Olli Maatta’s return from a 10-month absence because of a shoulder injury was a bright spot for Penguins in opening-night loss at Dallas.
Sidney Crosby likes the cohesion that has developed with his new linemate, Phil Kessel, but also says it will get even better.
The Ducks are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, earning 55.2 percent of votes. The Penguins did not receive any votes to win the Cup.
Stars goaltender Antti Niemi makes 37 saves and also chips in with two assists to baffle Penguins.
Olli Maatta will be appearing in his first game since Dec. 6 when the Penguins face Dallas in the regular-season opener tonight at 8:38.
The Penguins are one of a handful of favorites to compete for a division title in what might be the most competitive group in the NHL.
A look at the personnel with which the Penguins will enter the season.
The Penguins assigned defenseman Olli Maatta to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and recalled center Oskar Sundqvist for salary-cap purposes.
The Penguins have assigned star defenseman Olli Maatta to their farm team in Wilkes-Barre as part of a salary cap move.
The team said the injury, though unspecified, is not related to previous health issues he has had but will temporarily derail his comeback
Ian Cole likes the way Penguins defense is coming together and sees further improvement coming soon.
Penguins beat writer Dave Molinari previews the upcoming NHL season, with what to expect for every team.
Talented Penguins rookie Daniel Sprong will get his entry-level contract if he remains with the major league club.
Defenseman Tim Erixon didn’t hear much feedback in training camp but heard all he needed to when he made the season-opening Penguins lineup.
GM Jim Rutherford says winger Pascal Dupuis will miss the opener Thursday with an unspecified injury unrelated to blood clot.
The Penguins star’s competitiveness is as intrinsic to who he is as anything else. Entering his 11th season, we ask: where did it come from?
Penguins beat writer Jenn Menendez poses five questions facing the Penguins as they prepare to start the new season.
Post-Gazette hockey writer Seth Rorabaugh picks award-winners, division-winners and Cup winners for the 2015-16 NHL season.
It looks as if rookie winger Daniel Sprong will start the season with the Penguins, and veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar will not.
Sergei Plotnikov fits in fast and well with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist on the Penguins’ potent second line.
The Penguins likely will use star centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in more penalty-kill situations his season.
The Penguins might rotate players onto the top line with center Sidney Crosby and winger Phil Kessel in the regular season.
Right winger Pascal Dupuis scored the Penguins' lone goal while center Jordan Staal and left winger Chris Terry scored for the Hurricanes.
Steve Oleksy, Reid McNeill, Will O'Neill, Dominik Uher and Kael Mouillierat can now be assigned to Wilkes-Barre.
After removing 14 players from their training camp roster during the day Wednesday, the Penguins cut four more after their loss to Detroit.
The moves get the club’s training camp roster down to 35.
The team cut four players from their major-league roster after their preseason loss to Detroit at Consol Energy Center Wednesday evening.
The club lost 7-2 Wednesday night to Detroit to mark a second exhibition loss to the Red Wings this preseason, by a combined score of 13-3.
Matt Cullen has most things figured out with the Penguins, but he has not had time to learn much about many of his new teammates.
Tonight’s game will be played where the 1977 film was shot. “It is the hockey movie that gets closest to reality,” says Penguin Kris Letang.
The Penguins defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2, in a preseason game tonight at the Cambria County War Memorial.
Bonino plays first game with Penguins, but is in catch-up mode after missing a week because of unspecified illness.
The game was the first professional contest at that arena, which was built in hopes of securing an NHL franchise.
The Penguins have held back on trimming their 49-player roster ahead of a stretch of three games in three days, which begins tonight.
Daniel Sprong is just a rookie, so his odds of making the NHL team are slim, but Penguins brass has certainly been impressed so far.
The Penguins think the 3-on-3, sudden-death overtime format will lead to more creativity and goals.
For the second game in a row, Penguins got into a first-period hole and were unable to climb out during a 4-2 preseason loss to Columbus.
Forward David Perron believes the slump that ended last season is behind him.
An offseason hamstring injury is behind Oskar Sundqvist, who hopes for another deep run at training camp.
Tim Erixon has been living out of a suitcase for much of his NHL career, so he wants Pittsburgh to be a permanent stop for a while.
The Penguins training camp roster is now 49 players: 29 forwards, 16 defensemen, and four goalies.
The Penguins fell behind early and stayed there in what became a 6-1 exhibition loss to Detroit tonight at Joe Louis Arena.
Chris Kunitz got the first crack at working with Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel on the Penguins’ top line.
Forward Beau Bennett spent the summer trying to get his legs in better playing shape. He believes it will help him this season.
Tom Kostopoulos sent to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Jaden Lindo sent to Owen Sound junior team.
Phil Kessel’s debut with Penguins goes well with two goals.
Phil Kessel scored his first goal on Pittsburgh ice as a Penguins player Monday night as the club throttled the Carolina Hurricanes, 7-3,
Journeyman enforcer Tom Sestito spent last season in the minors, but contributed to Vancouver’s success in 2013-14.
Meanwhile, many of the Penguins’ stars are expected to be in the lineup when they face Carolina tonight.
The Penguins winger Phil Kessel scored his first goal on Pittsburgh ice Monday night on the way to a 7-3 win at Consol Energy Center.