Alex Ovechkin scored twice to take the NHL lead in goals, Braden Holtby recovered from a mini-slump to get his fifth shutout of the season, and Sidney Crosby had one of his worst faceoff nights as the Washington Capitals broke a four-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
Kris Letang is expected to return Tuesday after missing a game-and-a-half with concussion-like symptoms following an illegal hit from Zac Rinaldo.
After skipping the All-Star Game to receive an injection for an undisclosed injury on Jan. 10, Sidney Crosby met with the media following Tuesday’s practice and gave an idea of the timeline for his return.
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston addressed the media following the teams first practice since the All-Star break and had news on several injured players.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has received an injection to deal with an unspecified lower-body injury.
Following an undisclosed injury he suffered against the Philadelphia Flyers, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has backed out of the upcoming All-Star game.
Kyle Okposo scored three of his four goals in the third period to complete his first NHL hat trick, and the New York Islanders jumped back into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Having initially been snubbed from the All-Star game, Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has been announced as a replacement after Pekka Rinne of the Predators and Jimmy Howard of the Red Wings had to skip the game due to injuries.
New Penguins Forward David Perron joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about his new team and the opportunity he has to play alongside Sidney Crosby.
Sidney Crosby scored a power-play goal 3:41 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night.
Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been added to the roster for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game.
Nick Cotsonika of Yahoo Sports talked about the Pens with Bob Pompeani.
Therrien says he still knows what Crosby is capable of doing on the ice and that makes him the biggest threat.
It’s been quite a year for the Pittsburgh Penguins. From the long-awaited return of “Pittsburgh Gold” to a gut-wrenching playoff collapse, we’ve seen a lot of ups and downs in 2014.
Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby had a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.