Several Penguins players who represented their countries in Sochi returned to the ice for practice today. However, their Olympic experiences are still fresh in their minds.
Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men’s hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game.
It’s no secret in Pittsburgh that finding the ideal wingers to play alongside Sidney Crosby can be a difficult task. Now Team Canada and Head Coach Mike Babcock are finding that out first hand.
Chris Kunitz and Matt Niskanen scored and Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves Saturday night and the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 2-1 victory over the Flames, handing Calgary a team record sixth consecutive regulation loss on home ice.
USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen joined Starkey and Mueller earlier today on The FAN to discuss the final Olympic Hockey rosters and why he wasn’t surprised that Penguins Winger Chris Kunitz made Team Canada.
Olympic hockey is right around the corner and the Pittsburgh Penguins will be well represented in Sochi, Russia.
With the announcement of Team Canada’s roster coming on Tuesday, Penguins Winger Chris Kunitz continues to find his name in the middle of a debate as to whether or not he belongs on the team.
Bob talked about the Penguins and the Canadian Olympic team with Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press.
Sidney Crosby scored his 23rd goal of the season and added two assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins ripped the New York Rangers 5-2 on Friday night for their 11th straight home win.
Chris Kunitz scored his 19th goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins jumped out to a four-goal lead before beating the Minnesota Wild 5-2 Thursday night for their season-high sixth straight victory.
Brandon Sutter scored in the third period and then rescued the Penguins with the only goal of the shootout to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
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.
Sidney Crosby hit a milestone and helped his team get a win. Chris Kunitz scored two goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 21 shots, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday.
Jaromir Jagr scored two goals and Martin Brodeur made 27 saves to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
Deryk Engelland, Chris Kunitz and Jussi Jokinen scored and backup Jeff Zatkoff made 19 saves in his first NHL win to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past Columbus 3-0 Saturday night for their fourth victory in a row and second over the Blue Jackets in as many days.