Bailey lifts Islanders past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 1

Sports 04/10/19, 22:05

Josh Bailey scored on a rebound at 4:39 of overtime and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Wednesday night in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.Jordan Eberle had a goal and an assist, and Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy also scored for New ...

Star-laden Penguins open playoffs against stingy Islanders

Hockey 04/09/19, 17:43

The Pittsburgh Penguins have the big-name players. The New York Islanders rely on their system for success.Perennial All-Stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin lead the high-scoring Penguins against Anders Lee, Mathew Barzal and the defensive-minded Islanders in the first round of the playoffs in the teams' first postseason meeting since ...

Penguins nearly at full strength as Islanders loom

Hockey 04/08/19, 16:05

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan spent a significant portion of his team's choppy season in search of healthy bodies. Ten players — including stars Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang and goaltender Matt Murray — missed at least 10 games, a spate of injuries the Penguins survived to reach the playoffs ...

Penguins lock up playoff berth with 4-1 win over Red Wings

Hockey 04/04/19, 20:51

The NHL's longest active playoff streak is still alive.Phil Kessell scored twice, Sidney Crosby added a goal and two assists and Matt Murray stopped 33 shots as the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched a postseason berth for the 13th straight year with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday ...

Malkin closer to return as Penguins vie for playoffs

Sports 04/03/19, 16:23

Evgeni Malkin might be ready to get back to work. The Pittsburgh Penguins certainly need him.The veteran center practiced with his teammates on Wednesday and could be back in the lineup on Thursday night against Detroit. Malkin has missed eight games with an upper-body injury and watched from afar as ...

Malkin at 1,000; a star hiding in plain sight

Sports 03/13/19, 01:53

The cameras crowd around Sidney Crosby's stall, parting only to let the Pittsburgh Penguins captain slip through and tug on a baseball cap before the lights flip on, the microphones close in and the questions come.Fifteen feet away, Evgeni Malkin goes about his business quietly as part of his game-day ...

Gaudreau powers Flames past Devils 9-4

Hockey 03/12/19, 23:52

Johnny Gaudreau had three goals and three assists, and the Calgary Flames scored six times in the third period on their way to a 9-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.Derek Ryan added two goals for Calgary. Sam Bennett, Elias Lindholm, Matthew Tkachuk and Sean Monahan also ...

Malkin picks up 1,000th point, Pens rally by Caps 5-3

Sports 03/12/19, 21:01

Sidney Crosby scored twice during a furious second-period rally and Evgeni Malkin picked up two assists to reach 1,000 career points as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Tuesday night.Crosby picked up his 32nd and 33rd goals during a three-goal outburst over a span of 1:48 as ...

Guentzel, Crosby power Penguins past Canadiens 5-1

Hockey 03/02/19, 22:29

Jake Guentzel scored two goals and had two assists and Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.Evgeni Malkin and Jared McCann — into an empty net — also scored for Pittsburgh, and Matt ...

McCann scores twice, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Hockey 02/26/19, 21:56

Jared McCann scored twice, Matt Murray made 21 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Tuesday night.Jake Guentzel, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby also scored for Pittsburgh, which snapped a two-game skid and beat its Metropolitan Division rival in a game marked by big hits ...

Malkin, Letang each score twice, Penguins beat Rangers 6-5

Sports 02/17/19, 15:37

Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang each had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins climbed back into playoff position with a 6-5 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday.Defensemen Marcus Pettersson and Brian Dumoulin also scored for the Penguins (31-21-7), who leapfrogged the Carolina Hurricanes for the second Eastern Conference ...

Flames snap 4-game skid, beating Penguins 5-4

Hockey 02/16/19, 16:06

Michael Frolik had the first of four second-period goals for Calgary, and the Flames held on to snap a season-long four-game skid with a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.Frolik, Austin Czarnik, Travis Hamonic and Sam Bennett scored during a mid-game 17-minute span for Calgary, which avenged a ...

Crosby, Penguins trip up McDavid, Oilers 3-1

Hockey 02/13/19, 22:56

Matt Murray robbed Connor McDavid on a penalty shot for one of his 38 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Wednesday night.Murray's acrobatic stop on McDavid late in the second period protected a Pittsburgh lead and the Penguins held on to sweep the season ...

Penguins G Murray ‘day to day’ with upper-body injury

Hockey 02/06/19, 16:24

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray missed practice Wednesday while being evaluated for an upper-body injury.Murray, who played in a 4-0 loss to Carolina on Tuesday night, will travel with the team when it heads to Florida to start a three-game road trip on Thursday night against the Panthers. Pittsburgh coach ...

McElhinney, Hurricanes shut down Penguins 4-0

Hockey 02/05/19, 21:37

Curtis McElhinney stopped 23 shots, Brett Pesce and Jordan Martinook scored from way out and Michael Ferland and Andrei Svechnikov poured it on late as the Carolina Hurricanes began a pivotal five-game trip with a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.McElhinney collected his first shutout of the ...

Hyman, Sparks lift Maple Leafs over Penguins 3-2

Hockey 02/02/19, 22:12

Zach Hyman snapped a tie late in the second period, Garret Sparks made 28 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Saturday night.Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and Travis Dermott had a goal and an assist. Jake Gardiner added two assists.Sidney Crosby and Teddy ...

Letang, Penguins jump out early, top Lightning 4-2

Hockey 01/30/19, 22:51

Kris Letang tied Hall of Famer Paul Coffey's franchise record for career goals by a defenseman, Matt Murray stopped 33 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Wednesday night.Letang's shot from the right circle in the second period beat Andrei Vasilevskiy for his 12th ...

Guentzel’s hat trick rallies Pens past skidding Ducks 7-4

Hockey 01/12/19, 01:07

Jake Guentzel scored three times, Phil Kessel got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 7-4 victory over the Ducks on Friday night, sending Anaheim to its 10th consecutive loss.Tanner Pearson scored the tying goal midway through ...

Matt Murray makes 28 saves, Penguins rout Rangers 7-2

Hockey 01/02/19, 22:35

Matt Murray stopped 28 shots to keep up his strong play since returning from an injury, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 7-2 on Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jake Guentzel, Kris Letang and Dominik Simon each had a goal and ...

Murray helps Penguins beat Rangers 7-2 for 7th straight win

Hockey 01/02/19, 22:01

Matt Murray stopped 28 shots to keep up his strong play since returning from an injury, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 7-2 Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight win.Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jake Guentzel, Kris Letang and Dominik Simon each had a goal and an ...

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