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 ...

Malkin’s Consistency Shines for Penguins

It’s been an up and down season for the Penguins. After a perfectly average, 2-1-2 start, Pittsburgh headed to Canada and caught fire, starting with an impressively focused, 3-0 win over the red-hot Toronto ...

Four Games In, Penguins Looking for Consistency

Four games into the 2018-19 season, the Penguins are still trying to put it all together. Their 2-1-1 record seems about right for a team that’s turned in one run-and-gun performance (their 7-6 opening night...

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...

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...

Defending Champs Face Elimination Monday

The Penguins might’ve played their most dominant game of the playoffs Saturday night in Washington, but they return home to Pittsburgh facing elimination. The Penguins blew two one-goal leads, including surr...

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...

Game 6: Exiting Flyers Gave Pens a Fight

The Penguins gave the Flyers life in Game 5. And, for the better part of two periods, they continued to do the same in Game 6. Playing in front of their home crowd for a chance to tie the series, Philadelphi...