×

Penguins

Pens send Galchenyuk to Wild for F Zucker

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins’ top-six forward group a jolt as they prepare for a postseason push. Pittsburgh sent forward Alex Galchenyuk, defenseman prospect Calen Addison and a conditional 2020 ...

Penguins have success with power play in win

By Paul Gereffi The Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Sidney Crosby scored his 10th goal in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Florida Panthers for a 3-2 win Saturday night. Kris Letang had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who improved to 9-3-0 in their ...

Tampa’s trio of stars do in Pens

By Erik Erlendsson The Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov scored, Andre Vasilevskiy made 29 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 Thursday night. Vasilevskiy improved to 15-0-2 in his past 17 starts to set a franchise record ...

Comebacks trending big in the NHL

On the ice What: NHL All-Star game When: Saturday, 8:15 p.m. Where: Saint Louis TV: NBC The Associated Press Joel Quenneville remembers years past when NHL teams leading going into the third period could feel comfortable chalking up two points. A win was a pretty sure bet. Earlier ...

Rust, Johnson help Pens rally for win

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Jack Johnson’s goal into his own net was one of the low points of a forgettable first period for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Johnson’s short-handed slap shot later in the game helped the Penguins complete another memorable comeback. Johnson and Bryan ...

Crosby’s return ignites Pens

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby stressed he wouldn’t try to get “too fancy” in his return from a two-month layoff following abdominal surgery. It happened anyway. The fact most of the flash cam e from Crosby’s teammates during Pittsburgh’s 7-3 domination of Minnesota on Tuesday night ...

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 ...