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O'Connor, Pettersson help Penguins rout Maple Leafs 7-1

Oct. 23, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were missing several key regulars, but they didn’t have any problem with a high-powered Toronto team stuck in an early slump. Drew O’Connor scored twice, his first career two-goal game, and the Penguins routed the Maple...

Pens' star Crosby: still no timetable for return from injury

Oct. 22, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn't sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby skated with his teammates for more than an hour Friday in the latest step in his recovery from...

Stars' Pavelski, Radulov edge Penguins 2-1 in shootout

Oct. 19, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Dallas Stars are built to win tight games, and they're certainly wasting little time getting comfortable with them. Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout and Braden Holtby finished with 27 saves as the Stars edged Pittsburgh 2-1...

Penguins score 4 in 1st, beat Blackhawks 5-2 in home opener

Oct. 16, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are doing just fine so far without injured stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Drew O’Connor scored his first NHL goal, Danton Heinen got his third in three games and Pittsburgh tallied four times in the first period to...

Comeback Cats: Florida, down 2 late, rallies to top Pens 5-4

Oct. 14, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Ekblad had the simplest assessment of how opening night went for the Florida Panthers. “Comeback ‘Cats," he said. That they were, and fittingly, Ekblad's comeback was the biggest part of it all. ...

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

Oct. 12, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night. Dominik Simon,...

NHL commissioner Bettman says just 4 players unvaccinated

Oct. 12, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the league has only four unvaccinated players as it opens up the 2021-22 season. Bettman was in attendance for the regular-season opener between the back to back Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and the...

Jarry's resilience key for Penguins as stars nurse injuries

Sep. 28, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins still believe in Tristan Jarry. Perhaps even more importantly, Jarry's belief in himself hasn't waned after a nightmarish indoctrination into playoff hockey last spring. Jarry and fellow goaltender Casey DeSmith were two of the...

Veteran forward Brian Boyle hoping to catch on with Penguins

Sep. 24, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Boyle skated off the ice, visibly and blissfully drained after his first training camp practice in years. The pain — the good kind, the kind that comes when trying to hang with the best hockey players in the world — offered the veteran...

No Crosby, no Malkin gives Penguins camp an unusual vibe

Sep. 23, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent the better part of two decades leaning heavily on Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin for well, just about everything. Time to find out — at least in the short term — if the players the three-time Stanley...