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  • NHL Hockey: Neal, Malkin lead Pens past Rangers

    James Neal scored twice, Evgeni Malkin assisted on three Pittsburgh goals, and the Penguins chased reigning Vezina Trophy winner Henrik Lundqvist from the net in the second period of a 6-3 victory over the Rangers in New York’s home opener last night.

    January 21, 2013

  • Hockey in Pittsburgh: Energetic Pens hit the ice running

    Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma was in the midst of a little speech during his first day at his normal job in eight months when his players stopped suddenly and raised their sticks in the air.

    January 14, 2013

  • sidney-crosby-pittsburgh-penguins-nhl.jpg Pittsburgh Pay Day: Pens sign Sidney Crosby to $104 million contract

    Sidney Crosby wants to be a Pittsburgh Penguin "forever." For the moment he'll have to settle for the next 13 years. The Penguins and their superstar center agreed to a 12-year, $104.4 million contract Thursday that will keep Sid the Kid in a black sweater until he's Sid the Old Man.

    June 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • Pens.jpg Penguins, UPMC plan sports, medicine complex in Cranberry

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to establish a sports medicine and practice facility in the suburbs. The team and the region’s dominant hospital network hope to open the facility in Cranberry Township, about 20 miles north of the city, in the summer of 2014, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported yesterday.

    June 28, 2012 1 Photo

  • jordanstaalpens.jpg Penguins deal C Jordan Staal to Hurricanes

    Jordan Staal wanted a family reunion, and the Pittsburgh Penguins obliged. The Penguins traded the talented center to the Carolina Hurricanes for two players and Carolina’s first-round pick in the NHL draft on Friday night.

    June 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • f7bf6c7c61ea930b0d0f6a706700dcec.jpg McCaffery: Flyers finish off Pens in series that might have ended too soon

    The "Na-Na, Hey-Hey, Goodbye" sing-song had given way to a roaring exhale Sunday, with 20,127 in the Wells Fargo Center desperate to see the Flyers-Penguins series end. Some day, maybe soon, they will wonder why they were in such a rush.

    April 22, 2012 1 Photo

  • d460d3d844916b0b0d0f6a706700a7c3.jpg Fleury stonewalls Flyers to send series back to Philly

    The Flyers waited until the third period Friday night to give it their best shot against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and just when they least expected or wanted him to, Marc-Andre Fleury turned the Flyers away. Again and again and again.

    April 21, 2012 1 Photo

  • 425bcd8b10f63a0b0d0f6a7067008947.jpg Ron Cook: Crosby lets his play serve as answer to his critics

    That was a really nice gesture Wednesday by Philadelphia Flyers forward Max Talbot, rushing to the defense of Penguins star Sidney Crosby after the Philadelphia Daily News put out a cover sheet that was more juvenile and embarrassing to the newspaper profession than it was humorous or hurtful to Crosby.

    April 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • bfd3e6afadfded0a0c0f6a70670091bc.jpg NHL Playoffs: Fleury the weak link for struggling Penguins

    While his teammates were coughing up jargon, explaining why their goaltender is still a better alternative against the Flyers than a cardboard cutout in his likeness, Marc-Andre Fleury idled for a few moments, alone in a corner.

    April 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • Pens.jpg NHL Playoffs: Flyers rally to top Pens, take 2-0 series lead

    The Philadelphia Flyers fell behind. Again. And it didn’t matter. Again. Who needs the first period anyway? Not the Flyers, who keep finding increasingly inventive ways to stun the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    April 14, 2012 1 Photo

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