After keeping the puck out of the net for three periods, Tristan Jarry tucked it in his bag for a keepsake. The rookie made 34 saves for his first NHL shutout, Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to five games and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Friday night. ''He earned it,'' […]
Past the quarter-pole and closing in on the one-third point of the season, the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves doing some soul-searching. Pittsburgh (11-10-3) has lost three games in a row for the first time since January and is 2-4-1 in its past seven going into a game against the top […]
The Bruins always hope to give their fans something good in their annual matinee on the day after Thanksgiving, and that was the case Friday. Pastrnak's 11th goal of the season was the game-winner. The Penguins had battled back from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits and tied the score, then Pastrnak was freed up by a brilliant neutral-zone […]
It’s Black Friday, which means that the NHL on NBC will air a matinee game. This afternoon, the Boston Bruins will host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 1:00 P.M. ET. The Bruins are in a weird goaltending situation right now.
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.
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
A blowout win over the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions was more important to Blake Wheeler than his own outstanding performance. Wheeler scored three of Winnipeg's five first-period goals and added an assist in the third as the Jets routed the Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Sunday night. Brendan Lemieux scored his first career goal for […]
PITTSBURGH — A game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers can be circled on the calendar well in advance for the matchup between stars Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Perhaps it will play out that the centers who are widely considered the top two players in the world — Crosby, 30, who has captained […]
Timely goals by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin extended the New York Rangers' slow start to the season. Crosby tied the score with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Evgeni Malkin put in the winner 58 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the struggling Rangers 5-4 on Tuesday night. ''We kind of […]
Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again. Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. The Swedish […]
The two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins host the St. Louis Blues to open the 2017-18 NHL season.
The Canucks have acquired defenseman Derrick Pouliot from the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Andrey Pedan and a fourth-round selection in the 2018 draft. The Canucks hope the 23-year-old Pouliot will reach his potential under new coach Travis Green after he failed to catch on in Pittsburgh. The Penguins drafted the 6-foot, 208-pound Pouliot No. 8 […]