‘A Character Win’ for Resilient Penguins

For the first period Sunday, it looked like the Penguins were going to be beaten by the Bruins on their home ice as they had been twice in Boston this season. Pittsburgh looked woefully unprepared to start t...

Penguins’ Depth Rises to Injury Challenge

The Penguins have been without captain Sidney Crosby, still arguably the game’s best player, since Nov. 9. Brian Dumoulin, their best defensive defenseman, has been lost since Nov. 30. A week before Christma...

Dumoulin Loss May Be Penguins’ Toughest Yet

The Penguins are already without their captain and arguably the game’s best player in Sidney Crosby, out six to eight weeks after core muscle surgery, but that might not be the worst of their problems. Brian...

Malkin, Crosby Push Reset on Lethargic Start to Season

Sidney Crosby saw Columbus’ Pierre-Luc Dubois lay a high hit on Jake Guentzel, the 24-year-old who’s been on Crosby’s left wing for most of his three NHL seasons, and the 5’11” Penguins captain skated over to c...

Game 4: Isles Sweep Pens Out of Playoffs

For the first 35 seconds – the first 2:08, really – things were going the Penguins’ way in Game 4. The Penguins’ top-line pair of Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel, held off the scoresheet throughout this seri...