Boone Jenner scored his second goal of the game to offset Jussi Jokinen’s hat trick and lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in a preseason game Saturday.
Beau Bennett scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday night.
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.
Hockey season is about to get underway.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (93-7 THE FAN) — Head coach Mike Tomlin looks to avoid a winless preseason, but, more importantly, also looks to pare his roster down to the mandatory 53 players after the Steelers meet the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium at 7:30 on KDKA-TV.
Ed Bouchette joined the Fan Morning Show to recap the Steelers loss to the Chiefs in preseason game number three, and give his thoughts on Jarvis Jones’ chest injury.
Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger and Kansas City’s Alex Smith fought to a first-half draw and the Chiefs beat the Steelers 26-20 in overtime on Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — According to a report by Alan Robinson of the Tribune-Review, Steelers Pro Bowl tight end Heath Miller will miss the first month of the regular season while he continues to recover from ACL/MCL surgery.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — The routine of another last-week-of-training-camp practice was disrupted in a potentially major way when the Steelers saw both of their first-string running backs end up on the sidelines.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers released their two-deep for their Monday night matchup with the Redskins, and it lists Isaac Redman and rookie Le’Veon Bell as co-starters at tailback.
Teams played their first preseason game this week, offering coaches and GMs their first glimpse of the strengths and weakness of their roster.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — If you’ve ever heard Steelers defensive back Ryan Clark during his seasonal show on The Fan, you’re well aware of both his candor and his humor.
Steelers Insider of the Post Gazette talked to the Fan Morning Show on Monday about the first Exhibition contest of the season.
Victor Cruz strolled into the end zone and thought for a moment about putting on his salsa dancing shoes. Two unenthusiastic steps later, he chucked the idea.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The second tour of duty for Steelers receiver Plaxico Burress has been halted before he gets to face one of his old teams, as the 36-year-old now faces a career-threatening rotator cuff tear, per multiple reports.