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PensBurgh Feb 18, 2017
Evgeni Malkin notches 500 assists

Evgeni Malkin notches 500 assists

Yet another Penguins milestone reached. The Pittsburgh Penguins have had a pretty massive milestone to focus on as of late, waiting for Sidney Crosby to finally hit 1,000 points in his career. And he did it during Kris Letang’s 600th game! Two milestones. Well, you know about how events and the like come in threes? Evgeni Malkin recorded his 500th assist against the Blue Jackets, and so: another milestone achieved. He’s the fourth Penguin to do it, after Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, and, of course, Sidney Crosby. Malkin, in 694 games played, has scored 319 goals and 500 assists, for a...
PensBurgh Feb 16, 2017
Pens Points: Cooling The Jets

Pens Points: Cooling The Jets

Kris Letang shares his addiction problem, Jake Guentzel's hockey world comes full-circle with the Penguins, and we look at why Jaromir Jagr is still awesome. All this and much more in today's Pens Points. Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning... The Pens are back in action tonight as they play host to the Winnipeg Jets. For high-flying Jets content, check out everyone over at Arctic Ice Hockey. Tonight, Sidney Crosby has an even better chance to cement his name into the history books as he looks to finally accrue 1,000 career points. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00! Yes,...
PensBurgh Feb 15, 2017
Kris Letang now has his own chocolate bar

Kris Letang now has his own chocolate bar

He loves chocolate so much, he created his own. That’s goals. Kris Letang is a professional athlete. As such, you know he’s taking care of his body; it’s part of his job description. That said... who can resist chocolate? Not Letang, apparently - to the extent that he helped create his very own chocolate bar. .@penguins player Kris Letang introduces his new candy bars. #WPXI #Pittsburgh #PGH @Letang_58 pic.twitter.com/7Hg62IAF66— Tony Ruffolo (@WPXITonyRuffolo) February 15, 2017 Now that’s levels of chocolate love most of us will never be able to reach, but that’s also...
Boston Herald Feb 12, 2017
Murphy's 1st of season wins it for Coyotes in OT vs. Pens

Murphy's 1st of season wins it for Coyotes in OT vs. Pens

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Connor Murphy was the first to acknowledge that he isnt a big goal scorer.The one he put in the net to end Saturday nights game was certainly great timing.Murphys first goal of the season came with 21.8 seconds left in overtime, giving the Arizona Coyotes a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.Murphys winner, his first career overtime goal, came after the Penguins overcame a 3-1 deficit inside of 5 1/2 minutes left to play in regulation. Josh Archibalds short-handed goal at 14:38 made it 3-2, and Phil Kessel put in a deflected shot from Kris Letang with...

From here out, schedule could be Penguins’ friend

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Kris Letang knows the company line well. Frankly, when discussing the strength of the schedule the Penguins will face the rest of ...

Blue Jackets beat Red Wings in overtime

Seth Jones took a drop pass from Brandon Dubinsky and wired a high slap shot past Petr Mrazek 3:22 into overtime, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory over the host Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Kris Versteeg scored the only shootout goal and visiting Calgary recovered after a third-period rally by Pittsburgh. Chad Johnson stopped 31 shots in regulation and turned away Pittsburgh’s Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby in the shootout before the Penguins’ Kris Letang hit the post on his team’s final try. Henrik Lundqvist made a season-high 43 saves, Michael Grabner...

Scrappy Penguins rookie center Rowney enjoys whirlwind journey

When Kris Letang stepped out of the penalty box and took off on a breakaway Saturday night, his biggest fan was about 100 feet behind ...
Boston Herald Feb 5, 2017
Crosby, Fleury lead Penguins to 4-1 win over Blues

Crosby, Fleury lead Penguins to 4-1 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS — After going four consecutive games without a goal, Sidney Crosby came up big against the St. Louis Blues.Crosby scored twice and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Blues 4-1 Saturday night.Hes been fantastic for us, defenseman Ian Cole said. Hes a world class player, the best player in the world. This year for us hes been our heartbeat. Hes been the guy that kind of paces us all year and he showed tonight how great he can be.Kris Letang and Justin Schultz also scored for the Penguins who are 20-2-2 when Crosby scores a goal.Marc-Andre Fleury, making his first...
The Hockey Writers Feb 3, 2017

Without Sheary, Penguins Depth Tested

Other than a brief Sidney Crosby absence due to a concussion, the Pittsburgh Penguins were very healthy through the first couple months of 2016-17. A few other players missed some time, but relatively speaking, the team suffered no major setbacks. It’s been a completely different story since the middle of December. Defensemen Kris Letang, Trevor […]

Morning Skate Memo: Mostly quiet on the Penguins front with CBJ in town

All of the hype surrounding Columbus’ visit to PPG Paints Arena on Friday night — Potential first-round preview! Bitter rivals! Cinderella against the defending champs! — failed to bring any extra zest to the Penguins’ morning skate. Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang and Phil Kessel skipped the optional practice. Evgeni Malkin and Conor Sheary watched from […]
MY NHL Trade Rumors Feb 1, 2017
NHL Injuries: Pens, Habs, Leafs, Devils, Sabres, Wings, Kings, Hawks, Avs, Ducks and Oilers

NHL Injuries: Pens, Habs, Leafs, Devils, Sabres, Wings, Kings, Hawks, Avs, Ducks and Oilers

On the Pittsburgh Penguins … Jason Mackey: The Penguins activated defenseman Kris Letang from the IR before last night’s game. On the Montreal Canadiens … SportsCentre: Defenseman Andrei Markov and forward David Desharnais returned to the lineup last night. Renaud Lavoie: Defenseman Jeff Petry missed last night’s game with the flu. On the Toronto Maple Leafs
PensBurgh Jan 31, 2017
Penguins vs. Predators: Hornqvist haunts old team with 2-goal night, Pens win

Penguins vs. Predators: Hornqvist haunts old team with 2-goal night, Pens win

Former Predator and current Penguin Patric Hornqvist scores two goals in the 2nd period and Pittsburgh wins 4-2 Pregame Welcome to the NHL, @carterrowney! pic.twitter.com/HxzuHwbYUz — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 31, 2017 Welcome to the show, Carter Rowney! The 27-year old makes his NHL debut after a long and unlikely road. And welcome back to the lineup Kris Letang after missing the last six with injury. Also of interest: Hornqvist back on the Crosby line for the first time in a while. 1st period Not too much going on early. The Predators score the first goal after...

Penguins notebook: Letang not looking to pace himself in return

The only pacing Kris Letang cared to ponder after Tuesday’s morning skate involved the tempo of the night’s game against Nashville. Back in the Penguins’ ...
Rotoworld Jan 31, 2017

Kris Letang skates again, will be a GTD - Kris Letang (D) Pittsburgh Penguins

Kris Letang skated Tuesday morning, but he is still regarded as a game-time decision to play against Nashville.

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