Fleury Shuts out Former Team; Golden Knights Defeat Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots against his former team, leading the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Fleury recorded his 445th win, tying Terry Sawchuck for seventh on the NHL career list. Fleury, who made his second career start for Vegas against the Penguins in […]

Letang, Penguins Rally Past Stars 4-2 for 5th Straight Win

PITTSBURGH — Kris Letang scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the undermanned Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to win their fifth straight, 4-2 over the Dallas Stars on Friday night. Letang dangled his way past a sliding Tyler Seguin to skate in and beat Anton Khudobin from in close 6:34 into the […]

Penguins’ Malkin, Bjugstad Out with Injuries

By The Canadian Press October 7th, 2019 Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad will be out indefinitely with injuries. Coach Mike Sullivan said Monday that Malkin’s lower-body injury will require a longer recovery than Bjugstad’s, but he added it is not season-threatening. Both centres were injured during a 7-2 victory over Columbus on […]

Penguins Preview: Breaking Down the Forwards

There is no denying that the Pittsburgh Penguins’ offense is better than their defense. As it stands, they have two generational centers who will be sure-fire Hall of Famers when their careers are over. They also have a mix of youth and veterans who can fill the gaps as needed. Scoring is rarely an issue […]

Penguins: Bjugstad, McCann Expectations for 2019-20

During last season’s stretch run, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford made a series of seemingly minor moves to try to bolster the playoff roster. Perhaps the best of those moves was acquiring forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan. The Penguins also sent […]

Penguins Need to Readjust After Trade Season

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a reputation for having some of the most talented players in the National Hockey League. They have won five Stanley Cups, so creating magic isn’t necessarily the hardest thing; but after losing Phil Kessel and Olli Maatta, they will need to lean on some of the younger talent to succeed in […]

Veteran Matt Cullen Retires

report this ad PITTSBURGH — Veteran centre Matt Cullen is retiring after a 21-season career that includes three Stanley Cup titles. Cullen, 42, was part of Carolina’s Cup-winning team in 2006, and later won back-to-back NHL titles with Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Cullen had 731 points (266 goals, 465 assists) and 502 penalty minutes over 1,516 […]

Penguins Trade Phil Kessel to Arizona Coyotes

report this ad Phil Kessel has been traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Arizona Coyotes. Details of the trade are that the Penguins will receive forward Alex Galchenyuk, and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick. No salary was retained in the deal. As was noted in […]

NHL Rumors: Flames, Penguins, Golden Knights, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Calgary Flames’ Sam Bennett, the Dallas Stars considering buying out a forward with some potentially strong upside, what’s happening with Pittsburgh and Phil Kessel and the Vegas Golden Knights trying to move salary. Offer Sheet for Bennett Eric Francis of Sportsnet suggested […]