PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins have promoted Mike Bales to the role of goaltending coach, replacing the recently retired Gilles Meloche, the team announced Monday. Meloche held the job for the previous seven seasons.
The Pittsburgh Penguins say defenseman Matt Niskanen has signed a two-year, $4.3 million deal that will keep him with the team until 2014.
The Pittsburgh Penguins went into Ottawa with a chance to take over first place in the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference Saturday night, but it was not in the cards.
Pascal Dupuis had two goals and an assist as the Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-2 and extended their winning streak to seven.
After a dominating win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, the Penguins kept the momentum rolling against the Columbus Blue Jackets Sunday afternoon.
A day after being called up to the Pittsburgh Penguins, goaltender Brad Thiessen has been returned to the AHL.
After calling up Eric Tangradi from their AHL affiliate on Monday, the Penguins called up goaltender Brad Thiessen Tuesday morning.
Backup goalie John Curry didn’t see a future with the Penguins so he’s decided to move on.