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East Notes: Larkin, Red Wings, Penguins

• Still with Detroit, they are looking at adding someone from outside the franchise to their front office, notes Gregg Krupa of The Detroit News. The …

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Off Season Moves Yet To Be Made

The Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t been that active during this year’s offseason.<p>As we come closer to the preseason, there are still some moves the …

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East Notes: Larkin, Red Wings, Penguins

• Still with Detroit, they are looking at adding someone from outside the franchise to their front office, notes Gregg Krupa of The Detroit News. The …

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2018 Player Report Card: Derick Brassard

<b>Position</b>: Center<p><b>Shoots</b>: Left<p><b>Age</b>: 30 (31 on 9/22/2018)<p><b>2017/2018 Stats:</b><p>Senators stats: GP: 58, G: 18, A: 20, P: 38<p>Penguins stats: GP: 14, G: 3, A: 5, …

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Sullivan talks Kessel, Sprong and more

Day 1 of the 2018 NHL Draft was a quiet affair for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The club had traded its first-round pick to Ottawa as part of the Derick …

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Montreal Canadiens: The pros and cons of a Derick Brassard trade

The Montreal Canadiens may not be done in the trade market, and if Derick Brassard is the next target, there will be a lot to unpack from it.<p>Despite …

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Penguins sign prospect acquired in Derick Brassard deal

The Penguins signed winger Tobias Lindberg, one of the pieces acquired in the Derick Brassard deal last season, to a one-year contract, the team …

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Senators get No. 22 pick in NHL Draft with Penguins loss | NHL.com

The Ottawa Senators will have the No. 22 pick in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft after the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley …

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Penguins defenseman Jamie Oleksiak picked an opportune time for his first career playoff goal, scoring at 2:23 of the first period of Game 5 thanks to a Conor Sheary screen. Derick Brassard and Sheary had the assists. Please note the absence of the name Sidney Crosby, who had been on the ice for every one of the Penguins' 10 previous goals in this series. If Pittsburgh starts getting secondary scoring, this would be a bad development for the Washington Capitals.

Penguins defenseman Jamie Oleksiak picked an opportune time for his first career playoff goal, scoring at 2:23 of the first period of Game 5 thanks …

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Kovacevic: Penguins trade for Derick Brassard was the right move

Email<p><b>PHILADELPHIA</b> -- <b>Derick Brassard</b> scored Sunday afternoon on one of the prettiest peanut butter finishes you'll find in the NHL.<p>Peanut butter?<p>Yeah, …

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Derick Brassard increases Penguins' lead over Flyers

Derick Brassard finishes off a scoring chance for the Penguins in style by beating Brian Elliott to give the Penguins a 2-0 lead in Game 3.

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The stats agree with Sully: Game 3 was Derick Brassard’s best game since return

Eighteen skaters, as is typical, took the ice for the Penguins in their game in Philadelphia on Sunday. Only one was not on it during ...

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Brassard back in practice for Penguins following injury

Email<p><b>CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.</b> -- <b></b>Wearing a yellow full-contact jersey, <b>Derick Brassard</b> stepped onto the ice and took a few cautious crossovers around …

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Penguins' Derick Brassard: Resumes skating - CBSSports.com

Brassard (lower body) resumed skating Friday, Seth Rorabaugh of The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.<p>Brassard returning to the ice is undoubtedly a step …

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Kessel back at Penguins practice, Ruhwedel back in top six

Email<p><b>CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. --</b> So, who is the Penguins' sixth defenseman? Depends on what day you ask, apparently.<p>Tuesday in practice, <b>Matt Hunwick</b> …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Should Move Derick Brassard to the Fourth Line

Since being acquired by the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 23rd, Derick Brassard has played in 14 games, putting up 8 points (3 goals, 5 …

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Phil Kessel, Derick Brassard sit out Penguins practice

Derick Brassard and Phil Kessel did not practice Tuesday morning as the Penguins prepared for the final two games of the regular season. Brassard has …

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Penguins' Derick Brassard: Status quo with injury - CBSSports.com

Brassard (lower body) remains day-to-day, according to Penguins coach Mike Sullivan, Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.<p>With Brassard …

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A win tonight is all Penguins need to clinch 12th consecutive playoff berth

In the parity-wrought NHL, the fickle playoff race can fluctuate wildly in a matter of days. It was just late Tuesday night the Penguins were ...

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Penguins recall Josh Jooris, a likely sign that Derick Brassard will miss some time

NEWARK, N.J. — The Penguins recalled center Josh Jooris from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Thursday, likely indicating that Derick Brassard will miss …

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Penguins' Derick Brassard: Won't play Thursday - CBSSports.com

Brassard (lower body) will not be in the lineup against the Devils on Thursday, Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop reports.<p>In order to fill out the depth …

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Penguins recall Jooris from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Email<p><b>NEWARK, N.J.</b> -- Without the aid of crutches or so much as a walking boot, <b>Derick Brassard</b> ambled outside the visitor’s locker room at the …

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Pittsburgh Penguins center Derick Brassard has lower-body injury

Email<p><b>DETROIT</b> -- <b>Derick Brassard</b> sat out the entire third period of the Penguins' <b>5-2</b> loss to the Red Wings Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena, and</b> …

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NHL Power Rankings: The Penguins are better than they were a year ago

There seems to be some concern around the Pittsburgh Penguins as the playoffs start to get closer. Their penalty kill has stunk for about a month …

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Penguins' Derick Brassard provides answer, ties game at one

Derick Brassard fires a shot past Alex Lyon to bring the Penguins level with the Flyers in the first period.

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Sidney Crosby’s vintage performance leads Penguins past Flyers

Two indisputable truths about Sidney Crosby: One, he makes as many jaw-dropping, highlight-reel plays as anyone in hockey. Two, he loves beating the …

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Penguins again stymied by Devils in overtime loss

The good news is, the Penguins only have one game remaining against the New Jersey Devils this season. The better news is that, based on ...

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Penguins' Derick Brassard: Scores game-winning goal - CBSSports.com

Brassard netted the game-winner in Wednesday's 5-3 victory over the Habs.<p>Brassard rifled a shot from the slot past Carey Price while out with the …

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Derick Brassard trying to fit in, not be ‘savior’ with Penguins

When Derick Brassard hits the ice for his first shift Tuesday night against the New York Islanders, he’ll be involved in his 10th game as a member of …

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The Buzzer: Winnin’ MacKinnon; Laine the teen dream

<b>Players of the Night</b><p>James Reimer collected a big win for the Florida Panthers, who bested the Boston Bruins 3-0 on Thursday. Shutting out the Bruins …

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