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With Malkin out, Penguins fall to Flyers, 4-1

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Toss Wednesday’s 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center out the window. The Flyers won’t make the playoffs. Beating them on home ...
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Penguins notebook: Ehrhoff skates, remains out of lineup

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Penguins coach Mike Johnston updated the status of the team’s depleted defensive corps on Wednesday. Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff skated before the Penguins’ morning skate. It ...
  • New: 3 hr ago

Penguins face important test with pre-playoff meetings against Flyers

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — The Penguins, unlike the Flyers, are in the thick of a tight playoff race. Playing short a defenseman, too. But that’s not all they were ...
  • New: 3 hr 44 min ago

Hornqvist’s net-front presence could be valuable asset for Penguins

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Mention the postseason, and Patric Hornqvist smiles. The right wing knows the Penguins acquired him with the playoffs in mind. His ability to score “dirty” ...
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Starkey: Penguins’ season impressive so far

Pittsburgh Tribune (Joe Starkey) — It seems we’ve reached the point where a six-month,  82-game regular season means nothing around here. Who has time for such triviality? Hurry up and ...
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Penguins a love affair for Evancho sisters

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — While the Penguins were in Colorado and California, sisters Darlene and Cindy Evancho weren’t getting a lot of sleep. But they were communicating. “We’re both ...
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Penguins notebook: Flyers’ success in Pittsburgh stems from power play

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Including the postseason, the Penguins have lost 73 times at Consol Energy Center during the building’s five seasons. Twelve of those losses have occurred against ...
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Gene Collier: Facing playoff-bound teams rarity for Penguins of late

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Spent some part of Tuesday thinking that the June 20 date for the Rolling Stones concert at Heinz Field is favorable in that it bears no potential conflict with a Stanley Cup Champions parade...
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Penguins notebook: Kapanen to join Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Jenn Menendez / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — The Penguins are in the process of trying to bring prospect Kasperi Kapanen to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton by the end of the week, general manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday.
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Pouliot taking advantage of Penguins' manpower issues

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Jenn Menendez / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Rookie Derrick Pouliot is 30 games into his NHL career.
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Burden of replicating Letang’s contributions falls on 5 remaining blue-liners

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Derrick Pouliot has participated in 30 NHL games. Ben Lovejoy and Ian Cole have been in coach Mike Johnston’s system for less than a month. ...
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Five is enough for Penguins’ defensemen

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — The Penguins will be a defenseman short for the foreseeable future, and general manager Jim Rutherford is OK with that. Then again, there is little ...
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Ron Cook: Penguins wouldn't win Stanley Cup without Kris Letang

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Ron Cook / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is a very wise man in ways that go beyond football. That’s why it wasn’t surprising when he described the team’s 24-20 win in 2004 at Dallas as a...
  • 2 days ago

Seth Rorabaugh's Penguins chat transcript: 3.30.15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Seth Rorabaugh:What everyone think of Wrestlemania?
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Home-ice wins have been hard to find for Penguins in 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — There was something special about the Penguins’ weekend victories against Arizona and San Jose.
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Penguins notebook: With few alternatives, team poised to stick with five defensemen

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Penguins coach Mike Johnston sounds as if he is prepared to continue dressing only five defensemen for as long as necessary.
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Penguins slip past Sharks, 3-2, in shootout

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — The Penguins might not be healthy, but they are winning. David Perron and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout to produce a second consecutive win, ...
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Penguins outlast Sharks in shootout, 3-2

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Jenn Menendez / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — The Penguins nearly let one slip away tonight, but prevailed 3-2 after a shootout against the San Jose Sharks.
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Penguins notebook: Five defensemen dress against San Jose

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — It was unorthodox, and it certainly wasn’t ideal. The Penguins, because of salary cap and injury issues, dressed only five defensemen against the San Jose ...
  • 3 days ago

Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz shows signs of shaking slump for Penguins

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Ron Cook / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Here’s a guess at the exchange Saturday between Penguins winger Chris Kunitz and linesman Steve Barton after a high stick from Kunitz bloodied Barton’s mouth and knocked him out of the game...
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Blog Articles

Flyers at Penguins - 04-01-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — PREGAME   {youtube}GU1ZmKMCK2c{/youtube}   -Steve Downie scored a pretty nice goal against the Coyotes Saturday which helped the Penguins win, 3-2. Taking a drop ...
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About the Flyers - 04-01-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — A preview of the Flyers. When and where: 8 p.m., EDT, Consol Energy Center. TV: NBC Sports Network, Sportsnet One, TVA. Record: 30-29-17, ...
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Empty Netter Assists - Fleury retires - 04-01-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Marc-Andre Fleury officially announced his retirement. He plans on taking up professional cannonballing . -With his season in Finland finished, the Penguins plan on bringing...
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Western Conference teams benefit from playoff format - 03-31-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — In 2013, the NHL adopted a new playoff format in which the top three teams of each division qualify for ...
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Empty Netter Assists - Troubles at home - 03-31-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -With Kris Letang ( above ) and Christian Ehrhoff sidelined, the Penguins would appear to be stuck with only five defensemen for the time being . -The Penguins haven't ...
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Empty Netter Assists - Recapping Penguins-Sharks - 03-30-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game . “ I thought our whole defense corps picked up their game ." - Mike Johnston on playing ...
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Postgame: Penguins 3, Sharks 2 (SO)

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — The way Penguins coach Mike Johnston explained it, David Perron texted him sometime Sunday afternoon and said he was feeling better. Johnston told Perron, who was sick and missed Saturday’s...
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Sharks at Penguins - 03-29-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — PREGAME {youtube}GU1ZmKMCK2c{/youtube} -The Penguins find themselves in quite a jam once again with their salary cap and injuries. With Kris Letang (concussion) ...
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About the Sharks - 03-29-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — A preview of the Sharks. When and where: 7:30 p.m, EDT, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh market), NBC Sports (Rest ...
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Empty Netter Assists - Recapping Penguins-Coyotes - 03-29-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from yesterday's game . Kris Letang was hospitalized after a hit by Coyotes captain/forward Shane Doan. -The Arizona Republic's ...
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Doan on Letang: 'You feel awful as a player when something like that happens' - 03-28-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — {youtube}aUYPXb8xdy0{/youtube} At 15:57 of the second period in the Penguins' 3-2 home win against Coyotes today, defenseman ...
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Pens Roundtable link

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Happy Saturday to everyone, where the Penguins kick off two pretty important games at Consol Energy Center. In between, hope you can check out the latest edition of the Pens Roundtable show with...
  • 4 days ago

Coyotes at Penguins - 03-28-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — PREGAME {youtube}GU1ZmKMCK2c{/youtube} -First things first, Mike Johnston said Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist will return to the lineup after being sidelined due ...
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About the Coyotes - 03-28-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — A preview of the Coyotes. When and where: 1 p.m., EDT, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports, Fox Sports Arizona. Record: 23-44-8, 54 ...
  • 4 days ago

Empty Netter Assists - Malkin, Honrqvist close to returning - 03-28-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -" We play so bad right now ." - Evgeni Malkin ( right ). -Malkin and Hornqvist are "really close" to returning to the lineup from undisclosed injuries ...
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Tippett: Competition, structure leading to less offense - 03-27-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Tuesday, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock offered his thoughts on on why offensive totals have dropped in the NHL this season . He blamed skating. Earlier today, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett, ...
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Opportunity with Coyotes has boosted Arcobello - 03-27-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   Mark Arcobello became a trivia answer this season when he became the second player in NHL ...
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Empty Netter Assists - Recapping Penguins-Hurricanes - 03-27-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game . “ There’s not enough desperation for the importance of these games, especially when you’re missing guys. ...
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Postgame: Hurricanes 5, Penguins 2

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Do the Penguins have a defensive problem? I don’t think so. But what we saw during Thursday’s 5-2 loss at Carolina was not encouraging. “For the last two or three weeks, we’ve been real solid...
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Penguins at Hurricanes - 03-26-15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — PREGAME {youtube}GU1ZmKMCK2c{/youtube}   History will be made in Toronto tonight as forward Casey Bailey makes his NHL ...
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