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Penguins Sign Defenseman Andersen To Entry-Level Contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Swedish defenseman Niclas Andersen to a one-year contract.

06/15/2015

Pittsburgh Penguins v Montreal Canadiens

Former Penguin Hal Gill Announces Retirement

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.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2015

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Girardi Practices, Expected To Play For Rangers On Saturday

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.

04/17/2015

Kris Letang

Report: Letang, Ehrhoff Could Be Back For Playoffs

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been crippled by injuries this year to all of their position, but one could be strengthened again come playoff time.

93-7 The Fan–04/07/2015

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Cole, Bortuzzo Face Former Teammates For The First Time Since Trade

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.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Penguins Recall Defenseman Derrick Pouliot

The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced the recalling of defenseman Derrick Pouliot from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Baby Penguins.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Backchecking With Penguins’ Defenseman Derrick Pouliot

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.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015

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Mike Johnston: ‘Pouliot Needs To Increase His Battle Level’

Pens coach Mike Johnston joins The Fan Morning Show to look ahead to the second half of the season

93-7 The Fan–01/13/2015

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Kris Letang To Miss Second Straight Game With Injury

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.

93-7 The Fan–12/01/2014

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Penguins’ Defenseman Simon Despres Finally Realizing His Potential

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. […]

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2014

Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic  debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Olli Maatta: Fins “Wanted It More”

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.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2014

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Report: Paul Martin Out Of Olympics With Injury

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.

93-7 The Fan–02/21/2014

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Fans Worried About Letang, Wish Him Full Recovery

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.

02/07/2014

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Cardiologist Explains Letang’s Condition

Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.

02/07/2014

Kris Letang

Penguins: Letang Had Stroke, Will Miss 6 Weeks

The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.

02/07/2014

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