Giroux scores OT winner to lead Flyers past Penguins 4-3

Hockey 02/24/19, 00:29

Claude Giroux reigned again as Philadelphia's captain in the clutch. Giroux's shield provided little relief from the heavy rain that turned the ice into such a puddled mess that it needed a squeegee more than a Zamboni. His visor fogged up and he was busy knocking raindrops off to get a ...

Elliott to start outdoor game for Flyers instead of Hart

Hockey 02/22/19, 20:27

Coach Scott Gordon says veteran goaltender Brian Elliott will start the Flyers' Stadium Series outdoor game Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins instead of rookie sensation Carter Hart.Gordon told Elliott and Hart of his difficult decision before Philadelphia's outdoor practice under the lights Friday at Lincoln Financial Field. Hart said ...

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 ...

Penguins avoid being swept by Devils, beat New Jersey 4-3

Hockey 02/19/19, 22:44

The Pittsburgh Penguins seem to be getting their act together for a playoff push and one clear sign of that is finally finding a way to beat the New Jersey Devils.Bryan Rust scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the second period and the Penguins avoided the embarrassment of being swept ...

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 ...

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 ...

Johnson has go-ahead goal, Lightning beat Penguins 5-4

Hockey 02/09/19, 22:19

Tyler Johnson and J.T Miller had third-period goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a rare two-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.After Johnson got his first goal in 15 games just under five minutes into the period, Miller gave Tampa Bay a 5-3 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Crazy intro over, Pens newcomers McCann, Bjugstad settle in

Hockey 02/04/19, 16:18

It wasn't the hastily arranged private plane ride from Miami to Pittsburgh. Or the police escort from the airport to PPG Paints Arena. It wasn't the sight of a black-and-gold jersey with his name on the back hanging in the Pittsburgh Penguins' locker room. It wasn't even racing to 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 ...

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 ...

Penguins turn to youth, land Bjugstad, McCann from Panthers

Hockey 02/01/19, 15:56

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers on Friday for forward Derick Brassard, Riley Sheahan and three 2019 draft picks.The deal gives the Penguins an influx of youth in the 26-year-old Bjugstad and the 22-year-old McCann as they make another playoff push. The ...

Coyne Schofield defends McGuire after awkward interaction

Sports 01/31/19, 16:32

Women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield says she doesn't believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction.McGuire was criticized on social media for telling Coyne Schofield which sides the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning were on during their broadcast of ...

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 ...

Devils pick up rare road win in 6-3 rout of sliding Penguins

Hockey 01/28/19, 22:11

Travis Zajac had a goal and three assists, Keith Kinkaid made 37 saves and the New Jersey Devils had little trouble in a 6-3 victory over the sluggish Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.Pavel Zacha, Damon Severson, Brian Boyle, Blake Coleman and Kyle Palmieri also scored as New Jersey snapped a ...

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