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Wings Skate by Waddling Penguins, 3-0

Detroit's momentum puts Pittsburgh in a 2-0 hole

(Newser) - In the second game of the Stanley Cup finals last night, the Red Wings had made eight shots and scored two goals before the Penguins attempted their first shot, and the lopsidedness continued throughout the game, writes the Detroit News. After a 3-0 loss last night, Pittsburgh has yet to... More »

Malkin's 2 Goals Lead Penguins Past Flyers

Playoffs leading scorer gives Pittsburgh 1-0 series lead

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin scored two dazzling goals 5 minutes apart to give Pittsburgh a two-goal lead, after Sidney Crosby tied it, and the Penguins rode their two big stars to a 4-2 victory over cross-state rival Philadelphia in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals last night. Malkin, who is only... More »

Penguins Push Rangers to Brink of Elimination

Malkin justifies MVP candidacy with two goals, one assist

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin and the perfect Pittsburgh Penguins pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of elimination. Malkin, hours after being announced as a finalist for the NHL MVP award, scored two power-play goals and added an assist to lift Pittsburgh to a 5-3 victory that stretched the Penguins' lead... More »

Fleury, Pens Blank Rangers

Pittsburgh takes 2-0 series lead into Madison Square Garden

(Newser) - Jordan Staal scored a power-play goal in the second period and Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made the lead stand up, giving the Penguins a 2-0 victory Sunday over New York Rangers and a home-ice sweep of the first two games of their second-round series. Staal's goal was all the offensive... More »

Malkin Caps Frantic Comeback Win for Pens

Rangers blow three-goal lead in Game 1 defeat

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin deflected Sidney Crosby's one-timer from the right point on a Pittsburgh power play with 1:41 remaining to finish a frantic comeback, and the Penguins rallied from a three-goal deficit against the New York Rangers for a 5-4 victory in their second-round playoff series opener Friday. Pittsburgh’s... More »

Penguins Top Senators 3-1, Complete Series Sweep

Pittsburgh wins first playoff series since 2001

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 and completed a four-game sweep of their NHL first-round playoff series on Wednesday. Evgeni Malkin and Jarko Ruutu scored second-period goals, Sidney Crosby scored into an empty net with 7.5 seconds remaining and had an assist, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 21... More »

Late Goals Carry Penguins Past Senators

Malone's tally is the difference after Pens blow three-goal lead

(Newser) - Ryan Malone scored Pittsburgh's third power-play goal of the game with only 1:02 remaining and the Penguins squandered a three-goal lead against Ottawa, then rallied for a 5-3 victory Friday over the Senators and a sweep of their first two home games in the Eastern Conference playoff series. Pittsburgh’... More »

Penguins Without Crosby Crush Flyers

Flames beat Blackhawks, Hurricanes over Sens

(Newser) - It was four points apiece for Evgeni Malkin and Petr Sykora as the Penguins dominated the Flyers today, 7-1. The win was Pittsburgh’s second-consecutive game with seven goals, and comes two days after the team learned they’d be without Sidney Crosby for another three games, reports the Associated... More »

Sid the Kid Returns in Pens Win

Crosby notches assist, plays well in 2-0 victory over Lightning

(Newser) - Sidney Crosby returned from a six-week layoff to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 20-year-old had been out since January with a high ankle sprain, but there didn’t appear to be any lingering effects as Crosby set up multiple scoring chances,... More »

Malkin, Conklin Lead Penguins Over Sabres

Team effort as four different players score goals for Pittsburgh

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin extended his point streak to eight games today as Pittsburgh beat the Sabres 4-1. The Penguins center contributed a goal and an assist in the win, as the team moved into a tie with New Jersey for first place in the Atlantic Division. Goalie Ty Conklin was also... More »

Penguins Keep Rolling Even Without Crosby

Whitney scores two goals as Pittsburgh beats NY Islanders

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Penguins are not playing like a team that has been missing the best player in the NHL for the past eight games. With Sidney Crosby still nursing a high ankle sprain, Ryan Whitney scored two goals to lead the Penguins past the New York Islanders 4-3 last night,... More »

Caps Edge Penguins in Wild One

Ovechkin, Malkin square off in high-scoring affair

(Newser) - Washington continued to play improved hockey, passing the .500 mark, as it took advantage of the absence of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby in posting a 6-5 win in a shootout. Russian stars Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin went 1-2 in the 2004 NHL draft and it showed tonight as each... More »

Red Hot Pens Top Rangers 4-1

Malkin tallies hat trick, Pittsburgh unbeaten in regulation in 2008

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Penguins continued their rampage through the NHL with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers; the victory makes the Pens 9-0-1 in their last 10 games, the Associated Press reports. Pittsburgh was led by 21-year-old Evgeni Malkin, who had a hat trick less than two weeks after... More »

Red-Hot Penguins Rake Leafs

Malkin has first career hat trick, rookie goalkeeper improves to 6-0-0

(Newser) - Ty Conklin, the rookie called up to plug a gaping injury-induced hole at goalie for Pittsburgh, should have been a liability; instead, he is undefeated in seven appearances, and the Penguins made it five straight wins with a 6-2 drubbing of Toronto. Second-year star Evgeni Malkin had half the goals... More »

Pens Win Wild One Over Senators

Defending Eastern Conference champs drop second straight

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Penguins twice overcame a two-goal deficit and defeated the Ottawa Senators, 6-5, on a shootout goal by Jarko Ruutu. In a see-saw game that kept fans on the edge of their seats and the coaches pacing, each team had a chance to win late in the game but... More »

Crosby, Baby Pens Beat Wild, 4-2

Pittsburgh's young stars pace team past Minnesota

(Newser) - The Penguins were once again led by their precocious stars in a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild. Evegeni Malkin, 21, scored two second period goals and Sidney Crosby, 20, added a goal and three assists. However it was 30-year-old Petr Sykora who broke the 2-2 tie midway through the... More »

Sid the Kid Collects Hardware

At 19, Crosby adds MVP honors to scoring title

(Newser) - Pittsburgh phenom Sidney Crosby was voted hockey's MVP by both writers and players, adding the Hart trophy and the Pearson award to his collection. Only Wayne Gretzky received the Hart at a younger age, edging out the 19-year-old Crosby by two months. Fellow Penguin Evgeni Malkin, at twenty, won top... More »

Senators Knock Crosby, Pens Out of Playoffs

Shutout marks the end of Pittsburgh prodigies' first playoff venture

(Newser) - The Ottawa Senators looked dominant in closing out their series against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and the other gifted, snotty-nosed young upstarts of Pittsburgh.  Ray Emery, the tattooed, python-owning goalie who got his start with the Senators during last year's playoffs, stopped all 19 Penguins shots. More »

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