12:22 AM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014
1 hour ago
Brewers' Lohse beats Pirates again, 5-3

Brewers' Lohse beats Pirates again, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Lohse pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Carlos Gomez homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Friday night.
5 hours ago
Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named.
9 hours ago
Letang, Pens look to keep selves, CBJ under control

Letang, Pens look to keep selves, CBJ under control

PITTSBURGH – Kris Letang certainly isn’t the first Penguins star to lose his composure during a playoff game, but the defenseman, his coach and his teammates are hoping he’ll be the last.
9 hours ago
Penguins Insider: Blue Jackets were secondary schooled

Penguins Insider: Blue Jackets were secondary schooled

Secondary scoring, always vital to postseason success, was something the Penguins were supposed to be lacking. Instead, the Penguins scored four goals in their Game 1 win and not one of them was from
Apr 18, 2014
Letestu now scoring against the Penguins instead of for them

Letestu now scoring against the Penguins instead of for them

PITTSBURGH – Mark Letestu’s career came full circle Wednesday night.
Apr 17, 2014
Penguins Insider: Game Two

Penguins Insider: Game Two

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma sounded non-committal about keeping the lines as they finished Game 1.
Apr 17, 2014
Pirates lay the lumber to the Brewers

Pirates lay the lumber to the Brewers

PITTSBURGH — In 1976, the Pirates had a lineup full of power hitters and centered their marketing campaign around “The Lumber Company” theme.
Apr 16, 2014
Pens Insider: Third- and fourth-line decisions paid off for Bylsma

Pens Insider: Third- and fourth-line decisions paid off for Bylsma

PITTSBURGH – Dan Bylsma had a number of options when it came to filling out the third and fourth lines for the series against Columbus. One of his choices ended up being rookie Brian Gibbons, and it e
Apr 16, 2014
Defense, not Fleury, cause for Pens' early concern

Defense, not Fleury, cause for Pens' early concern

PITTSBURGH – All eyes were on Marc-Andre Fleury from the moment he took the ice Wednesday night. An anxious fan base – and perhaps a few anxious Penguins executives, as well – were more than curious t
Apr 16, 2014
Blue Jackets don't view close loss as moral victory

Blue Jackets don't view close loss as moral victory

PITTSBURGH -- The Blue Jackets held the lead for a grand total of 56 seconds while losing all five games to the Penguins in the regular season. The Blue Jackets made a more representative showing in G
Apr 16, 2014
Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Con
Apr 16, 2014
Pens prepare for Blue Jackets battle

Pens prepare for Blue Jackets battle

By the usually staid standards of the NHL, Columbus D Jack Johnson is one of the game’s more outgoing characters and always quick with an easy smile. However, the hard feelings over being left off thi
Apr 16, 2014
Pirates blanked by Reds

Pirates blanked by Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto was on his game, and the only thing that the Pirates could do was watch.
Apr 16, 2014
Control would help Penguins' playoff quality

Control would help Penguins' playoff quality

PITTSBURGH – While the Penguins are certainly looking forward to getting the playoffs under way, they can’t allow themselves to get too excited.
Apr 15, 2014
Penguins Insider: Game One

Penguins Insider: Game One

With a playoff spot secured early, the Penguins were conservative with injuries down the stretch. So when Evgeni Malkin went out with a hairline fracture in his foot, there wasn’t a rush to get him ba