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NHL Capsules: Brayden Point scores 3 PP goals in 1:31, Lightning top Penguins

Brayden Point scored three straight power-play goals in 1:31 – the sixth-fastest three goals in NHL history – and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday …



UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

NHL season preview: Teams load up to challenge champion Washington Capitals

With a full voice and the shortest summer of his career behind him, T.J. Oshie hasn’t changed his tune that the Capitals can repeat.


AP source: Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick in trade with Pens

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired forward Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins, a person with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed to The …


No major changes for Penguins after 3-peat bid falls short

The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t expect the sting from their second-round playoff exit to fade anytime soon. They also don’t expect it to compel general manager Jim Rutherford to give the …


Capitals advance to conference finals for first time in 20 years

PITTSBURGH – Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in …


Playoff Capsules: Jakub Vrana helps Capitals rally past Penguins

Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take …


Penguins turn to defense, even NHL playoff series with Capitals

Jake Guentzel scored twice and the Penguins held Washington star Alex Ovechkin without a shot on goal for just the third time in 107 career playoff games to grind out …


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 9 p.m.

Alex Ovechkin’s late goal lifts Capitals by Penguins 4-3

Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory in Game 3 of their …


Capitals hold on to lead this time, beat Penguins in Game 2

With fresh memories of coughing up a two-goal lead in Game 1, this time the Washington Capitals took it to the Pittsburgh Penguins and emerged with a 4-1 victory in …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 1

Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of the second-round …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 1:38 p.m.

Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin skates, progressing for return from injury

Evgeni Malkin skated with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates for the first time since suffering an apparent leg injury last week. Malkin will miss at least Game 1 of the back-to-back …


Turn it up to 11? Pens, Caps have lots of playoff history

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will meet in the playoffs for the 11th time when they clash in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Penguins have dominated their rivals in …


Same series, different year: Penguins-Capitals meet again

The Penguins and Capitals say they are different teams as they meet in the second round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year. It’s still Sidney Crosby versus Alex …


Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin, Carl Hagelin in Game 1 vs. Caps

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without center Evgeni Malkin and forward Carl Hagelin when the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions open their Eastern Conference semifinal series Thursday night in Washington. …


NHL playoffs: Penguins, Predators push into second round

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with an 8-5 victory …


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

Sean Couturier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6

Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 night to force sixth game in the …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Sidney Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs

Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins’ career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. The Penguins lead the …


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 8 p.m.

Flyers beat Penguins 5-1 in Game 2 to tie series

Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists, Brian Elliott stopped 34 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers cooled off the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 to even the first-round series at a …


UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Sidney Crosby’s hat trick pushes Penguins past Flyers 7-0

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message in their playoff opener. The Penguins captain got his third career postseason hat trick, Evgeni Malkin added a highlight-reel goal and …


NHL capsules: Penguins earn 12th straight playoff berth; Vegas clinches Pacific Division

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ quest for a three-peat is officially on. Patric Hornqvist picked up his 200th career goal and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions clinched their 12th straight playoff …


NHL capsules: Taylor Hall scores in overtime to lift New Jersey past Pittsburgh

Taylor Hall beat Matt Murray on a breakaway 27 seconds into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the host Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.


NHL Capsules: Jamie Oleksiak leads Penguins to 3-1 win over Stars

Jamie Oleksiak scored a goal against his former team to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

NHL Capsules: Penguins continue OT dominance in win over Flames

Justin Schultz took a pass from Phil Kessel and buried it in the wide-open net 2:36 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames …


NHL capsules: Penguins rout Hurricanes 6-1 for sixth straight victory

Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin each had two goals and an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-1 on Friday night in Raleigh, North Carolina, for their …


NHL capsules: Penguins beat Kings 3-1 for 10th straight home win

Zach Aston-Reese broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Thursday night for their 10th straight home victory.


NHL capsules: Travis Zajac’s 3 points lead Devils past Penguins, 3-1

Travis Zajac scored two goals and set up another as the New Jersey Devils limited Pittsburgh to a season-low 16 shots in posting a 3-1 victory on Saturday night, ending …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

Donald Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Stanley Cup champion Penguins

After criticizing NFL players, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honoring the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office and celebrated their …


As regular season begins, Penguins eye first NHL three-peat in 35 years

The parade celebrating the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second straight Stanley Cup was still raging on that hot afternoon in mid-June when Mike Sullivan decided it was time to up the ante.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

Penguins coach: White House visit is not a political stance

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan says his team’s decision to attend the White House is not a political statement. The Stanley Cup champions will make the traditional visit this season, …