Marc-Andre Fleury was at his best when it mattered most for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Fleury made 33 saves to help the Penguins beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Saturday night. ”He had to make some really tough saves all night,” Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said.
The Montreal Canadiens are starting to play better after a three-week span which featured one victory. The Pittsburgh Penguins were on a bit of a roll until running into the defending Stanley Cup champions. Montreal looks to post back-to-back wins for the first time since late November on Saturday night when it faces a Pittsburgh […]
At this point in his career, we have an awful lot of data on Sidney Crosby. He’s played 666 games to this point in his career, and was only occasionally slowed by various injuries. He nonetheless has 884 points in those 666 games, a mark that is tops among active players by a decent shout […]
Once Artemi Panarin stopped thinking about scoring, he started scoring again. The Russian rookie had two goals for the second straight night, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday for their second win against the Penguins in two days. ”If (I) don’t score some goals in many games, then (I) start to think […]
Sidney Crosby may be the most recognizable face in hockey but that was not enough to secure him a spot in the 2016 All-Star Game as the Canadian was left off the roster unveiled by the National Hockey League on Wednesday. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain is having one of the worst seasons of his career […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins are coming around with impressive special teams, and the Chicago Blackhawks are just coming around. The defending Stanley Cup champions hit their midway point in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night trying to match their top winning streak of the season, and the Penguins can win three straight for the first time since theirs […]
How would you fix the Pittsburgh Penguins? Would you move Evgeni Malkin for Shea Weber? Who wins the Calder Trophy this year? Is the Chicago Blackhawks’ veteran top line slumping or regressing? And is there a hockey Twitter version of Kylo Ren? These are the questions that Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski faced in this […]
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury returned to practice on Tuesday for the first time since being sidelined by a concussion earlier this month. Fleury has missed Pittsburgh’s past six games since reporting concussion-like symptoms following a loss to Washington on Dec. 14. Fleury said he was a little rusty, but said otherwise he felt pretty […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins held defenseman Kris Letang out of Sunday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets as a precaution. According to coach Mike Sullivan , Letang wasn’t feeling well when he woke up Sunday after he was clipped high by Minnesota Wild forward Jarret Stoll in a Saturday game at Excel Energy Center. “He woke […]
[HUGE IF TRUE breaks down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.] The Rumor Well it’s not so much a rumor, per se, but the hockey world at large is beginning to rumble very seriously once again about whether it makes sense for Pittsburgh to trade Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. You know, despite […]
Consecutive wins are reason enough for the Pittsburgh Penguins to feel optimistic. A matchup with the Winnipeg Jets is another. The Penguins look to continue their dominance of the Jets as they go for their longest winning streak in seven weeks Sunday night.
This season has been far from what many expected of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist in his return after a one-game absence for a lower-body injury and the Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Saturday night. Eric Fehr and Patric Hornqvist also scored and the Penguins won back-to-back games […]