2:15 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2019
Big Easy Mafia 7 hours ago

Playing 3rd-line center for Penguins can be tricky

As Monday’s trade deadline starts to come into focus, one aspect of this season’s annual NHL swap meet will be very different for Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford than last year’s.
Big Easy Mafia 11 hours ago

Penguins’ Sidney Crosby picking up scoring pace, wins NHL honor

While Evgeni Malkin was stealing headlines with a four-goal weekend, Pittsburgh Penguins teammate Sidney Crosby was quietly piling up the points.
PensBurgh 13 hours ago
Sidney Crosby named NHL’s third star of the week

Sidney Crosby named NHL’s third star of the week

A good week capped off with some recognition for the captain For the second time in less than a month, Sidney Crosby has been recognized by the NHL for a weekly award. Last time it was as the league’s #1 star, this week his checks in at third behind Nikita Kucherov and Vladimir Tarasenko. From the league: Crosby notched 2 [goals]-8 [assists]—10 [points] in four outings to lift the Penguins (31-21-7, 69 points) to a trio of wins and into the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. He recorded 1-2—3 in a 4-1 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers Feb. 11, upping his totals to...
PensBurgh 14 hours ago
Ten minutes that could have changed, or even saved, the Penguins’ season

Ten minutes that could have changed, or even saved, the Penguins’ season

Sunday’s game could have easily slipped away from the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they were able to rise to the occasion when they needed to. The Eastern Conference playoff race has become an increasingly tight race over the past couple of weeks and your Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the teams sitting on the bubble at the bottom of the playoff picture. Things started to look a little bleak on Sunday afternoon having entered the day on the outside of the playoff picture, the latest they have been in such a position since the 2008-09 season. With a chance to move back into a spot with a win...
The Hockey Writers 14 hours ago

Penguins Defense Holding Back Lethal Offense

The Pittsburgh Penguins hosted back-to-back games this weekend against the Calgary Flames and New York Rangers. Despite scoring 10 goals in those contests, they also gave up 10 and split the two games. While the defense is obviously struggling, it’s refreshing to see the offense kicking it into another gear. Returning Players Ignite Offense This […] The post Penguins Defense Holding Back Lethal Offense appeared first on The Hockey Writers.