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Hats flew for Patric Hornqvist and third-string goaltender Jeff Zatkoff stood on his head as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Wednesday night at CONSOL Energy Center to take an early one-game lead in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs.

PITTSBURGH - Hornqvist scored three goals, one on the power play and one into an empty net, and provided a beautiful outlet pass to set up a Sidney Crosby breakaway top shelf goal...

04/13/2016 - 23:25
Kurt Hackimer
Wayne Simmonds scored two goals to lead Philadelphia over Pittsburgh 3-1 in a meaningless regular season finale for the second-place Penguins.

Having already clinched second place in the Eastern Conference, Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan opted to sit stars Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang in the Penguins’ regular season...

04/09/2016 - 19:34
Zach Laufer
Sidney Crosby's backhander in overtime lifted the ‪Penguins‬ to a 4-3 win over the Caps, clinching second place in the Eastern Conference.

The Pittsburgh Penguins (48-25-8) extended their winning streak to eight games after an overtime victory over the Washington Capitals (55-17-8).

04/07/2016 - 22:25
Zach Laufer
Rookie goalie Matt Murray is generally viewed as next in line to fill the netminder position for the Pittsburgh Penguins once Marc-Andre Fleury vacates it in one way or another. Not many around the league mention Tristan Jarry in those discussions.

Now that Murray is in the NHL, Jarry will get the majority of the minutes for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Baby Pens the rest of the way.

04/07/2016 - 10:48
Zach Laufer
Led by the efforts of Beau Bennett and Kris Letang, the Penguins cruised to a 6-2 victory Sunday against the Flyers the final regular-season home game for the team this year.

The victory was the sixth in a row for Pittsburgh. The suddenly red hot Penguins have won 12 of their past 13 games and 25 of 34 since Jan. 12.

04/03/2016 - 21:10
Chris Hayes
Rookie goaltender Matt Murray stopped all 23 shots he faced and Oskar Sundqvist scored his first NHL goal as the red-hot Penguins clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 whitewashing of the New York Islanders.

The strong play of backup goalie Matt Murray and the very special play of the special teams propelled Pittsburgh to a 5-0 victory over the New York Islanders Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn,...

04/02/2016 - 16:43
Brandon Walker
Phil Kessel scored two goals, Nick Bonino, Kris Letang and Trevor Daley each had two-point nights and the Penguins won again, beating the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Thursday night.

Kessel’s two goals led the charge for the Penguins as they won their fourth consecutive game, and ninth in their past 10.

03/31/2016 - 21:54
Brandon Walker
Spring has arrived. The long cold winter is behind us, and so too are the grueling mid-season months that set up the NHL for its stretch run. Here are the teams that have emerged from the marathon and are well-positioned to make their bids for Lord Stanley.

Washington Capitals

03/30/2016 - 22:19
Tony DeFazio
Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and an assist and Phil Kessel scored the game-winner in the shootout as the Penguins won a back and forth contest over the Buffalo Sabres 5-4.

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored four second-period goals, including two shorthanded, but only narrowly...

03/29/2016 - 22:24
Kurt Hackimer
Sidney Crosby's overtime goal lifted the ‪‎Penguins‬ over the Rangers 3-2 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

Another game, another slow start for the Penguins – this time, versus the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in an extremely important game coming down the stretch.

03/27/2016 - 23:06
Zach Laufer
Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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Expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016. A revamped defensive line, featuring two of the league's best ends in Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt, is one of the main reasons why.
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Ron Everhart defied the odds and turned Duquesne basketball into a respectable program. But after five years he was dismissed and the Dukes' short-lived success came to a screeching halt.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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In the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, it was unknown whether University of Pittsburgh tight end JP Holtz would be selected.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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It's still the dog days of summer, but college football season is nrarly upon us. Local teams begin to open camp this week and next, and there are several players to keep an eye on.
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