After being sidelined since the pre-season with blood clots, Penguins’ goaltender Tomas Vokoun has officially been cleared for action and says it’s only a matter of conditioning before he’s ready to get back on the ice for a game.
The Olympic hockey tournament has been the highlight of the Games thus far and the best may be yet to come.
Adams says it was nice to have a break to recharge but he has the itch to get back to playing.
Here is the truth: As these Olympic games approached, as the run-up to Sochi was happening, there was much skepticism from this vantage; a healthy bit of hoping that the Team USA men’s hockey squad could compete, but a notion deep in the back of my cranium doubting them.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.
While the focus at CONSOL Energy Center was on the ice Friday night, thoughts were with the one defenseman whose absence was felt by fans who earlier in the day learned of Kris Letang’s stroke.
Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, and the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Friday night to hand the Penguins a rare loss in the tiebreaker.
Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.
The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.
The NHL will break for the Olympics, and while some teams may be focused on their time off, the Penguins remain focused on playing good hockey.
Jay Caufield says the Pens got the two points they were expected to get in Buffalo. Now, they set their sights on the Rangers and the Olympic break.
NHL on TSN analyst and former NHL defenseman Aaron Ward joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to offer his take on the Olympics and share some of what he learned about homosexuality in sports while working on his “ReOrientation” feature for TSN’s SportsCentre.
Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel goal and added an assist, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in a pre-Olympic tuneup against goalie Ryan Miller on Wednesday night.
Adams says that this team has all the confidence in Fleury and there is nobody else they would rather have.
We’re currently in the final week of NHL action before the Olympic break, but there is a glaring need emerging for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
NHL players have been competing in the Olympics since 1998. Here’s a look at some of the current and former Pittsburgh Penguins players who have represented their country at the Olympics.
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Sidney and Taylor Crosby have always been close both on and off the ice.
Photos from the Vancouver Canucks-Pittsburgh Penguins game at CONSOL Energy Center on Oct. 19, 2013.
Photos from the New Jersey Devils-Pittsburgh Penguins game at CONSOL Energy Center on Oct. 3, 2013.
Photos from the Pittsburgh Penguins-Boston Bruins game at TD Garden on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Photos from the Pittsburgh Penguns-Winnipeg Jets game on March 28, 2013 at the CONSOL Energy Center.