Sid for Selke? Crosby’s versatile game expanding for Pens

Sports 04/07/19, 14:22

Casey DeSmith has seen it at every stop of his hockey career. Practice comes, the focus shifts to defending and the guys paid lavishly to score goals take their foot off the gas."I've had people on every single team I've ever played on like that, obviously," the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender ...

Kessel, Crosby help surging Penguins blank Sabres 5-0

Hockey 03/14/19, 21:29

Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist, Sidney Crosby added two assists and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-0 on Thursday night.Nick Bjugstad and Jake Guentzel each had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which has won six of seven and sits third in the ...

Sharks jump on Penguins early in 4-0 victory

Hockey 02/21/19, 21:56

Tomas Hertl scored a pair of first-period power-play goals, Martin Jones stopped 26 shots and the San Jose Sharks took advantage of sloppy play by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-0 victory Thursday night.Brent Burns picked up his 12th of the season, and Evander Kane added a short-handed goal for ...

Matheson scores in OT to lift Panthers over Penguins 3-2

Hockey 02/07/19, 22:05

Mike Matheson scored 4:14 into overtime to lift the Florida Panthers over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.Evgenii Dadonov and Colton Sceviour also scored for the Panthers, and Aleksander Barkov had two assists. Roberto Luongo made 29 saves to help Florida win for the seventh time in nine games.Marcus ...

Guentzel, Rust each score twice, Penguins beat Senators 5-3

Hockey 02/01/19, 21:59

Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senatorss 5-3 on Friday night.Teddy Blueger got his first NHL goal and Casey DeSmith stopped 37 shots as the Penguins won their second straight after losing four of their previous five.Nick Bjugstad also contributed in ...

Quick gets 301st win as Kings beat Penguins 5-2

Hockey 01/13/19, 01:28

Jonathan Quick stopped 38 shots to get his 301st win, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night, snapping the Penguins' six-gme road winning streak.Quick tied Mike Richter for fourth place in career wins by an American goalie, reaching the mark in his 577th ...

Blackhawks end Penguins’ winning streak at 8 games

Hockey 01/06/19, 22:54

Dylan Strome broke a tie 1:48 into the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 5-3 on Sunday night to end the Penguins' winning streak at eight games.Strome scored seconds after a power-play expired, beating fallen goalie Casey DeSmith off a pass from Patrick Kane. Jonathan Toews added an ...

Crosby, Kessel keep Penguins rolling with 3-2 win over Wild

Hockey 01/01/19, 04:50

Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel are doing their part, continuing to pile up points for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but the team's goaltenders might have been the headlining act in a big December.Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists, and Sidney Crosby added a goal and assist as Pittsburgh kept ...

Crosby, Kessel keep Penguins rolling with 3-2 win over Wild

Hockey 12/31/18, 20:44

Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists, and Sidney Crosby added a goal and assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins kept rolling with a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.Casey DeSmith, who stopped 40 shots to beat Minnesota on Dec. 20, made 31 saves for Pittsburgh, which ...

Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2

Hockey 12/17/18, 23:15

Adam Henrique and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Monday night.The Ducks won for the ninth time in 10 games despite spotting the Penguins a two-goal lead. Henrique started the comeback with a power-play goal early ...

Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2

Hockey 12/17/18, 21:54

Adam Henrique and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Monday night.The Ducks won for the ninth time in 10 games after spotting the Penguins a two-goal lead. Henrique started the comeback with a power-play goal early ...

DeSmith shines with 48 saves as Penguins slip by Bruins 5-3

Hockey 12/14/18, 22:15

Jake Guentzel tipped in Kris Letang's shot midway through the third period to fend off a Boston rally, and Pittsburgh goaltender Casey DeSmith made it stand up as the Penguins beat the Bruins 5-3 on Friday night.Boston's Chris Wagner and David Krejci scored in a 54-second span of the third ...

Blackhawks end 8-game slide with 6-3 win over Penguins

Hockey 12/12/18, 23:05

Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped an eight-game losing streak by topping the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Wednesday night.Marcus Kruger, Brent Seabrook, Andreas Martinsen, Brandon Saad each had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which rebounded after blowing 2-0 and 3-2 leads ...

Guentzel helps Penguins top Islanders 2-1

Hockey 12/10/18, 22:18

Jake Guentzel scored the decisive goal in the shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.Guentzel also assisted on Derick Brassard's tying goal in the third period, helping Pittsburgh improve to 3-0-1 in its last four games. Casey DeSmith had ...

Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Penguins 2-1

Hockey 12/08/18, 22:12

Ryan Dzingel scored on a power play at 1:20 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.The Penguins were called for too many men on the ice, setting up the winning power play.Thomas Chabot scored in regulation, Mark Stone assisted on ...

Kessel, Letang score twice, lead Pens past Islanders

Hockey 12/06/18, 21:49

Kris Letang and Phil Kessel each scored twice, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 6-2 on Thursday night.Kessel also had two assists, Sidney Crosby scored his 15th goal and had two assists, and Riley Sheahan scored his fourth goal. The Penguins have won two straight and five ...

Hornqvist’s natural hat trick leads Penguins by Colorado 6-3

Hockey 12/04/18, 22:06

Patric Hornqvist's natural hat trick in the third period powered the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Tuesday night.The Avalanche had erased a three-goal deficit to tie the game going into the third when Hornqvist went to work.Pittsburgh Penguins' Derick Brassard (19) can't get his stick on a ...

Weise helps Flyers defeat slumping Penguins 4-2

Hockey 12/01/18, 21:49

Dale Weise scored in the first minute of the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers, who won for the second time in eight games. Anthony Stolarz ...

Aston-Reese breaks tie in 3rd as Penguins down Jets 4-3

Hockey 11/27/18, 23:21

Zach Aston-Reese scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:12 remaining off a perfect pass from Phil Kessel, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night.Derek Grant's first of the season pulled the Penguins even 5:08 into the third period. Sidney Crosby and Riley Sheahan also scored ...

Crosby scores in return, Penguins pound Stars 5-1

Sports 11/21/18, 21:42

Sidney Crosby returned from an upper-body injury to pick up a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins drilled the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Wednesday night.The Pittsburgh captain missed three games after getting hurt last week, the latest setback during a forgettable early opening quarter of the season for ...

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