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.
Pens center Evgeni Malkin went through his first practice and then told us he could play in the opener Thursday night.
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.
A lot of things are new about the Pittsburgh Penguins this year, including the recently revealed third jerseys.
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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.
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.
Penguins forward Beau Bennett has become well known for his potential and for his injuries.
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.
Training camp is officially underway for the Pittsburgh Penguins and there are several roster spots up for grabs. Which prospects could claim those spots?
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.
Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.
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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled their new third Jersey Friday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have reported to training camp on Thursday, However, two of the team’s biggest stars will miss the start of camp.