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 ...

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 ...

Penguins rally to force OT, beat Canadiens in shootout

Nov 12, 2015

Penguins rally to force OT, beat Canadiens in shootout

The star-laden Pittsburgh Penguins realize they haven’t played their best hockey through the first 15 games of the season. They hope a rare comeback against the NHL’s top team will get their offense going. Sidney Crosby and David Perron scored in the shootout to ...

Improving Penguins find way past Sabres

Oct 30, 2015

Improving Penguins find way past Sabres

The Pittsburgh Penguins may be starting to find their stride. Evgeni Malkin scored his fourth of the season on the power play, Jeff Zatkoff made 50 saves in his season debut and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday night. “We ...

Aug 26, 2015

Penguins to start camp with Kessel next to Crosby

The Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-powered forward alongside star center Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. The Penguins acquired the three-time All-Star from ...

McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Jun 27, 2015

McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Connor McDavid’s favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He’s now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick. McDavid’s journey toward widely expected NHL superstardom officially began Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers ...

Crosby helps Penguins even series

Apr 19, 2015

Crosby helps Penguins even series

Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins. Crosby scored twice and the Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night. The Rangers won Game 1 by making Crosby virtually invisible and keeping ...

Pens drop 5th straight

Apr 11, 2015

Pens drop 5th straight

The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent the majority of the Sidney Crosby era treating the regular season as an 82-game exhibition until the playoffs start. Not this year. Not by a long shot. John Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season ...

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

Feb 26, 2015

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival. Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Penguins held on to beat the ...

Crosby claims five assists as Penguins rout Sabres

Nov 9, 2014

Crosby claims five assists as Penguins rout Sabres

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t need long to extend their mastery of the Buffalo Sabres. Crosby’s first of five assists came 1:21 into the first period, and Pittsburgh pushed its season-high winning streak to seven games with a 6-1 win over Buffalo ...

Crosby leads Penguins past Leafs

Oct 12, 2014

Crosby leads Penguins past Leafs

Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins made fast work of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Crosby had a goal and two assists, all on the power play, for his second straight three-point game and the Penguins beat the Maple Leafs 5-2 on Saturday night. “(We) had ...