Sidney Crosby

The Penguins Postgame: DK, Gajtka on a deflating show

Email<p>In the debut episode of The Penguins Postgame, <i>Matt Gajtka</i> and I discuss the team's inability to keep up with the speed of the Blackhawks and …

Penguins, Flyers to face off in 2019 NHL Stadium Series

"The Penguins and Flyers will renew one of our League's fiercest rivalries in this Coors Light NHL Stadium Series match-up," NHL Commissioner Gary …

Ice Hockey

Killing Momentum: Penguins Look to Clean Up PK

When the Blackhawks’ Artem Anisimov corralled a behind-the-net pass and tucked it into the corner of the Pittsburgh net to put his team ahead 2-1 …

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Wheeler makes impact as Jets captain

Since being named Jets captain Aug. 31, 2016, Wheeler is eighth in League scoring with 99 points in 101 games, producing more than other prominent …

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Artem Anisimov scores winner as Hawks continue dominance over Pens

PITTSBURGH — The two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins sure seem to bring out the best in the Blackhawks.<p>Artem Anisimov scored …

Corey Crawford

Russian spokesperson’s TV comment referenced 2007 Photoshop fake as real

“Speaking of lobbying,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova began.<p>(They had been speaking about lobbying, more or less; Zakharova …

Canadian News

Pittsburgh Penguins: What Happened to Sidney Crosby’s Scoring?

EDMONTON, AB - MARCH 10: Sidney Crosby<p>After an 11-game slump—the second longest of his career—Sidney Crosby finally knocked in a rebound in a 5-4 …

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks Face Two Stiff Tests On Latest Road Trip

Kucherov , Stamkos<p>A drawn-out three-game road trip for the Chicago Blackhawks ends with a soft game against Florida, but two contests before that …

Ice Hockey

Penguins primed for rematches versus Stanley Cup Playoffs opponents

Updated 12 minutes ago<p>Just before the puck dropped between the Penguins and Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena earlier this month, in between …

Pittsburgh

PHT Fantasy: Teaming with the enemy

If you’re a fan of the Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, or civil correspondence, you probably think that Calgary Flames ragamuffin-forward …

Connor McDavid

Trending Topics: Figuring out the Penguins' up-and-down season

Puck Daddy<p>In terms of standings points per game, the two-time (two-time) reigning Stanley Cup champions aren’t exactly in great shape.<p>Not that it’s …

Saturday's matchup: Blackhawks at Penguins

<b>TV/radio:</b> 6 p.m. Saturday; WGN-9, WGN-AM 720.<p><b>Storylines:</b> The Hawks get their second crack at the Penguins, whom they defeated 10-2 in the season opener Oct. 5. The Penguins rebounded after a slow start to climb into a tie for first in the Metropolitan Division entering Friday.<p><b>Trending:</b> The Hawks …

Basketball

Outstanding rookie back in the lineup

We’ve reached that fish-or-cut-bait moment when identities are forged.<p>When reputations – both good and bad – are etched in imagination.<p>“Coach does …

Canadian Football League

Pittsburgh Penguins Need to be Better Playing 5 v 5

VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 4: Brock Boeser<p>Though this is the first week this season the Pittsburgh Penguins have not had a pair of games back to back, …

NHL

Sports commissioners taking unfair credit in good times, and cashing in big

Two stories converged in the NFL this week that tell you everything you need to know — and everything that is wrong — with professional sports.<p>First …

Canadian News

Q&A: Canadian captain Poulin sets bar on and off ice

Marie-Philip Poulin, golden goal scorer from last two Winter Olympics, talks Canada-U.S. rivalry, Sidney Crosby and making strides for women in …

Sport (Australia)

Fantasy mailbag: Faulk, Pavelski underachieving

<b>@peppersmurray09: Should I be alarmed by Justin Faulk's lack of success thus far?</b><p>This is a legitimate concern considering Faulk's success in recent …

Ice Hockey

Penguins vs. Senators Recap: Just the tip! Pens deflect way to 3-1 win

Lineups<p>Lined up and ready to play. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/VUry1zotpl<p>— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 17, 2017<p>Penguins are basically …

Pittsburgh Penguins

Power Rankings: Best superhero (and some villains!) for all 31 teams

The last two weeks have seen "Thor Ragnarok" and "Justice League" invade our cineplexes, which got me wondering: Was there a superhero proxy for each …

Comics

Senators and Penguins reflect on Murray's spectacular save

en_US<p>article<p>Matt Duchene Mike Hoffman, and Sidney Crosby reflected on Matt Murray's spectacular …

Matt Duchene

Goalies take centre stage as Leafs edge Devils

TORONTO – The pain of losing Auston Matthews hasn’t been quite as bad as the Toronto Maple Leafs would have imagined.<p>William Nylander scored 4:58 …

Frederik Andersen

Sens don't want to wake 'sleeping giant' Crosby

Sidney Crosby is in a bit of a scoring slump, but the Senators don't want to be the team that helps him shake his struggles, and admit there will be …

Ice Hockey

Game Preview: Pens-Sens

<b>MATCH:</b> Penguins vs. Senators<p><b>TIME:</b> 7:30 p.m. EST<p><b>PLACE:</b> Canadian Tire Centre<p><b>TV:</b> AT&T SportsNet<p><b>RADIO:</b> 105.9 FM, the X<p><b>5 THINGS:</b><p><b>1.</b> Phil Kessel enters …

Phil Kessel

Stamkos & Kucherov: Putting the dominant duo in perspective

Every NHL season you hear the same thing:“Yeah, but it’s early.”When does it stop being too early? We were discussing this on my podcast and the wise …

Ice Hockey

3 Things: Hunwick, Pens' "best line" and a message

<b>1. Hunwick takes "significant step"</b><p>Matt Hunwick rejoined his teammates for practice after being kept off the ice for a number of days. It was a …

Amazing

Sidney Crosby returned to being Sidney Crosby last night

Despite a slump that had been carrying on for more than a few games, at a certain point, Sidney Crosby just returns to being Sidney Crosby.<p>Last night …

Jack Eichel

Plenty of storylines in Pens-Sens matchup

<i>•</i><p>OTTAWA -- There will be storylines aplenty when the Ottawa Senators return home Thursday night for their first game since playing a pair last week …

Matt Duchene

The Leafs can bring back the fun of the run and gun: Arthur

Yes, they want to be more responsible defensively but these Leafs were built to skate.

Ice Hockey

MacKinnon hitting stride as No. 1 center for Avalanche

What MacKinnon never thought about, at least not until he was asked about it for this story before playing against the Ottawa Senators in the 2017 …

Ice Hockey

New York Islanders: 3 Issues They Must Address

The New York Islanders have had their ups and downs in the early part of this season. However, there are three things they’ll need to do if they want …

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