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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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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 …