Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.
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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to get back to their winning ways when they host the Buffalo Sabres at CONSOL Energy Center tonight.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Penguins offseason with Adam Proteau of The Hockey News.
Ted Black, president of the Buffalo Sabres, joined The Fan Morning Show Friday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins were looking for a four-point weekend, but the Buffalo Sabres had other ideas Sunday afternoon. Derek Roy had two goals and Ryan Miller made 24 saves as the Sabres routed the Penguins 6-2.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to shake off an overtime loss to the Washington Capitals when they host the Buffalo Sabres Saturday night.
It wasn’t the most impressive effort in Buffalo last night, but when the game was on the line, the Penguins took control.
The Buffalo Sabres will be without starting goalie Ryan Miller and center Tim Connolly for their home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.