Olli Maatta

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Maatta To Play Against Montreal, 2 Weeks After Surgery

Two weeks after having surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, Olli Maatta will return to the lineup tonight.

11/18/2014

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Olli Maatta Skating Just One Week After Surgery To Remove Tumor

The timeline set for Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta to return from surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid gland was originally 4-6 weeks. Now, just seven days after the successful surgery, Maatta was spotted on the ice skating again.

93-7 The Fan–11/13/2014

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Penguins Head Coach On Installing New System: ‘It’s A Work In Progress’

Coming off the teams 3-0 victory over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, Head Coach Mike Johnston joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about installing his new system and what he has seen from his team.

93-7 The Fan–10/31/2014

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Maatta To Undergo Surgery To Remove Thyroid Gland Tumor

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maataa will miss about four weeks due to a surgical procedure to remove a thyroid gland tumor.

10/27/2014

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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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

Olli Maatta #3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates off the ice after the Penguins were eliminated in Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. New York defeated Pittsburgh 2-1 to advance to the next round. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Maatta To Miss 4-6 Months After Shoulder Surgery

Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen Olli Maatta will be out of action for an extended period of time.

05/22/2014

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Pens Players Share The Weirdest Foods They’ve Eaten

If you’re into cooking shows, you know that right now, one of the more popular ones out there is called “Bizarre Foods.”

05/02/2014

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Pens’ Olli Maatta Is Ready For First Cup Run

Maatta says he knows the playoffs are more intense and he hopes his Olympic experience will help him be ready.

93-7 The Fan–04/15/2014

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Jokinen, Maatta Out With Upper-Body Injuries

Two more players have been added to the Penguins’ seemingly never-ending injury list.

04/06/2014

Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic  debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Olli Maatta: Fins “Wanted It More”

Pens defenseman Olli Maatta returned from the Olympics yesterday and returned to the Pens locker room today as the full team is scheduled to practice on Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2014

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Pens Lose To Rangers 4-3 In SO

Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, and the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Friday night to hand the Penguins a rare loss in the tiebreaker.

02/07/2014

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Malkin, Maatta Lead Pens In Wild 6-4 Win Over Isles

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.

01/23/2014

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Penguins Set Home Win Record, Skate Past Capitals 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Penguins keep finding ways to win games at home. The Washington Capitals keep finding ways to lose them in general. No wonder the Metropolitan Division race is practically over before […]

01/15/2014

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More Pens Heading To Russia For Olympics

Olympic hockey is right around the corner and the Pittsburgh Penguins will be well represented in Sochi, Russia.

01/07/2014

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