Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save against Detroit's Jeff Hoggan as defenseman Simon Despres defends in the second period Monday night at Consol Energy Center.

Simon Despres shoots for bigger role on defense with Penguins

If he plays well, Penguins defenseman Simon Despres should benefit from a fresh start with a new coaching staff.

about 12 hours ago

 Detroit Red Wings center Darren Helm looks on as a shot by left wing Tomas Tatar eludes Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for a goal during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center Monday night.

Penguins fall 2-1 in preseason opener

The Penguins will play their second preseason game Tuesday at 7:08 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio.

about 14 hours ago

 Penguins coach Mike Johnston's work begins in earnest tonight in the team's first exhibition game against Detroit.

Exhibition opener serves purpose for Penguins

With a new coach, new system and some new faces, the preseason — starting tonight against Detroit — won’t go to waste for the Penguins.

1 day ago

 Penguins defenseman Kris Letang talks to Rob Scuderi, left, and Brooks Orpik, right, at a practice in April.

Penguins notebook: Rob Scuderi, Kris Letang
 hope to reunite

The pair that rarely came to be last season, Kris Letang and Rob Scuderi, may be back together this year for the Penguins if all goes well.

1 day ago

 Despite his unexpected participation in camp Friday, Sidney Crosby is unlikely to play in the preseason opener Monday against Detroit.

Penguins assistant Tocchet will tinker with power play

If it means making the Penguins power play better when it matters, new assistant Rick Tocchet won't hesitate to tweak some things.

2 days ago

Penguins notebook: Bennett might be best fit for Sutter

Penguins coach Mike Johnston wasn't shy in saying Beau Bennett and Brandon Sutter just might be a perfect pair looking at line combinations.

2 days ago

 An artist’s rendering shows the proposed open community space in the Hill District.

Penguins present plans for Civic Arena site

The details were part of the preliminary land development plan the hockey team submitted to the city of Pittsburgh.

3 days ago

 Sidney Crosby participates in the Penguins training camp at CONSOL Energy Center on Friday, September 19, 2014.

Penguins open training camp with a surprise

Sidney Crosby shrugs off injury, surprises everybody by taking part in most of the first practice at training camp

3 days ago

 Sidney Crosby models the Penguins' new third jersey, which is nearly identical to the road black jersey the team wore during its Stanley Cup-winning seasons of 1990-91 and 1991-92.

Penguins notebook: Determining depth chart in the net not an easy task

The Penguins must settle on a No. 3 goalie as well as No. 2 goaltender for this season.

3 days ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby participates in training camp drills today at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

Team officials had said Thursday that Sidney Crosby, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of injuries.

4 days ago

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LA Kings beat Coyotes 4-3 in preseason shootout

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nick Shore scored in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings opened the preseason with a

Coyotes beat Kings 5-4 in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Henrik Samuelsson had a goal, two assists and scored in a shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-4



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