Flyers prevail to keep faint playoff hopes alive

/ Mar 27, 2017

Flyers prevail to keep faint playoff hopes alive

The Philadelphia Flyers are trying to balance desperation and cool heads as they make a last-gasp, late-season run at a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Jakub Voracek and Dale Weise sparked Philadelphia’s four-goal third period and the Flyers finished a four-game road trip ...

Islanders edge Penguins in shootout

/ Mar 25, 2017

Islanders edge Penguins in shootout

John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday. Beauvillier opened the shootout with a goal, and Tavares snapped a wrist shot past Marc-Andre Fleury in the next round. Sidney Crosby ...

Pens win, close ground on Capitals

/ Mar 18, 2017

Pens win, close ground on Capitals

Their MVP candidate center, the one that’s not Sidney Crosby, is hurting. Four of their top seven defensemen are in street clothes dealing with a variety of injuries. And yet the Pittsburgh Penguins keep rolling anyway. Their 6-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils ...

Flames record 10th consecutive victory

/ Mar 14, 2017

Flames record 10th consecutive victory

Kris Versteeg and the Calgary Flames tied a team record Monday night that was set long before any of their current players were born. Versteeg had two assists and scored the shootout winner as the Flames beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins ...

Bonino, Malkin make big impact for Pens

/ Mar 9, 2017

Bonino, Malkin make big impact for Pens

Nick Bonino and Evgeni Malkin had different kinds of hat tricks Wednesday night. Bonino had three goals to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-4 for their third win in a row. Malkin scored his 30th and 31st goals had a “Gordie ...

Streit scores in Pens debut

/ Mar 4, 2017

Streit scores in Pens debut

Mark Streit was dealt from Philadelphia to Tampa Bay to Pittsburgh in the span of a few hours at the trade deadline on Wednesday. If his head was swimming, it hardly showed. The veteran defenseman wasted little time making an impression with the Penguins, ...

Kane's hat trick keeps Blackhawks rolling

/ Mar 2, 2017

Kane's hat trick keeps Blackhawks rolling

Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks pushed aside the Pittsburgh Penguins. Kane had his second hat trick in three games, Scott Darling made 36 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and 10th in 11 ...

/ Dec 13, 2016

Penguins demolish Coyotes

Sidney Crosby left briefly after taking a stick to the face then returned and picked up his NHL-leading 21st goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the Arizona Coyotes 7-0 on Monday night. Bryan Rust, Scott Wilson, Trevor Daley, Phil Kessel, Nick Bonino and Justin ...

Capitals come out strong in rout

/ Nov 17, 2016

Capitals come out strong in rout

Determined to get out of their recent funk and motivated to measure up to the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Washington Capitals took out their frustrations in a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The score was indicative of just how ...

Jones keeps Sharks alive in Game 5

/ Jun 10, 2016

Jones keeps Sharks alive in Game 5

There’s very little flash to Martin Jones. The San Jose Sharks goaltender speaks in a polite monotone, only too eager to deflect attention elsewhere. Call it a reflex action honed from years spent wearing a mask while intentionally standing in the way of a ...