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Round 1 Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets come into the postseason on a roll, the Penguins arrive with question marks aplenty. Sergei Bobrovsky (.923SV%; 2.38GAA) returned from injury on January 6, and the Jackets have been on fire ever since, finishing 25-12-3 after an 18-20-4 start.  He should be a Vezina Trophy nominee again, but we’ll see after he missed 12 games with ...Full Article

Crosby, Ovechkin & Quick Capture Ross, Rocket, Jennings Trophies

APRIL 13, 2014 – NEW YORK — The 2013-14 National Hockey League regular season concluded tonight with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby capturing his second career Art Ross Trophy ...Full Article

Video: Toews Knocked Out Of Game by Orpik Hit

MARCH 30, 2014 — PITTSBURGH — With the Blackhawks trailing, 2-1, Jon Toews chases a puck only to be drilled by a Brooks Orpik hit.  Would call it a ...Full Article

Kris Letang Suffers Stroke, Penguins Announce

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — The Pittsburgh Penguins reported on their website that Kris Letang suffered a stroke last week. “Kris had one brief episode of dizziness and nausea last ...Full Article

Kane, Crosby, Hiller NHL 3 Stars for December

JANUARY 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Sharp, Miller, Neal NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (December 30, 2013) — Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Stewart, Crosby and Duchene NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (Dec. 23, 2013) – St. Louis Blues right wing Chris Stewart, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Neal Suspended 5 Games

NEW YORK – Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been suspended for five games, without pay, for kneeing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during NHL Game No. 438 in Boston on Saturday, Dec. 7, the National Hockey League’s ...Full Article

Give Thornton 15 Games, Give Neal 10

DECEMBER 9, 2013 — Shawn Thornton and James Neal will have hearings with the NHL stemming from their actions Saturday night. Neal will have a phone hearing today.  Thornton (photo ...Full Article

Battle-Scarred Pens and Bruins Last Regular Season Show Down

DECEMBER 7, 2013 — The Pittsburgh Penguins return to TD Garden on Saturday, December 7, sees them riding a five-game winning streak. Their 5-1 win over the San Jose ...Full Article

Kane, Malkin, Harding NHL 3 Stars for Month of November

DECEMBER 3, 2013 — NEW YORK — Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

3 Stars: Malkin, Kronwall, Keith

DECEMBER 2, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Malkin, Pacioretty, Dubnyk NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NOVEMBER 25, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Top Fantasy Hockey Pickups for NHL Week Five

NOVEMBER 6, 2013 — Here’s a look at Hockeytalk’s favorite fantasy hockey pickups for NHL week five: Alex Killorn, Tampa Bay Lightning (Left Wing) – The newly developed Tampa ...Full Article

Pominville, Fleury, Chimera 3 Stars of the Week Ending Nov 3

NEW YORK (Nov. 4, 2013) – Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Steen, Crosby, Niemi NHL 3 Stars for October

NOVEMBER 1, 2013 — NEW YORK — St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi have been named ...Full Article

Gustavsson, Crosby, Marleau NHL 3 Stars of the Week

OCTOBER 21, 2013 — NEW YORK – Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and San Jose Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau have been named the ...Full Article

NHL 3 Stars of Week: Tomas Hertl, Avalanche Goaltenders and Sidney Crosby

NEW YORK (Oct. 14, 2013) – San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl, the duo of Colorado Avalanche goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Jean-Sebastien Giguere, and Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby ...Full Article

Ovechkin, Eller, Fleury NHL 3 Stars of the Week

OCTOBER 7, 2013 — NEW YORK — Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Fantasy Hockey: Take Sidney Crosby Second Overall at Your Own Risk

AUGUST 27, 2013 – When Sidney Crosby’s in good health, there’s no doubt that he’s the best player of his generation. “I don’t think there’s any question Sidney Crosby is ...Full Article

Penguins Name Jacques Martin Assistant Coach

AUGUST 9, 2013 — PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Jacques Martin as an assistant coach, it was announced today by General Manager Ray Shero and Head Coach ...Full Article

Red Recaps July in the NHL

Good day, eh.  I hope your summer’s as hot as Paulina Gretzky in a bikini.  I love summer because we Canadians switch to ball hockey and that means the ...Full Article

Letang and Penguins Reach 8yr./$7.25M Extension

JULY 2, 2013 — FROM PITT PR — The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with defenseman Kris Letang on an eight-year, $58 million contract extension, it was announced ...Full Article

Kunitz Re-Signs with Penguins for 3yrs.

JUNE 27, 2013 — PITTSBURGH — Chris Kunitz will likely earn $11-12M per annum, per Bob McKenzie of TSN.  Very valuable player since winning Cup with Anaheim in 2007. ...Full Article

Shero GM of Year

CHICAGO (June 14, 2013) — Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins is the 2012-13 winner of the NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Voting for this award was ...Full Article

Malkin Signs Huge Deal: $76M/8yrs.

JUNE 13, 2013 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — 2011-12 NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin signed a big contract extension Wednesday, just a few days after his Penguins were eliminated by the ...Full Article

Red’s Original Six

You know what the best thing about Chicago v Boston is?  If you say that the NHL needed an Original Six matchup for the Cup you would be incorrect.  ...Full Article

Masterton Trophy Nominees: Crosby, Harding, McQuaid

NEW YORK (May 14, 2013) — Center Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, goaltender Josh Harding of the Minnesota Wild and defenseman Adam McQuaid of the Boston Bruins are ...Full Article

Choking the Duck

The other day I was sitting in the parking lot at my local rink watching the hockey moms as they dropped off their kids at practice.  A rather attractive ...Full Article

Crosby, Ovechkin, Tavares Hart Trophy Nominees

NEW YORK (May 10, 2013) – Center Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, right wing Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and center John Tavares of the New York ...Full Article

A Semi-Apology to the Islanders

The other day I went off on the New York Islanders and said I fully expected them to get their butts whipped in the playoffs.  I also made comparisons ...Full Article

Letang, Subban & Suter Norris Trophy Nominees (Best Defenseman)

NEW YORK (May 7, 2013) — Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins, P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens and Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild are the three finalists ...Full Article

Welcome Back Islanders

What’s more shocking?  Is it that the New York Islanders actually qualified for the post-season or is it that they got taken out behind the wood shed and had ...Full Article

Blackhawks vs. Penguins at Chicago’s Soldier Field

FROM NHL:  NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE LAUNCHES 2014 COORS LIGHT NHL STADIUM SERIES™ Chicago Blackhawks to Face Pittsburgh Penguins in a Regular-Season Outdoor NHL Game at Soldier Field on Saturday, ...Full Article

Hurricanes Trade Jussi Jokinen to Penguins for Cond. Pick

APRIL 3, 2013 — RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired a conditional ...Full Article

3 Stars, March: Crosby, Subban, Bobrovsky / Week: Lupul, Niemi, Hall

NEW YORK (April 1, 2013) – Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky have been named the NHL’s “Three ...Full Article

This Ain’t No Disney Flick

The opinions expressed by Mr. Red Douchet are his own and not necessarily those of Hockeytalk. Seeing Jarome Iginla traded to Pittsburgh was about as surprising as an American ...Full Article

Stars Trade Brenden Morrow to Penguins

Editor’s Note: Could this be the lease on life that Morrow needs right now?  Also, how often does a guy named Morrow get traded…for a guy named Morrow?!   ...Full Article

Bobrovsky, Crosby and Carter Named NHL 3 Stars of the Week

BOBROVSKY, CROSBY AND CARTER NAMED NHL ‘THREE STARS’ OF THE WEEK NEW YORK (March 11, 2013) – Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and ...Full Article

J.R.’s Rink Rants

In this edition of Rink Rants: A Fasth Start, Hart Trophy Finalists and a letter to Eugene Melnyk   7-0-0 is a Fasth Start  This is one of those ...Full Article
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