Despite his critics this season, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby still finds himself in a familiar position as the NHL’s points leader.
A day after absorbing a hit from Boston’s Chris Kelly and ultimately being unable to finish the contest – a 2-0 loss – Evgeni Malkin will miss more time.
Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin for most of the game Saturday.
Sidney Crosby has been scratched from the lineup shortly before the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Boston Bruins.
There’s no denying that Sidney Crosby is one of the best hockey players in the world.
According to a tweet from the Penguins, this couple have named their newborn child Malkin Crosby Long.
Two games, nine goals – including a couple by the snakebit power play – and another steady performance by Marc-Andre Fleury provided a reminder: when focused and fed-up, the Penguins remain as potent as ever.
Frustration is boiling over for the Pittsburgh Penguins and that was never more evident that in Thursday night’s game when captain Sidney Crosby dropped the gloves and fought Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky.
Brandon Dubinsky poked a pass from Matt Calvert past a sprawled Marc-Andre Fleury with 2:17 remaining to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
Marc-Andre Fleury got his NHL-leading eighth shutout of the season and Sidney Crosby contributed two goals and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 4-0 Friday night.
Jay Caufield says Beau Bennett has to prove he can still be a top six forward and it has to happen soon.
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.