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Penguins

Rust not motivated by money

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Bryan Rust felt he deserved a raise. He just didn’t necessarily want one so big it would jeopardize his chances of staying in Pittsburgh. Sure the versatile Pittsburgh Penguins forward had a sense of what his worth would have been on the open market. ...

Malkin, Letang want to stay put

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin wants to stay in Pittsburgh. So does Kris Letang. There’s comfort in the only NHL city they’ve ever called home. Success too. It’s why neither three-time Stanley Cup champion has ever hit the open market during their long careers. ...

Penguins face uncertain future with 12 free agents

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions. For the better part of a year, all three understood the ...

Penguins’ season ended in OT

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Artemi Panarin is such a gifted passer, he looks to set up his teammates for goals. He can shoot, too, and he came through in a prime situation. Panarin scored a power-play goal 4:46 into overtime and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 ...

Pens can’t hold early 2-0 lead

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Chris Kreider doesn’t believe in dwelling on the past. There is only the next play for the New York Rangers’ star forward. It’s why Kreider threw linemate Mika Zibanejad’s iPad to the ground out of frustration after Zibanejad stewed over a ...

Crosby’s status clouds Game 6 for Pens

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby made his way down the tunnel and out of sight. Any sense of security the Pittsburgh Penguins had in their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers disappeared right along with their captain. The superstar’s status for tonight’s Game 6 is ...