Penguins Rumors & News

  • Finding perfect pairing for Ehrhoff key for Penguins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "With forward Daniel Winnik now a Penguin and expected to practice Saturday at Consol Energy Center, general manager Jim Rutherford's shopping list at the trade deadline is not a long one. There remains a chance Rutherford could land a depth defenseman, someone to play alongside Christian..." February 28

  • Penguins' Pascal Dupuis vows to play in NHL again after blood clots

    CBSSports.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins sure miss veteran forward Pascal Dupuis, and have for the better part of the last two seasons. After suffering a severe knee injury last year, Dupuis developed blood clots that ended up in one of his lungs. He recovered and returned to action in 2014-15, only to have the..." February 28

  • Penguins finally get first victory of season over Capitals

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Hockey is, above all else, a game of mistakes, and both teams made plenty Wednesday night in the Penguins’ 4-3 victory against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. There were unforced turnovers. Blown coverages. Needless penalties. But one error might have influenced the outcome more..." February 26

  • Penguins Acquire Forward Daniel Winnik

    NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2015 fourth-round draft pick and a 2016 second-round draft pick, it was announced by general manager Jim Rutherford. Winnik, 29, has seven goals and 25 points in 58 games with..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Penguins fans name son 'Malkin Crosby'

    Sporting News "The fate of a hockey team already hinged on the success of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — and now, the stakes have been raised. Lil' Malkin, presumably, joins cousins Zalapski Taglianetti Young and Fata Eastwood Young. Congrats and best of luck to all. " February 24

  • Fleury leads Penguins past Panthers, 5-1

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Evgeni Malkin knows a little bit about MVP-caliber work. He turned in some of it himself in the Penguins’ 5-1 victory against Florida Sunday night at Consol Energy Center, scoring two goals and assisting on another. But, his own output aside, Malkin recognized that goalie Marc-Andre Fleury —..." February 23

  • Penguins eye move for former center Staal

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins are interested in reacquiring center Jordan Staal, sources told Trib Total Media. A move likely would not take place until after the season, though the Penguins have inquired about what it would take to obtain the Carolina Hurricane before the March 2 trade deadline, sources..." February 22

  • Ehrhoff says day-by-day status is 'frustrating'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff practiced Friday at Southpointe and took contact for a second consecutive day. Ehrhoff said there's nothing new to report as he works his way back from hitting his head twice on the ice Jan. 28 at Washington. The concussion-like symptoms have at least dissipated..." February 21

  • Cooler heads prevail as Capitals top scrappy Penguins

    CSN Washington "Sometimes discretion is the better part of valor and on Tuesday night the Capitals won a hockey game because they had cooler heads than the Penguins. With Alex Ovechkin in the middle of a firestorm – not to mention a beer shower -- the Penguins made it their priority to exact retribution on the..." February 18

  • Scuderi steadies Penguins' up-and-down defense

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "“The Piece” has become a useful piece once again. Defenseman Rob Scuderi struggled mightily last season in his return to the Penguins. Whether it was the recovery from a broken ankle, signs of age or the failure to adapt to coach Dan Bylsma's system, Scuderi wasn't himself and was a liability..." February 14

  • Rookie defenseman Pouliot's top asset: Feel for the game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sure, Gary Agnew likes Derrick Pouliot's shot. What he has seen of it, anyway. And Agnew, like just about everyone else who has watched Pouliot, can't help but be impressed by the way he skates. But Agnew believes that, for all his obvious physical talents, Pouliot's innate feel for the..." February 14

  • Penguins are able to salvage victory over Senators in shootout

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Victories don't come much more unsatisfying. David Perron scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Penguins emerged with a 5-4 shootout win over the Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday. They also may have emerged with a bruised psyche. Entering the third period with a 3-0 lead..." February 13

  • Comeau makes awaited return

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins had a full complement of forwards Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings for the first time since, well, Patric Hornqvist doesn't quite remember. “For the first time in four months, feels like,” Hornqvist said. “No more excuses here. It's up to us. We know we have a good team. Now..." February 12

  • Hornqvist, Comeau lead Penguins to gritty win over Red Wings

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Their games are not fancy. Neither Patric Hornqvist nor Blake Comeau will challenge Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin for the team lead in assists or highlight-reel plays, but it can be argued that their presence is no less important. If the Penguins' franchise centers are a pair of..." February 12

  • Penguins want to add forward and defenseman

    ESPN.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins already have picked up top-line winger David Perron and fourth-line center Maxim Lapierre, but they’re likely not done. Word is the Pens could still add both a piece up front and on the back end -- or at least one of them. Among the forwards Pittsburgh is keeping a..." February 12

  • Third time’s a charm? Arcobello claimed off waivers by Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mark Arcobello‘s crazy year took another turn on Wednesday, as he was claimed off waivers for the third time this season — this time, by the Arizona Coyotes. The 26-year-old was placed on waivers yesterday by Pittsburgh, after scoring two points in 10 games for the Pens. Arcobello was acquired..." February 11

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    Marc-Andre Fleury’s 8th SO set a franchise record for most SOs in a season by a PIT goalie; Barrasso held the previous record w/ 7 in 97-98.

  • Malkin scores in return to Penguins' lineup, fuels win over Oilers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin returned from a five-game absence Wednesday. The Penguins are hoping maybe some consistency joins him. A 2-0 victory over the Oilers at Rexall Place was perfect on many levels. The Penguins swarmed the net. Malkin scored. David Perron got a goal against his former team...." February 05

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Johnston says Comeau has been cleared to shoot, could return next week.

  • Penguins' Perron raising his game alongside Crosby

    NHL.com "Once David Perron got over his mixed emotions about being traded again, the Pittsburgh Penguins right wing started to feel something quite different on Jan. 2, something he hadn't felt in a long time. "I was probably the happiest guy in hockey that day," Perron told NHL.com last week before..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Predators blank Penguins, stay in first place

    Tennessean "Just when the Predators were on the verge of getting caught in the Central Division standings, they turned in an outstanding performance. Carter Hutton stopped 21 shots for his first shutout of the season and four different players scored goals as the Predators blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins..." February 02

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    Josh Yohe @JoshYohe_Trib

    Mike Johnston confirmed after the game that Derrick Pouliot will be playing with the Penguins in western Canada.

  • Malkin could return Wednesday at Edmonton

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Center Evgeni Malkin won't play Sunday against close friend James Neal and the Nashville Predators. His return, however, is ahead of schedule. Malkin practiced with the Penguins on Saturday at Southpointe and predicted he could play Wednesday in Edmonton when the Penguins begin their..." February 01

  • Penguins finally break through, defeat Devils at Prudential Center

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins' patience paid off. Facing the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center, against a team and in a building that has given them fits, the Penguins generated a high volume of shots for much of Friday's game before getting one to go. Once one did — Chris Kunitz forced overtime with a..." January 31

  • Penguins Christian Ehrhoff undergoes concussion testing after Ovechkin collision

    Pro Hockey Talk "Pittsburgh will be without defenseman Christian Ehrhoff for tonight’s tilt in New Jersey — and possibly more games as well. On Friday, the club announced that Ehrhoff had been returned to Pittsburgh for concussion testing, stemming from a collision with Washington’s Alex Ovechkin during the..." January 30

  • 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

    TSN.ca "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

    CBSSports.com "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.

  • 32d
    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.

  • 36d
    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 NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "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 NHL.com 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 pic.twitter.com/ynaVY7Leaf

  • Penguins' Perron, Crosby found quick chemistry

    NHL.com "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.

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