Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended for five games without pay by the NHL for a check to the head of Detroit forward Justin Abdelkader.
Pens forward Craig Adams joined 93-7 The Fan for his weekly visit, and said that the team’s best player so far does not wear number 87.
The Penguins are already battling a series of injuries on the blue line, but they will likely be without another defenseman because of a suspension.
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.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Penguins sent defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait back down to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League after Sunday’s 5-2 win against Boston.
Sidney Crosby will not be in the lineup when the Pittsburgh Penguins look to extend their winning streak to nine games Sunday afternoon.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was diagnosed with a concussion after being evaluated by doctors Monday, but coach Dan Bylsma said he is experiencing concussion-like symptoms.
(93-7 The FAN) — Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland did not participate in Monday’s morning skate and was scratched against the Phoenix Coyotes, prompting the organization to recall Brian Strait from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
The Pittsburgh Penguins called up defenseman Brian Strait Monday morning, while Tyler Kennedy may make his return to the lineup tonight against the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Penguins headed into Colorado looking to keep their winning streak alive before heading back to Pittsburgh for four straight home games at the CONSOL Energy Center.
Evengi Malkin had two goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves and the Penguins beat the New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night.
The Penguins squeaked by the Carolina Hurricanes, beating them 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night at the CONSOL Energy Center.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland was suspended for three game Thursday for an illegal hit that occurred Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Forwards Jordan Staal and Evgeni Malkin returned to practice for the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday.
Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended for three games.