The Pittsburgh Penguins bowed out in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year, but a player they traded away had a big night on Thursday.
Patric Hornqvist scored twice in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins also got goals from Evgeni Malkin and Blake Comeau in a 5-2 victory over the league-leading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
As an off-season of major changes continues for the Penguins, today they learned when and who they’ll be playing in next season’s home opener.
Sidney Crosby has spent a good portion of the year without one of his top wingers in Pascal Dupuis as he recovers from knee surgery, but that hasn’t appeared to slow him down very much.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will play host to the Anaheim Ducks tonight at CONSOL Energy Center.
The Pittsburgh Penguins completed a trade Monday afternoon with the Anaheim Ducks.
Despite the collapse of his team in the Eastern Conference Finals, the acquisitions made by Pens General Manager Ray Shero won him the league’s GM of the Year award.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins announced late Wednesday night that defenseman Ben Lovejoy has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks for a fifth-round pick in the 2014 entry draft.
When you look back at the last two seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins have had players put up MVP numbers. Sidney Crosby last year before he was lost to injury, and then Evgeni Malkin this year; and the common thread for both of them was playing with Chris Kunitz.
Gregg Giannotti, host of The Fan Morning Show, talked to Penguins forward James Neal and defenseman Matt Niskanen following Wednesday night’s game at the CONSOL Energy Center.
Jordan Staal’s goal at 6:27 in the first period put the Penguins up 1-0. However, that was the Penguins’ only goal for the night.
NHL on NBC analyst Brian Engblom stops by with Vinnie & Cook on SportsRadio 93-7 The Fan.
After two big wins over the weekend, the Penguins will be back in action Wednesday night when they play host to the Anaheim Ducks.