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Sidney Crosby started the scoring, Jake Guentzel picked up two assists and Matt Murray made 35 saves as the Penguins drew within five points of Metropolitan Division-leading Washington with a 4-2 win over the Flyers at Heinz Field on Saturday night.

PITTSBURGH - The atmosphere may have changed but their dominance sure stayed the same.

02/26/2017 - 08:24
Anthony Jaskulski
Even after this week's acquisition of veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey, the blue line appears to be the only position the Penguins plan to upgrade as the trade deadline nears.

With less than two dozen games remaining in the 2017 NHL regular season, the defending champion Penguins are third in the NHL but just second in the Metropolitan Division behind the Washington...

02/25/2017 - 13:53
Christian Strong
Matt Murray stopped 29 out of 30 shots as the Pittsburgh Penguins kept pace in the competitive Metropolitan division with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC.

The Penguins struck first in the opening period when Scott Wilson scored on a deflection, assisted by Patric Hornqvist and Matt Cullen.

02/22/2017 - 06:40
Brandon Walker
Petr Mrazek finished with 24 saves and the Red Wings beat one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference for the second straight day, knocking off the defending champion Penguins 5-2 on Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Fans of both the Penguins and the movie Major League can take solace in a good Rachael Phelps-ism.

Even they can’t win ‘em all.

02/19/2017 - 22:15
Anthony Jaskulski
On Thursday night, Sidney Crosby cemented another brick in his mansion of greatness when he became just the 86th player in NHL history to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau.

Crosby's milestone came on an assist of a Chris Kunitz goal in a 4-3 win over Winnipeg. The Penguins' captain became the 11th youngest to reach 1,000.

02/18/2017 - 08:56
Anthony Jaskulski
The Penguins lost in overtime to the Columbus Blue Jackets, 2-1, on Friday night in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets provided a sellout crowd at Nationwide Arena with a captivating look at what the first round of the...

02/18/2017 - 08:52
Sidney Crosby fed Chris Kunitz for a first-period goal against Winnipeg on Thursday to become the 86th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000-point plateau, added an assist on Phil Kessel's game-tying goal in the third and then put the winner past Connor Hellebuyck with 21 seconds left in overtime as the Penguins escaped with a 4-3 victory.

Hollywood may just buy the rights to this script.

02/17/2017 - 06:36
Anthony Jaskulski
Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist in his first game back from injury and Sidney Crosby inched one point closer to 1,000 as the Penguins shut out the Vancouver Canucks 4-0.

Welcome back, Geno.

02/14/2017 - 23:08
Anthony Jaskulski
Josh Archibald scored twice, Phil Kessel's goal with 14 seconds left forced overtime and the Penguins salvaged a point but ultimately lost to the Coyotes 4-3 in OT.

Marc-Andre Fleury got the nod in net for the Pens and kept Edmonton off the board for the first 20 minutes. Both teams recorded 7 shots on net and were 0-1 on the powerplay in the opening period...

02/12/2017 - 00:35
Christian Strong
The Penguins scored two goals in the third period to force overtime but ultimately lost in a shootout to the Calgary Flames, 3-2, Tuesday night at PPG Paints Arena.

One point is better than none.

02/07/2017 - 22:28
Anthony Jaskulski
For a lot of young student-athletes, sports are essentially a hobby. They represent an activity to boost a college résumé or a tool to stay active. But for many young athletes, sports mean much more.
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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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Aaron Gray is a familiar name for most Pittsburgh basketball fans. The 7’0”, 270-pound center led the '07 Panthers to an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and was one of the most prolific big men to play for coach Jamie Dixon.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers rode an 11-5 regular season record to the AFC North title and an eventual appearance in the AFC Championship game, where they lost to the New England Patriots by a score of 36-17.
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A man once called a "runaway beer truck" has a rather predictable career.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times best-selling author of Concussion and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain,” which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin.
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As much as 80 percent of the Pirates starting rotation could be different next season. Only Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are locks to return from the 2015 crew. With three spots potentially open, the Pirates could look to add veterans through waivers, free agency and trades. Here are some potential in-house solutions.
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For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between. Head coach Patrick Chambers has posted a 23-67 overall conference record in his five seasons, one of the worst marks among Power 5 schools. Only TCU, Boston College, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech have a lower in-conference winning percentage than Penn State's .256 mark during that span.
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