Rob Scuderi was on the ice at CONSOL Energy Center for warmups before the Pittsburgh Penguins hosted the Washington Capitals Monday night. He didn’t play and a few hours later he was a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. The Penguins announced during the third period that Scuderi had been dealt straight up to the Chicago […]
The onus now falls on Mike Sullivan to get the most out of the struggling Penguins as he makes his debut against the visiting Washington Capitals on Monday night. Mike Johnston lasted just 18 months before Rutherford informed him Saturday morning that he was out as coach after going 58-37-15 with a five-game loss to […]
The first shift of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as Penguins coach went brilliantly. Pittsburgh put the puck deep in the Washington Capitals’ end and spent a solid minute darting around the zone as if playing an elaborate game of keep away. The volatile Penguins remain a muddled work in progress.
No. 1 Star: Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins Rask recorded his fourth shutout of the year and 30th of his career with a 34-save night during a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Max Talbot, Jimmy Hayes and Ryan Spooner provided the goals as Boston won for the fourth time in six games. No. 2 Star: […]
(Warning: Auto-play video) Beginning the night of Christmas Eve, TBS will air their annual 24-hour marathon of “A Christmas Story,” the cult classic about a boy and his longing for an official Red Ryder carbine action 200-range-shot model air rifle. In honor of the Christmas tradition the Washington Capitals did their part to spoof the […]
One of the NHL’s marquee draws is in the midst of an identity crisis more than a third of the way into a season that began with typically high expectations, goals that at the moment appear impossibly out of reach. A 4-1 loss to Washington on Monday in Sullivan’s debut dropped the Penguins to 15-11-3. […]
Alex Ovechkin has won three MVPs and five Maurice “Rocket” Richard trophies while at least tying for the Washington Capitals’ points lead every season since he entered the league in 2005-06. Most of them will have a simple answer: Braden Holtby. The NHL’s stingiest goaltender looks to help Washington win a sixth straight home game […]
Beau Bennett wasn’t the only Pittsburgh Penguins player lost after Monday night’s 4-1 defeat to the Washington Capitals. Following the game, Marc-Andre Fleury approached the coaching and medical staff and told them he wasn’t feeling well. On Tuesday, GM Jim Rutherford confirmed that the netminder had suffered a concussion. Via Jenn Menendez of the Post-Gazette […]