Contributions from kids continue to fuel Stanley Cup hopes for Penguins

It is a cliche that championships are rooted in a strong team effort.Of course, it also is true.Consider the Penguins, whose Stanley Cup this spring s...

December 25th, 2016 |  


Sidney Crosby scores again, and Penguins score tie for Metropolitan’s top spot

Sidney Crosby scores again, and Penguins score tie for Metropolitan’s top spot

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby picked up his NHL-leading 22nd goal, Evgeni Malkin added a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins toppled t...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Penguins throttle Coyotes, 7-0

Penguins throttle Coyotes, 7-0

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby left briefly after taking a stick to the face then returned and picked up his NHL-leading 21st goal as the Pittsburgh...

December 13th, 2016 |  


NHL expansion team gets a name: Vegas Golden Knights

NHL expansion team gets a name: Vegas Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS — The NHL’s newest team is named the Vegas Golden Knights.Owner Bill Foley and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the Las V...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Penguins trade Reid McNeill to St. Louis for Danny Kristo

Penguins trade Reid McNeill to St. Louis for Danny Kristo

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired right wing Danny Kristo from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenseman Reid McNeill on Saturday.The news was ann...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


Wayne Gretzky lending his voice to ‘The Simpsons’

Wayne Gretzky lending his voice to ‘The Simpsons’

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky will become the first hockey player to lend his voice to “The Simpsons,” when he appears in an episode set to ...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Penguins star Sidney Crosby diagnosed with concussion

Penguins star Sidney Crosby diagnosed with concussion

Associated Press — Pittsburgh superstar Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with another concussion just days before an NHL season in which the Pen...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Leafs select Matthews at No. 1

Leafs select Matthews at No. 1

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Once the “Go Leafs, Go!” chants subsided after Toronto selected Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first p...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Pittsburgh Penguins win 4th Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins win 4th Stanley Cup

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup.Crosby set up Kri...

June 12th, 2016 updated: June 12th, 2016. |  


NEPA, Penguins pay respects to the late Gordie Howe

NEPA, Penguins pay respects to the late Gordie Howe

Modern hockey players — heck, even many modern hockey coaches — are too young to have witnessed Gordie Howe’s greatness.Howe’s...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 11th, 2016. |