Penguins Rumors & News

  • Capitals blank Penguins 4-0 in fight-filled night at Verizon

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night at Verizon Center: How it happened: Alex Ovechkin took over the NHL goal-scoring lead with his 28th and 29th goals of the season and Braden Holtby was stellar between the pipes, stopping all 26 shots he faced..." January 29

  • Letang produces 5 assists in return as Penguins defeat Jets, 5-3

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins were without two of their stars Tuesday. They have a third, of course. Defenseman Kris Letang carried the load without injured centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, producing a career-high five assists as the Penguins defeated the high-flying Winnipeg Jets, 5-3, and snapped a..." January 28

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Coach Johnston said Sidney Crosby will play tonight. He missed Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury.

  • Penguins pull game program that misspelled Sidney Crosby’s name

    Yahoo! Sports "Seriously. You had ONE JOB. At the risk of throwing a stone in a glass house – and acknowledging that our own adventures in editing can sometimes read like a junior jumble puzzle – the editors of the official game program of the Pittsburgh Penguins made a rather egregious error on their cover..." January 28

  • Penguins send F Goc to Blues for C Lapierre "The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired centre Maxim Lapierre from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for centre Marcel Goc. The teams agreed on the trade after the Penguins' 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Goc had one assist in the win. In 43 games with the Penguins this season,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Johnston says "we will see what our doctors say" about Letang for Tuesday.

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Johnston says Hornqvist could play "at any time."

  • Penguins' Malkin misses practice Monday, placed on IR

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin was absent from Monday's practice, the team announced. The forward, who is tied for third in the league with 51 points, has been placed on injured reserve. He missed the All-Star festivities and a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks with a lower-body injury." January 26

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Penguins release more information on Crosby. Took an injection to treat a lower-body injury suffered Jan. 10 at Montreal.

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Crosby will resume skating and return to the lineup either Wednesday in Washington or Friday at New Jersey.

  • Sidney Crosby out of All-Star Game with lower body injury

    Yahoo! Sports "In one day the NHL lost a Vezina Trophy winner and two former Hart Trophy winners from its All-Star Game roster. Sergei Bobrovsky, gone. Evgeni Malkin, gone. The latest? Sidney Crosby ... with a "lower body" injury. You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding Me. The Penguins posted this..." January 23

  • Blackhawks head to break with shootout win over Penguins

    CSN Chicago "The cheers coming from the Blackhawks locker room were boisterous and, perhaps, filled with some relief. They were entering another break, at least for most of them. And they were entering it on a positive note. Marian Hossa scored his 10th goal of the season, and Jonathan Toews got the..." January 22

  • Penguins' Malkin will miss All-Star Game, and maybe more

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is going to sit out the NHL All-Star Game. And probably miss some games that actually matter, too. An unspecified injury is expected to prevent Malkin, who sat out the Penguins’ 3-2 loss to Chicago at Consol Energy Center on Wednesday night, from rejoining the..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Flyers ride fights to 'emotional' OT win over Penguins

    CSN Philly "There is something about the Pittsburgh Penguins that brings out the very best of the Flyers, the very meanest attitude of the Flyers and the very unexpected from the Flyers. Tuesday’s lengthy 3-2 overtime victory by Craig Berube’s club saw four second-period fights and the kind of energy,..." January 21

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Told Letang had concussion symptoms last night which subsided overnight. Stiff neck today. Saw doctors this morning.

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Evgeni Malkin is a late scratch for the #Pens tonight.

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    Jennifer Bullano @PensPRLady

    The @penguins will be without @Letang_58 tonight against the @NHLBlackhawks

  • Penguins' Perron, Crosby found quick chemistry "Predicting chemistry on a forward line is as easy as predicting the lottery. Three players who on paper should be able to jell fail to produce, while three players who might look like misshaped puzzle pieces fit together and make magic. "The chemistry and synergy of linemates only happens..." January 21

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Coach Johnston: “Letang is still going through tests. He still has a couple tests to be cleared. He will be a game-time decision for sure."

  • Rick Nash can’t be stopped as Rangers stomp Penguins

    New York Post "And in the blink of an eye, the Rangers’ two-game losing streak is now a two-game winning streak in the wake of Sunday afternoon’s 5-2 victory over the Penguins that followed Friday night’s 2-1 triumph in Columbus. “You’re not going to win every hockey game, but we wanted to grab hold of it as..." January 19

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Arcobello, who mostly played C in his Penguins debut Friday, is skating on RW with Malkin and Bennett during warmups.

  • Penguins' Bennett healthy at last, showing potential "After numerous stops and starts in two-and-a-half seasons as a pro, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett is finally starting to show signs he might have been worth that No. 20 pick in the 2010 NHL Draft. "He's had some [bad] luck, but it's going good now," Penguins center Brandon Sutter..." January 18

  • Halak, Fleury to replace Rinne, Howard at ASG "New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will serve as injury replacements at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game to be played Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus (5 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Halak and Fleury will replace injured..." January 15

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva


  • Behind a big 3rd period, Penguins go wild in victory over Minnesota

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Marc-Andre Fleury didn't know. Prior to Tuesday, Fleury had beaten every NHL team except the Penguins and Minnesota Wild. Coach Mike Johnston wasn't going to tell Fleury, as Johnston admitted he had no clue of the quirky stat. Thirty saves in 32 chances rendered the point moot. The..." January 14

  • Pens claim Predators center Arcobello off waivers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins on Wednesday claimed center Mark Arcobello off waivers from the Nashville Predators. In 40 games this season split between Edmonton and Nashville, Arcobello has eight goals and 13 points while winning 51 percent of his faceoffs. In 82 NHL games, the 26-year-old Milford, Conn.,..." January 14

  • Pens’ Maatta to have shoulder surgery on Wednesday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery tomorrow the club announced. Maatta has not played since a Dec. 6 game against the Ottawa Senators." January 14

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Minnesota's Ryan Suter will have a hearing Wednesday afternoon for elbowing Pittsburgh's Steve Downie.

  • Sources: Penguins defenseman Maatta likely done for season

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta's shoulder hasn't responded favorably to rehab, and he will likely miss the rest of the season, multiple sources said Monday. The Trib reported on Dec. 14 that Maatta would seek a second opinion after reinjuring his surgically repaired shoulder on Dec. 6. Maatta..." January 13

  • Crosby, Malkin picked for All-Star Game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin were chosen to compete in the NHL All-Star Game Jan. 25 in Columbus, Ohio. It is the fifth selection for each, although injuries have limited Crosby to one actual appearance in an All-Star Game, while Malkin has missed one because of..." January 11

  • Habs play French anthem to honor victims "The Montreal Canadiens honored the victims of the terrorist shootings in Paris by playing the French national anthem Saturday night before their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which they lost 2-1 in overtime. The French flag was shown waving on the scoreboard at Bell Centre as the..." January 11

  • Flip-flop takes place since October for Penguins special teams

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mired in a 4-for-58 slump, the Penguins’ power play has drawn much criticism. Despite having the services former scoring champions such as Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin as well as a recent infusion of skill in David Perron, the Penguins have only been able to collect one goal with the man..." January 10

  • Bergeron OT goal lifts B's over Penguins, 3-2

    CSN New England "It wasn't perfect and it wasn't very pretty. But it was flat out important for the Bruins to get the two points by any means necessary against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The air of urgency and looming consequences if things don't turn around for the Black and Gold is unmistakable right now, and the..." January 08

  • Penguins teammates make case for Martin to stay with organization

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Defenseman Paul Martin likely will return to the lineup against Boston on Wednesday. Whether the impending unrestricted free agent remains in the organization for the remainder of the season is up for debate. Martin's teammates, however, made it clear they hope general manager Jim Rutherford..." January 07

  • Penguins' Crosby producing, but it hasn't been easy "Sidney Crosby is in a slump and entered the week tied for fourth in the NHL scoring race. Crosby didn't earn his position among the League's point leaders through a blistering start to the season before eventually tailing off over the past few weeks. He has had what for him has been a down..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    David Perron (@DP_57) will play with the #Pens tonight as they take on the Montreal Canadiens. More info:

  • Penguins acquire Perron from Oilers for Klinkhammer "The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday in exchange for forward Rob Klinkhammer and a first-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Perron, 26, has five goals and 19 points in 38 games, one season after he set career highs with 28 goals, 57 points and..." January 03

  • Penguins teammates Evgeni Malkin, Craig Adams fight in practice "It's been a pretty eventful day for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. The club just announced the addition of veteran forward David Perron to the team and there were some fireworks at the team's morning skate Friday. According to head coach Mike Johnston, forwards Evgeni Malkin and Craig..." January 03

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Penguins scratch Harrington, Klinkhammer and Downie. Jordan Staal won't play for Carolina.

  • Pens’ Maatta Continues Rehab Program "Defenseman Olli Maatta is continuing a rehab program on his upper body injury and is expected to return to the lineup within the next month, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford said today. Mattaa’s rehab program was set back briefly by his bout with the mumps." December 27

  • Downie, Greiss Test Positive for Mumps; Sutter Tests Negative "Steve Downie and Thomas Greiss have tested positive for the mumps and remain in isolation, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford announced. Brandon Sutter tested negative and has been cleared to return to the team." December 27

  • Tyler Johnson's hat trick key as Lightning finally beats Penguins

    Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning bailed itself out of its offensive rut Tuesday night thanks to its most reliable line. Tyler Johnson recorded his second career hat trick, and linemate Nikita Kucherov added another goal in a 4-3 win over the Penguins in front of a sold-out crowd of 19,204 at Amalie Arena. The..." December 24

  • Panthers down Penguins 4-3 in shootout in front of season-high crowd

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Although the mumps-ridden Penguins were down to 10 forwards at one point, when a team has superstars Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby on the ice, they're never out of a game. The Panthers feel the same way about goaltender Roberto Luongo. Although the Panthers blew a two-goal lead in the..." December 23

  • Penguins' Blake Comeau sidelined 'several weeks' with injury "The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without Blake Comeau after the winger sustained an upper-body injury. Pens coach Mike Johnston said Comeau will be sidelined "several weeks" as a result of the injury. Comeau has been a strong addition to the Penguins after signing as an unrestricted free agent..." December 23

  • More mumps possibilities for Pens "The Pittsburgh Penguins have not yet shaken the mumps virus, as three more players will undergo testing for the disease before the team readies itself for the upcoming holiday break. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford announced in a team news release Monday morning that Steve Downie,..." December 23

  • Ex-Penguins defenseman Niskanen still miffed by coaches' firings

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen remains miffed at how the Penguins handled last offseason's coaching changes, and he made no secret of it. “The organization can say whatever it wants, that it wasn't sure what it wanted to do, all that stuff,” he said. “But it was (bull). “It's..." December 22

  • Pouliot scores in NHL debut as Penguins tame Panthers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Captain Sidney Crosby redirected a puck past goaltender Roberto Luongo for only his third goal in 21 games. He threw his arms in the air. He let out a celebratory scream. Injuries and mumps have taken a toll, but there also have been plenty of reasons for the Penguins to celebrate. One of..." December 21

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