Left: Olli Maatta (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images), Right: Evgeni Malkin (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Maatta In, Malkin Likely To Play In Season-Opener

A day after saying he was “50/50” to play in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ opener Thursday night, it appears the scales have tipped significantly for Evgeni Malkin.

10/08/2014

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Blake Comeau Wants To Resurrect Offensive Game In Pittsburgh

Winger Blake Comeau joined “The Fan Morning Show” Wednesday with his Penguins debut just a day away.

93-7 The Fan–10/08/2014

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Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Series Of Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Penguins made 5 roster moves and still have some questions before opening the season hosting Anaheim Thursday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

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Olli Maatta Near Ready to Play As Opener Draws Near

Pens defenseman Olli Maatta suffered a shoulder injury in April last season, fought through it, had off-season surgery and likely will return for the opener on Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

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Evgeni Malkin’s Status ’50-50′ For Season Opener

Pens center Evgeni Malkin went through his first practice and then told us he could play in the opener Thursday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

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Pens Forward Steve Downie Ready To Protect Sidney Crosby And Evgeni Malkin

Penguins Forward Steve Downie joined the Starkey and Muller show Tuesday to talk about his role with the Pens this year and what lengths he’ll go to in order to protect Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

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Fleury Brings Back Yellow Pads, Pays Tribute To Barrasso

A lot of things are new about the Pittsburgh Penguins this year, including the recently revealed third jerseys.

10/07/2014

Photo Credit: KDKA

New Food Debuts Just In Time For Penguins Opener

There’s a new look at CONSOL Energy Center this year, and it’s not just on the ice.

10/06/2014

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Crosby Makes Preseason Debut, Pens Blank Wings 2-0

Sidney Crosby made his exhibition debut in Pittsburgh’s final preseason game, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins past the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Wednesday night.

10/01/2014

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Kapanen, Ebbett Score, Pens Beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Kasperi Kapanen and Andrew Ebbett scored in the first period to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

09/27/2014

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Beau Bennett Suffers Leg Injury During Friday Practice

Penguins forward Beau Bennett has become well known for his potential and for his injuries.

93-7 The Fan–09/26/2014

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Incredible Pittsburgh Penguins And Mario Lemieux Corn Maze Created

An incredible corn maze honoring the Pittsburgh Penguins and Mario Lemieux has been created in Lawrence County.

09/26/2014

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Dunlap: This Is Just A Sports Town

Some of you listen to my radio show.

09/26/2014

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Sutter Scores In OT, Penguins Beat Wild 3-2

Brandon Sutter scored his second goal of the game 2:23 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

09/25/2014

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6 Penguins Prospects Likely To See Time In NHL This Season

Training camp is officially underway for the Pittsburgh Penguins and there are several roster spots up for grabs. Which prospects could claim those spots?

09/25/2014

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Pens Advance To 2nd Round With Close Win Over Jackets

Pens Advance To 2nd Round With Close Win Over Jackets

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Game 1: Pens Rally Past Blue Jackets

Photos from Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets at CONSOL Energy Center on April 17, 2014.

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Penguins Suffer Tough Loss Against St. Louis

The Pens lost to the St. Louis Blues 1-0 at Consol Energy Center Sunday.

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

National Aviary’s New Additions Named After Penguins’ Head Coach

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and his family met some real, live penguins at the National Aviary on March 21, 2014.

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