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.
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.
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.
Cameron Johnson and Michael Young scored 22 and 21 points, and Sheldon Jeter and Jamel Artis each had double-doubles as Pitt won their second straight, topping red-hot Syracuse 80-75 on Saturday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center.
The journey back to college basketball relevancy will be long and arduous for Pitt, but Saturday was a step in the right direction as the Panthers put together one of its best collective performanc
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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.