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.
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have been crippled by injuries this year to all of their position, but one could be strengthened again come playoff time.
Newly acquired Penguins defenseman Ian Cole and Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo will have the chance to play their former teams for the first time on Tuesday since being traded to the opposing team just before the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced the recalling of defenseman Derrick Pouliot from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Baby Penguins.
Penguins defenseman Derrick Pouliot joined Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi and Joe Starkey, 93-7 The Fan co-host of the Starkey and Mueller Show, for the weekly “Backchecking with the Pens” program that airs every Monday night.
Pens coach Mike Johnston joins The Fan Morning Show to look ahead to the second half of the season
Penguins Defenseman Kris Letang missed Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes with an undisclosed injury and will now miss Tuesday’s game against the New Jersey Devils.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – “Simon Despres is part of a rock solid defensive pairing.” That is a phrase you never would have heard about the Penguins 6’4” defenseman before he turned 23 in July. […]
Pens defenseman Olli Maatta returned from the Olympics yesterday and returned to the Pens locker room today as the full team is scheduled to practice on Wednesday.
Injuries and illness have plagued many teams in the Olympics this year and for the most part the Penguins players taking part have avoided both until today.
While the focus at CONSOL Energy Center was on the ice Friday night, thoughts were with the one defenseman whose absence was felt by fans who earlier in the day learned of Kris Letang’s stroke.
Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.
The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.
The NHL will break for the Olympics, and while some teams may be focused on their time off, the Penguins remain focused on playing good hockey.