Adams says it was nice to have a break to recharge but he has the itch to get back to playing.
While the focus at CONSOL Energy Center was on the ice Friday night, thoughts were with the one defenseman whose absence was felt by fans who earlier in the day learned of Kris Letang’s stroke.
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.
Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.
The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.
The NHL will break for the Olympics, and while some teams may be focused on their time off, the Penguins remain focused on playing good hockey.
Jay Caufield says the Pens got the two points they were expected to get in Buffalo. Now, they set their sights on the Rangers and the Olympic break.
Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel goal and added an assist, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in a pre-Olympic tuneup against goalie Ryan Miller on Wednesday night.
Adams says that this team has all the confidence in Fleury and there is nobody else they would rather have.
We’re currently in the final week of NHL action before the Olympic break, but there is a glaring need emerging for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Penguins analyst Bob Errey joined Ron Cook on The Cook and Poni Show Tuesday morning to talk about the Pens’ 2-1 OT thriller over Ottawa and the save of the year for Marc-Andre Fleury.
What happened on Monday night might be deemed more innocuous than momentous from most angles. And that’s probably correct.
Zbynek Michalek scored against his former team, his first goal in 83 games, and the Phoenix Coyotes became the first Pacific Division team to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins in regulation this season with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
Adams says the Pens were not spectacular, but good enough.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to get back to their winning ways when they host the Buffalo Sabres at CONSOL Energy Center tonight.