Crosby scores in seventh straight as Penguins rout Ducks

Feb 9, 2016

Crosby scores in seventh straight as Penguins rout Ducks

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby felt Cam Fowler’s stick desperately tugging at his jersey and kept right on skating. Breaking in all alone against Anaheim goaltender John Gibson, Crosby kept Fowler at bay long enough to rip a wrist shot over Gibson’s glove and ...

Lightning light up Penguins

Feb 6, 2016

Lightning light up Penguins

The surging Tampa Bay Lightning are piling up goals and victories. Ondrej Palat and Anton Stralman both scored twice, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists and the Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive home win. ...

Improving Penguins down Devils

Jan 27, 2016

Improving Penguins down Devils

The Pittsburgh Penguins may finally be starting to figure things out. Just in time — they hope — for a playoff push. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the surging Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 ...

Blues defeat Penguins

Jan 19, 2016

Blues defeat Penguins

Paul Stastny and the rest of the Blues’ top line turned in a clutch performance Monday night. Stastny had a goal and three assists, and linemates Alexander Steen and Troy Brouwer each added a goal and an assist for St. Louis in a 5-2 ...

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Jan 7, 2016

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Once Artemi Panarin stopped thinking about scoring, he started scoring again. The Russian rookie had two goals for the second straight night, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday for their second win against the Penguins in two days. “If (I) don’t ...

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

| Jan 3, 2016

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

Sidney Crosby is looking like himself again, Marc-Andre Fleury is back from injury and the Pittsburgh Penguins are gaining momentum after a lackluster start. The resurgent Crosby scored two power-play goals, Fleury returned from a concussion and made 38 saves and the Penguins beat ...

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Dec 19, 2015

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Frank Vatrano shook off his slump and singlehandedly outscored the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins. Boston’s rookie center, playing in his 17th NHL game, had three goals for his first career hat trick to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 win over the Penguins on Friday ...

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

Dec 17, 2015

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

New coach or old, it didn’t matter for Pittsburgh Penguins the way Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask is playing. Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 3-0 Wednesday night, keeping new Penguins ...

Kings defensemen ignite offense

Dec 6, 2015

Kings defensemen ignite offense

Drew Doughty is the only Los Angeles Kings defenseman with much of a reputation around the NHL. His fellow blue-liners showed they’re also worth watching during a remarkable second period against Pittsburgh. Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists during the Kings’ four-goal ...

Penguins end drought in San Jose

Dec 2, 2015

Penguins end drought in San Jose

All it took for the Pittsburgh Penguins to end an 18-year drought in San Jose was a couple of fortuitous bounces. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists and Phil Kessel scored twice to help the Penguins get their first win in San ...

Crosby, Malkin lift Pens past Blues

Nov 26, 2015

Crosby, Malkin lift Pens past Blues

All is right with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby. Crosby broke out with two goals and Evgeni Malkin scored 1:03 into overtime to lift the Penguins over the St. Louis Blues 4-3 just hours after a report surfaced that there was a rift ...

Sharks' Marleau gets 1,000th point

Nov 22, 2015

Sharks' Marleau gets 1,000th point

San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau helped his team continue its roll on the same night he joined an elite group of NHL players. Brent Burns scored twice and Marleau got his 1,000th career point to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Pittsburgh ...