3:23 PM EDT, Thu September 19, 2019
Last Word on Hockey 6 hours ago
NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche, Winnipeg Jets

NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche, Winnipeg Jets

Welcome to another Thursday's worth of NHL Rumours here at Last Word on Hockey. Preseason is underway and teams are beginning to shave down their training camp rosters to finalize their rosters. However, a few large names are still absent from camp, whether it be due to contract disputes or other reasons. Today, we look at rumblings surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche, and Winnipeg Jets. All NHL Rumours are taken from their source and are subject to change. NHL Rumours Pittsburgh Penguins Rumour: Penguins forward Bryan Rust is struggling to find a solid spot in the lineup...
PensBurgh 7 hours ago
Preseason Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Preseason Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Pittsburgh Penguins

It’s the home (preseason) opener for the Pens. Find out the rosters for both teams, how to watch and what to watch for Who: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Pittsburgh Penguins When: Today at 7:00pm How to watch: streaming on pittsburghpenguins.com (Note as the team has said, “because of NHL broadcast rules, the streams will only be available in the Pittsburgh region” so you are out of luck unless you can figure a way to get them to think you live in the western PA area...) The game is also available on the radio on 105.9 The X, and to be streamed online so you can hear it that way...
The Cannon 8 hours ago
Preseason Game #2 Preview/Gamethread: Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins

Preseason Game #2 Preview/Gamethread: Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Here’s what you need to know. Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh PenguinsThursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00 ESTPPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PARadio: WBNS 97.1 FMOpponent’s blog: Pensburgh Columbus Blue Jackets (1-0-0)@Pittsburgh Penguins (0-0-1) The Columbus Blue Jackets make their first road trip of the preseason tonight, taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first of two meetings between the clubs this preseason. The Jackets are coming off of a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres, while the Penguins are coming off of a 5-4 overtime loss to the...
PensBurgh 9 hours ago
Pens Points: Back in (Preseason) Action

Pens Points: Back in (Preseason) Action

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Regular season puck drop is two weeks away, but first, the Penguins still have some sorting out do to in the preseason. Get the latest news from Pens camp in today’s Pens Points. Two weeks from now the Penguins will be preparing to open their 2019-20 season against the Buffalo Sabres. Before that can happen though, there is still some preseason business to take care of. Metro division rival the Columbus Blue Jackets come to town this evening and several big names are set to make their preseason debut for the Penguins. Gear up for a preseason game day...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 hours ago
Mike Sullivan's message to Penguins goalie Matt Murray: 'Stay hungry'

Mike Sullivan's message to Penguins goalie Matt Murray: 'Stay hungry'

The 25-year-old Murray has already twice enjoyed what many athletes strive their entire careers to achieve.
Jon Lizotte went from selling fireworks to turning heads at Penguins training camp

Jon Lizotte went from selling fireworks to turning heads at Penguins training camp

Four years ago, Jon Lizotte figured his future would be in fireworks. Now he’s turning heads at his first NHL training camp.
PensBurgh Sep 18, 2019
Penguins split camp groups into distinct categories

Penguins split camp groups into distinct categories

Photo by Shelley Lipton/Icon Sportswire via There’s NHL, AHL and about to get cut! Take a gander at the new list of teams at Penguins’ training camp: Pens hit the ice at 9. -DP pic.twitter.com/DOct6kJbYu— AT&T SportsNet™ PIT (@ATTSportsNetPIT) September 18, 2019 “Team 1” is 24 names that essentially is the full and complete NHL roster. 23 is the limit and one of Casey DeSmith or Tristan Jarry will definitely being going out here. Otherwise, and barring any future injury, this is the pool of players that will make up the opening night roster on October 3rd when the...
The Hockey Writers Sep 18, 2019

NHL Rumors: Bruins, Penguins, Rantanen, Laine, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Boston Bruins moving on to negotiate with defenseman Torey Krug, there is potential the Pittsburgh Penguins will offload a goaltender on the cheap and Mikko Rantanen is literally getting farther away from joining the Colorado Avalanche. Finally, is there more to Laine’s negotiations than just […] The post NHL Rumors: Bruins, Penguins, Rantanen, Laine, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Sep 18, 2019
Pens Points: Goalie Dilemma?

Pens Points: Goalie Dilemma?

Photo by John Crouch/Icon Sportswire via Dominik Simon is showing versatility, Teddy Blueger was cautious with his workout routine, and we look at the Penguins’ backup goalie situation. All that and more in today’s Pens Points! Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning... What are the odds that Tristan Jarry takes the backup job away from Casey DeSmith? [Pensburgh] After an impressive showing at the IIHF World Championship tournament in May, the Penguins are now experimenting with Dominik Simon at the center position. [Trib Live] Teddy Blueger was cautious over the summer...
PensBurgh Sep 17, 2019
Examining the Penguins’ backup goalie options

Examining the Penguins’ backup goalie options

Is there any chance Tristan Jarry can win the job? As far as roster spots go this was setting up to be a fairly boring training camp for the Pittsburgh Penguins. There are not many — if any — actual spots up for grabs and the only thing that seemed to be at stake was where each player would fit in the lineup. We know who the players are going to be, we just do not know where they will slot in and who they will play next to. Even when we do find that out we are only a couple of bad shifts away from everything being put into a line blender anyway. Probably the most intriguing spot to...
PensBurgh Sep 17, 2019
Pens/Sabres thoughts: not much to learn from the first preseason game

Pens/Sabres thoughts: not much to learn from the first preseason game

Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times/Tribune News Service via Given the talent discrepancy, there’s not a lot to takeaway from the first Penguins’ preseason game There’s not too much value in the results of an NHL preseason game, especially one that sees a shot difference of 47-18 because one team brought their best two offensive players and four NHL caliber NHL defenseman and the other team didn’t bring any skilled NHL forwards and no real NHL caliber defenseman. But let’s close the book on the Penguins trip to Penn State anyways with some threads to watch. Jack Johnson in midseason...
PensBurgh Sep 17, 2019
Pens Points: Playing at the Peg

Pens Points: Playing at the Peg

Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times/Tribune News Service via Pens play mostly reserves in preseason opener loss to the Sabres in State College. Much more news from training camp inside today’s Pens Points. After an especially long summer, the Penguins returned to action on Monday night, kicking off their preseason slate against the Buffalo Sabres at Pegula Ice Arena in State College. The Sabres won 5-4 in overtime, featuring most of their normal stars while the Penguins opted for a roster consisting mostly of guys that will be playing in the AHL. It was a big night for Hollidaysburg native...
Mike Sullivan 'very impressed' by first-round pick Samuel Poulin in camp

Mike Sullivan 'very impressed' by first-round pick Samuel Poulin in camp

Pittsburgh drafted the power forward with the 21st overall pick in this year's draft.
City of Champions Sep 16, 2019

Evgeni Malkin is in Line for a Bounce-Back Season

With a difficult 2018-19 season behind him, Evgeni Malkin is ready to get back to dominating for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2019-20. Hockey is back! With NHL preseason starting on Monday, teams across the league will be looking to see which players are worth developing and which players aren’t worth putting out on the ice. […] Evgeni Malkin is in Line for a Bounce-Back Season - City of Champions - City of Champions - A site dedicated to covering Pittsburgh Sports

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    Sidney Crosby

    Preseason Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Pittsburgh Penguins

  • 1 Matt Murray

    Matt Murray

    Mike Sullivan's message to Penguins goalie Matt Murray: 'Stay hungry'

  • 1 Bryan Rust

    Bryan Rust

    NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche, Winnipeg Jets

  • Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin is in Line for a Bounce-Back Season

  • Marcus Pettersson

    Marcus Pettersson

    Marcus Pettersson Re-Signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

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