Penguins Down Letang, But Not Out

The calvary isn’t coming. But if you’re writing off the Pittsburgh Penguins’ chance of defending their Stanley Cup without their most important defenseman, they plan to do their best to prove you wrong. “We’...

Penguins Hope Adversity Makes Them Stronger

They’re called the Penguins, but the defending Stanley Cup champions have come into March more like a lion. After opening the month with a 4-1 loss at Chicago, Pittsburgh has gone on a five-game tear at what...

Bolstered Blueline Paying Off for Penguins

Time will tell if Jim Rutherford’s trade-deadline additions of Ron Hainsey and Mark Streit to the Penguins’ blueline will help Pittsburgh defend the Stanley Cup. But the acquisitions are already paying dividend...

Crosby Reaches 1K Milestone in Costly Game

It hardly stood out as a marquee matchup on the schedule, other than the first Pittsburgh appearance of one of the NHL’s most exciting rookies. But, when Patrik Laine and the Winnipeg Jets came to town on an or...

Penguins Shaking Off Bye-week Rust

Evgeni Malkin ended the Penguins’ 2016 in fitting fashion, as the NHL’s leaders in third-period comebacks did it again. When Conor Sheary brought them back from a 3-2 deficit to tie the game with 55 seconds rem...

Islanders Fall to Penguins in OT 3-2

The New York Islanders suffered their fourth straight loss (0-2-2) as Kris Letang scored at 1:24 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win Friday night at the Barclays Center. The Islanders were abl...