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 ...

Hamilton, Hurricanes beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Hockey 03/19/19, 21:08

Dougie Hamilton scored in the shootout, Petr Mrazek stopped Pittsburgh cold and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night.Justin Williams scored the tying goal with 1:56 left in regulation, and Brock McGinn also scored for the Hurricanes.They won their fourth in five games and earned an important ...

Penguins add defensemen Wideman, Gudbranson at deadline

Hockey 02/25/19, 18:42

The Pittsburgh Penguins gave their beat-up blue line a needed shot of depth on Monday, acquiring Chris Wideman from Florida and Erik Gudbranson from Vancouver.Pittsburgh, which sat on the outside of the Eastern Conference playoff picture at the trade deadline, sent forward Tanner Pearson to the Canucks for Gudbranson and ...

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 ...

Murray makes 50 saves, Penguins beat Flyers 4-1

Hockey 02/11/19, 22:01

Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.Jake Guentzel and Nick Bjugstad also scored and Kris Letang had an empty-netter for the Penguins, who snapped a four-game losing ...

Murray, Crosby lead Penguins past Flyers 4-1

Hockey 02/11/19, 21:52

Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.Jake Guentzel and Nick Bjugstad also scored and Kris Letang had an empty-netter for the Penguins, who snapped a four-game losing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hertl’s hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2

Sports 01/16/19, 00:42

Tomas Hertl scored three goals and Joe Thornton celebrated his 1,000th game for San Jose by adding another that helped the Sharks win their seventh straight game, 5-2 over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.Marcus Sorensen also scored and the Sharks improved to 16-3-2 in their past 21 games with ...

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 ...

Crosby’s 4 points lead streaking Penguins past Blues 6-1

Hockey 12/29/18, 23:11

Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the surging Pittsburgh Penguins past the St. Louis Blues 6-1 on Saturday night.Juuso Riikola, Zach Aston-Reese, Kris Letang, Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Malkin also scored for the Penguins, who converted on all four power plays. Pittsburgh has won a season-best ...

Crosby, Murray lead Penguins to a 3-0 win at Carolina

Hockey 12/22/18, 21:46

Sidney Crosby set up three goals and Matt Murray made 38 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 Saturday night.Jake Guentzel scored twice and Kris Letang added a goal for the Penguins, who won for the fifth time in six games. It was Murray's second shutout in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Guentzel’s hat trick leads Penguins past Columbus 4-2

Hockey 11/24/18, 21:58

Jake Guentzel scored his first career regular-season hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Saturday night.Guentzel's first career hat trick came in the 2017 playoffs against Columbus, and he had another in the 2018 playoffs against Philadelphia.Columbus Blue Jackets' Scott Harrington (4) celebrates his ...

Nordstrom scores in OT, Bruins beat Penguins 2-1

Hockey 11/23/18, 22:33

Joakim Nordstrom scored 1:57 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Friday night.Jake DeBrusk also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 36 saves for the Bruins.Evgeni Malkin scored the only goal for Pittsburgh, which was trying to win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly ...

Stone, Duchene each score twice, Senators beat Penguins 6-4

Hockey 11/17/18, 22:09

Mark Stone and Matt Duchene each scored twice and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 on Saturday night.Duchene also had an assist for a three-point night, Brady Tkachuk and Cody Ceci added goals, and Craig Anderson made 31 saves. The Senators have won two straight to improve to ...

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