Penguins move into first place, defeat Flyers

March 8, 2018 wpanews 0

  Sidney Crosby’s continued dominance of the Flyers helped the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins move back into first place. Conor Sheary scored two goals, Crosby had three assists and Pittsburgh surged into the top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 5-2 victory over the Flyers on Wednesday night. Phil Kessel, Jamie Oleksiak and Evgeni Malkin also scored for the Penguins, who have won three straight. Pittsburgh (39-25-4, […] READ MORE

Penguins goalie Matt Murray diagnosed with a concussion | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

February 27, 2018 wpanews 0

SAM WERNER Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Penguins’ goaltending depth will face a significant test over the next few games. Matt Murray has been diagnosed with a concussion, coach Mike Sullivan announced Tuesday. He will not play Tuesday night against the Devils and will miss an indefinite amount of time. Murray was hit in the head with a puck in practice Monday, off a shot from defenseman Olli Maatta, and left the session […] READ MORE

Florida Panthers 6, Pittsburgh Penguins 5

February 25, 2018 wpanews 0

Evgenii Dadonov records his first career NHL hat trick as the Florida Panthers held on for the wild win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Evgenii Dadonov scored with 1:53 to play to complete a hat trick and give the Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Dadonov beat goalie Matt Murray on a one-timer off Aleksander Barkov‘s pass for the winner. “The old saying, your best players […] READ MORE

Penguins Acquire Derick Brassard In 3-Team Trade « CBS Pittsburgh

February 24, 2018 wpanews 0

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired center Derick Brassard in a three-team trade with the Ottawa Senators and Vegas Golden Knights. In exchange, the Pens are sending defenseman Ian Cole, goaltending prospect Filip Gustavsson, their 2018 first-round draft pick and a 2019 third-round draft pick to Ottawa, and forward Ryan Reaves and a 2018 fourth-round draft pick to Vegas. Source: Penguins Acquire Derick Brassard In 3-Team Trade « CBS Pittsburgh

Women’s gold medal game an instant classic and a win for all of hockey – Chicago Tribune

February 23, 2018 wpanews 0

Who needs the NHL? Certainly, this was the only gold medal hockey game that matters at these Winter Olympics. Some will surely say this was a victory for women’s hockey. That would be selling it short. This was a victory for all of hockey.  “They played great. We played great,” Canadian forward Marie-Philip Poulin said, her voice barely above a whisper. “It just shows how much women’s hockey is growing. […] READ MORE

Penguins overtake Capitals, jump into first place in Metropolitan Division

February 20, 2018 wpanews 0

Sunday in Columbus, the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 5-2. The victory marked the Penguins fifth-straight win, and you guys, I have some bad news. With Washington sputtering, the Penguins (74 standings points) overtook the Capitals (73) and now lead the Metropolitan Division. FIRST PLACE IN THE METROPOLITAN DIVISION! Source: Penguins overtake Capitals, jump into first place in Metropolitan Division

Postcap: Penguins down Kings 3-1 – PensBurgh

January 19, 2018 wpanews 0

A little late on the recapping game, those late night games are brutal. As you’ve seen, the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 last night to get back on their winning ways after losing the night before in Anaheim. LA Kings ✔@LAKings Adrian Kempe with the Swede breakaway goal to tie the game 1-1.#GoKingsGo 11:42 PM – Jan 18, 2018  88 Replies  9999 Retweets  311311 likes Twitter Ads info and privacy Tied […] READ MORE

Pens Points: Battle With the B’s Before the Bye – PensBurgh

January 9, 2018 wpanews 0

                Last night, the Penguins returned home to face the Bruins. Riding some momentum from their shutout win against the Islanders on Friday, the Penguins got out to an early 3-1 lead, blew that, got down, tied it, and ended the night with a goal from an angry Russian bear. [Recap] The Penguins will now enjoy a 5-day break before resuming play on Saturday against the Red Wings. Source: […] READ MORE

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Vegas Golden Knights pick Marc-Andre Fleury from Pittsburgh Penguins

June 23, 2017 wpanews 0

The Vegas Golden Knights drafted one player from each existing NHL team to fill their roster for their first season. Source: Vegas Golden Knights pick Marc-Andre Fleury from Pittsburgh Penguins  

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The Latest: Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

June 9, 2017 wpanews 0

Justin Schultz, Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin, Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel and Ron Hainsey scored for the defending champions, who got 24 saves from goaltender Matt Murray. Rinne got the hook after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first period, and Nashville backup Juuse Saros didn’t fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. Game 6 is Sunday night in Nashville Source: The Latest: Penguins rout Predators 6-0 […] READ MORE