Reports have surfaced recently suggesting the Pittsburgh Penguins were interested in trading for Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane, but news came out today that Kane Kane is expected to have shoulder surgery that will keep him out 4-6 months.
Jay Caufield says Beau Bennett has to prove he can still be a top six forward and it has to happen soon.
Marc-Andre Fleury had 22 saves for his seventh shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday night.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice to take the NHL lead in goals, Braden Holtby recovered from a mini-slump to get his fifth shutout of the season, and Sidney Crosby had one of his worst faceoff nights as the Washington Capitals broke a four-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins got back in the win column Tuesday night, but made a trade shortly after the game ended.
Kris Letang is expected to return Tuesday after missing a game-and-a-half with concussion-like symptoms following an illegal hit from Zac Rinaldo.
After skipping the All-Star Game to receive an injection for an undisclosed injury on Jan. 10, Sidney Crosby met with the media following Tuesday’s practice and gave an idea of the timeline for his return.
The NHL has suspended Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Penguins defenseman Kris Letang.
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston addressed the media following the teams first practice since the All-Star break and had news on several injured players.
It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four.
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.
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.
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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