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NHL will hype women’s game

On the ice Tonight: Minnesota Wild at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m. TV: AT&T SportsNet; NBCSN Records: Penguins (28-12-5); Wild (20-19-6) The Associated Press The NHL is increasing its promotion of women’s hockey by adding a three-on-three game between U.S. and Canadian national team ...

Pens stay hot in shootout win

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The last time Teddy Blueger took part in a shootout was last season in the American Hockey League. His debut in an NHL tiebreaker was a smashing success. Blueger flipped the puck under the crossbar in the eighth round of the shootout to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 ...

Penguins escape Colorado with victory in overtime

DENVER — Jared McCann scored at 3:19 of overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Friday night for their fourth straight road win. Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust each had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which recovered from blowing a late lead to pick up the ...

Panthers pick up rare win in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Joel Quenneville insisted when he agreed to coach the Florida Panthers last spring the perpetually struggling club was close to figuring it out. Following a sluggish start, it looks as if Quenneville might be right. Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, rookie Chris ...

14 seconds not enough

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The San Jose Sharks entered 2020 searching for an identity and consistency following a sluggish start that cost longtime coach Peter DeBoer his job last month. The perennial Western Conference power hopes it found a little of both in a 3-2 ...

Penguins star out 4-6 months

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins leading scorer Jake Guentzel is out at least four months after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Guentzel injured the shoulder in the third period of a 5-2 victory over Ottawa on Monday night when he slammed into the ...

Malkin sparks Pens’ win; Guentzel injured

PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin’s goal in the first minute sparked the Pittsburgh Penguins to a victory that ended with distressing thud. Malkin scored twice but teammate Jake Guentzel was injured right after getting his 20th of the season in the Penguins’ 5-2 win Monday night over the ...

Guentzel’s power-play goal propels Pens past Preds

PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel’s power-play goal with 1:03 remaining helped the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 6-4 on Saturday night. Bryan Rust’s initial point shot missed the net. Evgeni Malkin gathered the puck behind the net and gave it to Guentzel, who tucked it ...

Penguins jump out early in victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alex Galchenyuk scored his third goal of the season, Tristan Jarry made 30 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the banged up Nashville Predators 5-2 Friday night. Dominik Simon, Teddy Blueger, Bryan Rust and Juuso Riikola also scored for the Penguins, who have won five ...

Virtanen, Canucks upend Pens

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Vancouver Canucks shut down the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period, and that set the stage for a dominating win. Jake Virtanen and J.T. Miller scored power-play goals in the first and the Canucks held Pittsburgh without a shot in the period on the way ...

Jarry has first bad showing

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — So much for Tristan Jarry’s brilliant play. Maybe the talk about Jarry pushing Matt Murray as Pittsburgh’s top goaltender, too. At least for now. Jarry’s three-week surge that peaked with a franchise-record scoreless streak came to ...

Malkin helps Pens to 3rd straight

The Associated Press DETROIT — Evgeni Malkin is picking up the slack with Sidney Crosby out, making dazzling plays on offense and getting back on defense. Malkin and Jake Guentzel each had a goal and two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins build a two-goal lead midway through the ...

Jarry is scary good for Penguins

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Phil Kessel drank in the moment in the most Phil Kessel way. He tried to avoid it. Yet as the standing ovation the Arizona Coyotes forward received in his return to Pittsburgh wore on Friday night, the mercurial forward who helped the ...

Wounded Pens find a way to win

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Stefan Noesen celebrated his return to the NHL with his first goal of the season and the banged up Pittsburgh Penguins handed the St. Louis Blues their first regulation road loss since before Halloween with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday night. Noesen, a ...

Penguins sign F Noesen for one year

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed former New Jersey and Anaheim forward Stefan Noesen to a two-way contract. Noesen previously agreed to a minor league deal with the Penguins but earned a promotion to the NHL after collecting 14 goals and eight assists in 22 games with ...

Penguins stumble in third period

By Joe Harris The Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Justin Faulk and Nathan Walker each scored for the first time with the Blues, and St. Louis beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Saturday night. Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist and Ivan Barbashev and Mackenzie MacEachern also scored ...

Penguins win offensive shootout with Canucks

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang didn’t even see the puck go in. He just heard the roar of the crowd. That was all he needed on a night when his team was in dreadful shape earlier in the third period. Letang capped a wild comeback, scoring the deciding goal with ...

Penguins triumph in overtime

PITTSBURGH — Penguins coach Mike Sullivan thought Alex Galchenyuk was working hard, even during a 14-game goal drought to start his tenure in Pittsburgh. It finally paid off Monday night. Galchenyuk scored his first goal with the Penguins and Jake Guentzel beat David Rittich on a rush ...

Pens get bounce-back win

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel tried to corral the puck, but it wasn’t quite cooperating. So as the Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward raced in on New Jersey goalie Mackenzie Blackwood in the middle of the second period on Friday night, Guentzel kept his ...

Pens the latest foe to falter

By Allan Kreda The Associated Press NEW YORK — Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games. Nelson, who also ...