Kids from 63 Allegheny County schools got a close look today at their sports idols on ice.
Now that teams in opposite conferences are guaranteed two meetings per season, the San Jose Sharks may not mind seeing more of the Pittsburgh Penguins than they have in recent years.
The Florida Panthers have the second-fewest wins in the NHL, but the teams they’ve beaten are playing pretty solid hockey.Penguins-Panthers Preview
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the first two on a three-game homestand and are figuring out ways to earn goals without leading scorer Steven Stamkos.
Sidney Crosby has scored in each contest during the Pittsburgh Penguins’ winning streak, with his latest milestone helping the team stay hot.
Some of the NHL’s most dangerous skaters will be on the ice Monday night in Pittsburgh in Sidney Crosby, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — By now it is public knowledge that 19-year-old rookie defenseman Olli Maatta will all but certainly remain with the Penguins, so now the question becomes, for how long?
Sidney Crosby’s been looking awfully good for the pens so far this season, and hockey fans aren’t the only ones who have noticed.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Even with defenseman Kris Letang making further progress, as head coach Dan Bylsma noted after Tuesday’s morning skate, the Penguins still have to make an important decision about their blue line.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Defenseman Matt Niskanen has acquitted himself well through the first two games of the 2013-14 regular season, but will it matter once All-Star blue-liner Kris Letang rejoins the Penguins?
After a disappointing showing in the playoffs, Marc-Andre Fleury’s season debut couldn’t have gone much better.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — As badly as this past spring ended for the Penguins, what followed immediately could have been worse. They may have been embarrassed in another Stanley Cup quest, but thanks to general manager Ray Shero, they were not gutted.
With shovels at the end of hockey sticks, Penguins’ owner Mario Lemieux and UPMC’s CEO Jeffrey Romoff joined others to turn dirt Wednesday afternoon for the new UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township.
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.