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Washington Capitals' Nic Dowd, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring on Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Capitals strike early, thrash Penguins 5-2

Mar. 7, 2020 4:59 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The playoffs are still a month away. It just feels like they've already started for the Washington Capitals. Dominant at the start and disciplined at the finish, the Capitals pushed the Pittsburgh Penguins around 5-2 on Saturday to give them a little breathing room over their longtime...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, bottom, works against Los Angeles Kings' Kurtis MacDermid during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Panic time? Penguins staying patient during unexpected slide

Mar. 2, 2020 6:18 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan's voice was calm as he urged patience and understanding, qualities that tend to be in short supply around the NHL when the calendar flips to March and the number of regular-season games dwindles. They're traits the Pittsburgh Penguins coach hasn't had to rely on much during...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Patrick Marleau (12) is defended by Los Angeles Kings' Trevor Moore, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Lizotte, Kings send Penguins to 4th straight loss, 2-1

Feb. 27, 2020 1:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Lizotte had a power-play goal and an assist, Cal Petersen made 36 saves and the Los Angeles Kings spoiled the Penguins debuts of Patrick Marleau and two more deadline acquisitions with a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Lizotte posted his second career multi-point...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) battles for the puck as Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) and defenseman Jake Muzzin, center, watch during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Muzzin helps Maple Leafs blank Penguins 4-0

Feb. 20, 2020 11:48 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — After two listless performances, Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe wanted to see his team step up. It was only one game, but the Maple Leafs delivered. Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists, Frederik Andersen made 24 saves and Toronto beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night. The Maple...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) passes to Jason Zucker (16) who put a shot behind Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) for a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby has goal, 3 assists as Penguins beat Maple Leafs 5-2

Feb. 18, 2020 11:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night. “I think this is his favorite time of year,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. “He tends to play his best when the stakes get high. He has...