Penguins goalie Thomas Greiss (1), center Marcel Goc (57), defenseman Paul Martin (7), defenseman Kris Letang (58) and center Evgeni Malkin (71) react as the New York Islanders celebrate Matt Martin's goal that tied the score, 1-1, in the second period Saturday at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.

Penguins look for pick-me-up after two losses

After back-to-back losses this weekend against the Islanders, the Penguins look for their equilibrium starting tonight in Boston.

about 3 hours ago

 Penguins' Steve Downie fights with Travis Hamoni of the New York Islanders in the first period Saturday at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

Penguins notebook: Downie’s aggression has downside

Steve Downie is miles ahead on the leader board for penalty minutes. But his antics late in a loss Saturday were more harm than help.

about 3 hours ago

 The Penguins lost more than just a top-six winger when Pascal Dupuis was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung.

On the Penguins: After the loss of Pascal Dupuis, what happens next?

Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford will be shopping, but for now there is no pressure to buy.

1 day ago

 Jayson Megna

Penguins notebook: Megna called up for depth

Bringing up Jayson Megna also is a reward for his strong play with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the AHL.

1 day ago

Mario Lemieux's 30 years of highlights: May 25, 1991

How many more points did Mario Lemieux score during the 1991 regular season than in the postseason?

about 16 hours ago

 The Penguins' Jayson Megna moves the puck up ice against the Wild's Mikko Koivu in September.

Penguins recall forward Megna from Wilkes-Barre

Jayson Megna has nine goals and five assists in 17 games with the Baby Penguins this season.

1 day ago

 Steve Downie fights the Islanders’ Travis Hamonic in the first period Saturday night in Uniondale, N.Y.

Penguins joined in first by Islanders

Islanders beat the Penguins, 4-1, Saturday night to complete the sweep of a home-and-home series and raise their record to 14-6.

1 day ago

Penguins notebook: Schedule takes some unusual twists

Home-and-home games with Islanders and Hurricanes a playoff-like atmosphere for Penguins.

2 days ago

 The Penguins' Zach Sill levels New York Islander Frans Nielsen in the first period Friday night at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins fight back but fall to Islanders in shootout

The two squads will square off again tonight in New York.

2 days ago

 Simon Despres skates up ice in a game earlier this season at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins' Despres alters game, wins confidence of new coaches

Defenseman Simon Despres adheres to a more defensive style of play and earns confidence and playing time from new coaches.

3 days ago

 Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis listens to a reporter's question during the press conference where his diagnosis of a blood clot in his lung was made. He will be out of the lineup for a least six months while undergoing treatment with blood thinners. At right is Penguins coach Mike Johnson.

Penguins Notebook: Idled Dupuis might get new role and title

Coach Mike Johnston says a new role for idled forward Pascal Dupuis is in the works.

3 days ago

 Mario Lemieux archive page For publication 11/22/14

Mario Lemieux's 30 years of highlights: Sept. 15, 1997

In 1988, Mario Lemieux won his first Hart and Ross Trophies. What international event in the summer of 1987 preceded his rise to the top?

2 days ago

 Post-Gazette Sports front page from Oct. 12, 1984.

30 years of Lemieux: PG package on Penguins legend to come out on Thanksgiving Day

Question: What Hall of Fame defenseman did Mario Lemieux beat to score his first NHL goal?

3 days ago

 Pascal Dupuis, along with Penguins Associate General Manager Jason Botterill (left) and Dr. Dharmesh Vyas, the team's physician.

Ron Cook: Another jolt of bad news for Penguins

Unfortunately, Pascal Dupuis is just the latest Penguins player, coach or GM to have his career threatened or life ended prematurely.

4 days ago

 Penguins forward Evegeni Malkin, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defenseman Kris Letang, forward Sidney Crosby, and forward Chris Kunitz listen to forward Pascal Dupuis commenting on his diagnosis of a blood clot in his lung, and being out of the lineup for a least six months while undergoing treatment with blood thinners.

Teammates: Pascal Dupuis’ absence will hurt Penguins off ice

His current and former teammates talk about how much they'll miss Penguins veteran Pascal Dupuis not just on the ice but away from it, too.

4 days ago

 The Penguins' Pascal Dupuis will miss at least six months due to a blood clot in his lung. At right are Penguins coach Mike Johnson, forward Evegeni Malkin, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defenseman Kris Letang and forward Sidney Crosby.

Penguins' Pascal Dupuis has blood clot in his lung

Dupuis, 35, will be on blood thinners for the next six months and will not be permitted to play hockey because of the risk of bleeding.

4 days ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal past Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price with teammate Patric Hornqvist during second period Tuesday in Montreal.

Penguins' Fleury shuts down Montreal

Marc-Andre Fleury rejected 27 shots in the Penguins' 4-0 victory against Montreal Tuesday night at Bell Centre.

4 days ago

 Penguins' Blake Comeau (center) celebrates his goal in the first period against the New York Rangers at the Consol Energy Center earlier this month.

Penguins notebook: Comeau moves to top line with Dupuis out

Comeau's steady play earns promotion

4 days ago

 Pascal Dupuis celebrates his goal at 17:18 of the second period against Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre on November 14, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Penguins shifting lines again

Undisclosed medical issue takes winger Pascal Dupuis out of the Penguins lineup, forces more line-juggling.

6 days ago

 Penguins forward Marcel Goc in a game earlier this season.

Goc's execution solid on Penguins fourth line

He has spent more time on the ice while the Penguins are short-handed than any NHL forward except Florida's David Bolland.

1 week ago

 Penguins defenseman Kris Letang leads the play  against the New York Rangers Saturday at the Consol Energy Center.

Early record pace puts several marks in sight

Penguins notebook: If the they can maintain this march, they have chance to etch more than a few new entries into the franchise record book.

1 week ago

Penguins notebook: Coach, player recall new Hall of Famer

Penguins coach Mike Johnston. defenseman Paul Martin share memories of the late coach Pat Burns.

6 days ago

 Penguins center Evgeni Malkin's penalties are not a concern, according to coach Mike Johnston.

Penguins notebook: Coach Mike Johnston defends Evgeni Malkin

Coach Mike Johnston doesn’t question Penguins center Evgeni Malkin’s late-game reaction in a narrow victory Friday against Toronto.

1 week ago

On the Penguins: This space for sale

Advertisements on jerseys aren't a fixture in the NHL just yet, but they could be soon as the debate rages on.

1 week ago

 Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on the New York Rangers Rick Nash at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins stop Rangers in shootout

The Penguins got help from a video review, which overturned a shootout goal by New York.

1 week ago

 Penguins goaltender Thomas Greiss goes to cover up a loose puck against the Maple Leafs during the second period at the Air Canada Centre.

Penguins Notebook: Johnston aims to keep goalies fresh during tough stretch

Thomas Greiss gets call in goal Friday night as coach Mike Johnston tries to avoid wearing out his two goalies in taxing stretch of games

1 week ago

 Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis is introduced last month before the season opener against Anaheim, his first game back from last year's knee injury.

Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz get 'new' partner with Dupuis

Penguins first-liners Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz will have Pascal Dupuis back for the first time this season against Toronto tonight.

1 week ago

 Pascal Dupuis celebrtaes his goal at 17:18 of the second period against Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre on November 14, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Dupuis scores twice in Penguins 2-1 victory over Toronto

Pascal Dupuis was the only offense the Penguins got and the only offense they needed in a win over the Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.

1 week ago

 Olli Maatta skates up ice earlier this month at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Maatta says he's fine, ready to return within a week

Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta returns to practice after removal of cancerous tumor on his thyroid.

1 week ago

 Blake Comeau falls over the New York Rangers' John Moore during the first period of Tuesday's game in New York.

Penguins stray from successful formula on the road

The lopsided loss on road Tuesday night against New York Rangers was rare thing, and the Penguins would like to keep it that way.

1 week ago

 The Rangers' Martin St. Louis shoots the puck past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury  for a goal during the first period in New York.

Rangers end Penguins' winning streak with 5-0 rout

The loss – the Penguins’ first since a 4-3 overtime defeat in Detroit Oct. 23 – dropped their record to 10-3-1.

1 week ago

 Olli Maatta competes against the Rangers' Benoit Pouliot during the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Maatta is not quite ready to return to the lineup, coach Mike Johnston said.

Penguins notebook: One week after having tumor removed, Olli Maatta skates at Madison Square Garden

The next step will be to get Maatta involved in regular practices, although it’s not clear when that will happen.

1 week ago

 Simon Despres and Brandon Sutter celebrate Despres' goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of a game on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Center of Penguins' third line doesn't mind giving more

Brandon Sutter is meeting his Coach Mike Johston's challenge to supply more offense and still play his outstanding brand of defense.

1 week ago

 Penguins winger Beau Bennett.

Penguins notebook: Young winger's AHL play impresses management

Beau Bennett could return to Penguins soon after spectacular weekend work for the minor league club.

1 week ago

 Beau Bennett, middle, is back with the Penguins.

Penguins recall Beau Bennett from Wilkes-Barre

There was no immediate word on whether he'll be in the Penguins' lineup when they face the New York Rangers tonight at 7:08 at Madison

1 week ago

 Penguins captain Sidney Crosby.

Crosby is off to a scorching start for Penguins

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has sole possession as the NHL points and assists leader with 24 points on 7 goals, 17 assists in 13 games.

2 weeks ago

 Mike Johnston: There's a lot of commonality between an NHL bench and Portland of the Western Hockey League.

On the Penguins: The game is the game

The words sound a lot like a Mike Tomlin-ism, but Penguins coach Mike Johnston lends them credence.

2 weeks ago

 Penguins forward Nick Spaling on their success killing penalties: "“I think the guys are starting to read off each other."

Penguins notebook: Penalty-killing seamless

Specials teams have been a positive for the Penguins thus far this season, evidenced further by their recent streak while short-handed.

2 weeks ago

 Center Evgeni Malkin, right, celebrates his goal with the bench during the second period against the Sabres at First Niagara Center Saturday night.

Penguins defeat Sabres, 6-1

Kris Letang and Patric Hornqvist scored twice, Robert Bortuzzo scored his first of the season and Evgeni Malkin added one.

2 weeks ago

 Blake Comeau celebrates a against the New Jersey Devils last month at the Consol Energy Center.

Comeau jumped at chance to join Penguins

Free-agent signee Blake Comeau proves to be a perfect fit as a second-line winger, and that has surprised some people.

2 weeks ago

Penguins Notebook: Third line is a charm for the Penguins

Bottom-six forwards come up with some offense in shootout victory vs. Winnipeg.

2 weeks ago

 Penguins fans celebrate short handed goal by the Craig Adams during an April playoff game at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Penguins Notebook: Adams’ consecutive-game streak reaches 300

Penguins forward Craig Adams’ consecutive-game streak impresses his coach, too.

2 weeks ago

 Simon Despres and Brandon Sutter celebrate Despres' goal Thursday against the Jets in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Malkin, Crosby score in shootout for victory

The victory stretched the Penguins’ winning streak to six games and raised their record to 9-2-1.

2 weeks ago

 Penguins defenseman Scott Harrington, who was recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton a few days ago, said he is not frustrated by his inability to crack the lineup.

Penguins notebook: Patient Scott Harrington awaits turn to play

Defenseman Scott Harrington waits for his first chance to play in an NHL game, and it almost certainly will come.

2 weeks ago

 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury shut out the Kings last week at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins sign Fleury to 4-year, $23 million extension

The deal will begin next season and run through 2018-19, erasing any doubt that the Penguins view Fleury as their goaltender of the future.

2 weeks ago

 Marc-Andre Fleury makes save on Flyers Jakub Voracek last month at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Fleury is given off vs. Wild

Marc-Andre Fleury gets a night off, but not primarily because he never has beaten the Wild.

2 weeks ago

 Penguins goalie Thomas Greiss makes a save during the second period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.

Penguins beat Wild, 4-1

The Penguins’ goalie changed. The result didn’t. The Penguins are 8-2-1 and have won five consecutive games.

2 weeks ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby makes move on Buffalo's Mike Weber in the third period Oct. 30 at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins' top power-play unit producing at high clip

Penguins hope red-hot power plays continues to work as well on the road as it has at home recently.

2 weeks ago

Penguins notebook: First long road trip of season beckons

While Penguins start a 5-game road trip, forward Beau Bennett heads temporarily for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton farm club.

2 weeks ago

 Olli Maatta skates up ice earlier this month at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta has thyroid surgery

Tests to determine whether the tumor is malignant are ongoing with the results due back within 7-10 days.

2 weeks ago


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