Latest Pittsburgh Penguins News

Penguins sign F Bryan Rust to 6-year deal

May. 21, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust is staying in Pittsburgh. The veteran forward, who was scheduled to become a free agent this summer, agreed to a six-year contract with the Penguins that will keep him with the club through 2028. The deal, announced on Saturday, carries...

Hurricanes look to keep rolling at home vs. New York Rangers

May. 17, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes needed to finish the regular season strong to hold off the New York Rangers for the Metropolitan Division title. They are benefitting from that push as the teams meet in a second-round playoff series. The division title secured home-ice...

Pending free agents Malkin, Letang hope to stay with Pens

May. 17, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin wants to stay in Pittsburgh. So does Kris Letang. There's comfort in the only NHL city they've ever called home. Success too. It's why neither three-time Stanley Cup champion has ever hit the open market during their long careers. Until now, anyway....

Love of hockey sends Greenberg from Cubs to Blackhawks

May. 16, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Greenberg grew up watching Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played hockey all the way through the club level at the University of Pennsylvania. It's that love for the sport that prompted Greenberg to take on a unique challenge. After...

End of an era? Penguins at crossroads after playoff exit

May. 16, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions. For the better part of a year, all three understood the 2021-22 season could be...

Game 7s go to OT on same day for 2nd time in NHL history

May. 16, 2022 01:50 AM EDT

No one wanted to go home in the NHL playoffs' Game 7 matchups Sunday night. The first-round elimination games between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers and Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames went to overtime, marking just the second time in league history multiple Game 7s...

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

May. 16, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not mentally moved on to what’s next. “I don’t even know who we play,” Gallant said with a chuckle. It’s the...

Panarin lifts Rangers past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 7

May. 15, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin is such a gifted passer, he looks to set up his teammates for goals. He can shoot, too, and he came through in a prime situation. Panarin scored a power-play goal 4:46 into overtime and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 Sunday...

Domi, Raanta help Hurricanes close out Bruins 3-2 in Game 7

May. 14, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Twice before, the Carolina Hurricanes had reached the playoffs only to see their ascent to becoming a serious Stanley Cup contender blocked by the Boston Bruins. Two newcomers helped the Hurricanes finally push past their playoff bully — and in a Game 7, at...

Comeback Rangers ready to face Penguins in Game 7

May. 14, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

When the New York Rangers came back from Pittsburgh earlier in the week, they were on the brink of being eliminated by the Penguins after two bad losses on the road. Following two spirited comeback wins, they return home for a deciding Game 7 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night...