8:31 AM EDT, Sat October 10, 2015

Postgame: Stars 3, Penguins 0

DALLAS — Many of you have asked me why the Penguins are using two power plays, one with Sidney Crosby, the other with Evgeni Malkin. It’s a fair question. One I often wonder, too. All I can do is ask. …
Beaver County Times Oct 8, 2015
Penguins left seeing Stars on opening night

Penguins left seeing Stars on opening night

Antti Niemi recorded his 33rd career shutout and assisted on two goals in his Dallas debut, as the Stars beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 on Thursday night in the season opener for both.

Top Opening Night Performances

Jason Mackey’s got you covered in Dallas tonight, so back here on the homefront, I did some digging this afternoon. I ranked the Penguins’ 10 most impressive individual performances in season openers. I also ranked the top 5 performances by opponents. …

Gameday: Penguins at Stars, 8:30 p.m.

A couple notes to wrap up morning skate here at American Airlines Center in Dallas … =The Penguins recalled defenseman Olli Maatta and forward Kevin Porter earlier. Sent Oskar Sundqvist down, too. This was expected. Maatta was sent down for …

Empty Netter Assists - Opening night - 10-08-15

Penguins -“You try not to look too far down the road and try to not look at what the potential playoff picture might look like toward the end of the year, how tight that might be, but it’s really hard to not notice how much parity there is in this division." - Penguins defenseman Ian Cole (above) on the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division. -A player-by-player breakdown of the Penguins' roster. -Mike Colligan explains some of the finer details in defenseman Olli Maatta's "demotion" to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. -How did right winger Daniel Sprong slip to the Penguins in the...

Some thoughts on Kessel’s Penguins debut

DALLAS — In a matter of hours, Phil Kessel will take his first shift alongside Sidney Crosby, the most anticipated storyline of the season finally on center stage. “I”m excited,” Kessel said Wednesday following practice at StarCenter-Farmers Branch. “Starts again. …

Off day notes from Dallas

DALLAS — I talked with Sidney Crosby today about his NHL debut and what advice he might have for Edmonton’s Connor McDavid and Buffalo’s Jack Eichel, the next wave of NHL superstars. Something that shouldn’t be glossed over, at least with the …
Beaver County Times Oct 7, 2015
Penguins Preview: Winging it with Sidney Crosby

Penguins Preview: Winging it with Sidney Crosby

A look back at the wingers of Sidney Crosby's past: what worked and what didn't throughout his decade in Pittsburgh.

Replacing Dupuis

With the news today that Pascal Dupuis will miss four to five weeks with a lower-body injury, the focus shifts to replacing him. At even strength, the Penguins were pretty well prepared for this. David Perron-Nick Bonino-Beau Bennett looks to potentially …

The Erixon Situation

General manager Jim Rutherford said at the start of training camp that the Penguins would begin the season with eight defensemen. Coach Mike Johnston said after practice today that he prefers having eight defensemen because it makes drills run smoother. …

Pizza, pirogies on the line for Sens. Toomey, Kirk

As if pennant race pressure isn't enough, pizza and pierogies will be on the line, too when Garrit Cole takes the pitcher's mound for Wednesday's National League Wild Card game against the Chicago Cubs.U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., has a wager with his Illinois Republican colleague Mark Kirk.If the Bucs win, Mr. Toomey will dine on two Chicago...Read more http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6640-pizza-pirogies-on-the-line-for-sens-toomey-kirk
Beaver County Times Oct 5, 2015
Madden: Sprong earned his way to Penguins roster

Madden: Sprong earned his way to Penguins roster

Daniel Sprong deserves to open the season with the Penguins. He had a brilliant training camp. Sprong combined speed, precision, intensity and a blurry fast release to wow observers inside and outside the organization.

Characteristics of a Cup champion

Colleague Travis Sawchik had an interesting story in Sunday’s Trib examining the characteristics of the past 11 World Series champions and how the Pirates fit within that group. Fascinating stuff that you can read here. Well, it got me thinking …

Sprong’s next step

For Daniel Sprong, the first big goal has been achieved. He made the Penguins’ opening-night roster when he survived the final round of cuts yesterday. The next goal looms large, of course. Before he plays his 10th NHL game, the Penguins …
Beaver County Times Oct 3, 2015
Sprong, Clendening earn roles, as Penguins make final cuts

Sprong, Clendening earn roles, as Penguins make final cuts

There is an old adage in sport: “That’s why you play the games.”

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