9:06 AM EST, Fri February 12, 2016

Empty Netter Assists - Recapping Penguins-Rangers - 02-11-16

Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “We played pretty well. We just didn’t the put the puck in the net. They had their scoring chances, and they did.” - Penguins right winger Bryan Rust. -The Associated Press' recap. "We had some good chances. They capitalized on theirs and we didn't. That was the difference." - Captain/center Sidney Crosby. -The New York Daily News' recap. Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (above, stopping Penguins left winger Carl Hagelin) had his first shutout since Nov. 23. -The Bergen (N.J.) Record's recap. “To make a statement like...
New York Post Feb 11, 2016

What the Rangers did to stop red-hot Sidney Crosby

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby had appeared more unstoppable than usual, scoring 12 goals and adding seven assists over nine games to bring the Penguins back into the postseason picture. But Wednesday night, the Rangers may have achieved something even more remarkable — making the league’s best player disappear. With a 3-0 win at CONSOL Energy...
Newsday Feb 10, 2016

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist pitches shutout against Penguins

PITTSBURGH -- Backed by Henrik Lundqvist's 34 saves, the Rangers extended their winning streak to four games with an impressive 3-0 blanking of Sidney Crosby and the Penguins on Wednesday night.
PensBurgh Feb 10, 2016

Penguins vs. Rangers recap: Pens party the opposite of hard

The Pittsburgh Penguins control play early and out-shoot the Rangers on the night, but fall 3-0. See the highlights and read the analysis here. The Pittsburgh Penguins have been flying high on Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang factoring into the majority of goals scored lately, and tonight was a harsh reminder of what happens when they don't come through. That being not so good tonight. The Goals The Rangers first power play expires but Kevin Hayes scores in transition on a nice play to give NYR a 1-0 lead in the first period. Kevin Hayes goal pic.twitter.com/uOxvf9uNT3 — Stephanie...

Live Blog: Rangers beat Pens, 3-0

The Rangers missed the Penguins’ early-season struggles but they’ll see plenty of their Metropolitan Division rival now that Sidney Crosby and Co. have re-found their game thanks to the hiring of former Rangers assistant Mike Sullivan and a trade for former Ranger left wing Carl Hagelin. Tonight’s meeting at Consol Energy Center is the first of four between the teams over the Rangers’ final 28 games this season. With the Rangers in second place in the division and the Penguins battling for third, a third straight playoff matchup is certainly a possibility. This game marks the first...

Pens tonight, but Simmonds/Flyers loom Sunday

Possible payback against the Flyers and Wayne Simmonds is looming. “He’s been in enough altercations to know that it’s coming,” Rangers fourth-line muscle Tanner Glass said after Wednesday’s practice at the Madison Square Garden Training Center in Greenburgh, N.Y. of Simmonds, who concussed captain Ryan McDonagh with a gloved blow to the jaw in the Rangers’ 3-2 shootout win at Philadelphia on Saturday. But streaking Sidney Crosby and the surging Penguins, the Rangers’ opponent tonight at Consol Energy Center, are just looming first. The teams play for the first time since the...
Beaver County Times Feb 10, 2016

Kunitz reaping benefits of Crosby's resurgence

Sidney Crosby again is the talk of the NHL.
New York Daily News Feb 9, 2016
Crosby won't respond to Vigneault's charge NHL favors him

Crosby won't respond to Vigneault's charge NHL favors him

Sidney Crosby, saw no benefit to addressing Alain Vigneault’s suggestion that the NHL favors the Pens’ captain.

Rossi: Rangers are blue ice the Penguins must melt

Mike Sullivan’s words were as sharp Tuesday as Sidney Crosby’s shots have been lately. “The past is the past,” Sullivan said. That leaves the present, ...
PensBurgh Feb 9, 2016

Pens Points: Ride the Wild Wind

Daily source of Pittsburgh Penguins and NHL news and stories. Good morning one and all, Trying to find the right words for how well Sidney Crosby is playing right now isn't easy. With four key forwards out of the lineup with injuries (Malkin, Fehr, Bennett, Bonino) he has taken his effort and game to another level. There are literally 500 articles this morning all saying the exact same thing using different superlatives, but I chose this one because it has a little sidebar with 5 Hart Trophy candidates and trust me this is going to change. [National Post] The Hagelin-for-Perron trade seems...
PensBurgh Feb 9, 2016

the Underlying Numbers: Penguins vs. Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks came to town to face the Penguins, and the Penguins unleashed hell on them, primarily in the form of Sidney Crosby Six goals. For the second time this season, the Penguins scored six goals. It looks like Mike Sullivan has finally gotten the Penguins turned into the offensive juggernaut we expected to see from them in October. The Penguins have scored five goals in 5 different games under Sullivan, plus six goals in 2 games. Under Johnston, the Penguins scored five goals one time. Lines and Pairings Here is your #Pens lineup for tonight's Monday night matchup...
David Perron-Carl Hagelin deal a win-win for Ducks, Penguins

David Perron-Carl Hagelin deal a win-win for Ducks, Penguins

PITTSBURGH – David Perron was informed by his general manager at about 2 a.m. after the team landed back in its home city after a loss. Carl Hagelin was told by his general manager after he had gone home following a victory. The veteran wingers...
Beaver County Times Feb 8, 2016
Sidney Crosby's four points lead Pens past Ducks 6-2

Sidney Crosby's four points lead Pens past Ducks 6-2

A constant storyline over the past couple of months stood out again in the Penguins' 6-2 win Monday over the Ducks — a multi-point effort from Sidney Crosby that pushed his team to a victory.

Ducks postgame (Or, in praise of Crosby)

Sidney Crosby creates a conundrum for those of us who cover the team every day, especially when he shines as he did Monday night with two goals and two assists in a 6-2 win over Anaheim. How does one adequately …

Crosby’s 2 goals, 2 assists lead Penguins past Ducks

Hours before the Penguins’ 6-2 victory over Anaheim on Monday night at Consol Energy Center, the scrum of reporters vacated the area around Sidney Crosby’s ...

Sidney Crosby Photos

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