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Left: Olli Maatta (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images), Right: Evgeni Malkin (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Maatta In, Malkin Likely To Play In Season-Opener

A day after saying he was “50/50” to play in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ opener Thursday night, it appears the scales have tipped significantly for Evgeni Malkin.

10/08/2014

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Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Series Of Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Penguins made 5 roster moves and still have some questions before opening the season hosting Anaheim Thursday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Olli Maatta Near Ready to Play As Opener Draws Near

Pens defenseman Olli Maatta suffered a shoulder injury in April last season, fought through it, had off-season surgery and likely will return for the opener on Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

Evgeni Malkin

Evgeni Malkin’s Status ’50-50′ For Season Opener

Pens center Evgeni Malkin went through his first practice and then told us he could play in the opener Thursday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

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Pens Forward Steve Downie Ready To Protect Sidney Crosby And Evgeni Malkin

Penguins Forward Steve Downie joined the Starkey and Muller show Tuesday to talk about his role with the Pens this year and what lengths he’ll go to in order to protect Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2014

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fleury Brings Back Yellow Pads, Pays Tribute To Barrasso

A lot of things are new about the Pittsburgh Penguins this year, including the recently revealed third jerseys.

10/07/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

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Crosby Makes Preseason Debut, Pens Blank Wings 2-0

Sidney Crosby made his exhibition debut in Pittsburgh’s final preseason game, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins past the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Wednesday night.

10/01/2014

(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Kapanen, Ebbett Score, Pens Beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Kasperi Kapanen and Andrew Ebbett scored in the first period to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

09/27/2014

(Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Beau Bennett Suffers Leg Injury During Friday Practice

Penguins forward Beau Bennett has become well known for his potential and for his injuries.

93-7 The Fan–09/26/2014

(Photo Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Sutter Scores In OT, Penguins Beat Wild 3-2

Brandon Sutter scored his second goal of the game 2:23 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

09/25/2014

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

6 Penguins Prospects Likely To See Time In NHL This Season

Training camp is officially underway for the Pittsburgh Penguins and there are several roster spots up for grabs. Which prospects could claim those spots?

09/25/2014

(Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Make 42 Saves In Shutout Of Penguins

Sergei Bobrovsky and Oscar Dansk combined to make 42 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets topped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 in a preseason game on Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

(Photo Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Red Wings Edge Penguins 2-1 In Exhibition Game

Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.

09/22/2014

Philadelphia Flyers Vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Carcillo On Return To Pens: “I Think They Know What I Bring To The Table”

The Pens added 6 new players to the roster this year through trades and free-agency that likely will make the club, but no one carries more baggage than one without a contract. Free-agent forward Daniel Carcillo is in Pittsburgh on a tryout after what he says were good conversations with general manager Jim Rutherford.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2014

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