With inconsistency perhaps the most consistent element of the Penguins' season coming off two straight Stanley Cups, the team talked widely of doing some soul searching during the NHL's holiday break, which for them ends Wednesday night with a visit from the Columbus Blue Jackets at PPG […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins got some holiday shopping done before the NHL’s roster freeze, adding veteran goalie depth in Michael Leighton and an enormous defenseman in Jamie Oleksiak. Such trades should help from a depth perspective, yet you don’t get the feeling that those moves – nor the addition of Riley Sheahan – are really the […]