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Malkin's winning goal in shootout leads Pens past Flames

Nov. 23, 2022 23:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin enjoyed a fitting end to a multigame celebration of a significant career milestone. Malkin scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. ...

Penguins lose 2 D-men, beat Caps to end 7-game losing streak

Nov. 09, 2022 22:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Already down two defensemen to injury, the Pittsburgh Penguins were in desperation mode when Jeff Petry skated off in pain and left them with just three healthy players at the position. Veteran forward Jeff Carter to the rescue. Carter skated a shift on defense in...

Penguins rally in 2nd and 3rd periods, beat Blue Jackets 6-3

Oct. 22, 2022 22:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored the 79th game-winner of his career and rallied Pittsburgh from a two-goal deficit to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 Saturday night for the Penguins' first road win of the season. Danton Heinen scored twice, Josh Archibald and Jan Rutta...

Penguins jump on Kings early, roll to 6-1 victory

Oct. 20, 2022 22:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — From the day he took over nearly seven years ago, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has preached to his gifted offensive players to stop messing around and just shoot the puck. It appears Sullivan may finally have a group he doesn't have to tell twice. ...

Old Pens or Pens of old? Pittsburgh opts to run it back

Sep. 27, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby doesn't remember worrying about his age when he was 18. He's not about to do it now that he's nearly double that. So what if the 35-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins captain has been in the NHL nearly half his life? His legs are fresh. His mind too. Same...