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 8 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 8 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.

3 days ago

 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save during the players informal practice Sept. 14 at the Iceoplex at Southpointe.

Penguins seek answers to many questions

The Penguins are conducting their first on-ice training camp workouts today at Consol Energy Center.

4 days ago

 Beau Bennett takes a roughing penalty on a hit on Daniel Carcillo, then with the New York Rangers, in the second period of Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs May 2 at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Carcillo returns with grit intact

Physical forward Daniel Carcillo hoping for a longer stay with the Penguins this time around.

4 days ago

 Penguins' Pascal Dupuis scores on Flames goaltender Karri Ramo iduring a game in December at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

Penguins training camp kicks off Friday: Johnston eager to try out combos

New coach Mike Johnston eager to see the pieces fit when the Penguins begin on-ice, training-camp workouts Friday.

5 days ago

 The Penguins' Evgeni Malkin skates up ice in May against the Rangers in New York.

Penguins say injuries will keep Crosby, Malkin out of start of preseason camp

Coach Mike Johnston said the injuries to Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin appear to be short-term ailments.

4 days ago

 Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin jokes with teammates during the first day of the Penguins development camp at the Consol Energy Center in July.

Penguins rookie savors early start for his roster push

Defenseman Brian Dumoulin growing into a role he hopes will secure a spot on the 2014-15 roster.

6 days ago

 Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff makes a save on the Senators' Chris Neil during a game earlier this year at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins' top goaltending prospects will move to back seat soon

Matt Murray and Tristan Jarry are promising, but Mike Johnston will use preseason to get Marc-Andre Fleury ready and determine his backup.

1 week ago

 Penguins assistant Rick Tocchet works with prospect Oskar Sundqvist at development camp in July.

Penguins' European prospect Oskar Sundqvist thinking big, small

Oskar Sundqvist, the Penguins' third-round draft choice in 2012, realized he would need some time to adjust to playing hockey in North

1 week ago

 Winger Anton Zlobin, left, battles for control of the puck at a Penguins prospect scrimmage in July at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins prospect Zlobin sparkles in clutch

Former Penguins draft pick Anton Zlobin, at 5-11 and 209 pounds, showed what he can do at a prospects tournament in Ottawa.

1 week ago

 Troy Loney outside the Phantoms locker room.

Former Penguin Troy Loney's passion meshes with wife's acumen to run junior hockey team

He's hockey and business; she's business with an interest in education. Together, they could be Ohio's Mahoning Valley’s new power couple.

1 week ago

 Penguins right winger Kasperi Kapanen skates up ice in the the first day of the Penguins development camp in mid-July at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins prospects attempt to impress

Many rookies get a chance to prove their worth as Penguins team in prospects tournament starts play today.

1 week ago

 Penguins left winger Jussi Jokinen scores against Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in a shootout. The NHL announced Thursday players will be prohibited from using the spin-o-rama in shootouts and on penalty shots.

NHL adopts many changes in rules

The NHL announces many rule changes for its upcoming season.

1 week ago

 Sidney Crosby works the puck up the ice May 7 against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Penguins' Sidney Crosby dealing with changes

Sidney Crosby does not like change, but expected some with the Penguins this offseason, just not this much.

1 week ago

 Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet checks Pens center Oskar Sundqvist during development camp in July.

Penguins training camp to feature public practices Sept. 20

The first exhibition game will be Sept. 22 against Detroit at Consol Energy Center.

1 week ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby works the puck up ice against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Sidney Crosby's wrist is finally pain-free

Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby takes part in informal workout Monday and says his late season wrist injury has healed.

1 week ago

 Penguins right winger Kasperi Kapanen will not participate in an upcoming prospects’ tournament in London, Ontario, because of a finger injury.

Injury forces Penguins' Kapanen to skip prospects' tourney

Kapanen is believed to have broken a finger when he went hard into the boards while playing for Finland against Sweden Aug. 8.

2 weeks ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby skates against the Rangers in May.

Crosby feels 'really good,' isn't thinking about wrist woes

The Penguins standout said he came “pretty close” to having surgery on his right wrist this summer.

2 weeks ago

 Olli Maatta lets a shot fly in the Penguins practice in May at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins defenseman Maatta is recovering quickly

When he is taking a shot, Olli Maatta does not look at all like a guy who's only about 3½ months removed from shoulder surgery.

2 weeks ago

Penguins sign Daniel Carcillo to tryout contract

Carcillo has 44 goals, 48 assists and 1,179 penalty minutes in 390 NHL games.

2 weeks ago

 Pascal Dupuis looks for an opening against the New Jersey Devils Andy Greene in the third period of an Oct. 2, 2013 game at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis waiting for OK to play

Pascal Dupuis' comeback from serious knee injury and major surgery is going extremely well, but he still awaits OK to play.

2 weeks ago

 Sidney Crosby addresses the audience after winning the Ted Lindsay Award during the 2014 NHL Awards ceremony in June in Las Vegas.

Media take a fall for false Sidney Crosby story

Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau tweeted Wednesday morning that his department has had “no dealings with Mr. Crosby.”

2 weeks ago

 Penguins GM Jim Rutherford

Penguins' alumni view change as major positive

Former players, gathered for an annual alumni charity golf event, see sweeping offseason changes as a consequence of playoff disappointment.

3 weeks ago

 Mike Johnston was hired as Penguins head coach in June.

New Penguins coach Mike Johnston takes closer look at right fits for his style

New Penguins coach Mike Johnston has studied tape of his team and gives his take on how the players fit with his personal philosophies.

4 weeks ago


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