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Panthers do Penguins a favor, claim Antti Niemi
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Antti Niemi also seems like he might just be past his sell-by date as an NHL goalie, as the Pittsburgh Penguins learned painfully to start this season. As PHT’s Sean Leahy mentioned when Niemi was waived, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford stated that he expected the 34-year-old to play as many as 30-40 games to keep […]

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Dose: Stamkos Strikes Again
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The Tampa Bay Lightning just can’t stop scoring or winning this season. On Saturday, they turned in another dominant performance against the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Bolts have already defeated the Penguins twice this

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Why Antti Niemi will not solve any team’s short-term goaltending problems
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Fool the Pittsburgh Penguins once, shame on you. Fool them twice, shame on them. Fool them three times? To waivers you go. Such was the case for Antti Niemi, who lasted just three games in a Penguins uniform before getting waived by the team on Monday. Niemi’s time with the Penguins hasn’t been what Pittsburgh’s […]

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Stars Crosby, McDavid focusing on teams, not 1-on-1 matchup
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The fan in Connor McDavid comes out whenever he sees Sidney Crosby's familiar No. 87 on TV. ''When you're watching, you're hoping for him to do something cool,'' the Edmonton Oilers star said. McDavid will get an up-close look when the Oilers visit Crosby and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.

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Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Penguins for Scott Wilson
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It was simply a matter of when, and not if the Pittsburgh Penguins were going to swing a trade in an effort to improve their center depth. The Penguins acquired forward Riley Sheahan and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Scott Wilson and a 2018 third-round draft […]

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Conor Sheary lifts Penguins past Panthers, 4-3
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The Pittsburgh Penguins needed a little time to get up to speed against the Florida Panthers. Conor Sheary scored a power-play goal with 2:53 left to give the Penguins a 4-3 victory Friday night. The Penguins trailed 2-0 less than 6 minutes in, but scored three goals in the second period, in which they took […]

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Dueling back-to-backs as Capitals host Panthers
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It may be early in the NHL campaign, but the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals are in a hurry to find the consistency needed to string wins together and move up in the standings. When the teams collide Saturday at CapitalOne Arena, both will be playing the second game of back-to-back sets, with the Panthers […]

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Is there a trade to be made between the Penguins and Canadiens?
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On Thursday night, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported that the Pittsburgh Penguins may have some interest in Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk. The Penguins have been looking for another center since the departure of Nick Bonino in free agency this summer, so them being interested in him makes sense. “There’s been some speculation as […]

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McKenzie on Penguins’ cap space, Capitals’ free agent decisions (Video)
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About 1:20* into the video above this post’s headline, hockey insider Bob McKenzie shared some interesting tidbits with NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen regarding potential future moves for the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. In the case of the Penguins, McKenzie reports that the team is happy with what they’ve seen from the wonderfully named Greg McKegg so far, […]

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WATCH LIVE: Penguins – Capitals on Wednesday Night Rivalry
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Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby. The reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners in Washington Capitals (2-0-1) hosting the repeat champions in the Pittsburgh Penguins (1-1-1) in the latest edition of “Wednesday Night Rivalry” on NBCSN. What more could you want

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Revenge denied: Penguins continue to get best of Capitals
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The Washington Capitals probably want to endure “close, but no cigar against the Pittsburgh Penguins” about as much as they want to hear about falling in the second round. Much like the Nashville Predators in their bid to get at least a measure of revenge for the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, the Capitals couldn’t beat […]

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Braden Holtby was not happy about Sidney Crosby's hit
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Braden Holtby took a hit from Sidney Crosby in the first period of Wednesday's game between the Caps and Pittsburgh Penguins that sent the netminder to the ice. "It's a penalty," Holtby told reporters after the game. In this case, however, they let it go and it was a costly call as the Penguins were […]

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