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Tuesday April 21 2015
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Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night.

The Penguins visited Carolina for a Metropolitan Division matchup looking to earn two points in what appeared to be a sure victory against the last place Hurricanes.

03/26/2015 - 22:41
Emily Stock
It’s a wide open run to the Cup this season, with half a dozen teams all within two points of one another in the race for the Presidents Trophy… but there are three teams with an inside track.

Nashville Predators: The Preds shocked the hockey world by dominating the standings early this season.

03/25/2015 - 22:27
Emily Stock
Alexander Steen redirected a shot into the net 35 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues beat the ‪‎Penguins‬ 3-2.

Three former Penguins—Robert Bortuzzo, Marcel Goc and Zbynek Michalek—keyed a two goal rally that snapped the Blues three-game losing streak and sent the Penguins to their fifth loss in their last...

03/25/2015 - 01:05
PSR Staff
Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30 shots as the ‪‎Penguins‬ snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Coyotes in Arizona.

Both the Penguins and Coyotes came into the game looking to improve their recent offensive slumps. The Penguins came to Arizona having been outscored 11-2 in four straight losses, only...

03/22/2015 - 01:13
Emily Stock
Kris Letang scored the lone Penguins goal as Pittsburgh dropped a 2-1 decision to the Stars in Dallas.

Coming off a 2-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, the Penguins were looking for momentum heading toward the final stretch of the regular season. 

03/20/2015 - 00:41
Emily Stock
Detroit's Teemu Pulkkinen scored twice and the Red Wings thoroughly dominated the ‪‎Penguins‬ 5-1 on Sunday

Sidney Crosby returned to action and earned an assist on Pittsburgh’s only goal of the game midway through the third period, David Perron’s 17th goal on the year.

03/15/2015 - 16:41
Matthew DeTitta
Brandon Sutter scored twice, Sidney Crosby had a three-point night and the Penguins survived a blown four-goal lead, scoring late to beat Edmonton 6-4.

Steve Downie and Patric Hornqvist scored a minute apart late in the third period to avoid the collapse.

03/12/2015 - 23:15
PSR Staff
E.J. Hradek, host of NHL Live on NHL Network since 2011, has been a hockey broadcaster and writer for more than 25 years. He also spent three years as a part-time pro scout for the Dallas Stars. PSR's Emily Stock caught up with Hradek to discuss the Penguins.

Emily: Can you rate Mike Johnston’s first season as an NHL coach? What has he done well, and how can he improve?

03/08/2015 - 21:32
Emily Stock
Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.

The Penguins arguably boast the league’s top two players in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

03/02/2015 - 23:26
Matt Jacobs
Pens reacquire Ben Lovejoy, trade for Ian Cole

The Penguins have acquired defensemen Ian Cole from St. Louis and Ben Lovejoy from Anaheim.

03/02/2015 - 22:33
PSR Staff
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In June, George Blanda—along with the late Johnny Unitas and living legends Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—will be honored in Pittsburgh.
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Francisco Liriano is the Pirates’ Opening Day starter this year, but he is not an Ace. Gerrit Cole will start game 2 of 162, but, despite the expectations that surround the former first-overall pick, he is not an Ace, either.
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George Blanda was a pro football player for 26 seasons, longer than anyone who ever played. The Youngwood native was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a quarterback and kicker in 1981.
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The Unsung Hero award recognizes local high school coaches and student-athletes who have dedicated themselves to sports and academics, but traditionally have not received the deserved attention.
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It's no secret that the Steelers need help in the defensive secondary and at outside linebacker, but there are also needs elsewhere. Here's a breakdown of the team’s potential targets in the upcoming NFL Draft.
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West Virginia's Kevin White will be the first local player off the board, but Pitt's TJ Clemmings looks like a first-rounder as well. Penn State has several players expected to go in the second and third days of the draft.
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Prospects are constantly moving up and down teams' draft boards as players visit and work out for teams during the month of April. Two quarterbacks and two receivers make up four of PSR's top five players available.
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While the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens are coming off playoff appearances and look to fill specific needs in this month's draft, the Browns are once again in need of help all over the roster, particularly on offense.
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