PENGUINS



A super statue for a super Mario

A super statue for a super Mario

2012-03-08 09:30:00

Count Mario Lemieux among those who wonder what kind of statistics he might have compiled if his Penguins career hadn't been pocked by back,


Win streak hits seven games

Win streak hits seven games

2012-03-08 06:30:00

OK, maybe it's a bit early to ask sculptors to begin submitting design ideas for a Pascal Dupuis statue.


Sabres down Carolina in OT

2012-03-08 00:00:00

Jason Pominville scored on a power play 56 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the host Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory against the C


Crosby: No ill effects from contact

2012-03-08 00:00:00

Sidney Crosby was back on the ice Wednesday morning at Consol Energy Center, the strongest possible evidence that he'd made it through a wor


Penguins win seventh in a row

2012-03-07 22:07:00

The Penguins scored three unanswered goals for their seventh win in a row, 3-2, against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Consol Energy Cen


'Le Magnifique' cast in bronze: Lemieux statue unveiled

'Le Magnifique' cast in bronze: Lemieux statue unveiled

2012-03-07 16:17:00

On a gorgeous midday that at least approached 66 degrees, the Penguins today unveiled a statue of team owner Mario Lemieux.


Crosby cleared to take contact

Crosby cleared to take contact

2012-03-07 00:00:00

Sidney Crosby is offering no guarantees, no promises of when he'll be back in the Penguins lineup. He has endured enough the past 14 months


Devils clip Rangers, 4-1

2012-03-07 00:00:00

David Clarkson and Ryan Carter scored 1:54 apart early in the third period, and the host New Jersey Devils' slumbering offense broke out in


Bylsma says Letang is 'feeling better,' but ...

2012-03-07 00:00:00

A week after absorbing a wicked hit from Dallas winger Eric Nystrom in the Penguins 4-3 shootout victory at American Airlines Arena, Kris Le


Crosby cleared for contact

Crosby cleared for contact

2012-03-06 16:13:00

The Penguins' center takes a few hits in practice and says he will return to the lineup soon.


Fleury leads surge to 6th win in row

Fleury leads surge to 6th win in row

2012-03-06 01:15:00

They should be a tough group to hate, these Phoenix Coyotes. But the Penguins' 2-1 victory Monday night against the Coyotes was only a few m


Depth on Penguins defense provides options

2012-03-06 00:00:00

The Penguins don't just have organizational depth on defense; they have diversity within that depth.


Penguins beat Coyotes for sixth win in a row

Penguins beat Coyotes for sixth win in a row

2012-03-05 22:39:00

The Penguins won their sixth game in a row, 2-1, against the Phoenix Coyotes tonight at Consol Energy Center.


Engelland doesn't skate; Pens recall Strait

2012-03-05 12:56:00

The Penguins today recalled defenseman Brian Strait from their Wilkes-Barre/Scranton affiliate.


Brooks Orpik is older, wiser, better

Brooks Orpik is older, wiser, better

2012-03-05 01:09:00

At 31, Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is older than many NHL players. He is not sure what to make of that.


NHL Roundup: Rangers blow lead, hold off Boston

2012-03-05 00:01:00

Sometimes the so-so performances stand out more than the great ones.


Fifth victory in a row caps Penguins' short road trip

Fifth victory in a row caps Penguins' short road trip

2012-03-04 01:30:00

The Penguins spread the points around and manhandled the Colorado Avalanche, 5-1, Saturday night at Pepsi Center.


Penguins show some scrutiny on the NFL bounty case

2012-03-04 00:01:00

News of a bounty scandal brewing in the NFL was just seeping into the Penguins consciousness Saturday.


On the Penguins: This, that and Crosby

2012-03-04 00:00:00

There is a school of thought that, regardless of when Sidney Crosby receives medical clearance to return, he should not get back in uniform


Sportsmen of the year: On the ice, Penguins' energy is hot

Sportsmen of the year: On the ice, Penguins' energy is hot

2012-03-04 00:00:00

Dan Bylsma, the high-energy coach, motors down the runway and jumps onto the ice. Marc-Andre Fleury, the entertaining goaltender, has the ch


Something special fuels Penguins

2012-03-03 00:00:00

Using a formula coach Dan Bylsma prefers, the Penguins rank first in the NHL in combined special teams.


Penguins notebook: Letang's injury might not be as bad as earlier concussion

2012-03-03 00:00:00

The Penguins will find out in the next few days where things stand with defenseman Kris Letang, who has a suspected concussion, but there ar


Rangers' Gaborik gets 30th

2012-03-02 00:24:00

Even without captain Ryan Callahan, the New York Rangers kept rolling along.


Penguins defenseman Letang out indefinitely with likely concussion

Penguins defenseman Letang out indefinitely with likely concussion

2012-03-02 00:01:00

It was the first thing that ran through the mind of Penguins coach Dan Bylsma -- and likely anyone else who saw Kris Letang slumped onto the


Penguins' Kennedy prefers cautious approach to return

2012-03-02 00:00:00

Tyler Kennedy saw some of his teammates deal with a high ankle sprain a few seasons ago, so he knows for every step forward there can be one


NHL notebook: Coyotes shine again in February

2012-03-02 00:00:00

Mikkel Boedker walked through the locker room with a championship belt slung over his shoulder, recognition for the nifty goal that


Penguins' Letang to be evaluated for concussion

Penguins' Letang to be evaluated for concussion

2012-03-01 16:24:00

DENVER -- Penguins defenseman Kris Letang, who got hurt Thursday in Dallas, could well have another concussion.


Dupuis notches winning goal, but injuries to Sullivan, Letang tarnish victory

2012-03-01 09:34:00

DALLAS -- The Penguins didn't define what type of injury Kris Letang got in their 4-3 shootout win Wednesday night against the Dallas Stars


Iceoplex at Southpointe for sale at $11 million

Iceoplex at Southpointe for sale at $11 million

2012-03-01 09:00:00

For a mere $11 million, you could own the complex where the Pittsburgh Penguins practice.


Winger Kennedy has clearance to practice

2012-03-01 00:00:00

Right winger Tyler Kennedy, recovering from a high ankle sprain, has been cleared for practice and joined the Penguins for their game-day sk


Penguins win game, lose Letang

2012-02-29 22:54:00

DALLAS -- This could have been a good game for Penguins fans to watch and remember. It had drama, defense, comebacks and feistiness. In the


Ottawa surges past Bruins

2012-02-29 00:00:00

Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots for his first career shutout and Erik Karlsson scored the lone goal, lifting surging Ottawa to a 1-0 win in Bo


Asham says absence was precautionary

Asham says absence was precautionary

2012-02-29 00:00:00

The Penguins didn't leave any players behind when they flew to Dallas Tuesday afternoon. That doesn't mean they had to pack a game sweater f


Trade request has Rick Nash in a bind

Trade request has Rick Nash in a bind

2012-02-29 00:00:00

Rick Nash had difficulty sleeping Monday night, after it became known he had asked the Columbus Blue Jackets to trade him.


Niskanen takes it personally

Niskanen takes it personally

2012-02-29 00:00:00

Matt Niskanen is not a guy who often draws attention to himself. But he made it clear that the Penguins game tonight in Dallas is a lot more


Home ice on radar as stretch drive begins

2012-02-28 00:00:00

You won't find it listed on any NHL calendar. But it is a part of every season -- probably the most important part, for a lot of teams -- an


No blockbuster deals among NHL trading moves

2012-02-28 00:00:00

The Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks added some reinforcements for a playoff run, while Rick Nash's wish for a deal didn't come to


Penguins Notebook: Nothing in the works for Penguins GM

2012-02-27 14:38:00

Ray Shero poked a big hole in the theory that the Penguins should let injured star center Sidney Crosby ride out the regular season.


NHL Notebook: Senators make trade for goaltender help

2012-02-27 00:16:00

The Ottawa Senators moved quickly to add insurance with their top goalie out of the lineup.


NHL Roundup: Dallas rallies for OT victory

2012-02-27 00:01:00

Down a goal with less than a minute left in regulation, the Dallas Stars appeared to have little more than a slim chance against NHL


Thiessen razor-sharp in 4-2 win against Columbus

2012-02-27 00:01:00

Brad Thiessen got the game puck, which is traditional. Got the No. 1 star, too, which was a nice touch.


Penguins down last-place Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2

2012-02-26 18:24:00

The Penguins downed the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2, today at Consol Energy Center. It was their third win in a row and gave goalt


Who's boss? Evgeni Malkin

Who's boss? Evgeni Malkin

2012-02-26 01:31:00

Evgeni Malkin is one of the premier talents in the NHL. Most of the time, anyway.


Penguins notebook: Thiessen might get first NHL start today

2012-02-26 00:01:00

Goaltender Brad Thiessen might make his NHL debut for the Penguins today with a start against Columbus at Consol Energy Center.


NHL roundtup: Coyotes, Smith remain red hot

2012-02-26 00:00:00

February is becoming a month to remember for Ray Whitney and the Phoenix Coyotes.


On the Penguins: The deadline and Ray Shero

2012-02-26 00:00:00

The NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. Monday, and if precedent means anything, the Penguins' depth chart will look a bit different than it does t


Penguins strike Lightning, win 8-1; Malkin has hat trick

Penguins strike Lightning, win 8-1; Malkin has hat trick

2012-02-25 16:25:00

Evgeni Malkin had his ninth career hat trick as the Penguins won for the third time in the past four games, topping the Tampa Bay Lightning,


Malkin, Stamkos even in scoring race

Malkin, Stamkos even in scoring race

2012-02-25 12:47:00

As subplots go, this one has all the trimmings.


Orpik's status for Penguins game today not clear

2012-02-25 00:00:00

The Penguins might have to do some late lineup shuffling for their game today against Tampa Bay at Consol Energy Center.


Penguins recall Thiessen again

2012-02-24 17:41:00

For the second time in less than a week, the Penguins have recalled goaltender Brad Thiessen from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hock


Crosby skates, status unchanged

2012-02-24 11:35:00

There was no scheduling conflict this time, but neither was there a new chapter in Sidney Crosby's comeback from a neck injury and/or concus


Blue Jackets' Nash emerges as No. 1 pawn in NHL trade rumor game

2012-02-23 00:01:00

Rick Nash wears the "C" on his jersey as captain of Columbus. These days, the letter stands more for, coveted.


Michalek, Karlsson too much for Capitals

2012-02-23 00:00:00

Erik Karlsson and Milan Michalek each had three points Wednesday as the Ottawa Senators raced to a 5-2 victory against the slumping


Fleury right on the mark as Penguins beat Rangers, 2-0

Fleury right on the mark as Penguins beat Rangers, 2-0

2012-02-22 05:19:00

Marc-Andre Fleury has had games like this before. Chances are good that he'll have quite a few more, too. It's just that no one, including F


Jagr sparks Philadelphia win with overtime goal against Jets

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Jaromir Jagr scored at 4:16 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-4 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.


Tangradi hopes he won't be trade bait

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Social media kicked into high gear Feb. 3 when prospect Eric Tangradi was a late scratch for the Penguins Wilkes-Barre/Scranton team. Was he


Datsyuk expected to be out 2 weeks

Datsyuk expected to be out 2 weeks

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is expected to miss two weeks after having arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to remove fragments from his ri


Penguins defeat Rangers, 2-0

Penguins defeat Rangers, 2-0

2012-02-21 21:45:00

Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves to tie a franchise record with his 22nd career shutout and the Penguins played a solid game in a


Penguins' Orpik, Johnson to miss tonight's game

2012-02-21 12:15:00

The Penguins have recalled goaltender Brad Thiessen from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.


Numbers add up to difficult opponent for Penguins

Numbers add up to difficult opponent for Penguins

2012-02-21 01:12:00

The numbers say it still is possible. That the Penguins not only could make up the 10-point gap separating them from the New York Rangers, w


Ottawa dominates Islanders

Ottawa dominates Islanders

2012-02-21 00:01:00

Erik Karlsson had a simple explanation for Ottawa's dominant performance Monday.


No changes expected after Penguins loss

2012-02-21 00:00:00

At this point, there's no evidence that any of Evgeni Malkin, James Neal, Matt Cooke and Brooks Orpik will be unable to dress when the Pengu


Detroit's Conklin put on waivers

2012-02-21 00:00:00

The Detroit Red Wings put goaltender Ty Conklin on waivers. If Conklin, a former Penguin, isn't claimed by noon today, he will be assigned t


Poor play brings out the best in Buffalo's struggling lineup

2012-02-20 00:47:00

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It was, a few of the Penguins had agreed, a bit perplexing.


NHL Roundup: Devils' winning streak now at 3

2012-02-20 00:01:00

Zach Parise, David Clarkson and Matt Taormina scored and Martin Brodeur made 21 saves to help the New Jersey Devils defeat the Montreal Cana


Penguins Notebook: Neal comfortable with team, contract

2012-02-20 00:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- James Neal understood that waiting wouldn't give him much leverage.


Penguins never catch up as Sabres rule, 6-2

Penguins never catch up as Sabres rule, 6-2

2012-02-19 15:28:00

BUFFALO -- The Penguins fell behind early and stayed there all afternoon in a 6-2 loss to Buffalo at the First Niagara Center today.


Penguins sign Neal to $30 million contract extension

Penguins sign Neal to $30 million contract extension

2012-02-19 13:22:00

The Penguins have signed forward James Neal to a six-year, $30 million contract extension. Neal will have a salary cap hit of $5 million onc


On the Penguins: 1 day, 1 hit, 1 life-altering concussion

On the Penguins: 1 day, 1 hit, 1 life-altering concussion

2012-02-19 00:01:00

Jason Botterill had been hit hard before, and he had the medical history to prove it.


NHL Roundup: Blues keep on rolling

2012-02-19 00:01:00

The St. Louis Blues are on quite the roll. Even defenseman Barret Jackman is pitching in offensively.


Penguins Notebook: Engelland falls, but teammates pick him up

2012-02-19 00:01:00

Deryk Engelland could not explain it. And he did not bother trying to excuse it.


Wings' streak one for the books

2012-02-19 00:01:00

"Twenty-one! Twenty-one!" There was snow on the ground and empty streets throughout Detroit.


Rare 3-on-5 goal stirs pot in Penguins' 6-4 victory

Rare 3-on-5 goal stirs pot in Penguins' 6-4 victory

2012-02-19 00:01:00

Matt Cooke has played 863 regular-season games in the NHL. Some have been pretty good.


Penguins' Staal fined for hit on Flyers' Coburn

2012-02-18 19:22:00

Center Jordan Staal has been fined $2,500 by the NHL for a hit from behind on Philadelphia defenseman Braydon Coburn.


Flyers can't answer Pens in 6-4 loss

Flyers can't answer Pens in 6-4 loss

2012-02-18 16:13:00

PHILADELPHIA -- The Penguins scored three unanswered goals in the first half of the third period to record a 6-4 victory over the Flyers at


Asham might return to Penguins lineup against Flyers

2012-02-18 00:00:00

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma shuffled three of his line combinations Friday for practice at Southpointe.


Crosby's status creates trade-deadline problem for Penguins

2012-02-18 00:00:00

The NHL trade deadline is nine days away, and there are less than six weeks in the Penguins' regular season after that.


Crosby skates with teammates

2012-02-17 12:57:00

Penguins center and captain Sidney Crosby joined his teammates at a non-contact practice today at Southpointe, but only because there was no


Flyers not as imposing at home

2012-02-17 00:00:00

The Penguins once went more than 15 years without winning a game in Philadelphia.


NHL plans to keep closer eyes on clocks

2012-02-17 00:00:00

Officials in the NHL's situation room will observe the final minute of each period of each game more closely.


Collier: Selanne is standing the test of time

2012-02-16 12:50:00

You'd probably have to be an actual migrating duck to be on a road trip longer than the NHL's Anaheim Ducks.


Penguins can't sustain strong play, fall to Ducks

Penguins can't sustain strong play, fall to Ducks

2012-02-16 01:28:00

There are points stolen and points squandered every season, by every team.


Penguins notebook: Forget geography, Ducks are halfway home

2012-02-16 00:01:00

Anaheim did not have a game-day skate Wednesday before meeting the Penguins at Consol Energy Center because the Ducks played at


Ottawa extends hex on Florida

2012-02-16 00:00:00

Craig Anderson made 42 saves, six Ottawa players scored, and the visiting Senators routed Florida, 6-2, Wednesday night for their ninth


Asham hopes he can return this weekend

Asham hopes he can return this weekend

2012-02-15 12:49:00

Arron Asham will not be in the lineup tonight when the Penguins face the Anaheim Ducks at Consol Energy Center, but the veteran winger has g


Penguins fall to Ducks, 2-1

Penguins fall to Ducks, 2-1

2012-02-15 08:47:00

The Penguins' home winning streak came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks tonight at Consol Energy Center.


Cooke serves new recipe, and it's a hit

Cooke serves new recipe, and it's a hit

2012-02-15 00:49:00

The new Matt Cooke -- humble, retooled and street legal -- popped in two goals in the Penguins season opener Oct. 6 at Vancouver.


Detroit turns over a 21 at home

Detroit turns over a 21 at home

2012-02-15 00:01:00

The Detroit Red Wings won an NHL-record 21st consecutive home game, beating the Dallas Stars, 3-1, Tuesday night.


Rangers stretch lead in Boston

2012-02-15 00:00:00

Henrik Lundqvist made 42 saves for his NHL-leading seventh shutout of the season, and the visiting New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins,


Lovejoy patiently waits for call

Lovejoy patiently waits for call

2012-02-14 01:09:00

The hard part, Ben Lovejoy says, is not trying to decide precisely when to throw his body in front of a shot, to prevent a puck from getting


Bylsma stages a split workout for Penguins

2012-02-14 00:00:00

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma decided a long time ago that he would pursue a career in ice hockey.


Oilers, Sutton sign one-year extension

2012-02-14 00:00:00

The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Andy Sutton have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension.


Penguins' Malkin is NHL's No. 2 star of week

2012-02-13 15:23:00

Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has been honored as the NHL's No. 2 star for the week that ended Sunday


Falling behind has an upside

Falling behind has an upside

2012-02-13 01:25:00

The Penguins have spotted the visiting team a 2-0 lead in three consecutive games, so it is clear that something drastic is in order. OK, ma


Tampa Bay coach raves about Malkin

Tampa Bay coach raves about Malkin

2012-02-13 00:00:00

It is not unusual for coaches to shower opponents with praise, but Tampa Bay's Guy Boucher went above and beyond Sunday when talking up Peng


Detroit victory ties NHL record

Detroit victory ties NHL record

2012-02-13 00:00:00

The Detroit Red Wings equaled an NHL record with their 20th consecutive win at home, beating the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3, on the strength o


Penguins defeat Lightning, 4-2

Penguins defeat Lightning, 4-2

2012-02-12 22:08:00

The Penguins overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2,, tonight at Consol Energy Center.


Staal gives Penguins an assist in return to lineup

2012-02-12 00:01:00

Some things felt new to Jordan Staal Saturday when the Penguins faced Winnipeg at Consol Energy Center.


On the Penguins: The cloud on NHL horizon

2012-02-12 00:01:00

It is not, for most people in the NHL, the most pressing concern at the moment.


Penguins' Malkin grounds Jets with 5 points

Penguins' Malkin grounds Jets with 5 points

2012-02-12 00:01:00

Evgeni Malkin was playing his 400th game in the NHL.


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