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Brett Ritchie and Jamie Benn scored 1:23 apart in the second period, and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Thursday night.
Cory Schneider made 35 saves in earning his fifth shutout of the season, and the New Jersey Devils beat Pittsburgh 2-0 on Tuesday night, sending the Penguins to their third straight loss.
Just when the Penguins were the healthiest they’ve been in quite a long time, two more players were injured this weekend.
Teemu Pulkkinen scored twice for the first multigoal game of his career and the Detroit Red Wings thrashed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Sunday.
A day after absorbing a hit from Boston’s Chris Kelly and ultimately being unable to finish the contest – a 2-0 loss – Evgeni Malkin will miss more time.
Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin for most of the game Saturday.
Sidney Crosby has been scratched from the lineup shortly before the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Boston Bruins.
Steve Downie and Patric Hornqvist scored just over a minute apart late in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins avoided an embarrassing collapse with a 6-4 win over Edmonton on Thursday night.
The Penguins announced Gary Roberts will “oversee the philosophy and off-ice training regimen” at the Sports Performance Center at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry.
Antti Niemi did his best to make sure a blown third-period lead didn’t lead to another disheartening loss for the San Jose Sharks.
Patric Hornqvist scored twice in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins also got goals from Evgeni Malkin and Blake Comeau in a 5-2 victory over the league-leading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
As the Pittsburgh Penguins currently sit in third place in their division with 81 points behind both the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, some of the individual performances that have gotten them to this place are beginning to get recognized.
The crystal trophy was nice. So were the watch and the silver hockey stick. Mementos from his 1,000th NHL game that Alex Tanguay will surely cherish.