After 16 season, 1,108 career games and a Stanley Cup with the Penguins back in 2009, defenseman Hal Gill has announced his retirement from the NHL.
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports & CBS Sports Radio that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin for most of the game Saturday.
Sidney Crosby has been scratched from the lineup shortly before the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Boston Bruins.
Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including a deflection past Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury 2:43 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday night.
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After a disappointing postseason that was followed up by turnover in the Penguins front office as well as its coaching staff, Sidney Crosby has finally spoken out on the direction both he and the organization are headed.
Jones says he would like to see Shero stay but will most likely be fired because he didn’t fire Bylsma last year.
It took about a week, but the NHL finally handed down its disciplinary action against Boston Bruins’ tough guy Shawn Thornton.
Zdeno Chara scored with 13 seconds left in regulation after David Krejci tied it late, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night in a game that saw Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik taken from the ice on a stretcher.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being pulled down and punched by Boston’s Shawn Thornton in the opening period.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will head on the road to Boston tonight, where their playoff run came to an abrupt end last season.
Pittsburgh spent four games last June futilely flailing away at Tuukka Rask as the Boston goalie shoved the Penguins out of the Eastern Conference finals one remarkable save at a time.