NHL Hockey: No Crosby, no more winning streak for Pens
Good periods. Bad ones. It didn’t matter much to the Pittsburgh Penguins during their perfect 15-game run through March. In the end, they always found a way. April might be a little tougher, particularly without star Sidney Crosby.
NHL Hockey: Pens vow to keep rolling without Crosby
The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins have lost their captain. But that’s OK, they say. Not only have the Penguins grown accustomed to playing without Sidney Crosby in recent years, they also just traded for two other team captains.
Penguins knock off Jets
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ perfect march through March is turning into a flat-out sprint.
And the latest addition to their star-studded lineup isn’t even due in town until the weekend.
NHL Hockey: Pens top Flyers 2-1 in overtime
Hockey’s hottest team keeps finding ways to win. And even more help is on the way. Tyler Kennedy scored 2:33 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ran their winning streak to 12 games with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last night.
Malkin returns to fuel rally by Pens
The puck ended up on Evgeni Malkin’s stick, and Tampa Bay Lightning coach Guy Boucher could feel a sense of dread. It didn’t matter that the Pittsburgh Penguins center hadn’t played in more than a week due to a concussion. Give the reigning NHL MVP a sheet of open ice in a tight game and things typically aren’t going to end well.
NHL Hockey: Tlusty, Eric Staal lead Hurricanes past Pens
Eric Staal wasn’t going to let his little brother lose on this special night. The older Staal centered a line that produced three goals in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh last night in ex-Penguin Jordan Staal’s first game against his old teammates.
NHL Hockey: Panthers slip past Penguins
The Florida Panthers broke out of their power-play slump in a big way. Tomas Kopecky recorded his first career hat trick and Tomas Fleischmann had the go-ahead score for his 100th career goal, lifting the Panthers to a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins last night.
Pens place Malkin on injured reserve
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion. The team announced the move yesterday, saying it was retroactive to Feb. 22.
NHL Hockey: Devils top Penguins 3-1 for 5th straight win
David Clarkson is well on his way to proving his 30-goal season last season for the New Jersey Devils was no fluke. Clarkson scored two goals to help the Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 for the second time in as many days and extend their season-high winning streak to five games yesterday.
NHL Hockey: Penguins hold off Isles despite third-period rally
Sidney Crosby managed to smile despite a swollen nose that was still bleeding long after it was struck by a puck. The Penguins captain had reason to be happy. His nose wasn’t broken, and Pittsburgh held off the New York Islanders in a third period that turned more tense than expected.
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