New Jersey Devils' Jordin Tootoo, left, and  Pittsburgh Penguins' Robert Bortuzzo fight during a game Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, in Newark, N..J.

New Jersey mystery: Why can't the Penguins win at Prudential Center?

Penguins try to find a winning combination in New Jersey, where victories have been scarce for them in recent seasons.

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Penguins notebook: Former adversaries are now teammates

Sidney Crosby and Maxim Lapierre forget their often nasty past encounters now that they both wear a Penguins sweater.

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 Former Penguin Max Talbot, right, squares off with then-Montreal Canadien Maxim Lapierre.

Penguins notebook: Newest acquisition has an edge to his game

New Penguins forward Maxim Lapierre and superstar Sidney Crosby likely to forget their history now that they are teammates.

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 Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) scores a goal on Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in the first period at Verizon Center.

Penguins blanked in Washington, 4-0

Alex Ovechkin scores twice for Capitals in a 4-0 victory.

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 City Council voted unanimously to advance an ordinance creating a 42-acre specially planned district for redevelopment.

Pittsburgh gives preliminary approval for zoning at former Civic Arena redevelopment

Final approval by Pittsburgh City Council next week would allow the Penguins to move ahead with a $440 million project.

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 Mark Arcobello, left, defenseman Kris Letang, center, and right wing Steve Downie celebrate a goal by Downie Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets  at the Consol Energy Center. The Penguins won, 5-3.

Gene Collier: Kris Letang's stellar play a sight for sore Penguins

Kris Letang's appearance on the ice in Tuesday’s game did more than just give the Penguins a recognizable force they could lean on.

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 Center Marcel Goc was traded to St. Louis Tuesday.

Penguins notebook: Marcel Goc traded to St. Louis for Maxim Lapierre

The Penguins acquired center Maxim Lapierre from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for center Marcel Goc.

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 Penguins winger David Perron takes slap shot against the Jets in the second period at the Consol Energy.

Penguins beat Jets, 5-3, to break losing streak

Two power-play goals in the third period helped the Penguins snap a four-game losing streak and beat the Winnipeg Jets.

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Pens activate Patric Hornqvist from injured reserve

Hornqvist suffered the injury after being hit by a puck during a 3-0 home loss to the Capitals Dec. 27.

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 Sidney Crosby will set out tonight's game against Winnipeg after getting an injection and skipping the NHL All-Star Game.

Patchwork Penguins lineup will face Jets

It's a mixed bag of injury news for Penguins after they hold their first post-All-Star Game practice.

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Penguins' Letang hopes Rinaldo sees light

Flyers Zac Rinaldo gets eight-game suspension for a hit against Penguins defenseman Kris Letang last week.

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 Zac Rinaldo

Flyers' Rinaldo suspended 8 games for hit on Penguins' Letang

Philadelphia Flyers center Zac Rinaldo was suspended eight games by the NHL for boarding and charging Penguins defenseman Kris Letang.

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Penguins recall four from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Of the players recalled, Andrew Ebbett (18 games) has seen the most playing time in the NHL this season.

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 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury gives up one of the seven goals he allowed Sunday night in the NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury takes All-Star Game jeers in stride

Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a rough night on the ice, including boos from the Columbus crowd, but enjoyed his All-Star weekend.

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 Chicago's Duncan Keith scores against Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in the NHL All-Star Game Sunday night in Columbus, Ohio.

All-Star Game notebook: Hometown favorite Ryan Johansen selected MVP

Perhaps he didn't have the best game Sunday night in Columbus, but Blue Jackets standout Ryan Johansen took home MVP honors.

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 Marc-Andre Fleury, the lone Penguins representative, gave up seven goals in the second period for losing side Team Foligno in the NHL All-Star Game Sunday night.

Team Toews beats Team Foligno in NHL All-Star Game

Team Jonathan Toews beat Team Nick Foligno, 17-12, Sunday in the NHL All-Star Game.

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 Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at NHL All-Star Game festivities.

Penguins' Fleury stellar in skills event

NHL All-Star weekend: Penguins goaltender stops 8 of 10 shots in shootout event.

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 Gary Bettman announced plans for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, the first since 2004, with some tweaks to the format.

Bettman announces plans for 2016 World Cup of Hockey

The 2016 World Cup of Hockey, the first since 2004, will take place in Toronto from Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 2016.

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 Sidney Crosby is tied for third in the NHL with 51 points, along with Penguins teammate Evgeni Malkin.

On the Penguins: The other race

The Penguins are chasing the Islanders, but they're also chasing a bit of history: another NHL scoring title.

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 Marc-Andre Fleury speaks during Media Availability for the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Nationwide Arena on January 23, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

NHL's all-star weekend missing Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

The players on hand in Columbus, Ohio, aren't critical of the absence of injured Penguins stars.

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All-Star Game notebook: Fleury all smiles over his weekend

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury savors his All-Star weekend and the camaraderie it triggers among the NHL's many stars.

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 Marcel Goc shoots puck against the Blackhawks in the third period Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center.

Play of fourth line softens blow of Penguins' shootout loss Wednesday

Coaches Mike Johnston and Rick Tocchet hope to see more of the same offensively from fourth line after all-star break.

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 Penguins center Sidney Crosby against the Capitals in the third period at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins Notebook: Sidney Crosby to skip All-Star Game

Star center has been playing with an undisclosed injury, will be force to sit out Penguins' next game.

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 The Penguins' Evgeni Malkin is defended by the Canucks' Radim Vrbata during a December game at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins' Malkin will miss All-Star Game, and maybe more

“Hopefully, we’ll have a better time frame come Monday,” Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said.

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Penguins assign Harrington, Pouliot, Ebbett to AHL

The tea, assigned Scott Harrington and Derrick Pouliot and  Andrew Ebbett to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

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 New Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford keeps an eye on newfangled NHL statistics.

Gene Collier: Penguins GM Jim Rutherford plays his daily numbers

Despite being one of the older general managers in the NHL, Jim Rutherford has brought a more analytical approach to the Penguins.

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 Penguins defenseman Kris Letang did not play Wednesday night against the Blackhawks.

Penguins notebook: Kris Letang sits out; hearing set for Flyers' Zac Rinaldo

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang missed the game Wednesday night after being hit into the boards Tuesday by Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo.

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 The Penguins' Derrick Pouliot skates up ice against the Capitals in the third period of a December game.

With Letang's status uncertain, Penguins recall defenseman Pouliot

Letang participated in today’s optional skate after being injured Tuesday; the Penguins host the Chicago Blackhawks tonight.

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 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury reacts after Blackhawks Patrick Kane scores during the shootout  at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins fall to Blackhawks in shootout, 3-2

The Penguins saw their losing streak get extended to four games with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Penguins receive good news from injury front for a change

Penguins wingers Patric Hornqvist and Blake Comeau will resume skating next week after lengthy absences due to injuries.

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 Evgeni Malkin and the Flyers' Michael Del Zotto battle for the puck during Tuesday's game in Philadelphia.

Penguins lose to Flyers in overtime, 3-2

Claude Giroux scored a power-play goal at 3:57 of overtime to give Philadelphia a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.

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 Penguins winger David Perron slides the puck past Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom last week at Consol Energy Center.

David Perron takes advantage of shots with Penguins

Winger David Perron has seen his offensive game pick up since joining the Penguins and linemate Sidney Crosby.

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 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will likely cede one of the next two games to backup Thomas Greiss, coach Mike Johnston said.

Penguins notebook: Mike Johnston says fatigue not issue for Marc-Andre Fleury

The Penguins aren’t concerned about fatigue with Marc-Andre Fleury, but Thomas Greiss will see more action in the second half of season.

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 Penguins center Evgeni Malkin slices between Rangers Marc Staal and Jesper Fast in the first period Sunday at Consol Energy Center.

Ron Cook: Time on Penguins’ side — for now

The Penguins are not very good right now. They are 4-6-2 in its past 12 games after a lousy performance Sunday against the New York Rangers.

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 Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save against the Minnesota Wilds  Matt Cooke Tuesday at the Consol Energy Center.

On the Penguins: Not too early to start thinking about Marc-Andre Fleury's replacement

Marc-Andre Fleury is 30 years old, and the day is coming when the Penguins will have to find someone to succeed him as their go-to goalie.

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 The Penguins Marc-Andre Fleury looks over at the Rangers' Derick Brassard after assisting on a goal by Rick Nash in the first period at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins fall to Rangers, 5-2

New York took the lead just 26 seconds into the game. It was the Penguins’ second consecutive loss.

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 The New York Islanders celebrate a goal by Kyle Okposo at 17:29 of the third period Friday night against the Penguins at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Division foes getting the best of Penguins

A 6-3 road loss Friday night to the New York Islanders dropped the Penguins’ record against divisional opponents to 6-7-3.

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 Penguins Nick Spaling and Marcel Goc battle for loose puck with Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh in the second period Sunday at Consol Energy Center.

Rangers have Penguins' number lately

Penguins notebook: With a 5-2 victory Sunday, New York has won seven of the past 11 games against the Penguins, including the 2014 playoffs.

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 Penguins right winger Steve Downie in a game against Boston earlier this season.

Penguins notebook: Late penalty by Downie ‘unacceptable’

Penguins notebook: Slashing call with 2:41 left Friday night against the Islanders allows New York to pad lead.

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 Jim Rutherford, general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins

Gene Collier: Perception of Penguins GM Jim Rutherford not reality

Veteran general manager Jim Rutherford, along with the coach he hired, represents the backbone of the new-look Penguins.

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 Jeff Shilling, right, of Murrysville shakes hands with teammate Chad Duff of Lynchburg, Va., after a game at the Mario Lemieux Fantasy Hockey Camp at Consol Energy Center on Friday.

The great Lemieux foiled twice at his fantasy hockey camp

As goalie, Jeff Shilling, 40, managed two glorious glove saves on Lemieux’s shots. Not bad for a medical device sales professional.

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 Penguins' Rob Scuderi, a native of nearby Syosset, N.Y., has fond memories of the aging Nassau Coliseum.

Penguins notebook: Defenseman Rod Scuderi likes aging Nassau Coliseum

Most Penguins will be happy to bid farewell to the old building, but not Scuderi, who grew up nearby in Syosset, N.Y.

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Penguins recall defenseman Harrington

Harrington made his NHL debut Dec. 18, and has appeared in six games with the Penguins this season.

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 The Islanders' Travis Hamonic pins Sidney Crosby against the boards in the first period Friday in Uniondale, N.Y.

Penguins fall to Islanders and out of first place

Kyle Okposo scored four goals to lead the New York Islanders to a 6-3 victory over the Penguins at Nassau Coliseum tonight.

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 Beau Bennett takes questions from reporters in the locker room Thursday at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins seeing benefit of now-healthy Beau Bennett

Young winger is starting to look and play like a top-six forward, but the key to everything is keeping him healthy for a change.

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 The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on the Wild' Matt Cooke in the second period Jan. 13.

Penguins' Fleury selected for NHL All-Star Game

This is Fleury’s second selection to an All-Star Game. He appeared in the 2011 contest.

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 Penguins players react as the New York Islanders celebrate Matt Martin's goal that tied the score 1-1 in the second period of a November game at Nassau Coliseum.

Penguins' next foe developing some swagger

Offseason moves work out well for New York Islanders and turn them into a serious title contender in the Eastern Conference.

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Penguins notebook: Olli Maatta has surgery, out 6 months

Young defenseman has second surgery on same shoulder in the past eight months but should be ready for next season.

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Pens assign Chorney, Rust to Wilkes-Barre; pick up Mark Arcobello from Predators

The Penguins' plans for Arcobello were not immediately known, but he likely was acquired for organizational depth.

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Wild defenseman Suter suspended for elbowing Penguins winger Downie

Ryan Suter has been suspended two games for hitting Steve Downie in the face in the second period of the Penguins' win Tuesday night.

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