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Crosby Ignites Penguins

Bam. BAM. Emerging from their corner at the opening bell last night, the Penguins got tagged right on the kisser with the ol’ one-two. Scarcely five minutes into their Metro Division tilt with Carolina at the CONSOL, the hosts were down by a pair and reeling on the canvas. They didn’t stay down for long. Paced by a two-goal effort from Sidne [...]

Penguins Update: Wilson on the Shelf

The Penguins’ drive to the playoffs took another hit today. Coach Mike Sullivan revealed this morning that left wing Scott Wilson will be out long-term. Although the nature of the injury was not disclosed, it’s believed to involve Wilson’s right foot or ankle. “Scott is going to need surgery,” Sullivan told Jenn Menen [...]

Sheary, Penguins Stand Tall

The news on the medical front wasn’t good. In fact, it hardly could’ve been worse. In the wake of the Penguins’ hard-fought 3-2 triumph over Columbus, the team announced on Saturday that superstar center Evgeni Malkin will miss six-to-eight weeks with an upper-body injury. One that likely will shelve him until the second-round of Stanley Cup [...]

Penguins Pay a Steep Price for Victory

September 29, 1973. Brantford (Ontario) Civic Centre. The Pittsburgh Penguins squared off against their arch-nemesis—the truculent St. Louis Blues—in an NHL exhibition game. Early in the second period all hell broke loose. The Pens’ pint-sized policeman Bryan Watson—an early version of Bobby Farnham—was hunched forward into the wheelhouse of [...]

Penguins Shuffle Forwards

Anticipating the return of forwards Eric Fehr and Carl Hagelin, the Penguins sent Conor Sheary to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton following practice yesterday. Fehr has missed the past 17 games with a lower-body injury sustained against Ottawa on February 2. The Pens were 9-7-1 during the big forward’s absence. Hagelin absorbed a hard hit during the f [...]

Penguins Update: Kids Earning Their Keep

Back on February 16, I posted an article on PenguinPoop bemoaning the Penguins’ lack of scoring depth. While commending their collective effort, I singled out the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton kids for their inability to find the net. Then a funny thing happened. Scott Wilson scored his first NHL goal the very next game against the Red Wings, courtes [...]


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