NHL Hockey: Flyers snap Pens’ winning streak
Scott Hartnell needed every last tick of the clock to score the timeliest of goals for the Flyers. Hartnell scored his second goal of the game with less than 1 second left in overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins yesterday, snapping Pittsburgh’s 11-game winning streak.
Penguins knock off Bruins
James Neal had a goal and two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston 5-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory.
Chris Kunitz, Arron Asham, Pascal Dupis and Matt Niskanen also scored for Pittsburgh. Evgeni Malkin had three assists to move into the NHL points lead with 84, two ahead of Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos.
NHL Hockey: Michalek’s goal boosts Pens past Phoenix
By his own admission, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek doesn’t watch much film of opposing goalies. The way Michalek figures it, he doesn’t get enough shots to worry about it. Maybe he should start.
Penguins dump Blue Jackets
Evgeni Malkin scored his 37th goal of the season, Brad Thiessen made 21 saves in his NHL debut and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2, on Sunday.
Pascal Dupuis, Kris Letang and Joe Vitale also scored for Pittsburgh.
NHL Hockey: Fleury, Penguins shut down Rangers
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma took a playoff-like approach to a February meeting with the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers. Marc-Andre Fleury sent a message with his glove, Evgeni Malkin delivered one with his patience, and the Penguins punctuated it with perhaps their best game of the season.
NHL Hockey: Red-hot Malkin scores twice at Pens top Lightning
Evgeni Malkin took the puck at the blue line and flipped it toward the empty net in search of his ninth career hat trick.
Clank. The shot caromed off the right post and out of harm's way just before the buzzer sounded in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
NHL Hockey: Plekanec gives Canadiens 3-2 win over Pens in shootout
Even though it took a while, Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens finally got a shootout to go their way. Tomas Plekanec scored on Montreal's eighth shootout attempt and Price stopped six of eight in the tiebreaker to lead the Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
NHL Hockey: Fleury carries Pens to win over Bruins
Marc Andre-Fleury hardly looked like a goalie who had just finished a highly intense third period. Fleury, back in net after getting a night off, made 28 saves and Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal that lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Boston Bruins 2-1 Saturday for their ninth win in 10 games.
NHL Hockey: Pens rally for 5-4 shootout win over Toronto
The Pittsburgh Penguins center capped a furious third-period rally by taking a shot off his chest to tie the game with 6 seconds remaining, and then added the lone shootout goal to lift the Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Pens beat Blues in shootout for seventh straight
Chris Kunitz scored the deciding goal on a backhander in the fourth round of a shootout after Marc-Andre Fleury thwarted a handful of great chances late in regulation and in overtime, and the Penguins took a seven-game winning streak into the break with a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
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