Mack: Move For Dickerson Bolsters Present As Well As FutureFor Pirate fans, at least at the moment, it’s a move that can give them some hope that the light at the end of their post-Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole tunnel may be brightening sooner than expected.
Evgeni Malkin Records 900th Career PointPenguins center Evgeni Malkin, with an assist and his 33rd goal of the season, became just the fourth player in franchise history to record 900 points with the Penguins on Saturday.
Mack: When Will Pirates' Actions Back Up Their Words?Neal Huntington insisted the Pirates are focused on winning and suggested they're better than before trading Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen.
Mack: Harrison Wants To Win, But Will It Happen In Pittsburgh?Josh Harrison is not backing down. If the Pirates’ focus isn’t on winning, from top-to-bottom, he wants out. “I want to win. And if that’s not what they want to do here, trade me.”
Mack: Freese Is Fed Up, FrustratedDavid Freese has had enough. Enough of losing, enough of watching great players shipped out, and enough of the kind of attitude on the field and in the clubhouse that doesn’t seem to care about losing.
Steelers Kevin Colbert: 'None Of Us Were Good Enough Last Year'“If we don’t change the roster we had in 2017, what reason would we think there will be any difference in the results,” Colbert told 93.7 The Fan’s Jeff Hathhorn and other media members on Thursday.
Mack: Pirates' Veteran Leaders Set Early ToneBoth Francisco Cervelli and Ivan Nova believe that part of moving on from the departures of McCutchen and Cole includes being leaders, but don’t think they necessarily need to change anything about the way they act to embrace a leadership role.
Penguins Players And Coaches Eager To See, Honor FleuryFollowing Monday’s practice, the Penguins were hit with a barrage of questions on former teammate and Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.
Bryan Rust Says Playing With Sid Can Actually Be ToughThings are looking up for Pens winger Bryan Rust, literally, as he's moving up to the top line to play alongside Sidney Crosby.
With Sheary Out, Rust To Flank Crosby Against CapitalsSidney Crosby’s recently developed chemistry with linemates Conor Sheary and Dominik Simon took a shot Thursday, as Mike Sullivan announced that Sheary will be out week-to-week with a lower-body injury suffered in Tuesday’s 5-2 win over San Jose.
Matt Cullen Making His Return To Pittsburgh TonightOne by one this season, players that helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win consecutive Stanley Cups have returned to PPG Paints Arena in opposing jerseys. Tonight when the Penguins host the Minnesota Wild, it will be Matt Cullen’s turn.
Pirates Sign Closer Felipe Rivero To 4-Year DealThe Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their bullpen ace Felipe Rivero to a long-term contract. The 26-year-old lefthander is guaranteed $22 million over the next four seasons. Club options in 2022 and 2023 are $10 million each.