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Penguins star Sidney Crosby out 6 weeks after core surgery

Nov. 14, 2019 9:59 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins star Sidney Crosby will be out at least six weeks after what the team said was a successful core muscle injury repair Thursday. General manager Jim Rutherford says the procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. The 32-year-old Crosby leads the team in scoring...

Since losing ’18 final, Golden Knights look more like Caps

Nov. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Almost 18 months since the Vegas Golden Knights’ improbable inaugural season ended, they look much more like the team that vanquished them in the Stanley Cup Final. If you can’t beat ’em, be more like ’em. Once a ragtag group relying on more will than skill, Vegas is beginning to...

Panthers rally from 4 down, beat Bruins 5-4 in shootout

Nov. 13, 2019 1:11 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored one of four Florida goals in the third period and added the winner in a shootout as the Panthers rallied from a four-goal deficit and beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Tuesday night. Keith Yandle had a goal and two assists for Florida and Sam Montembeault didn't allow a goal...

Kakko scores 2, lifts Rangers past Penguins 3-2 in OT

Nov. 12, 2019 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaapo Kakko likes the way his game is improving. The 18-year-old Finnish rookie scored his second goal of the night 2:36 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. "It's getting better," Kakko said. "I guess it's always good when you...

Injured Penguins star Sidney Crosby to miss Rangers game

Nov. 11, 2019 1:46 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins star Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday night's game against the Rangers because of an undisclosed injury. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said Monday that Crosby will not travel with the club to New York. The Penguins also play Friday at New Jersey, but Sullivan did not explicitly...

Penguins rally, edge Blackhawks 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 9, 2019 10:52 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Penguins keep losing high-profile players and keep winning games. It's not ideal, but they'll take it — for now at least. Jake Guentzel and Jared McCann scored in a shootout and the Penguins ended a 10-game losing streak against the Chicago Blackhawks by rallying for a 3-2...

Draisaitl's OT winner lifts Oilers past Penguins

Nov. 2, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Goaltender Mike Smith and forward Leon Draisaitl stole the spotlight for the Edmonton Oilers in a game that featured NHL superstars Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Smith stopped 51 shots and Draisaitl scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins...

Crosby has 3 points, Penguins drill Flyers 7-1

Oct. 29, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins endured a brutal stretch in the opening days of the season in which high-profile players headed to injured reserve with alarming regularity. Yet rather than panic, head coach Mike Sullivan used it as an opportunity to make sure the good habits he believes his team...

Pirates president looks to 'crack the code,' build a winner

Oct. 29, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The new president of the Pittsburgh Pirates is confident owner Bob Nutting is committed to winning. Travis Williams, who succeeds Frank Coonelly on Nov. 1, says his job is to put the right people in place to help the Pirates climb back into contention. His first order of business will be...

Murray stops 25 shots, Pens score late to beat Stars 3-0

Oct. 27, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — What could have been a bitter end to a dismal road trip turned into an emphatic win for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Matt Murray made 25 saves for his first shutout of the season, Dominik Kahun and Bryan Rust scored their first goals in the third period and Pittsburgh beat the...