Crosby's goal leads Penguins past Islanders

PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Patric Hornqvist, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel also scored - each getting his third of the season - to help the Penguins win for the third time in four games and improve to 5-0-1 at home. Crosby, playing...
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Suddenly healthy Penguins host Isles

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins regained their Stanley Cup-winning captain, and he made an immediate impact. Next up: The return of their Stanley Cup-winning goalie. Perhaps as early as Thursday night, when the Penguins -- already 4-0-1 at PPG Paints Arena this season, and 4-2-1 overall -- take on the New York Islanders. Matt Murray, who missed the first seven Penguins games...
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1 day ago

Beau Bennett: 'I don’t deserve to be on the Cup because I didn’t do anything'

Beau Bennett’s name was surprisingly absent from the Pittsburgh Penguins’ engraved Stanley Cup reveal, but the former Pens forward isn’t taking offense. In fact, he says he shouldn’t be on the Cup. It's Stanley Cup official. — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 26, 2016 The New Jersey Devils forward tweeted Wednesday afternoon that there...
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Penguins' star Crosby could return against Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby could make his season debut Tuesday night against Florida. The two-time MVP and reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner hasn't played since sustaining a concussion in practice earlier this month. Crosby returned to practice on Monday and participated in Pittsburgh's game-day skate on Tuesday morning. Coach Mike Sullivan said it...
Via Associated Press
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He’s PerrOn Fire!

It hasn't even been two weeks since the regular season started and the hat tricks are already piling up! On Saturday, we had our most recent hat trick in Calgary as new Blue David Perron scored a hat trick on six shots and added an assist in the 6-4 win for St. Louis. Ken Hitchcock shuffled the lines before the game and the biggest beneficiary was Perron getting to play with Vladimir...
Via Razzball Hockey
4 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: All Quiet on the Western Front

The theme in this game was the Penguins could be the first team since the 19-whatever Red Wings to go 3-0 as defending Cup champs, so you basically knew they were going to lose right out of the gate. Gotta start this by saying that ol’ Double-J is all class with the anthems. If you don’t get jammed up when Jeff Jimerson belts out the Star Spangled Banner, get real. You probably...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Justin Williams obliterates Evgeni Malkin with dangerous hit

Justin Williams channeled his inner WWE wrestler during Thursday’s Capitals-Penguins tilt, grabbing Evgeni Malkin with a nasty horse collar and slamming the star hard towards the ice. Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape) October 14, 2016 Williams was given a two-minute roughing penalty for grappling Malkin to the...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Williams destroys Evgeni Malkin with vicious takedown

Justin Williams took out some anger on the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night, specifically against Evgeni Malkin. The Washington Capitals winger got a 2-minute penalty for roughing when he pulled off a wrestling takedown on Malkin late in the second period of the game between the teams: Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins debut swanky new Stanley Cup rings

The Pittsburgh Penguins can now put a ring on it to remember their Stanley Cup championship season. The Penguins were presented with custom Jostens-made rings on Saturday in a private ceremony at the Heinz History Center.  The ring features a Penguins logo crest in black onyx stone with a half-carat diamond. It features 18 yellow diamonds, one tapered baguette diamond (whatever...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Let’s go Kessel’ chanted during Team USA World Cup game

Fans in attendance at Team USA’s final game in what has been a disastrous appearance in the World Cup of Hockey added insult to injury by chanting “Let’s Go Kessel” during play. That moment when the ACC starts chanting "LET'S GO KESSEL" in the middle of a #TeamUSA Game #WCH2016 #SavageChirps — Bar South N Celly™ (@BarSouthNCelly) September...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

YB Box Score: 9/22/16 - Aaron, Felix and A Tribe Called Quest

Welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the next Dodgers-Giants series. (At least it will be more spirited than Team USA vs. Team Canada vs. Team North America... wait what now?) Around the league:  Something doesn't seem right with Aaron Rodgers this season. What's going on with the two-time MVP? [The Ringer] Okay, so you've lost Adrian Peterson from...
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September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel eviscerates USA Hockey with killer tweet

As Team USA fell to Team Canada 4-2 in the World Cup of Hockey, thus eliminating them from moving onto the next roung, many US hockey fans were left scratching their heads wondering what could have been. The team and tournament was basically set up for them to advance to at least the semifinals. They are left with a lot of questions, and not many answers. The one person that may...
Via The Comeback
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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