Tag Archive | "Pittsburgh Penguins"

Evgeni Malkin ejected for hit on T.J. Oshie

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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Evgeni Malkin was one angry Penguin Wednesday evening in Washington. The Pittsburgh forward was assessed a match penalty for a hit to the head of Capitals’ forward T.J. Oshie. It looks like Malkin caught Oshie with an elbow to the head. Oshie was skating towards Malkin as it happened. The game was tied 1-1 in…

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Elias Pettersson returns to Canucks lineup vs. Penguins

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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Elias Pettersson is back just in time for Hockey Night in Canada. The young Vancouver phenom returns to the lineup tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins after missing six games with a concussion. Coach Green confirms Boeser and Pettersson return, but Tanev will not play tonight. — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 27, 2018 Pettersson was dazzling…

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Sidney Crosby dangles Oilers for insane OT winner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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In case you were wondering (which you probably weren’t), Sidney Crosby still has it. The Penguins’ superstar center scored one of the better goals of his career in overtime Tuesday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. After a back-and-forth regulation session in which the two teams combined for 10 goals, the Connor McDavid vs. Crosby showdown…

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Phil Kessel nets natural hat trick against Vegas

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Holy moly, Phil. Pittsburgh forward Phil Kessel recorded his first hat trick with the Penguins and sixth of his NHL career Thursday evening against the Vegas Golden Knights. After Vegas opened the scoring, Kessel scored the next three — with the final two coming on second-period breakaways. Here’s a look at his two breakaway goals…

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Penguins’ Murray the Latest Starter to Suffer an Injury

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced goaltender Matt Murray will be out indefinitely with a concussion. Murray suffered the injury during the Penguins’ practice on Monday and there is no timetable for his return. Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan suggested both Casey DeSmith and Tristian Jarry would see action in the absence of Murray. “It’s at times…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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The Pittsburgh Penguins entered the 2017-18 season as back-to-back Stanley Cup Champions, looking to become the first team to win three in a row since the 1981-83 New York Islanders. Instead, they were bounced from the second round by their rivals and eventual Stanley Cup Champions, the Washington Capitals. Now they come into the 2019…

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Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick from Penguins

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional 2019 fourth-round draft pick.  Condition on draft pick. If Sheary scores 20 goals or 40 pts or Buf trades Hunwick before the '19 draft, it flips to a 3rd round pick. https://t.co/eqe1KYdf09 — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 27,…

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Evgeny Kuznetsov sends Capitals to Eastern Conference Final

Monday, May 7, 2018

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For the first time in 20 years, the Washington Capitals are going to the Conference Finals. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored on a breakaway 5:27 into overtime to give the Capitals the victory and eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series. With the score tied 1-1 in the extra period, Alex Ovechkin recovered…

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Zach Aston-Reese suffered a broken jaw and concussion from Tom Wilson hit

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson continues to not make any new friends — especially in Pittsburgh. The Washington agitator avoided discipline for his high hit in Game 2 on Penguins’ defenceman Brian Dumoulin. Dumoulin went into the league’s concussion protocol after Wilson blindsided him while the Pittsburgh blueliner was bracing for a collision with Ovechkin. Dumoulin was…

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Alex Ovechkin scores baseball-like game-winner, sticks it to Pittsburgh fans

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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The Washington Capitals needed a hero in Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alex Ovechkin delivered. Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal with 1:07 remaining to propel the Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh. After taking a pass from Nicklas Backstrom,  Ovechkin fired…

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