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Penguins: Dupuis to miss 4-5 weeks due to injury

about 2 hours ago

 New York Rangers fans cheer as Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and defensemen Ben Lovejoy and Rob Scuderi react to a goal by the New York Rangers' Derek Stepan during the first period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York.

Penguins defense still in flux heading into season opener

about 11 hours ago

 Dave Molinari predicts Sidney Crosby and the Penguins to finish third in the Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division this season.

NHL Preview: Team-by-team analysis of the 2015-16 season

about 11 hours ago

 Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek can't stop a goal by the Penguins' Daniel Sprong in a preseason game last month at Consol Energy Center.

Ten games will determine Sprong's place with Penguins

1 day ago

 Penguins defenseman Tim Erixon eyes the puck at a practice last month.

Penguins notebook: Erixon quietly earns roster spot

1 day ago

 Pascal Dupuis will not play Thursday in Dallas.

Dupuis will miss Penguins season opener

about 17 hours ago

 Sidney Crosby, entering his 11th season with the Penguins, is convinced his competitive nature is a gift from his mother and father.

Sidney Crosby's will to win is in his genes

2 days ago

 Whomever gets to stake on a line with Sidney Crosby, left, and Phil Kessel, right, will be one lucky Penguins winger. In this practice last month, veteran Pascal Dupuis stood alongside the dangerous duo.

Five questions for the Penguins season

2 days ago

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 The Chicago Blackhawks were Stanley Cup champs last season in the NHL, but not so again this year, says Post-Gazette hockey blogger Seth Rorabaugh.

Seth Rorabaugh's 2015-16 NHL predictions

Post-Gazette hockey writer Seth Rorabaugh picks award-winners, division-winners and Cup winners for the 2015-16 NHL season.

2 days ago

 Daniel Sprong looks on after being selected 46th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 27.

Penguins make roster moves ahead of deadline

It looks as if rookie winger Daniel Sprong will start the season with the Penguins, and veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar will not.

2 days ago

 Penguins Patric Hornqvist (left) and Sergei Plotnikov watch a shot in front of Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward.

Plotnikov adds more physicality and puck-control skills to second line for Penguins

Sergei Plotnikov fits in fast and well with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist on the Penguins’ potent second line.

3 days ago

 Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby: penalty killers?

Penguins look to add Crosby, Malkin to penalty-kill mix

The Penguins likely will use star centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in more penalty-kill situations his season.

4 days ago

 Pascal Dupuis had a chance to play on a line with newly acquired Phil Kessel Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Top-line winger could be a revolving door

The Penguins might rotate players onto the top line with center Sidney Crosby and winger Phil Kessel in the regular season.

4 days ago

Penguins finish preseason with 2-1 loss to Hurricanes

Right winger Pascal Dupuis scored the Penguins' lone goal while center Jordan Staal and left winger Chris Terry scored for the Hurricanes.

3 days ago

 Penguins defenseman Steve Oleksy practices last month at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry.

Five Penguins make it through waivers unclaimed

Steve Oleksy, Reid McNeill, Will O'Neill, Dominik Uher and Kael Mouillierat can now be assigned to Wilkes-Barre.

4 days ago

 Goaltender Matt Murray was one of four players the Penguins cut after their 7-2 loss against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

Penguins cut 18 players; 31 remain on roster, 23 likely to stay

After removing 14 players from their training camp roster during the day Wednesday, the Penguins cut four more after their loss to Detroit.

5 days ago


After modest cap increase, some NHL vets turn to pro tryouts

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- The locker stall belonging to Curtis Glencross was completely cleared out except for two Colorado

Shero, Hynes era starts with Devils, Lamoriello gone

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- After missing the playoff the past three years and cleaning house, the New Jersey Devils have a new general


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