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NHL Capsules: Conor Sheary scores twice to help Pittsburgh Penguins edge Edmonton Oilers

Conor Sheary scored twice, including the winner with 1:42 left, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night.


Sydney Crosby, Connor McDavid face off for first time

The comparisons are inevitable. Connor McDavid understands it. So does Sidney Crosby.


In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals

NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …


Penguins’ Sidney Crosby out with concussion; no timetable for return

Sidney Crosby collided with a Pittsburgh Penguins teammate last Friday at practice and thought nothing of it. Just one of those things.


President Obama honors Stanley Cup winners at White House

President Barack Obama honored the Pittsburgh Penguins at the White House on Thursday for completing what he described as one of the most remarkable turnarounds in the history of the …


Sidney Crosby hoists Stanley Cup during parade in Canada

Sidney Crosby received a rousing reception during a parade in Canada, with the Pittsburgh Penguins captain showing off the Stanley Cup to his hometown fans.


NHL schedule for 2016-17 condensed for World Cup, bye weeks

The 2016-17 NHL schedule is jam-packed, thanks to a late start because of the World Cup and a bye week for each team.


Penguins to raise Stanley Cup banner Oct. 13 vs. Capitals

The Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins open the 2016-17 NHL season at home on Thursday, Oct. 13, against the Washington Capitals.


Penguins fans flood streets to celebrate Stanley Cup victory

After a false start last week, Pittsburgh Penguins fans came through in a huge way Wednesday for the team’s Stanley Cup victory parade.


Sharks look to force 7th game in Cup final vs. Penguins

The Sharks looks to stave off elimination for a second straight contest and force a decisive seventh game in the final when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 …


Sharks stave off elimination, top Penguins in Game 5

Martin Jones stopped everything.


Phil Kessel, Penguins look to close out Sharks in Game 5

Phil Kessel insists nothing has changed. Not his game. Not his attitude. Not the shape of his body or his commitment to winning.


Sullivan pushing all the right buttons for Penguins

There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan’s deft attempts to a get player’s attention and that player almost immediately elevating his game is unmistakable.


Penguins move to brink of title with 3-1 win vs. Sharks

Bounce-back performances from two key players moved the Pittsburgh Penguins to the brink of winning the Stanley Cup.


Joonas Donskoi’s overtime goal gives Sharks victory over Penguins in Game 3

The fans in San Jose waited 25 years for their first Stanley Cup Final. A few extra minutes for an overtime victory wouldn’t be a problem.


Sharks hope return home turns tide in final vs. Penguins

The San Jose Sharks can take at least one positive out of losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh.


Sharks’ 25-year trip takes them from Cow Palace to Cup Final

The San Jose Sharks have come a long way from their original home at the Cow Palace with its undersized ice rink and lingering aroma from its use for rodeos …


Penguins seize 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Final

Sidney Crosby enters the faceoff circle with a plan every time, well aware it will almost certainly evaporate once the puck smacks the ice.


Long road to Cup Final ends for rebuilt Sharks and Penguins

It wasn’t supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this long to reach their first Stanley Cup Final. It wasn’t supposed to take this long for Sidney Crosby to guide …


Johnson’s OT deflection lifts Lightning over Penguins 4-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.


Penguins fire Mike Johnston; Mike Sullivan takes over

The Pittsburgh Penguins fired coach Mike Johnston and assistant Gary Agnew on Saturday morning with the high-profile team languishing in the middle of the pack in the crowded Metropolitan Division …


In brief: Rangers strike early, hold off Pittsburgh in game one

NHL: Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the host New York Rangers won the opener of their …


In brief: Islanders send Penguins to fifth straight loss

NHL: The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent the majority of the Sidney Crosby era treating the regular season as an 82-game exhibition until the playoffs start. Not this year. Not by …


Boston Bruins blank Sidney-Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL: Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin …


Penguins star Sidney Crosby diagnosed with the mumps

Add Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby to the growing list of NHL players dealing with the mumps. The Penguins announced the diagnosis Sunday after holding the two-time MVP out of …


Penguins hire Portland Winterhawks’ Mike Johnston as coach

The Pittsburgh Penguins have insisted during their extensive front office overhaul that the on-ice product doesn’t need to change much for the franchise to return to the NHL’s elite. Mike …


In brief – Miami sweeps Charlotte

NBA: LeBron James scored 31 points, and the Miami Heat completed a first-round sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 109-98 victory Monday night in Charlotte, N.C. James scored 19 …


Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all those who doubt them

The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all the doubters. In fact, they almost welcome them. “People were waiting for us to falter, kind of waiting to say, ‘I told you …


Bruins’ Shawn Thornton suspended 15 games

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton was suspended for 15 games without pay the NHL announced on Saturday for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik. Thornton went after Orpik …


Avalanche top Penguins to keep rolling

NHL: Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned aside 34 shots for his second shutout in 11 days and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Penguins 1-0 in Pittsburgh on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog scored …