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...

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...

Game 2: Pens Look to Rally from 0-2 Deficit

Sidney Crosby was back in his practice stall Saturday in the Pittsburgh suburb of Cranberry, away from the hostile environs of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Islanders had sent Crosby’s Penguins pack...

Game 1: Isles Beat Pens, 4-3, in OT

On paper, the challenge for the Penguins seemed clear as they entered their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. How would the NHL’s sixth highest-scoring team crack a system that, under f...

81 Games In, Penguins Clinch Playoff Spot

Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby have never missed the playoffs since they’ve been on the Penguins’ roster together, and they’re not going to start now. After coming up short in their first attempt to clinch ...