Phil Kessel scores in OT, Penguins beat Kings 4-3

Hockey 12/15/18, 23:08

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray was just happy to be back on the ice after a rocky start to the season.Murray made his first start in a month and his strong play, particularly in overtime, helped the Penguins to another win.Phil Kessel scored a power-play goal at 3:59 of overtime ...

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 ...

Avs overcome Crosby’s natural hat trick, beat Pens 6-3

Hockey 11/29/18, 00:32

Gabe Landeskog broke a tie midway through the third period and the Colorado Avalanche overcame Sidney Crosby's natural hat trick to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Wednesday night.Colorado won its sixth straight and is 8-0-1 in its last nine.Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, loses control of the puck ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NHL in-season coaching changes in salary-cap era

Hockey 11/21/18, 01:29

The 55 in-season NHL coaching changes since beginning of salary cap era in 2005:2005-06New York Islanders replaced Steve Stirling with Brad Shaw, missed playoffsNew Jersey Devils replaced resigning Larry Robinson with Lou Lamoriello, made playoffsPittsburgh Penguins replaced Ed Olczyk with Michel Therrien, missed playoffsLos Angeles Kings replaced John Torchetti with ...

Penguins trying to stay the course during bumpy start

Sports 11/20/18, 17:52

Mike Sullivan's regular film sessions with the Pittsburgh Penguins don't lack for clues on why one of the NHL's marquee franchises is in the midst of its bumpiest stretch in more than a decade.The defense can morph into a disjointed mess under sustained pressure, particularly right in front of the ...

Eichel’s OT winner lifts Sabres by reeling Penguins 5-4

Hockey 11/19/18, 22:12

Jake Eichel's shot squirted past Casey DeSmith 45 seconds into overtime as the surging Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Monday night.The Sabres won their sixth straight by overcoming a three-goal deficit. Casey Mittelstadt tied it with just over 9 minutes to go in regulation ...

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 ...

Point scores 3 PP goals in 1:31, Lightning beat Penguins 4-3

Sports 11/15/18, 22:02

Brayden Point scored three straight power-play goals in 1:31 — the sixth-fastest three goals in NHL history — and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night.Billy Mosienko holds the record, scoring three times in 21 seconds for Chicago against New York in 1952. Point's 91-second ...

Sidney Crosby to miss Tampa Bay game with upper-body injury

Hockey 11/15/18, 11:56

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury.The team disclosed the injury on Wednesday when Crosby skipped practice. Crosby worked out before his teammates hit the ice on Thursday for their pregame skate. Coach Mike Sullivan declined to offer specifics ...

Pens’ GM Rutherford signs new deal, trades for Pearson

Hockey 11/14/18, 17:18

Jim Rutherford celebrated a new contract in the most expected of ways: by putting together a trade he hopes will jump-start his struggling team.The Pittsburgh Penguins general manager signed a contract extension on Wednesday that will keep him with the club through the 2021-22 season. Moments later he dealt forward ...

Penguins star Crosby skips practice with upper-body injury

Sports 11/14/18, 14:35

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has skipped practice while being evaluated Wednesday for an upper-body injury.Coach Mike Sullivan declined to get into specifics about Crosby's injury. Crosby did not miss a shift and played more than 21 minutes during Pittsburgh's 4-2 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday night.The 31-year-old Crosby ...

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