End of an era? Penguins at crossroads after playoff exit
For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions. Not after a gut-wrenching playoff loss to the New York Rangers, when a 3-1 series lead ended with the Penguins being on the wrong end of the handshake line at raucous Madison Square Garden after the Rangers pulled off one staggering comeback after another. The last was a 4-3 overtime victory in Game 7 that marked Pittsburgh's fourth straight one-and-done during a time of year Crosby, Malkin and Letang have helped define.news.yahoo.com
Crosby's status clouds Rangers-Penguins as Game 6 looms
Sidney Crosby made his way down the tunnel and out of sight. Any sense of security the Pittsburgh Penguins had in their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers disappeared right along with their captain. The superstar's status for Friday night's Game 6 is uncertain after Crosby absorbed a high but — in the eyes of the officials — legal hit from Jacob Trouba late in the second period of Game 5 on Wednesday night.news.yahoo.com
Pens chase Shesterkin again, topple Rangers 7-2 for 3-1 lead
Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to become the sixth player in NHL history to reach 200 career playoff points and the Pittsburgh Penguins throttled the New York Rangers 7-2 to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Malkin's hat trick powers Penguins to 11-2 romp over Detroit
Evgeni Malkin had his 15th career hat trick and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins drilled the reeling Detroit Red Wings 11-2 on Sunday night. Sidney Crosby, Kasperi Kapanen, Jeff Carter, Teddy Blueger, Danton Heinen, Brian Boyle and recently acquired Rickard Rakell also scored for the Penguins, who needed less than 30 minutes to take a 6-0 lead on their way to their first 11-goal game in nearly 30 years.news.yahoo.com
Crosby's late goal lifts Penguins over Blue Jackets 3-2
Sidney Crosby scored with 2:14 left to rally Pittsburgh over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Sunday night and bolster their hold on second place in the Metropolitan Division. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist, Chad Ruhwedel also scored, and Bryan Rust added two assists in Pittsburgh’s second straight win. Casey DeSmith stopped 32 shots to improve to 3-0 against Columbus.news.yahoo.com
Hurricanes edge Pens 4-3 to take lead in tight Metropolitan
Jesper Fast scored 9 seconds into the third period to break a tie, Sebastian Aho followed with his 22nd goal of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Sunday to move into first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Calvin Pickard steps up as Red Wings top Penguins in shootout
The Detroit Red Wings rebounded from their worst defensive performance of the season with a solid all-around effort on Friday. Lucas Raymond scored the lone goal of the shootout and Calvin Pickard made 36 saves regulation and overtime as the Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 at PPG Paints Arena. The Red Wings outshot the Penguins 4-1 in overtime, when Dylan Larkin had an excellent opportunity to win it, getting robbed by an outstanding glove save from Casey DeSmith. The Red Wings led 1-0 after a strong first period, getting a goal from Smith at 18:19. The Red Wings have a quick turnaround before hosting another top team with high-end offense when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit Little Caesars Arena on Saturday (7 p.m., Bally Sports Detroit).mlive.com
Winnipeg Jets vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - NHL (1/23/22) | Faceoff, How to Watch
Two of the hottest teams in the NHL will tangle on Sunday afternoon, as the surging Pittsburgh Penguins get set to host the Winnipeg Jets, who are trying to get back into a playoff position in the ultra-competitive Central Division. After a really slow start to the season, the Penguins have picked up steam over the last month, catapulting themselves into a Wild Card spot as we creep towards the All-Star break. Watch the NHL on DirecTV StreamWinnipeg is sitting in an odd spot rounding out the weekend. What: NHL HockeyWho: Winnipeg Jets (17-12-6) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (23-10-5)When: Sunday, January 23Time: 1:00 p.m. ETWhere: PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh, Pa.)Channel: NHL NetworkStream: DirecTV Stream, Sling, FuboTV (Free Trial)Check out the NHL standings and results on NHL.commlive.com
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Florida Panthers - NHL (10/14/21) | How to Watch, Start Time
In day three of the new National Hockey League season, a division champion from last season beings their season against a team a few years removed from Stanley Cup glory, as the Florida Panthers get set to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. Last season, the COVID-altered realignment, the Florida Panthers were one of the best teams during the regular season, taking second in the Central Division. However, after a rough and physical series against the eventual Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning, the Panthers bowed out in the first round. Now, they have a slightly re-tooled roster, with the goal of getting up towards the top of the Atlantic Division. What: NHL HockeyWho: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Florida PanthersWhen: Thursday, October 14Time: 6:30 p.m.mlive.com
AP sources: Eichel switching agents amid dispute with Sabres
Four people with direct knowledge of the player’s decision have told The Associated Press that Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel is changing agents while in the midst of a long-standing dispute with the team over how to treat a neck injury.
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps It's still unclear how the NHL mumps outbreak began, but the Penguins star is the latest player in the league to fight the virus. Vladimir Duthiers reports on why the disease may be spreading.cbsnews.com