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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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Washington Capitals overwhelm Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Andre Burakovsky scored twice, Nicklas Backstrom got his sixth of the playoffs and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night to force a Game 7 in …


UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

NHL Faceoff: Pressure still on Capitals, but spotlight is on Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 6

Three goals in five minutes sparked sing-song chants of “FLEU-RY! FLEU-RY!” and might’ve planted enough of a seed of belief for the Washington Capitals against the Pittsburgh Penguins.


UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin scored 27 seconds apart in the third period as the Washington Capitals avoided elimination by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 in Game 5. Nicklas Backstrom …


Penguins star Sidney Crosby returns to practice after concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is back at practice after a concussion. The two-time NHL MVP skated alongside his teammates on Friday morning. That’s four days after Crosby sustained a …


Penguins relying on grit, defense to take control vs. Caps

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins were a puck-hogging, ice-tilting blur last spring, overwhelming opponents with an avalanche of shots and sustained offensive pressure that ended with the franchise’s fourth Stanley …


Former NHLer Keith Primeau sorry for Sidney Crosby’s plight

Former NHL forward Keith Primeau has a good idea of what injured Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby is going through. The effects of four concussions forced Primeau to retire in …


NHL Playoff Capsules: Penguins take 3-1 series lead on Washington

The Pittsburgh Penguins found a way to win without injured star Sidney Crosby.


Penguins star Sidney Crosby out with another concussion

Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with another concussion and will miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington. Crosby left in the first period of Monday …


Caps, Pens arrive at showdown with key differences from ‘16

The Capitals and Penguins are almost unchanged from their playoff meeting a year ago. Small differences could make a major impact in their second-round series this season. Pittsburgh doesn’t have …


NHL Playoffs: Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights second round

It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL’s divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round.


UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 9:42 p.m.

NHL capsules: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 in OT to take 3-0 series lead

Jake Guentzel had a hat trick, including a goal at 13:10 of overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night …


Evgeni Malkin keen to go to Olympics, hopes Pittsburgh will let him

Evgeni Malkin wants to go to the Olympics and he hopes the Pittsburgh Penguins will allow it. Malkin described his wish to Russian sports daily Sovetsky Sport this week, just …


NHL Capsules: Penguins hang on to beat Hurricanes

Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored power-play goals, Scott Wilson picked up his eight of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Sunday.


NHL Capsules: New York Islanders outlast Penguins in shootout

John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night.


NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino lifts Pittsburgh Penguins over Buffalo

Nick Bonino scored the go-ahead goal with 5:29 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their 11th straight playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.


Paul Zeise: Time to legislate players such as Tom Sestito out of the NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins goon Tom Sestito was suspended four games for his cowardly late hit on Winnipeg’s Toby Enstrom Wednesday night.


NHL Capsules: Sidney Crosby, Penguins edge Flyers at Heinz Field

Sidney Crosby scored his NHL-leading 34th goal, Matt Murray made 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 at blustery Heinz Field on Saturday night.


Flyers, Penguins hoping for a dash of winter at Heinz Field

Mother Nature appears ready to make a kick save on spring ahead of Saturday night’s Stadium Series game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field. After a …


NHL roundup: Sidney Crosby picks up 21st, Penguins throttle Coyotes 7-0

Sidney Crosby left briefly after taking a stick to the face then returned and picked up his NHL-leading 21st goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the visiting Arizona Coyotes 7-0 …