PENGUINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fehr, Guentzel help Penguins top Canadiens 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) Eric Fehr and Jake Guentzel scored in the second period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Defensemen Ian Cole and Olli Maatta also scored for Pittsburgh, which won its second game in a row after a three-game skid. Sven Andrighetto scored for Montreal, which lost its second straight and has only two wins in its last...
Via Associated Press
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Can Survive a Brief Letang Loss

The first half of 2016-17 really couldn’t have gone much differently than the first half of last season for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Under coach Mike Johnston, the Penguins were slow, boring and out of a playoff spot. Then, the team reached its turning point, firing Johnston and promoting Mike Sullivan. General manager Jim Rutherford acquired Trevor Daley, Carl Hagelin and Justin...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

See all 15 goals from Monday night’s insane Penguins-Capitals game

A common misconception is that the number of goals scored in a hockey game correlates highly with the quality of the game. That's not necessarily true, but in Monday night's Penguins-Capitals game, which featured a whopping 15 goals, it was very, very correct. This was one of the wildest, most enjoyable games anyone will see this season.The Capitals headed into Pittsburgh as the...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. Sheary had two goals and an assist for the Penguins, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Evgeni Malkin picked up his 11th career hat trick during a frenetic...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Letang Injury Update, Doan’s Status & More News

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is week-to-week with a lower-body injury and has been placed on the injured reserve, head coach Mike Sullivan announced on Monday. Kris Letang (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) Letang suffered the injury after becoming entangled with Detroit Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek during the Penguins’ 6-3 loss on Saturday. The 29-year-old blueliner...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

WATCH: Jamie Benn takes his anger out by snapping three sticks over his knee

There are a lot of ways to show your frustration. Phil Kessel’s preferred method is to make a series of odd faces on the bench. In the case of Jamie Benn, he decided to take his anger out on some of his own sticks by breaking one over his knee out on the ice and two over his knee while he was on the bench. You can almost hear beer league hockey players cringing as Benn snaps...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Letang hurt soon after scoring against Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang twice left a game against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night after appearing to injure his left knee. Letang got tangled up with Detroit's Thomas Vanek early in the first period and twisted awkwardly on his way down to the ice. He got up slowly and tried to keep weight off his left skate as he went toward the dressing...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Need Penalty Killer Instinct

Halfway through 2016-17, the Pittsburgh Penguins have looked every bit as good as they did last spring on their way to the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup Championship. But as every team does, Pittsburgh hit a speed bump this week. First, the Penguins fell for a second straight time to the Washington Capitals. Although it’s always tough losing to a division rival, the defeat wasn’t...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

WATCH: Phil Kessel was a little frustrated on the Penguins' bench

Phil Kessel has had a really strong year, but even the best players in the NHL can get frustrated from time to time. Kessel showed some of that frustration in the funniest of ways, grumbling and making faces on the Penguins’ bench. Kessel is a GIF/meme goldmine in this short clip. The way he handles his mouth guard while throwing his tantrum is pretty impressive. Keep doing you, Phil.
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel received 53 votes for President from fans in Pittsburgh

The Presidential election has long been decided, but some interesting facts continue to surface to the public. In Pittsburgh, Penguins fans took to the polls and voted for their favorite non-candidate – Phil Kessel. According to Trib Live, Kessel received a total of 53 votes for President from around the Allegheny and Westmoreland counties. Actually, that’s not totally true...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

This leaked Penguins jersey may be a first look at Adidas' NHL designs

Behold: We have our first look at an Adidas-crafted NHL jersey.As the league prepares to transition to Adidas as its official outfitter starting next season, some images of a Pittsburgh Penguins warmup jersey leaked via eBay this week. According to respected uniform database site SportsLogos.net and confirmed by a source at Adidas, the photos contained within the posting are legitimate...
Via FOX Sports
22 days ago

Sidney Crosby gives stick to little girl holding sign asking for it (vid)

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby isn’t just the one of the best hockey players on the planet, he may also be one of the most thoughtful, especially to children. Case in point: Following the Pittsburgh Penguins 7-2 throttling of the New York Rangers on home ice Tuesday night, Crosby was making his way down the tunnel when he an adorable little girl holding a sign caught...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins are obliterating opponents in December, putting NHL on notice

Christmas has come early for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins haven’t just beaten opposing NHL teams in December, they’ve taken a barbed wire-wrapped baseball bat and bludgeoned them to death. It’s not fair to say the Penguins are simply dominating because they’re straight up murdering opponents. It’s merciless. In six games this month, Pittsburgh has scored at least...
Via The Comeback
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Jake Guentzel’s impressive start

Drafted 77th overall in the third round of the 2013 NHL draft, Jake Guentzel has made an impressive entrance into professional play, scoring four points in his first four games. Guentzel is also now the owner of being the fastest player in Penguins history to score his first career goal, 62 seconds into the first period of his first game. Guentzel played three years of college hockey...
Via isportsweb.com
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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