2:30 PM EST, Sat January 21, 2017
Pension Plan Puppets 7 hours ago
From the Branches: Battle of Ontario, Chapter 3

From the Branches: Battle of Ontario, Chapter 3

This time it’s in an NHL arena! Hi, I’m brigstew. You might remember from such memes as when I replyfail all the time. I am probably the least knowledgeable person now in the PPP masthead, but what I lack in knowledge I make for in grit, effort, and silly photoshopped gifs and images involving cats, London Knights head coaches, Phil Kessel, and all our current and most beloved Maple Leafs. Also, I say fuck [insert player or team I don’t like] a lot. Today’s [subject] du jour is Chris Neil. Ahem... Fuck Chris Neil! Introductions out of the way, let’s get to the links. Leafs...
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Penguins use 4-goal period to rout Hurricanes

Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist during Pittsburgh’s four-goal second period, and the visiting Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 7-1 on Friday for their third consecutive victory. Trevor Daley scored early and Matt Murray finished with 27 saves while earning his 16th victory — most among NHL rookies. Ryan Ellis and James Neal scored in the shootout as visiting Nashville won for the fifth time in six games by snapping Edmonton’s four-game winning streak. Predators defenseman P.K. Subban, who missed 16 games with an upper-body injury, was activated from injured reserve and...
FOX Sports 16 hours ago
Big 2nd period helps Penguins beat Hurricanes 7-1

Big 2nd period helps Penguins beat Hurricanes 7-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist during Pittsburgh's four-goal second period, and the Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 7-1 on Friday night.
Beaver County Times 16 hours ago
Big 2nd period helps Penguins beat Hurricanes 7-1

Big 2nd period helps Penguins beat Hurricanes 7-1

Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist during Pittsburgh's four-goal second period, and the Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 7-1 on Friday night.

MORNING SKATE MEMO: Pens vs. Caps

Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Matt Cullen didn’t participate in an optional morning skate today in Washington, which would normally not be unusual in the slightest. The team practiced the last two days. Established guys can take a morning off if they’d like. But since there’s been a stomach bug making its way through the […]

Penguins’ Crosby, Malkin land All-Star nods

As President Barack Obama and many others have declared, Phil Kessel still is a Stanley Cup champion. But the Penguins’ right winger, who ranked eighth ...

Penguins winning at historic pace, but losses are epic

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel have something in common with Roberto Clemente, Bill Mazeroski and Dick Groat. Matt Murray and Marc-Andre Fleury can ...

AFTERMATH: Pens 3, Hurricanes 2. Luck changing for Hagelin, Hornqvist, Kunitz.

Even during a night when much went wrong for the Penguins, fortune still favored them. For much of December, Carl Hagelin, Chris Kunitz and Patric Hornqvist couldn’t buy a goal. They represented the kind of top-six skill that allowed the Penguins to put Phil Kessel on a third line, yet they entered Wednesday’s game against […]
FOX Sports Dec 26, 2016
What teams play on Hockey Night in Canada this week?

What teams play on Hockey Night in Canada this week?

Here's the full schedule for the New Year's Eve version of Hockey Night In Canada as the NHL rings in a new year.2016 was a significant year for the NHL. It saw many priceless moments, including Phil Kessel finding redemption by lifting the Stanley Cup. Hockey Night In Canada has been re...
PensBurgh Dec 25, 2016
Matt Cullen’s kids are the luckiest - they got to play hockey with Phil Kessel

Matt Cullen’s kids are the luckiest - they got to play hockey with Phil Kessel

Who WOULDN’T want to play hockey with the Phil?? It looks like a group of some of the most loveable Pittsburgh Penguins decided to spend Christmas together. Or at the very least, Christmas Eve. Phil Kessel, Nick Bonino, Matt Cullen and respective families met up for a game night! Christmas Eve game night with the Cullen's and Bonino's A photo posted by Phil Kessel (@phil_kessel_81_) on Dec 24, 2016 at 7:46pm PST The best game of all, though? Without a doubt, it was hockey. Christmas Eve at the Cullen's. Merry Christmas! A photo posted by Phil Kessel (@phil_kessel_81_) on...

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