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Hurricanes-Penguins Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins' explosive offense has been even better at home, while the Carolina Hurricanes are the NHL's worst road team. It could make for a mismatch when they open their season series Friday night in Pittsburgh. The Penguins (15-4-2) lead the league with 3.5 goals per game and are averaging 4.0 at home. Their NHL-leading power play has 24 goals on 72 opportunities ...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 21 – Comeau works OT to pay bills, score goals in 4-3 win over Leafs

By:  Meesh Shanmugam Happy Thanksgiving everyone (or a belated one to you Canadian readers)!!  Thanks to all of you for checking the site out, reading our work, and interacting with all of us on a regular basis!  We wouldn’t do any of this without you!!  Here is a link to last year’s Thanksgiving post (I’m thankful for being lazy here).  All of those words still ring...
Via The PensNation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

PI Power Poll: 11/14-11/21/2014

The members of took a look at the week's perfomance by each of the Pittsburgh Penguins. In a survey, members ranked their opinions of how each performed in relation to the rest of the team and were based on the games between November 14 and November 21, 2014. Those four games resulted in a 3-0-1 record against the Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens and the Islanders...
Via PensInitiative
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF Cap: Pens vs Leafs

11/26/14  – Pittsburgh Penguins vs Toronto Maple Leafs (Final score: 4-3, Overtime Win) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt   [Goal 1] Comeau (Malkin, Ehrhoff) [Goal 2] Malkin (Letang, Crosby) [Goal 3] Comeau (Kunitz, Malkin) [Goal 4] Comeau (Letang, Crosby) Video Source: Root Sports/Pens TV
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 21: Toronto Maple Leafs at Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs (11-8-2) at Pittsburgh Penguins (14-4-2) 7:30 PM - SN, ROOT CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Tonight the Pens host one of the most unbearable and omnipresent organizations from top-to-bottom in all of professional sports: the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The aura of self-importance that surrounds this team is ironic because the only reason most people follow...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 20 – Just stars being stars as Pens beat Bruins in OT, 3-2

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here are the thoughts from Game 19 @ NY Islanders if you’re interested. Sorry for the delays on both posts! Pens 3  Bruins 2 (OT) Record: 14-4-2 Goals Crosby (9) from Adams, Letang Malkin (9) (PP) from Letang, Crosby Malkin (10) from Crosby Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Martin (holding) – Bad (loses his balance and loses coverage on...
Via The PensNation
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Evgeni Malkin Says He Doesn’t Know How Marc-Andre Fleury Won 300 Games

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Evgeni Malkin had some fun at Marc-Andre Fleury’s expense after Fleury got his 300th victory, saying that he was surprised that Fleury got to the milestone. Evgeni Malkin on Marc-Andre Fleury’s 300th career win: “My whole memories, I am score every practice, 10 goals. Every shootout, I score on him. I don’t […] The post Evgeni Malkin Says He...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin Can’t Believe Marc-Andre Fleury Has Won 300 Games (Video)

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury secured his 300th career NHL win Monday night with a 3-2 overtime win over the Boston Bruins, becoming the third-fastest netminder to reach the milestone. When Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was asked about his goalie’s accomplishment, he said that he couldn’t believe it. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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Penguins Take Advantage Of Bruins’ Line Change; Sidney Crosby Scores (Video)

Sidney Crosby showed why he’s one of the best players in the world Monday night when he took advantage of a Boston Bruins line change and cashed in for his ninth goal of the season. The Bruins brought on their fourth line of Jordan Caron, David Pastrnak and Alex Khokhlachev, but the Penguins kept big guns Patric Hornqvist and Sidney Crosby on the ice so the lines would be mismatched...
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Bruins vs. Penguins: Postgame Show | Boston | Pittsburgh | NHL | Powered by CLNS Radio

The Bruins looked to bounce back from a loss against Montreal as they welcomed in the Pittsburgh Penguins to the TD Garden Monday night.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened: Malkin and Crosby

This game was up and down, back and forth. All that matters is this. Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin leading a rush in Overtime. This was the result:     Love Malkin’s break-breaker celebration:   Tuuka Rask tumbling.gif. Marc-Andre Fleury with his 300th career win. Always nice to see a win in Boston.    
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins attract U.S. Steel to former Civic Arena site

  United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins. Company, team, local and state officials made the announcement at the Consol Energy Center, the hockey arena which opened in 2010 across the street from the site where a team-controlled...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Did Sidney Crosby Fight In His First Career NHL Fight?

Sidney Crosby is known for a lot of things in the hockey world. The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar is known for his incredible talent, unmatched vision on the ice and impressive leadership. One thing he’s not known for, however, is what he can do when his gloves come off. Crosby rarely drops the mitts for a fight, as the Penguins would much rather he use his hands for other things...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Reshuffle Their Lines

Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston made it abundantly clear that the team’s home-and-home series against the New York Islanders this weekend would be treated like a playoff series. Luckily for Johnston, this wasn’t a playoff series, because honestly, it didn’t go well at all. The Penguins managed to force overtime in an otherwise flat performance […] The post The...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Down on Downie by @Nick422

As dramatic change swept over the Penguins this off season, one signing stood out amongst certain fans: that of former Flyer, Lightning, and Avalanche pest Steve Downie. Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins young defensive players drawing interest, when will Jim Rutherford pull the trigger?

We’re right about at the time of the NHL season where the first serious rumors pick up steam. There was a GM meeting last week, and we’ve already seen a few trades since the meetings concluded. [ USA Today ] Last week some of the Penguins prospects got mentioned in trade talk. Here is who… Bob Mckenzie had some interesting things to say on his insider trading segment. [ TSN...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Trade Talk and More

Fresh off losing top-line forward Pascal Dupuis, and an ugly home-and-home sweep at the hands of the New York Islanders, the once infallible Pittsburgh Penguins are now left searching for answers. The Penguins already had a top-six forward vacancy alongside Evgeni Malkin , and now with Dupuis out, things have gotten more…concerning. In my last article I reviewed the Penguins forward...
Via PenguinPoop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gnoming Around Pittsburgh by @did_i_sutter

Most Pens fans are familiar with Hockey Fights Cancer month and the purple jerseys that are associated with it. Back in 2012 during the NHL lockout, some Pittsburgh hockey bloggers wanted to do something to stay in touch and have fun during the extended off season. The blogging community joined together for the common cause of raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society...
Via PensInitiative
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Injury Update: Pascal Dupuis out at least 6 months after being diagnosed with blood clot in lung

The Pittsburgh Penguins are coming off strong after winning last nights game against the Montreal Canadiens. This morning however, the news that was revealed was not about hockey. Instead, the Penguins will be without Pascal Dupuis for a minimum of 6 months.<div class="getty embed image" style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Not Rush the Beau Bennett Hysteria

The Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday night by a score of 4-0. The Penguins third line, most recently comprised of Beau Bennett, Brandon Sutter, and Steve Downie really carried the load for the team, netting the first three goals of the game to essentially bury the Canadiens within the first 25 minutes, before […] The post Let’s Not Rush the Beau Bennett...
Via Two Pad Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Injury Update: Olli Maatta will play tonight

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will be returning to the lineup tonight to face the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. #458007587 / Maatta had surgery on November 4th to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid gland. He started skating again a week later, but the original prognosis was for Maatta to miss about four weeks, according to the Globe...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin delivers huge hit on Dan Girardi (GIF)

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin delivered a huge hit on New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi during the third period of Saturday night's game at the CONSOL Energy Center.Girardi was following the puck behind the Rangers net and didn't see Malkin, who was coming at full speed and laid his shoulder right into Girardi's chest, knocking him flat on his back. ...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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