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PensBurgh 6 hours ago
Sidney Crosby Highly Regarded In NHLPA Poll

Sidney Crosby Highly Regarded In NHLPA Poll

Photo by Joe Hrycych/NHLI via The Penguins captain was named among the best in the NHL according to his peers. In a recent poll conducted by the NHL Players Association, Sidney Crosby was voted in some of the highest regards among his peers. When asked who the best forward in the league was, Crosby finished second in voting behind the Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid. Crosby would finish ahead of McDavid however, when asked if you needed to win one game, who you would want on your team? Crosby also finished first when asked who the most complete player in...
The Hockey Writers 22 hours ago

Pittsburgh Penguins You Forgot About

To date, there have been 659 skaters and 65 goalies to play at least one game in a Pittsburgh Penguins uniform. There are the obvious ones, like Mario Lemieux or Sidney Crosby, but there is a long list of star players who spent a small portion of their illustrious careers in the Steel City. Related: […] The post Pittsburgh Penguins You Forgot About appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 2, 2020
NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers

Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry came to be, how the teams stack up against each other currently, and how the matchup may look down the road. In the latest edition of our NHL Rivalry series: we take a look at the exciting rivalry between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers. NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Pittsburgh Penguins...
PensBurgh Apr 1, 2020
Mike Sullivan speaks for first time since season pause

Mike Sullivan speaks for first time since season pause

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Touching on a wide range of topics, Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan spoke with the media for the first time since the season went on pause three weeks ago. For the first time since the NHL hit pause on the 2019-20 back on March 12th, Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan spoke to the media on Tuesday and covered a wide range of topics during the nearly 30 minute video conference. Since suspending the season nearly three weeks ago, several Penguins players have recorded short video messages with fans and captain Sidney Crosby participated in a...
CBC News Mar 31, 2020
Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby favourites again in NHLPA annual poll

Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby favourites again in NHLPA annual poll

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL's top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player.
Pausing the Penguins: What to make of what could be a lost season for Sidney Crosby?

Pausing the Penguins: What to make of what could be a lost season for Sidney Crosby?

With one eye still on the future, the Post-Gazette is looking back at what each Penguins player did in 2019-20.
PensBurgh Mar 28, 2020
Looking back at Mario Lemieux’s last goal in the NHL.

Looking back at Mario Lemieux’s last goal in the NHL.

Photo by Linda Cataffo/NY Daily News Archive via Come for Mario’s last goal. Stay for Sidney Crosby’s first big monent. It was a hockey night in Pittsburgh back in 2005. It was Sidney Crosby’s first game against his childhood team, Montreal. Crosby suited up next to one of his childhood idols, Mario Lemieux. Crosby’s father, Troy, was in the house and he was also drafted by the Canadiens in the 1984 NHL Draft, the same year Mario went first overall to the Penguins. It was one night after losing to the Atlanta Thrashers! So many great sights to behold - all brought to you by Mike...
PensBurgh Mar 27, 2020
Sidney Crosby Takes Part in Zoom Conference Call During League Stoppage Due To Coronavirus

Sidney Crosby Takes Part in Zoom Conference Call During League Stoppage Due To Coronavirus

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via The Penguins captain spoke to the media about the current state of things. Yesterday afternoon, Sidney Crosby took part in speaking to the media along with other Metropolitan Division players. The Carolina Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal, the New York Rangers’ Marc Staal, and the Philadelphia Flyers’ Claude Giroux all took part in offering their thoughts on the current status of the league, with play suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak. NHL players, they're just like us. They use Zoom! pic.twitter.com/skv5hFuLav— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) March...
Last Word on Hockey Mar 26, 2020
How Skipping to the NHL Playoffs Would Impact the St. Louis Blues

How Skipping to the NHL Playoffs Would Impact the St. Louis Blues

Some of the NHL players participated in a video webinar for the media on Thursday and both Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby and Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin agreed that if the NHL does return this season, they wouldn't mind the regular season being over and starting with the NHL playoffs. If that is the case, what would that mean for the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues? The Positives in Starting With the NHL Playoffs The first thing on everybody's mind is the fact that the players haven't been allowed to work out as a team. Some players have posted videos...
Sportsnet.ca Mar 26, 2020
Crosby, Ovechkin hoping NHL jumps into playoffs if season resumes

Crosby, Ovechkin hoping NHL jumps into playoffs if season resumes

It remains to be seen whether any regular-season NHL games or the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be played at all, but Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin are on the same page in regards to any restart to the campaign. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News Mar 26, 2020
Crosby, Ovechkin on board with skipping remainder of regular season if NHL resumes

Crosby, Ovechkin on board with skipping remainder of regular season if NHL resumes

Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin wouldn't mind the NHL going right into the playoffs if the league's able to resume the 2019-20 season in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 26, 2020
Penguins’ Sidney Crosby OK if NHL resumes with playoffs

Penguins’ Sidney Crosby OK if NHL resumes with playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says he wouldn’t mind if the NHL went straight to the playoffs if the season is able to resume. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 25, 2020
Injured Penguins forward Guentzel on schedule for possible return

Injured Penguins forward Guentzel on schedule for possible return

Pittsburgh Penguins All-Star forward Jake Guentzel’s recovery from shoulder surgery is on schedule, opening the door for him to play at some point should the NHL return this season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Mar 25, 2020

Penguins’ Most Creative Player Nicknames Through the Years

Every professional hockey player acquires a nickname by the end of his career, whether he plays just a few games or a collection of seasons. These nicknames are often simple, with the letters “er” or “y” added to the end of the first or last name, like with the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Bryan “Rusty” Rust or […] The post Penguins’ Most Creative Player Nicknames Through the Years appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Mar 24, 2020
Happy anniversary to Mario Lemieux’s 1,000th career point

Happy anniversary to Mario Lemieux’s 1,000th career point

On this day in 1992 Mario Lemieux joined the 1,000 point club Here is an interesting one to look back on. On this day (March 24) in 1992 Pittsburgh Penguins legend and hockey icon Mario Lemieux made some history by joining the 1,000 point club in a 4-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. On its own that is a noteworthy accomplishment. At the time he was just the 36th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000 point mark, and even today it is a milestone that only 90 players have ever reached. What makes Lemieux’s journey to 1,000 points so incredible is that he reached...

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