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Sunday April 20 2014
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Sidney Crosby scored a pair of third-period goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 Sunday night at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby's two goals came in the final five minutes in a physical battle between two injury-riddled teams that saw the Blackhawks take another hit, in addition to their third consecutive loss.

03/30/2014 - 22:27
Tony DeFazio
The Penguins will not win the Stanley Cup this year. That is not opinion or overreaction. It is, according to the numbers, fact. Both the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks and 2012 Los Angeles Kings faired far better in the final stretch of the season than the Penguins are this year.

Statistically, at least, Pittsburgh stands little chance to win their fourth championship.

03/30/2014 - 19:31
Joel Peretic
Chris Kuntz and Beau Bennett scored to lead the Penguins over the Blue Jackets 2-1, clinching a playoff berth for the eighth consecutive season.

Bennett netted the game-winner goal in his first game since November 22, while Marc-Andre Fleury turned away 35 of 36 shots as the Penguins won in Columbus.

03/28/2014 - 22:52
Nate Marsh
Absent Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Paul Martin and a host of others, the Penguins found their losses too much to overcome against the Western Conference Los Angeles Kings Thursday night. The 2012 Stanley Cup champions picked up goals from Jeff Carter and Alec Martinez as they topped the shorthanded home team, 3-2.

The Penguins entered the night with the second best record in the Eastern Conference when surrendering the first goal.

03/27/2014 - 21:39
Joel Peretic
Jussi Jokinen and Taylor Pyatt scored for Pittsburgh but Mikkel Boedker's second-period goal proved to be the game-winner as the Coyotes downed the Penguins 3-2.

The Penguins went into their contest with the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night hoping to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

03/26/2014 - 00:21
Carley Thieret
James Neal scored the game-winner in overtime, Evgeni Malkin had two goals and two assists, and Sidney Crosby had a goal and a pair of assists as the Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3.

After a scoreless first period for both teams, Crosby erased the Penguins zero off the board with a laser of a slapshot goal, following a penalty on the Lightning’s Tyler Johnson for hooking, just...

03/22/2014 - 16:11
Dan Sostek
Daniel Alfredsson scored with less than a second remaining in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Penguins in Detroit.

It was a thriller Friday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins traveled to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit for a one-game road trip to take on the Detroit Red Wings.

03/20/2014 - 23:34
Andrew Choynowski
Sidney Crosby scored a pair of goals plus an assist, Lee Stempniak added a goal and 2 assists, Chris Kunitz had a goal and an assist and Jeff Zatkoff stopped 32 of 33 shots as the Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 5-1

James Neal and Chris Kunitz returned to the Penguins’ lineup after missing several games to concussion symptoms and a lower-body injury, respectively.

03/18/2014 - 22:06
Nate Marsh
The Penguins were flat and frustrated in the first period, falling behind 3-0 and wound up losing their second game in two days to the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3 at the CONSOL Energy Center.

The Flyers dominated the Penguins in Philadelphia on Saturday and jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in Pittsburgh on Sunday.

03/16/2014 - 17:21
Tony DeFazio
Matt Read scored twice and the Philadelphia Flyers bombed the short-handed Penguins 4-0 in Philly on Saturday afternoon.

The Flyers jumped on the board quickly.

03/15/2014 - 17:06
Dan Sostek
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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