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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) tries to get a shot past Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott (37) as Philippe Myers (5), Ivan Provorov (9) and Kevin Hayes (13) defend during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Elliott makes 19 saves to lead Flyers over Penguins 3-0

Jan. 21, 2020 11:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brian Elliott and the Flyers defense stymied Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Elliott made 19 saves, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk scored, and Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh 3-0 Tuesday night. It was Elliott’s first shutout of the season and 39th of his career. The...

Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) keeps the puck out of the net as Pittsburgh Penguins' Teddy Blueger (53) and Brandon Tanev (13) look for a rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Rust, Johnson help Pittsburgh rally past Bruins 4-3

Jan. 19, 2020 5:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Johnson’s goal into his own net was one of the low points of a forgettable first period for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Johnson’s short-handed slap shot later in the game helped the Penguins complete another memorable comeback. Johnson and Bryan Rust scored third-period...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) scores the winning goal against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) as Filip Hronek (17) defends as in overtime of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Crosby scores in OT, Penguins beat Red Wings 2-1

Jan. 17, 2020 11:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin needed only 21 seconds to take advantage of an overtime penalty. Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night. Crosby scored by redirecting a slap pass from Malkin past goalie...

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) congratulates goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Bergeron scores 20th, Bruins beat Penguins 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 11:28 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins turned an ominous start into a decisive victory against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. Crosby scored 24 seconds into the game, but Jaroslav Halak didn’t allow anything else to get past him as Boston beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Thursday night. “We just kind of responded...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) returns to the bench after his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby's return makes resilient Penguins diligent, dangerous

Jan. 15, 2020 12:31 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan's messages can be relentless. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach peppers his team with a handful of mantras that seemingly run on a loop during every practice, every period, sometimes every shift. They run from “play the right way” to “get to our game”...

New York Islanders' Brock Nelson (29) celebrates as Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) reacts after Nelson scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nelson scores twice, Islanders pound Red Wings 8-2

Jan. 15, 2020 2:02 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Islanders vowed to play with purpose following a rough road loss to the crosstown Rangers. They did exactly that against the lowly Detroit Red Wings. Brock Nelson scored twice and six other Islanders connected as New York routed the hapless Red Wings 8-2. New York scored three...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets off a pass with Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise (11) and Mikko Koivu (9) defending during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Crosby hadn't played since undergoing abdominal surgery on Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

Jan. 14, 2020 11:25 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby stressed he wouldn't try to get “too fancy” in his return from a two-month layoff following abdominal surgery. It happened anyway. The fact most of the flash cam e from Crosby's teammates during Pittsburgh's 7-3 domination of Minnesota on Tuesday night is...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby prepares to take a face-off during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers in Pittsburgh. The Penguins captain will be in the lineup on Tuesday night, Jan. 14, 2020, when Pittsburgh faces Minnesota. Crosby hasn't played since undergoing abdominal surgery on Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Penguins' Crosby to return from 2-month absence against Wild

Jan. 14, 2020 1:08 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby is back. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain will be in the lineup on Tuesday night when Pittsburgh faces Minnesota. Crosby hasn't played since undergoing abdominal surgery on Nov. 14. The Penguins have thrived in spite of the extended absence of the three-time Stanley Cup...

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill (31) makes a save on a shot as Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) gets out of the way of the shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Blueger scores in 8th round of SO, Penguins beat Coyotes

Jan. 12, 2020 10:30 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last time Teddy Blueger took part in a shootout was last season in the American Hockey League. His debut in an NHL tiebreaker was a smashing success. Blueger flipped the puck under the crossbar in the eighth round of the shootout to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin waits for a face off against the Colorado Avalanche in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

McCann scores in OT, Penguins beat Avalanche 4-3

Jan. 11, 2020 1:29 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have dealt with plenty of adversity this season, so a couple of unfortunate bounces weren't going to bother them. Instead, they became more determined and found a way to win again. Jared McCann scored at 3:19 of overtime and the Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche...