5:30 AM EST, Fri March 01, 2024
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 4 hours ago

Philipp Grubauer posts first shutout of season as Kraken topple Penguins 2-0

Philipp Grubauer made 33 saves and posted his first shutout of the season, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Alex Wennberg scored and the Seattle Kraken beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 on Thursday night.
PensBurgh 4 hours ago
Penguins/Kraken Recap: Puck luck runs dry, Pens lose in rainy Seattle

Penguins/Kraken Recap: Puck luck runs dry, Pens lose in rainy Seattle

Photo by Steph Chambers/ Pittsburgh’s four-game winning streak is snapped in a frustrating game where they didn’t play poorly, but couldn’t do the most important thing (score) Pregame The Penguins use the same lineup tonight as their win last game. Almost hockey time! ⏰ pic.twitter.com/G6ucb0QKBt— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) March 1, 2024 First period It was a solid start for the Pens, who did everything short of scoring a goal in the early going. The game was played in Seattle’s end for the first 10 minutes about as much as you’ll see in an NHL...
Sportsnet.ca 10 hours ago
Will Penguins look to move Guentzel or Smith ahead of trade deadline?

Will Penguins look to move Guentzel or Smith ahead of trade deadline?

Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli joins Kyper and Bourne to discuss whether the Pittsburgh Penguins are still looking to move forward Jake Guentzel ahead of the NHL trade deadline and the interest being showed by many teams for forward Reilly Smith.
Behind the Steel Curtain 12 hours ago
3 biggest takeaways from Omar Khan’s NFL Combine press conference

3 biggest takeaways from Omar Khan’s NFL Combine press conference

Photo by Justin Casterline/ What stood out in Khan’s presser in Indianapolis? After a two-day delay, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Omar Khan took to the podium in Indianapolis to speak to the media at the NFL Combine. These are the most noteworthy nuggets that caught my attention as we continue to roll toward the new league year. Pittsburgh is open to all ideas at quarterback I asked Khan how aggressive he and the organization planned on being when it comes to acquiring a proven quarterback. “We’re looking at every option,” Khan said. “Right now we...
Behind the Steel Curtain 14 hours ago
2024 NFL Combine Open Thread DL and LBs

2024 NFL Combine Open Thread DL and LBs

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Offensive lineman Cordy Glenn of Georgia participates in a drill during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/) | 3pm ET Thursday edition The NFL in its infinite wisdom decided to go with the NFL Channel only this year. The Steelers hold picks #20 - 1st, #51 - 2nd, #84 - 3rd, #120 & #121 - 4th, #197 - 6th, #238 - 7th. They really need to hit those picks in the first four rounds again this season. Today we have DL and LBs, I don’t think they’ll choose an OLB...
Behind the Steel Curtain 15 hours ago
Two top cornerback prospects have formal meetings with Steelers

Two top cornerback prospects have formal meetings with Steelers

Photo by Ryan Kang/ Multiple cornerbacks have met with the Steelers The Pittsburgh Steelers are heavily expected to take a cornerback early in the NFL Draft, and several top prospects have confirmed that they have met formally with the Steelers. Alabama’s Kool-Aid McKinstry and Michigan’s Mike Sainristil have both had formal meetings with the Steelers. Sainristil added that he models his game after former Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton. The Steelers had a formal meeting with Kool-Aid McKinstry. Add another top cornerback to the meetings list.— Nick Farabaugh...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 15 hours ago
2024 NFL combine: Steelers looking at cornerbacks of all shapes and sizes this week in Indianapolis

2024 NFL combine: Steelers looking at cornerbacks of all shapes and sizes this week in Indianapolis

The top corners are jockeying for pole position to be the first player off the board on draft day. 
Behind the Steel Curtain 16 hours ago
Steelers Reacts Survey: Draft needs, Diontae Johnson’s future + more

Steelers Reacts Survey: Draft needs, Diontae Johnson’s future + more

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Pittsburgh Steelers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys. Please take our survey Check out DraftKings Sportsbook, the official sportsbook partner of SB Nation.
Behind the Steel Curtain 16 hours ago
Multiple cornerback prospects praise Mike Tomlin at NFL Combine

Multiple cornerback prospects praise Mike Tomlin at NFL Combine

Photo by Joe Sargent/ Several potential future Steelers praised Tomlin It seems that no matter where you go in the NFL sphere, everyone has nothing but great things to say about Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. That includes several defensive back prospects who took the podium today at the NFL Combine. Oregon cornerback Khyree Jackson said he spoke with Tomlin and defensive coordinator Teryl Austin at the Senior Bowl. Chris Carter of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette followed up and asked Jackson his thoughts on Tomlin, to which Jackson said the Steelers’ head...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 18 hours ago
Analysis: On leap day, let’s take stock of the Pirates who must make the biggest strides in 2024

Analysis: On leap day, let’s take stock of the Pirates who must make the biggest strides in 2024

On leap day, let’s examine which Pirates must make the biggest leap forward in 2024.
Behind the Steel Curtain 18 hours ago
NFL combine schedule 2024: When, how to watch the Steelers’ top draft prospects

NFL combine schedule 2024: When, how to watch the Steelers’ top draft prospects

Photo by Kara Durrette/ Testing for the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off Thursday afternoon, with defensive linemen and linebackers participating in drills, working through the rest of the position groups day by day before Steelers fans get to the finale they’ve all been waiting for — offensive linemen — on Sunday, March 3. Undoubtedly, the most glaring needs on the Steelers’ draft board will be offensive line (center and tackle), cornerback and inside linebacker. Steelers fans will have plenty to watch throughout the weekend to catch up with some of their...
PensBurgh 19 hours ago
Opportunity (and necessity) is leading to production for three key Penguins forwards

Opportunity (and necessity) is leading to production for three key Penguins forwards

Photo by Pamela Smith/ The Pittsburgh Penguins need these forwards to produce, and so far they are. When winger Jake Guentzel was knocked out of the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup there was every reason to believe that their playoff chances were finished. They were already facing a daunting task in trying to make up a nearly double-digit point deficit in the standings (with several teams between them), and now they were going to have to do that without their best winger, who might end up being traded before he returns to the lineup. That was not what a struggling offense...
Behind the Steel Curtain 19 hours ago
Steelers long-time play-by-play announcer Bill Hillgrove retires

Steelers long-time play-by-play announcer Bill Hillgrove retires

Photo by George Gojkovich/ The local legend has called Steelers games for the past 30 seasons. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ long-time play-by-play announcer, Bill Hillgrove, announced his retirement from Steelers Radio Network Thursday, officially putting a bow on his announcing duties after 30 seasons with the team. Hillgrove, a Western Pennsylvania native, made his way into the Pittsburgh radio scene in the 1960s, officially joining the Pitt Panthers basketball team as a road game broadcaster in 1969, eventually making his way to Pitt Football as the color commentator...
PensBurgh 22 hours ago
Game Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Seattle Kraken 2/29/2024 - Lines, how to watch

Game Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Seattle Kraken 2/29/2024 - Lines, how to watch

Photo by Jeff Halstead/Icon Sportswire via Leap on into our game preview! Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (27-21-8, 62 points, 6th place Metropolitan Division) @ Seattle Kraken (25-22-11, 61 points, 6th place Pacific Division) When: 10 p.m. ET How to Watch: Sportsnet Pittsburgh and Root Sports NW in the local markets, streaming on ESPN+ Pens’ Path Ahead: The Pens head back across the border after tonight for a Saturday/Sunday b-2-b with Calgary and Edmonton over the weekend. Then it’s back to the ‘Burgh for a pair of mid-week division matchups with Columbus and...
PensBurgh 23 hours ago
Pens Points: Kraken Waters

Pens Points: Kraken Waters

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Catch up on the latest hockey headlines in today’s Pens Points. Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning... Is Sidney Crosby a good hockey player? You be the judge of that. On Tuesday, Crosby became just the ninth player in NHL history to record 1,000 even-strength points, earning the milestone in his 1,246th career game and becoming the fourth-fastest player in league history to hit the mark, according to the Penguins’ PR department. [PensBurgh] The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 1A-1B-style goalie tandem has become the norm in...

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