March 31, 2013 |
The Pittsburgh Penguins took most of the fun out of speculation leading up to Wednesday's noon Pacific trade deadline when they pulled off major deals last week for veteran wingers Brenden Morrow and Jarome Iginla and defenseman Douglas Murray. Their acquisition of Iginla was bizarre. Several major media outlets, led by Canada's TSN, reported he had been sent to Boston and it was a done deal. Except it wasn't. Iginla, who waived his no-move clause, decided he preferred Pittsburgh and went there for two prospects and a first-round draft pick.
November 8, 2009 |
Joe Pavelski had a goal and an assist in his first game back from the injured list and Evgeni Nabokov made 27 saves as the San Jose Sharks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins for the seventh straight time at home, 5-0, on Saturday night. Penguins star Sidney Crosby was held pointless for a fourth straight game for the fourth time in his career. He hit the post with a shot early in the second period but was unable to convert against Nabokov and the Sharks. Dan Boyle, Dany Heatley, Jamie McGinn and Manny Malhotra also scored for San Jose.
October 24, 2009 |
Sidney Crosby scored twice in the third period and had the only goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a two-goal deficit to win their seventh straight game, 3-2, against the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Crosby had a power-play goal and a short-handed score in regulation, then beat Tomas Vokoun with a deke in the shootout to help the Penguins improve to an NHL-best 9-1-0. Steven Reinprecht scored twice in the first period for Florida. The Panthers have lost six of seven to drop to 2-5-1.
December 14, 2006 |
Sidney Crosby took over the NHL scoring lead Wednesday night with a career-high six points in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 8-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh. Crosby had one goal and five assists to give him 47 points this season, three more than New York Rangers captain Jaromir Jagr. Colorado 4, St. Louis 1 -- Milan Hejduk and Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist each at Denver and the Avalanche sent the Blues to their ninth consecutive loss. Jamal Mayers scored the goal for St.
January 12, 2010
Guillaume Latendresse scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period after getting a career-high three assists, giving the Minnesota Wild enough to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, on Monday night. For the fifth time in 22 games this season, the Penguins lost after scoring first, this time on Sidney Crosby's early goal. Crosby tied the score at 3-3 in the first minute of the third period with his 29th goal. The Penguins have lost eight of 11. -- associated press
October 29, 2009 |
Sidney Crosby had his third career hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins became the first NHL team to reach 10 victories this season, ending the Montreal Canadiens' four-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Wednesday night. Crosby, tied for fourth in the NHL with nine goals, had his third multiple-goal game in 12 starts this season for Pittsburgh (10-2-0). Chris Kunitz also scored and assisted on all three of Crosby's goals. Mike Rupp and Alex Goligoski added goals, and Bill Guerin had three assists.
February 14, 2012 |
at Pittsburgh When: 4 PST. Where: Consol Energy Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 830. Records: Ducks 23-24-9, Penguins 32-19-5. Update: The Penguins have the best one-two-three center punch in the NHL when healthy. And health, or lack thereof, has been the central issue in Pittsburgh this season. Sidney Crosby (concussion) is still out, Jordan Staal (knee injury) returned to action over the weekend and Evgeni Malkin has been the league's hottest player.
November 17, 2005 |
Sidney Crosby scored his second goal of the game on a breakaway with 46.7 seconds left in overtime, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Flyers on Wednesday night at Philadelphia. Crosby needed stitches on his upper lip after getting high-sticked in the second period. Calgary 3, Detroit 1 -- Tony Amonte scored one goal and assisted on another at Calgary, Canada, to lead the Flames to their eighth straight victory.