Latest Sidney Crosby News

Penguins score 5 unanswered goals to rally past Vegas 5-3

Jan. 18, 2022 01:50 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jason Zucker scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Monday night. It was a perfect birthday homecoming for Zucker, who grew up in Las Vegas until he was 15 and turned 30 on Sunday....

Guentzel's OT goal lifts Penguins over Sharks 2-1

Jan. 16, 2022 02:20 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored 37 seconds into overtime, Luis Domingue had 40 saves in his season debut and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 Saturday night. Guentzel and Kris Letang each had a goal and an assist as the Penguins won for the 12th...

Malkin scores twice in return, Penguins defeat Ducks 4-1

Jan. 12, 2022 01:50 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Evgeni Malkin couldn't have dreamed up a better return to the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup. The four-time All-Star and 2012 Hart Trophy winner scored twice and had an assist in his season debut Tuesday night as the surging Penguins rolled to a 4-1 victory over...

Stars rally past Penguins 3-2, snapping 10-game win streak

Jan. 08, 2022 17:47 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski scored 1:15 apart late in the third period and the Dallas Stars stopped Pittsburgh’s winning streak at 10 games, beating the Penguins 3-2 on Saturday. Hintz scored on a backhander with 3:46 left after Pavelski converted off a rebound...

Benn, Stars exit COVID protocols with 6-5 win over Panthers

Jan. 07, 2022 00:51 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas captain Jamie Benn said he never felt any symptoms during his time in COVID-19 protocols, and the Stars exhibited no ill effects from a long layoff in their return to the ice after a 2 1/2-week pause because of virus issues throughout the team. Benn had a goal...

Ten-Guins! Pens win 10th straight, 6-2 over Flyers

Jan. 06, 2022 22:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oh sure, leave it to Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel to carry Pittsburgh's top line. Try four goals and an assist between them to keep Pittsburgh perfect over the last 10 games. That third member of the line? Well, Sidney Crosby did at least chip in two assists. ...

Crosby, Rodrigues rally Penguins to 5-3 win over Blues

Jan. 06, 2022 03:04 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have been the NHL’s hottest team for the better part of a month. They struggled early against the St. Louis Blues. Sidney Crosby then took over. Crosby and Evan Rodrigues scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and the Penguins...

AP sources: NHL to withdraw from Olympics after COVID surge

Dec. 21, 2021 20:33 PM EST

The NHL is not sending players to the Beijing Olympics over concerns that the pandemic will disrupt the league’s ability to complete a full season. Two people with direct knowledge of discussions told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the league informed the NHL Players’...

Rodrigues stays hot as streaking Penguins top Montreal 5-2

Dec. 14, 2021 22:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evan Rodrigues always had the tools. A sneaky good shot. Vision. Speed. The tricky part for the Pittsburgh Penguins forward has been putting it all together at the same time. The missing ingredients turned out to be belief and a dash of swagger. Rodrigues is...

Quarantine concerns loom over NHL participation in Olympics

Dec. 14, 2021 18:05 PM EST

NHL MVP Connor McDavid calls the idea of potentially having to quarantine for up to five weeks in China following a positive COVID-19 test “unsettling” as the NHL’s participation at the 2022 Winter Games remains up in the air. The Edmonton captain and one of three players...