PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored his 20th goal of the season and had an assist, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 Friday night in the season finale to clinch third place in the Metropolitan Division.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The reeling Pittsburgh Penguins had one last chance to put together a complete game and gain some confidence before the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Penguins, losers of eight of their previous 12 games coming in, responded with a first-period blitz that carried them to a much-needed win.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had his 13th career hat trick and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins drilled the reeling Detroit Red Wings 11-2 on Sunday night.
Sidney Crosby, Kasperi Kapanen, Jeff Carter, Teddy Blueger, Danton Heinen, Brian Boyle and recently acquired Rickard Rakell also scored for the Penguins, who needed less than 30 minutes to take a 6-0 lead on their way to their first 11-goal game in nearly 30 years.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan has spent the last five months praising his team's resilience, so the longtime Pittsburgh Penguins head coach expected a “spirited” response after watching his club get pushed around by the New York Rangers on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Darcy Kuemper stopped a career-best 46 shots in his fourth shutout of the season and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Sunday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins don't lack finesse. Or skill. Or speed.
Yet it takes more than that to survive in the playoffs. There's a fair amount of grit involved. A willingness to get to spots on the ice that come at a physical price, too.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Brian Boyle scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Tristan Jarry made 28 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins kept rolling with a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
Pittsburgh Penguins (28-11-8, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Ottawa Senators (16-22-4, sixth in the Atlantic)
Ottawa, Ontario; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hits the road against Ottawa aiming to continue its four-game road winning streak.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Connor McDavid scored with 23.4 seconds left in overtime, powering the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 comeback win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
The Edmonton captain tapped a pass from Darnell Nurse into the net for his 20th goal of the season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins fell behind on three separate occasions against the Arizona Coyotes, but each time they had a quick answer.
The biggest response came in the third period, when Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang led a four-goal barrage to give the red-hot Penguins a 6-3 win over the Coyotes on Tuesday night.
Arizona Coyotes (10-26-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (26-10-5, second in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hosts Arizona trying to continue its seven-game home winning streak.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evan Rodrigues always had the tools. A sneaky good shot. Vision. Speed. The tricky part for the Pittsburgh Penguins forward has been putting it all together at the same time.
The missing ingredients turned out to be belief and a dash of swagger.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were missing several key regulars, but they didn’t have any problem with a high-powered Toronto team stuck in an early slump.
Drew O’Connor scored twice, his first career two-goal game, and the Penguins routed the Maple Leafs 7-1 on Saturday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Boyle skated off the ice, visibly and blissfully drained after his first training camp practice in years.
The pain — the good kind, the kind that comes when trying to hang with the best hockey players in the world — offered the veteran forward a reminder of all that he missed last winter when he sat by the phone waiting for a call that never came.
BOSTON (AP) — Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. is scheduled to headline an annual fundraising event to honor more than 500 Archdiocese of Boston priests...
Brian Boyle is a 35-year-old grizzled veteran of 13 National Hockey League seasons who grew up outside Boston...