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 ...

Penguins end Capitals’ five-game win streak with 2-1 victory

Hockey 12/19/18, 22:52

Sidney Crosby and Bryan Rust scored and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended hot streaks by Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.The third meeting this season between these longtime rivals featured tight checking, strong goaltending and more than a few punches. Rust broke a 1-1 tie ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Crosby, DeSmith help Penguins snap 5-game skid

Hockey 11/10/18, 22:50

Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, Casey DeSmith stopped 39 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.The losing streak was Pittsburgh's longest since it lost five in a row from Dec. 11-19, 2015, which included the ...

After shot to head from Malkin, Oshie lifts Caps over Pens

Hockey 11/08/18, 02:24

T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin's shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Wednesday night in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions.Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby traded ...

Oshie leaves twice, scores winner to lift Caps over Pens 2-1

Hockey 11/07/18, 23:29

T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin's shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Wednesday night in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions.Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby traded ...

DeSmith blanks Canucks; Penguins finish perfect Canada trip

Hockey 10/28/18, 01:41

Casey DeSmith stopped 29 shots for his second career shutout, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin had two goals apiece and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 on Saturday night.DeSmith, a 27-year-old backup, got the nod over Matt Murray in the final game of Pittsburgh's four-game Canadian trip and ...

Hornqvist, Kessel each score twice, Penguins beat Flames 9-1

Hockey 10/26/18, 00:17

Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins pounded the Calgary Flames 9-1 on Thursday night.Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust, Jack Johnson, Jake Guentzel and Matt Cullen also scored, and Matt Murray made 38 saves to help the Penguins improve to 5-1-2 overall and 3-0 on a ...

Crosby’s nifty move lifts Penguins to 6-5 OT win over Oilers

Hockey 10/24/18, 00:35

Sidney Crosby made a slick move through two defenders, skated through the slot and lifted a backhander into the net at 2:12 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.Crosby opened the scoring in the first period and his second goal ...

Who’s hockey’s best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate

Hockey 10/19/18, 14:58

Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey's throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock's goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby."This is what I think," Babcock began as he made his ...

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