Brad Marchand leads Bruins past Penguins

More Sports / Ice Hockey Nov 5, 2019

Brad Marchand leads Bruins past Penguins

Brad Marchand batted one out of the air and into the net, and his game-winner deflected off the goaltender's back. Certainly not your average two goals, but things are far from normal about the Boston Bruins' start this season. Marchand scored his second of the game ...

Flyers rally for wet win outdoors

More Sports / Ice Hockey Feb 24, 2019

Flyers rally for wet win outdoors

Claude Giroux reigned again as Philadelphia's captain in the clutch. Giroux's shield provided little relief from the heavy rain that turned the ice into such a puddled mess that it needed a squeegee more than a Zamboni. His visor fogged up and he was busy ...

Yushiro Hirano makes progress toward NHL debut

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 21, 2019

Yushiro Hirano makes progress toward NHL debut

Yushiro Hirano said he has opened "just one door" in his quest to be the second Japan-born player in the NHL. The 23-year-old forward signed on Jan. 13 with the American Hockey League's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, a farm club for the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. The 185-cm, 100-kg ...

Penguins steamroll Islanders as veteran stars click

More Sports / Ice Hockey Dec 7, 2018

Penguins steamroll Islanders as veteran stars click

A renewed commitment to defense has the Pittsburgh Penguins back on track after a bumpy November. Pittsburgh's dynamic offense appears to have found its stride, too. Kris Letang and Phil Kessel each scored twice, and the Penguins beat the New York Islanders 6-2 on Thursday night. "Obviously, ...

Capitals hold off Penguins to even series

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 30, 2018

Capitals hold off Penguins to even series

Braden Holtby spun around and saw the puck on the goal line. Maybe it was in. Maybe it wasn't. But after mounting another two-goal lead and this time building on it instead of blowing it, the Washington Capitals made sure it wasn't close enough for ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey Sep 9, 2017

Pens give Stevens scouting role

The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired former star Kevin Stevens as a special assignment scout. Stevens was a three-time All-Star during his 15-year career with five teams, including eight with the Penguins. Stevens helped Pittsburgh to consecutive Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. Stevens' 17 goals during ...

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jun 12, 2017

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout ...

Streit scores in Pens debut

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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, scoring ...