Olympic Gold Medalist will sit at least two games with lower back injury.
Several Penguins players who represented their countries in Sochi returned to the ice for practice today. However, their Olympic experiences are still fresh in their minds.
Sidney Crosby has spent a good portion of the year without one of his top wingers in Pascal Dupuis as he recovers from knee surgery, but that hasn’t appeared to slow him down very much.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back on the ice following the Olympic break and a certain goaltender showed off a new look today.
Craig Adams said there will be no Olympic hangover as this team prepares for a Stanley Cup run.
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.
Pens Head Dan Bylsma met with the Pittsburgh media for the first time since the Olympics and had some unpleasant news to share on the injury front. Our own Jim Colony was there tweeting out the news as it broke.
The NHL’s Olympic break is all but wrapped up and players from across the league are getting ready to return to action.
The Olympic hockey tournament has sadly come to a close. Once again, Canada sits atop the hockey world after a rather dominating performance throughout the tournament.
Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men’s hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game.
Injuries and illness have plagued many teams in the Olympics this year and for the most part the Penguins players taking part have avoided both until today.
Matt Niskanen is picking the United States, but says Sidney Crosby lives for the big moments.
After being sidelined since the pre-season with blood clots, Penguins’ goaltender Tomas Vokoun has officially been cleared for action and says it’s only a matter of conditioning before he’s ready to get back on the ice for a game.
The Olympic hockey tournament has been the highlight of the Games thus far and the best may be yet to come.
Adams says it was nice to have a break to recharge but he has the itch to get back to playing.