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PensBurgh 2 hours ago
Penguins vs. Capitals is the real Stanley Cup Final we’ll never get

Penguins vs. Capitals is the real Stanley Cup Final we’ll never get

The NHL’s lame playoff seeding has pitted the two best regular season records against each other in the second round. Will the Capitals rise to the challenge, or cripple under the pressure once again? Come Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will embark on one of the most intriguing and exciting second round playoff journeys of the cap era. There was no doubt that dedicated hockey fans across the country all saw this coming after the original playoff seeding and series were scheduled, and even though the young Leafs put on a tough showing and the rugged Blue...
CSN Washington 2 hours ago

Barry Trotz reveals why Alex Ovechkin missed the second half of practice

Alex Ovechkin missed the second half of Tuesdays practice the Capitals first session in preparation for the Penguins because of an equipment
CSN Washington 2 hours ago

Capitals vs. Penguins 2017 playoff preview: 5 players to watch

On Thursday, the Caps begin their second round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, a rematch of last years series in which the Caps fell in
Japers' Rink 5 hours ago

Get to Know a Penguin: Jake Guentzel

As part of the build-up to the second-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Penguins, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Pittsburgh players and how they might impact the series. Jake Guentzel #59 / Center / Pittsburgh Penguins Height:...
Rookie Jake Guentzel making a splash for rested, ready Penguins

Rookie Jake Guentzel making a splash for rested, ready Penguins

The NHL's leading goal scorer in the playoffs heading into the second round isn't Crosby or Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Ovechkin or Connor McDavid.
J.p. / Japers' Rink 8 hours ago
The Morning Narrative: Depleted Pens, Pittsburgh Presence and Predictions

The Morning Narrative: Depleted Pens, Pittsburgh Presence and Predictions

Three things we’re talking about this morning when we’re talking about the Caps 1. The Penguins come into this series with injury woes, so let’s get some updates. First off, Norris-level workhorse defenseman Kris Letang is out for the series (and the season), as you know. Next up, goaltender Matt Murray, who stymied the Caps in this same round last year, and injured himself prior to Game 1 of Pittsburgh’s first-round series: Sullivan said Matt Murray has not skated yet.— Jason Mackey (@JMackeyPG) April 24, 2017 How about old pals Chris Kunitz and Carl Hagelin (and Chad...

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Beaver County Times Apr 24, 2017
'It’s probably going to be another classic series': Penguins excited for playoffs rematch against the Capitals

'It’s probably going to be another classic series': Penguins excited for playoffs rematch against the Capitals

The Penguins' Eastern Conference semifinals matchup against the Capitals will pit two of the most talented teams in the league against each other. The Penguins are looking forward to the challenge.
Beaver County Times Apr 24, 2017
Penguins Insider: Kunitz, Ruhwedel playing time will be game-time decisions Thursday

Penguins Insider: Kunitz, Ruhwedel playing time will be game-time decisions Thursday

Chris Kunitz and Chad Ruhwedel are game-time decisions for Game 1 against the Capitals, and more news and notes from the Penguins' practice Monday.
Beaver County Times Apr 24, 2017
Mark Madden: Penguins top line was three of a kind, but inserting Patric Hornqvist makes it their best hand

Mark Madden: Penguins top line was three of a kind, but inserting Patric Hornqvist makes it their best hand

Sheary, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel play in very similar fashion. But Hornqvist brings a straight-ahead element that allows the top line's style to organically simplify.
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2017
Conor Sheary hopes to get back on track while adjusting to potential line switch

Conor Sheary hopes to get back on track while adjusting to potential line switch

Penguins' winger Conor Sheary hit a rough patch in the first round of the playoffs. Starting in the second round, he's hoping to get back on track, and he might be doing so on a new line.
FOX Sports Apr 23, 2017

Kunitz, Ruhwedel return to practice for well-rested Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz returned to practice on Sunday, giving the defending Stanley Cup champions hope the veteran forward can contribute at some point during the teams postseason run.
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2017
Penguins Insider: Chris Kunitz and Chad Rudwedel return to practice in non-contact jerseys

Penguins Insider: Chris Kunitz and Chad Rudwedel return to practice in non-contact jerseys

Chris Kunitz and Chad Ruhwedel returned to practice, and more news and notes from the Penguins' practice Sunday.
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2017
Metzer: Has it really been 25 years since the Muskegon line helped win the Stanley Cup?

Metzer: Has it really been 25 years since the Muskegon line helped win the Stanley Cup?

The Penguins couldn't have won the Stanley Cup 25 years ago without a trio of career minor-leaguers who filled in for some of the greatest players in team history.
Beaver County Times Apr 22, 2017
Penguins Insider: Penguins focused on improvement, but still keeping a watchful eye on the Capitals and Maple Leafs

Penguins Insider: Penguins focused on improvement, but still keeping a watchful eye on the Capitals and Maple Leafs

The Penguins' preparation for their upcoming second round series, and more news and notes from the Penguins' practice Saturday.

Penguins notebook: Pens await their second-round playoff opponent

Because he scored two goals in a series-clinching victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night, winger Bryan Rust received the Pirates batting helmet ...
Beaver County Times Apr 21, 2017
The Penguins know, despite the series win, there is room for improvement

The Penguins know, despite the series win, there is room for improvement

The Penguins will have a few days to rest and improve before the second round of the playoffs after eliminating the Blue Jackets on Thursday.

GAME 5 QUOTEBOOK

SIDNEY CROSBY On Marc-Andre Fleury: “He was under a lot of pressure throughout the whole night. It was necessarily just the second. It was different points throughout the whole game. He was solid. He had to make a ton of huge saves. They weren’t necessarily routine either. He was tested a lot. We don’t like […]
Beaver County Times Apr 20, 2017
Penguins' offense shines in series-clinching Game 5

Penguins' offense shines in series-clinching Game 5

The Penguins' offense was key in moving the team into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Penguins Player News

  • 3 Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby

    Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

  • 2 Jake Guentzel

    Jake Guentzel

    Rookie Jake Guentzel making a splash for rested, ready Penguins

  • 1 Matt Murray

    Matt Murray

    It doesn’t sound promising for Matt Murray

  • 1 Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin

    Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup The Associated Press

  • 1 Chris Kunitz

    Chris Kunitz

    Brian Metzer: Chris Kunitz could be a hit for the Pens in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

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