Hockey players are taught from the time they lace up their first pair of skates to “play to the whistle.” Following the old adage to the hilt, the Penguins staged a furious rally from a 3-1 deficit Saturday night to beat Montreal on a disputed overtime goal by Kris Letang.
In a carryover of their offensive frenzy from Friday night, the Pengui [...]
It’s been a thrill to watch him again, hasn’t it? To see the Penguins’ center dangle with the puck in the slot, work the half-wall on the power play like a virtuoso, and scare the daylights out of opposing goalies with that rapier-like wrist shot.
Oh, I’m not talking about Sidney Crosby. I’m referring to No. 71, Evgeni Malkin.
Although it’s l [...]
Just a few short seasons ago the Penguins and the Senators were one of the NHL’s marquee match-ups. It was Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Sergei Gonchar taking on the likes of Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley, and Jason Spezza.
My, how times have changed. Gonchar swapped his black-and-gold jersey in favor of Ottawa’s red and black during th [...]
PenguinPoop’s 2011 top 25 gift ideas for the Pittsburgh Penguin crazy fan in your life. Toasters, Rubber Duckies, items going for $7.99 to thousands of dollars. We did all of your holiday shopping leg work. You better hurry, many of the items are in limited supply!!!
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Skating before a capacity crowd at CONSOL Energy Center on Thanksgiving Eve, the Penguins seemed anxious to get into the holiday spirit. So much so that they felt compelled to share the puck with St. Louis at every opportunity. How else do explain a pair of ghastly giveaways by defensemen Paul Martin and Kris Letang that contributed mightily [...]
When Penguins general manager Ray Shero acquired promising power forward James Neal and defenseman Matt Niskanen from Dallas last February for Alex Goligoski, there was no doubt he was anticipating good things.
“This is the hockey trade we’ve been looking for,” he declared with an air of expectation. “Neal’s a young, up-and-coming winger. His [...]
The moment all of Pittsburgh—if not the entire hockey universe—anxiously awaited finally came to pass on Monday evening. After missing 61 games due to a concussion and related symptoms, Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby at long last made his triumphant return to action.
When Sid stepped onto the ice for the first time in 320 days before a sell [...]
It’s been about 11 months since hockey fans have seen the NHL’s best player Sidney Crosby play. With his return to the Pittsburgh Penguins Lineup tonight versus the New York Islanders. I thought it would be a good time to take a look at the changes, if any, the NHL has made to protect players since the beginning of January.
On Ja [...]
Here’s a quick glance at how former Penguins are faring around the league. Stats are updated through November 19, 2011.
Forwards and Defensemen
Sergei Gonc [...]
Each year the Penguins invite the fathers to join their sons on a road trip. And while the “Dads’ Trip” is undoubtedly one of the most popular events of the season, the Pens’ brass may want to consider inviting the moms next time in the wake of this year’s 0-for-Florida trip.
Determined to atone for Thursday night’s disappointing loss to Tamp [...]