Claude Giroux had three goals and three assists to set a franchise record for points in a playoff game, rookie Sean Couturier had a hat trick of his own and Philadelphia rallied for a wild 8-5 victory Friday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pens needed a win to guarantee home ice and got just that with a 5-2 victory against the New York Rangers Thursday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Evgeni Malkin’s assault on the rest of the National Hockey League continued Thursday, as he scored two goals in a 5-1 Pittsburgh win against Nashville at Consol Energy Center.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins inched two points closer to the Rangers, who have a game in hand on the Penguins.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins scored two carbon copy first period goals and held off a desperate charge from Phoenix Monday to extend their winning streak to six games and win, 2-1.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins limped away with a 4-3 shootout win in Dallas Wednesday night, losing a few stars in the process.
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.
The National Hockey League has fined Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban following an incident in Friday night’s game.
The Pittsburgh Penguins were looking to close out 2011 with a win, but early penalty trouble proved to be the difference as they fell 3-1 to the New Jersey Devils.
The Penguins rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-2 Tuesday night. Jordan Staal, James Neal, Steve Sullivan and Pascal Dupuis all netted goals.
Chris Kunitz had two assists and James Neal scored his 20th goal as the Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets, 4-1 Friday night.
The Penguins struggled in a 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins Monday night. The Penguins went 0-for-4 on the power play and squandered a pair of 5-on-3 opportunities.
The Penguins pulled out a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals Thursday night. There’s no love lost between the teams – Aaron Asham and John Erskine dropped gloves early in the first period.
The Penguins put together an impressive win over the Ottawa Senators, beating them 6-3 Friday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The anticipation for Sidney Crosby’s return by his teammates and coaches, the media and the hockey fans in Pittsburgh and around the league was as high as ever Monday night.