Vancouver Cancuks rookie Brock Boeser is enjoying a fast start to his career, while embattled defenseman Derrick Pouliot is just happy to have a change of scenery. Boeser scored two more goals and Pouliot netted the game-winner against his former team as the Canucks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday night. ''There's a lot […]
Chicago recorded 27 shot attempts (11 on goal) in the opening frame compared to Pittsburgh's 13 attempts (nine on goal), and led in the even-strength scoring chances department 11-2. Two of those chances were breakaways from Nick Schmaltz and Jonathan Toews, but both were denied by Matt Murray. The Blackhawks cashed in on one of […]
It was an adventurous night for Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford. Crawford's strong play allowed Artem Anisimov's third-period power-play goal to stand as the game-winner, and the Blackhawks continued their winning streak against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night. ''I like the response out there,'' Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said.
When the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins last met, it was a laugher. The Blackhawks figure the Penguins will have that 10-1 loss at Chicago on their minds when the teams play Saturday night at PPG Paints Arena. "We've been on the wrong side of losses like that, and we certainly remember them more than […]
Being a quarter of the way through the season and “only” being on pace for 94 or 95 points, and having solid if unspectacular underlying numbers is something most teams would love to shoot for, but this is the Mike Sullivan Penguins.
The goals came in bunches for the Blackhawks in their Oct. 5 season opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins. For the Blackhawks, it was a nice memory, albeit one that seems far away given they went from scoring at will through their first two games to not being able to buy a goal for a sizeable […]
The NHL is cracking down on slashing with more penalties – at times to almost an extreme – but suspensions might not come from them. To be precise, Scandella received a $5K fine, while the league didn’t provide an explanation for the decision.
Sidney Crosby had been getting his chances. Crosby ended a long goal drought and assisted on Conor Sheary's game-winner 16 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Sabres 5-4 on Tuesday night. ''You're happy to see it go in the net,'' Crosby said.
Update: The Penguins ended up winning 5-4 in overtime. The Buffalo Sabres aren’t making the strides they were hoping for this season, but don’t blame Jack Eichel. At least, don’t bury Eichel for a lack of scoring or a lack of emotion.
In a city that appreciates an impressive debut performance, new Nashville Predators center Kyle Turris produced quite a first game Saturday night. Turris scored a goal, added an assist and led all Predators centers in ice time to help Nashville beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in a shootout. It was the first game in a […]
In the Pittsburgh Penguins' last visit to Capital One Arena of the season, the Caps were sure to make it count. Despite the slow start and all the injuries, the Caps seem to be settling into a groove and have now won five of their last seven games. No, he did not get the shutout, […]
The Capitals turned in one of their best performances of the season on Friday to down the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1. Here's how they did it.Kris Letang lost his mind in the 2nd periodRarely do you see a player called for two penalties on the same