With the playoffs starting on Wednesday and the question marks that constantly surround Marc-Andre Fleury this time of year, the Pens announced they’ve recalled goalie Tomas Vokoun from his conditioning assignment in the AHL.
Drew Doughty scored early in the third period to give Los Angeles the lead for good, and the Kings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Thursday night for their franchise-record tying eighth straight road win.
Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period and Evgeni Malkin added an insurance score in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a wild 6-4 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Penguins’ backup goaltender Jeff Zatkoff has signed a two-year contract extension with the team.
Penguins General Manager Ray Shero sat down for a one-on-one interview with Joe Starkey of Starkey, Miller and Mueller and talked about the performance of Kris Letang so far this year.
Bob Pompeani talked about the state of the Penguins with Kevin Allen of USA Today.
The Pittsburgh Penguins turned it on this week by posting a 4-0 record after a brief three-game losing streak the week before.
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.
Josh Bailey’s goal with 1:40 left capped the Islanders’ furious third-period rally, and New York edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins overcame their own sloppiness to split a weekend road trip in the Sunshine State, and they remain relatively unharmed by a lack of goaltending depth as they prepare to welcome the Edmonton Oilers to CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday at 7:00 on ROOT Sports.
Many things went wrong for the Penguins last night, but you can’t count me on the bandwagon to run goaltender Jeff Zatkoff out of town – yet.
It’s going to be a while before Penguins fans will get to see Tomas Vokoun back between the pipes.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins ended their 2013-14 preseason with a winning record after a 5-1 victory in Detroit Wednesday night, and despite another disappointing playoff exit this past spring, expectations are once again high with the regular season just days away.
The Pittsburgh Penguins trimmed their training camp roster some more over the weekend.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins have promoted Mike Bales to the role of goaltending coach, replacing the recently retired Gilles Meloche, the team announced Monday. Meloche held the job for the previous seven seasons.