PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Poehling had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Philadelphia Flyers their ninth straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday.
Sidney Crosby and Josh Archibald also scored in Pittsburgh’s fifth consecutive victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Friday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers head into a matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins after losing eight in a row.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin enjoyed a fitting end to a multigame celebration of a significant career milestone.
Malkin scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Calgary Flames (7-6-2, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins head into a matchup with the Calgary Flames as winners of three straight games.
CHICAGO (AP) — From start to finish, it was an emotional night for Evgeni Malkin.
Complete with a very happy ending.
Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists, and the Penguins topped the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday for their third straight win.
CHICAGO (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday night for their third straight win.
Evgeni Malkin scored in his 1,000th NHL game, helping Pittsburgh close out a 3-0 road trip.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tristan Jarry stopped all 32 shots he faced for his 12th career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 on Saturday night.
Bryan Rust had a goal and an assist, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel also scored, and Sidney Crosby had two assists for Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (9-4-1, second in the Central Division)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host the Pittsburgh Penguins after Kyle Connor recorded a hat trick in the Jets' 3-2 win against the Anaheim Ducks.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sidney Crosby had two goals and two assists for a season-high four points and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Thursday night.
Ryan Poehling, Kris Letang, Brock McGinn and Jake Guentzel also scored for the Penguins and Tristan Jarry stopped 19 shots.
Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (7-6-2, fourth in the Central Division)
Saint Paul, Minnesota; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Wild take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in a non-conference matchup.
Toronto Maple Leafs (8-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-6-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs take the ice in Eastern Conference play.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Casey DeSmith made 24 saves for his first win of the season, and the Pittsburgh Penguins took advantage of Darcy Kuemper’s struggles in net at the other end to beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 Wednesday night and snap their seven-game losing streak.
Pittsburgh Penguins (4-6-2, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Washington Capitals (5-6-2, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)
Washington; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host the Pittsburgh Penguins after Dylan Strome scored two goals in the Capitals' 5-4 win against the Edmonton Oilers.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists as the Edmonton Oilers used a four-goal second period to rally for a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.
Evander Kane, Zach Hyman and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each had a goal and an assist, and Tyson Barrie and Ryan McLeod also scored for the Oilers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored the 79th game-winner of his career and rallied Pittsburgh from a two-goal deficit to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 Saturday night for the Penguins' first road win of the season.
MONTREAL (AP) — Kirby Dach scored 3:09 into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.
Nick Suzuki had a goal and an assist for Montreal, which trailed 2-0 after two periods.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins admit it was a disappointing end to last season when they blew a 3-1 series lead in the opening round of the playoffs against the New York Rangers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-2 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
Jake Guentzel, Jason Zucker and Bryan Rust each had a goal and an assist, and Evgeni Malkin and Kasperi Kapanen also scored for Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — This is why Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stayed in Pittsburgh. And why the Penguins wanted them back, Sidney Crosby most of all.
Yes, they're well into their 30s. Yes, they have far fewer games in front of them than behind them.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The scene was mundane only in its familiarity.
Sidney Crosby working just off to the side of the net. Kris Letang circling the point. Evgeni Malkin coiled in the right circle.
Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin aren’t getting any younger, and New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald isn't shy about hoping that age finally catches up to the NHL Eastern Conference’s elite players.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby doesn't remember worrying about his age when he was 18. He's not about to do it now that he's nearly double that.
So what if the 35-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins captain has been in the NHL nearly half his life?
CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) — The angst was real. For Evgeni Malkin. And Sidney Crosby. And Kris Letang. And just about everyone else associated with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The trio that's served as the franchise's bedrock for the better part of two decades understood they were heading into a summer of uncertainty, a time when the business of professional hockey might get in the way of their singular bond.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan doesn't believe coaches have a “shelf life.”
Apparently, neither do his bosses.
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed their two-time Stanley Cup-winning head coach to a contract extension on Tuesday that runs through the 2026-27 season, a pact that doubled as a vote of confidence in the club's iconic core of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang and the fiery Sullivan's ability to lead them.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin is staying in Pittsburgh after all.
The Penguins and the Russian star agreed to a four-year contract late Tuesday night worth $6.1 million annually. The deal was signed just hours before the three-time Stanley Cup-winning center was set to become a free agent for the first time in his career.
Forward Valeri Nichushkin is staying put with the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche, while Evgeni Malkin’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Penguins may be over after 16 seasons.
Malkin has decided to become a free agent rather than re-sign with the Penguins before the start of free agency, a person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Monday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers.
“In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin," Hextall said Monday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust is staying in Pittsburgh.
The veteran forward, who was scheduled to become a free agent this summer, agreed to a six-year contract with the Penguins that will keep him with the club through 2028.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin wants to stay in Pittsburgh. So does Kris Letang. There's comfort in the only NHL city they've ever called home. Success too.
It's why neither three-time Stanley Cup champion has ever hit the open market during their long careers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not play in Game 6 Friday night against the New York Rangers.
Coach Mike Sullivan ruled out Crosby following the team’s morning skate.
New York Rangers (52-24-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (46-25-11, third in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -122, Penguins +102; over/under is 6.5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby made his way down the tunnel and out of sight. Any sense of security the Pittsburgh Penguins had in their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers disappeared right along with their captain.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were leading 2-0 in Game 5 of their first-round series against the New York Rangers when star center Sidney Crosby headed to the dressing room with about seven minutes left in the second period Wednesday night.
Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins were stymied by Igor Shesterkin during the regular season. They have now chased the the New York Rangers' Vezina Trophy finalist the last two games and are one win from advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four years.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Igor Shesterkin toyed with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the regular season. The New York Rangers' goaltender even waved Sidney Crosby and company off the ice following a shutout victory in early April.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Danton Heinen’s first playoff goal in three years just past the midway point of the third period broke a tie to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference series.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York coach Gerard Gallant was confident the Rangers would bounce back from a tough loss in the marathon series opener, and they did just that.
Artemi Panarin and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and two assists and the Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 in Game 2 on Thursday night to even the best-of-seven first-round series.
Columbus Blue Jackets (37-37-7, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (45-25-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus visits Pittsburgh looking to stop its four-game road skid.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The longest active playoff streak in North American professional sports is alive and well. It's the latest iteration of the group that has reached the postseason 16 straight years and counting that's in trouble.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five strides. That's all it took for Connor McDavid to race by two Pittsburgh Penguins and deliver a magnificent goal in what is becoming another masterpiece of a season for the Edmonton star.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Noah Cates had two goals and an assist, Martin Jones made 37 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Sunday.
Morgan Frost added a goal and an assist and Travis Konecny scored an empty-netter for the Flyers, who won their second straight after losing six in a row.
DETROIT (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Detroit Red Wings 7-2 on Saturday.
Kris Letang had a goal and two assists for the playoff-bound Penguins, who won for the third time in four games.
Pittsburgh Penguins (44-23-11, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Detroit Red Wings (30-38-10, sixth in the Atlantic)
Detroit; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit hosts Pittsburgh looking to stop its three-game home skid.
Boston Bruins (47-24-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (43-23-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host Boston after the Bruins knocked off St.
Pittsburgh Penguins (43-22-11, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Boston Bruins (45-24-5, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins host Pittsburgh after Jake Guentzel scored two goals in the Penguins' 6-3 victory over the Islanders.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored twice, Sidney Crosby also had a goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a playoff berth for the 16th straight season with a 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have been a model of consistency, yet understand the difficulty of qualifying for the playoffs.
It’s still certainly a yearly expectation for an organization that prides itself on trying to win the Stanley Cup each season.
New York Islanders (34-29-9, fifth in the Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (42-22-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York visits the Pittsburgh Penguins after the Islanders took down Pittsburgh 5-4 in a shootout.
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Parise and Josh Bailey each scored twice, and Kyle Palmieri had the lone goal in the shootout as the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Ilya Sorokin stopped Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang in the shootout and finished with a career-high 43 saves for New York.