Blues Crash Penguins’ Party

The Penguins' 2017 Stanley Cup championship banner begins its ascent to the PPG Paints Arena rafters. There were lights. So many twinkling, multicolored lights, as every one of the 18,652 fans in attendance...

‘First Step Out of the Way’ for Letang

"Finally back in this sweater!!" Letang posted on his Instagram (@kletang_58) after his first preseason game action. The Penguins lost a handful of key players from their back-to-back Stanley Cup runs this ...

Penguins Down Letang, But Not Out

The calvary isn’t coming. But if you’re writing off the Pittsburgh Penguins’ chance of defending their Stanley Cup without their most important defenseman, they plan to do their best to prove you wrong. “We’...

Penguins Hope Adversity Makes Them Stronger

They’re called the Penguins, but the defending Stanley Cup champions have come into March more like a lion. After opening the month with a 4-1 loss at Chicago, Pittsburgh has gone on a five-game tear at what...

Bolstered Blueline Paying Off for Penguins

Time will tell if Jim Rutherford’s trade-deadline additions of Ron Hainsey and Mark Streit to the Penguins’ blueline will help Pittsburgh defend the Stanley Cup. But the acquisitions are already paying dividend...

Crosby Reaches 1K Milestone in Costly Game

It hardly stood out as a marquee matchup on the schedule, other than the first Pittsburgh appearance of one of the NHL’s most exciting rookies. But, when Patrik Laine and the Winnipeg Jets came to town on an or...