Ryan Johansen of the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets pulled a kid out of the stands and guided him to a goal to win the breakaway challenge, and Nashville’s Shea Weber fired the hardest shot with a 108.5-mph blast at the NHL All-Stars skills competition on Saturday night.
The World Cup of Hockey will be making a long-awaited return in 2016.
Captain Nick Foligno, showing allegiance to a teammate, has selected Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen with the first pick in the NHL All-Star draft.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has received an injection to deal with an unspecified lower-body injury.
Following an undisclosed injury he suffered against the Philadelphia Flyers, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has backed out of the upcoming All-Star game.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane beat Marc-Andre Fleury in a shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Following the dirty hit Penguins defenseman Kris Letang took from notoriously dirty Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo, Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet talked with Joe Starkey of the Starkey and Mueller show about the hit and what he would have done if he were playing.
Zac Rinaldo made a bad situation worse Tuesday night and the NHL better come down hard on him.
Rick Nash scored twice to lift his goal total to an NHL-high 28 and the New York Rangers drummed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Sunday.
Kyle Okposo scored three of his four goals in the third period to complete his first NHL hat trick, and the New York Islanders jumped back into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Having initially been snubbed from the All-Star game, Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has been announced as a replacement after Pekka Rinne of the Predators and Jimmy Howard of the Red Wings had to skip the game due to injuries.
The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter for two games, without pay, for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Steve Downie.
The Penguins have announced the signing of 26-year-old forward Mark Arcobello who was waived by the Nasville Predators.
David Perron scored twice and added an assist in a 7-2 thrashing of reeling Minnesota on Tuesday night, as the Penguins put together the kind of outburst that has been rare at times this season for one of the league’s most potent attacks.
Pens Advance To 2nd Round With Close Win Over 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.
The Pens lost to the St. Louis Blues 1-0 at Consol Energy Center Sunday.
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and his family met some real, live penguins at the National Aviary on March 21, 2014.