Pittsburgh Penguins

Penguins re-sign Ruhwedel to a two-year deal
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The depth of the Pittsburgh Penguins defense faced the ultimate test this spring, winning a Stanley Cup despite the absence of Kris Letang. The Penguins announced that this new deal has an average annual value of $650,000 — a modest raise from his one-year, $575,000 deal for last season, but still certainly affordable for a […]

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Report: Vegas to select Fleury and acquire additional draft pick from Penguins
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On this date in 2003, Marc-Andre Fleury went first overall to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL Entry Draft. Today, it does in fact appear, based on translated reports, that the popular veteran goaltender is heading to Vegas in the expansion draft. Fleury has been, for quite some time now, mentioned as a possible option […]

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Marc-Andre Fleury, Marc Methot, James Neal headline Golden Knights' expansion draft haul
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Marc-Andre Fleury is already a champion, now he's a Golden Knight. The veteran goaltender was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in their expansion draft, the results of which were announced Wednesday during the NHL Awards telecast. Fleury, who was on hand for the ceremony, received the largest cheer in front of the Las Vegas […]

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NHL: Vegas Golden Knights unveil Penguins star Fleury
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If the Vegas Golden Knights were to uncover a franchise face among 30 other teams, the obvious choice was Marc-Andre Fleury. Toward the end of the NHL's awards show and expansion draft on Wednesday, it was the now-former Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender who drew the largest ovation from the crowd at T Mobile Arena when his name was announced […]

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NHL has named its Most Valuable Player…and it's not Sidney Crosby
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Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was named the Most Valuable Player in the National Hockey League on Wednesday after the 20-year-old's points-scoring exploits helped carry his team into the post-season. McDavid overcame Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to become the third youngest winner of the prestigious Hart Trophy […]

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Oilers' McDavid caps NHL season with MVP honours
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Connor McDavid has long been pegged as the future face of the NHL, but Wednesday was his coronation. Capping a season in which the 20-year-old sensation became the youngest captain in history and led the NHL in scoring, the Oilers star won the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player by a landslide. McDavid edged out Sidney […]

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Marc-Andre Fleury happy in Vegas, Sidney Crosby feeling weird
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It was the largest ovation of the night at T-Mobile Arena, an explosion of appreciation near the end of the NHL Expansion Draft. Marc-Andre Fleury had stepped onto the stage, wearing a Vegas Golden Knights jersey and that smile that never seems to fall from his face, no matter the circumstances. Like the jersey of […]

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Pens GM Rutherford tells pending UFAs to explore free agency
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The Pittsburgh Penguins had the luxury of bringing a good chunk of their 2016 Stanley Cup Championship team back in 2017. Despite being tight for cap space, the strategy obviously worked out, as they became the first team in the salary cap era to win back-to-back championships. The Penguins have a few more key pieces […]

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Penguins admit team could look different in shot at three-peat
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After winning their second straight Stanley Cup, Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said one of the primary catalysts for their success was that his roster was virtually unchanged from postseason to postseason. Bonino, in particular, could be a tricky one.

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Fleury Cuts Ribbon At Playground Opening Ceremony
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MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury cut the ribbon Monday afternoon to officially open a new McKees Rocks playground that he helped to finance. The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation says Fleury and his wife, Veronique, came up with the idea for a neighborhood playground years ago, and construction began last month at the […]

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Kunitz, Fleury left unprotected in NHL expansion draft
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have left four-time Stanley Cup champion Chris Kunitz and former all-star goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury unprotected in the National Hockey League's upcoming expansion draft. Kunitz and Fleury are among the most high-profile players available in this week's draft for the expansion Vegas Golden Knights who will make their NHL debut in the 2017-18 […]

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Fleury on likely Pittsburgh exit: ‘Matt’s the guy here’
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PITTSBURGH (AP) Marc-Andre Fleury knew this day was coming, though the winningest goaltender in Pittsburgh Penguins history did his best to push the idea of his inevitable departure to the back of his mind. It was only in the aftermath of Pittsburgh’s second straight Stanley Cup championship that he helped author by playing brilliantly at […]

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