Crosby unbelievable in Penguins 5-0 win over Islanders (21-Nov-2011)
Sidney Crosby returned after a 10 month absence and merely had a four-point (2g, 2a) night as the Penguins blanked the Islanders 5-0 in front of 18,571 at CONSOL Energy Center. Crosby scored his first of the season at 5:24 of the first on a beautiful backhander which turned out to be the eventual game-winner. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 29 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season and 21st of his career.
Sidney Crosby to return tonight (21-Nov-2011)
After a 10 month absence due to concussions, Sidney Crosby is scheduled to play tonight against the Islanders. Not much more needs to be said.
Penguins lose 3-2 to Panthers (19-Nov-2011)
The Florida Dad's Trip ends up at 0-2 after the Penguins lose 3-2 to the Panthers in front of 18,071 at BankAtlantic Center. The game-decider was a late third-period power play goal after the Pens were caught with too many men on the ice. Chris Kunitz and Jordan Staal scored for Pittsburgh. G Brent Johnson's record falls to 1-3-2.
Penguins beaten 4-1 by Lightning (17-Nov-2011)
The Lightning, with a 33 save performance from goaltender Dwayne Roloson, defeat the Penguins 4-1 in front of 18,509 at the St. Pete Times Forum. The Penguins spoiled the shutout bid with a late goal from Tyler Kennedy.
Penguins rally to defeat Avalanche 6-3 (15-Nov-2011)
The Penguins scored four times in the third period to rebound from a 3-2 deficit and defeat Colorado 6-3 in front of 18,483 at CONSOL Energy Center. Pittsburgh got goals from six different players: Jordan Staal, Pascal Dupuis, Brooks Orpik, Evgeni Malkin, James Neal, and Kris Letang. Marc-Andre Fleury got the win and is now 7-0-1 in his last eight games.
Penguins split pair of games over the weekend (12-Nov-2011)
The Penguins split their weekend games against Dallas and Carolina. On Friday, the Pens got two goals from James Neal and a penalty shot conversion from Matt Cooke in a 3-1 win over Dallas. On Saturday, Pittsburgh rebounded from a 3-0 third-period deficit to tie the game but fell 5-3 to Carolina.
Penguins trade Letestu to Columbus (8-Nov-2011)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired a fourth-round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Draft – which will be held in Pittsburgh – from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Mark Letestu.
Penguins assign Jeffery and MacIntyre to WBS (8-Nov-2011)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned forwards Dustin Jeffrey and Steve MacIntyre to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment.
Penguins split pair of shootout games in California (5-Nov-2011)
The Penguins split of a pair of shootout games on their two-game California road trip. On Thursday, the Pens blew a two-goal third-period lead and lost 4-3 to the Sharks in a shootout but rebounded with a 3-2 shootout win Saturday over the Kings.
Penguins recall Picard (3-Nov-2011)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Alexandre Picard from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. The move was made to cover for Kris Letang who is a game-time decision for tonight's game against San Jose.