Stories tagged: Pittsburgh Penguins
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 …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
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, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
650,000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup victory parade and rally have drawn an estimated 650,000 people, including some who say they “haven’t missed a game in years.” Players greeted cheering fans …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph
The salary cap was a passion project for Mario Lemieux, the owner, when the NHL wrestled with it during the 2004-05 lockout even though he knows it would have been …
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Penguins beat Predators 2-0, repeat as Stanley Cup champions
The Stanley Cup is returning to Pittsburgh after Patric Hornqvist scored the go-ahead goal on a bad-angle shot with 95 seconds left in a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins blow out Nashville Predators for 3-2 series lead
Six players scored and Sidney Crosby had three assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Pekka Rinne and blew out the Nashville Predators 6-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
A series has broken out in the Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins and Nashville Predators are tied at 2 games each heading into Game 5 on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Blue mutt named Stanley sets tone for Predators’ attacking style
The instant one of the Pittsburgh Penguins passes the puck to a teammate, one of the Nashville Predators closes in, taking away any time or space to operate.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Nashville Predators even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1
Frederick Gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the Nashville Predators with a Stanley Cup Final debut for the ages. And with Pekka Rinne turning …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Intensity, nastiness continue to build in Stanley Cup Final
P.K. Subban says ask the Pittsburgh Penguins if he’s getting under their skin. The All-Star defenseman only knows he apparently needs to work on his breath on the ice and …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Predators rout Penguins 5-1, pull within 2-1 in Stanley Cup Final
Pekka Rinne bounced back with 27 saves and the offense came alive as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Penguins, Predators face unusual extra time off in Stanley Cup Final
Time is on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ side, with or without momentum.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Third-period scoring spree gives Penguins 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Finals
Jake Guentzel scored twice and Matt Murray made 37 saves as the host Pittsburgh Penguins chased Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and moved two wins away from a second consecutive title …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms
The winning team went nearly two full periods without a shot. The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 minutes – and lost.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Guentzel’s goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1
Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville’s Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final
The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Minus Letang, anonymous Pittsburgh Penguins’ defense still thriving
The handful of men who carry out the most thankless of tasks for the Pittsburgh Penguins are a rag-tag group thrown together by circumstance and a touch of foresight by …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Chris Kunitz’s double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup
The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final. Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators meet in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night with a spot in the Stanley Cup final on the line. The Senators …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Hoffman’s goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7
Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins crush Ottawa Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it “getting to our game.” It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series
Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3
Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Ottawa Senators
Mike Sullivan calls the energetic back-and-forth on the Pittsburgh Penguins bench “a man’s argument.” If his players have something to say, Sullivan wants them to get it out. Enter Phil …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1
Bobby Ryan beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a breakaway 4:59 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
It’s a trap! Cup champion Penguins wary of stingy Senators
The Pittsburgh Penguins begin the next step in their quest for a second straight Stanley Cup in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa on Saturday. Pittsburgh is …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Mike Sullivan guides Penguins back to conference finals
The Pittsburgh Penguins looked like they needed a day off. Maybe more than one.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Penguins shut out Capitals in Game 7, advance to East final
Marc-Andre Fleury turned back the clock with a brilliant 29-save shutout, Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist scored and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 2-0 in Game 7 to …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Concussion spotter couldn’t pull Sidney Crosby for hitting boards
An NHL concussion spotter did not find Sidney Crosby’s headfirst slide into the boards to be a valid reason to remove him from the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Game 6 against the …