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Monday November 24 2014
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The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins opened their 2014-15 American Hockey League season with a typical AHL blend of NHL prospects and career minor leaguers.

Most will not see much, if any, NHL ice time this season. But due to anything from poor play to injuries, there’s no doubt some of the Penguins’ prospects will get the call.

11/23/2014 - 16:31
Anthony Mendicino
The Islanders scored three times in the third period and turned a 1-0 deficit into a 4-1 win over the Penguins to move into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division

UNIONDALE, NY (AP) -- The New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins now have a rivalry as intense as many in the NHL.

11/23/2014 - 09:15
A.P.
Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending New York to a 5-4 victory at Pittsburgh

The first-place Penguins welcomed the second-place New York Islanders to Consol Energy Center for the first time this season in an early matchup between the two teams in the Metropolitan Division...

11/22/2014 - 01:19
Alissa Persichetti
Veteran sidelined at least six months

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis has been diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung and will be out of the lineup for at least six months while undergoing treatment with blood thinners.

11/20/2014 - 00:23
PSR Staff
Beau Bennett had a goal and two assists and Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his fourth shutout in nine games as the Penguins blanked the Canadiens 4-0 in Montreal

Fleury made 27 saves for his league-leading fourth shutout of the season.

11/18/2014 - 22:04
Shanna Rose
Brandon Sutter scored the game-winner in a wild ending as the Penguins beat the Rangers 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night at Consol Energy Center.

The Rangers blew out the Penguins earlier in the week, months after knocking them out of the playoffs.

11/15/2014 - 23:14
Shanna Rose
Pascal Dupuis scored a pair of goals and Thomas Greiss stopped 29 shots as the Penguins beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 in Toronto.

The Penguins concluded their five game road trip Friday night in Toronto against the Maple Leafs.

11/14/2014 - 22:42
Anthony Mendicino
The Rangers scored three goals in a six-minute span of the first period to beat the Penguins 5-0, ending Pittsburgh's winning streak at seven games.

The Rangers ended the winning streak in blowout fashion, beating Marc-Andre Fleury four times over the first two periods and cruising to an easy victory.

11/11/2014 - 22:33
Mark Powell
Sidney Crosby had five assists, Patric Hornqvist and Kris Letang each scored two goals and the Penguins routed Buffalo 6-1 at First Niagara Center for their seventh straight win.

Letang tied a career-high with a four point night with two goals and two assists. Hornqvist's two goals continued his stellar play and gave him nine on the season.

11/08/2014 - 22:03
Shanna Rose
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.

The Hurricanes, meanwhile, were hoping to shake off their Eastern Conference bottom-dweller status.

Two years later, neither franchise’s bottom line has changed.

11/07/2014 - 12:00
Mike Tony
This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
Blue LineFeature Two
The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
Feature FourPure Steel
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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