Rutherford Sends a Message to Slumping Penguins

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford is nothing if not transparent. So, when he went public with his disappointment in his team’s subpar start on the GMJR Show last week – and threatened changes if things didn’t improve ...

Penguins Open with Old-Time Hockey

Maybe it was the springy boards. “You can just tell on the bounces, they’re a lot more lively and springy this year,” said Jake Guentzel, who scored two of the Penguins’ seven goals. “It’s something we’ve be...

‘I Sense a Lot of Purpose in Here’

A quick look at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2018-19 opening night roster, side by side with their opening night roster of a year ago, shows that GM Jim Rutherford has accomplished his primary goal. Depth. Th...

Capitals End Penguins’ Three-peat Bid

The Capitals had burned the Penguins on odd-man rushes early in their second-round series, but Pittsburgh had done a much better job of limiting those chances over the past two games. And now, 5:27 into over...

For Pens and Caps, It’s Now a Best-of-Three

With the Capitals holding a 2-1 lead in their second-round series, Game 4 was as close to a must-win for the Penguins as a non-elimination game can get. The result, too, couldn’t have been much closer. How c...

Poor Start, Bad Breaks Cost Penguins in Game 2 Loss

The Penguins had plenty of reasons to feel like nothing went their way in Sunday’s Game 2 at Washington. To name a few: Center Evgeni Malkin, a full participant in practice Saturday, nonetheless had to mis...

Penguins Score Three in 4:49; Take Game 1 Over Caps

The Washington Capitals struck fast, with Evgeny Kuznetsov scoring on the first shift of the game. On the first shift of the third period, they did it again. That second goal, a laser from Washington captain...

Photo Gallery: Penguins vs Flyers (04/18/2018)

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins shutout the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 5-0 during regulation. Matt Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins posted his second shutout in only four games against the Philadelphia...

Game 4: Penguins Push Flyers to the Brink

Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin had already gotten the all-important first goal just 4:33 into the contest, draining much of the energy out of the home crowd. But the Flyers weren’t about to roll over. Midway thr...