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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a vote of confidence from head coach Dan Bylsma, GM Ray Shero, and captain Sidney Crosby, the fact there is any debate over who should see more time in goal for the Penguins in 2013-14 points to how far Marc-Andre Fleury has fallen.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Adam Almquist scored two power-play goals in the second period and Tomas Tatar had a goal and assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Monday night in a preseason game.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that all six preseason games will be televised locally for the first time in team history—four by ROOT SPORTS and two by Pittsburgh’s CW (WPCW).
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — While head coach Dan Bylsma evaluates his Penguins in the infancy of 2013-14 training camp, general manager Ray Shero must make his own tough decisions with the team on track to exceed the new NHL salary cap.
Penguins season ticket holders at one home in Squirrel Hill awaited a special delivery Monday.
Penguins winger Craig Adams joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to talk about the offseason, and about some of his charity work.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins have promoted Mike Bales to the role of goaltending coach, replacing the recently retired Gilles Meloche, the team announced Monday. Meloche held the job for the previous seven seasons.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — First, Sidney Crosby became the center of an unpopular story over the weekend. Now, the other member of the Penguins’ famed “Two-Headed Monster” has been thrust into an awkward spotlight.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Through seven seasons, Kris Letang has established himself as an All-Star and the top blue-liner on the Penguins’ roster.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Penguins have added another veteran presence to join assistant coaches Tony Granato and Todd Reirden on head coach Dan Bylsma’s bench.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Stanley Cup champion Brandon Saad and Anaheim Ducks goaltending prospect John Gibson added even more local interest to the 2014 U.S. Olympic hockey team when head coach Dan Bylsma invited the Pittsburgh natives to the team’s forthcoming orientation camp today.
The Penguins released their 2013-14 regular season schedule Friday.