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Sidney Crosby’s possible trolling of Flyers is wonderful

Halloween is always a good time to catch your favorite athletes dressed as semi-boring costumes, unless they drift into the racist end of the pool (looking at you, Raffi Torres). Or if you’re Sidney Crosby, you use your costume to possibly troll your arch enemy. Check out the picture below, from the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Halloween party this weekend: Loading Halloween in advance...
Via Sports-Glory
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hit of the Night: Steve Downie

The Pittsburgh Penguins took on the undefeated New York Islanders on Saturday night. It was a close game heading into the third period when one of the newest Penguin Steve Downie laid a hit on Frans Nielsen that is our Hit of the Night! The post Hit of the Night: Steve Downie appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Life Of The Pittsburgh Penguins Equipment Manager

from Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pouring coffee with Penguins head equipment manager Dana Heinze can be a revealing experience. First, grab a Styrofoam cup, black or gold with the Penguins logo on the side. Heinze packs these for road trips and insists the Penguins are the only NHL team that travels with logo-covered cups. But don't dare put cream...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Snapshot: Pens stand up to Isles, win 3-1.

That awkward moment when people realize the Penguins are doing just fine without James Neal. It is early, but Patric Hornqvist is doing just fine in replacing James Neal. Against the Isles, he fired 12 shots , added the game winning goal, and game sealing empty net goal. He didn’t ruin any powerplays by taking a dumb penalty. He didn’t come unglued when someone hit him. Patric...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins/Stars Post-Mortem: Evaluating the Lines by @DXTraeger

The Pittsburgh Penguins, well rested after a 5-2 demolition of the Toronto Maple Leafs last Saturday night, started strong but faded fast against Dallas and allowed the talented Stars to score two late goals and win by a final score of 3-2.Thursday night's game against the Stars was a reversal of trends in several regards: the Crosby/Hornqvist/Kunitz line, which had been the...
Via PensInitiative
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Islanders (4-0-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) 7:00 PM - ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens lost a tough one Thursday night against Dallas.  They’ll look to bounce back tonight against an Islanders team that is undefeated thanks in part to playing Carolina twice.  Games like Thursday night just happen.  You can pick it apart and look...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Injury Update: Pascal Dupuis Returns to Practice the Day After Leaving Ice on a Stretcher

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis returned to practice today, less than 24 hours after leaving the ice on a stretcher. The USA Today is reporting that Dupuis participated in conditioning activities with trainers during the Friday morning skate.#457114862 / gettyimages.comPhoto proof that Pascal Dupuis is here and is skating on @CONSOLEnergyCtr ice. pic.twitter.com/NDfeVVvqsT—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dupuis Skates Before AM Practice

Pascal Dupuis skated this morning and apparently is OK after taking a 75 MPH slap-shot to the back of his neck last night against Dallas. From the Pens Twitter account… Photo proof that Pascal Dupuis is here and is skating on @CONSOLEnergyCtr ice. pic.twitter.com/NDfeVVvqsT — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 17, 2014 If you also take into account that it only took around...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pascal Dupuis taken off on stretcher

Pascal Dupuis was taken off of the ice last night in a stretcher after taking a puck to what appears to be the base of his neck. In front of the net, Dupuis is crosschecked to the ice by Alex Goligoski. While on all fours, he is hit in the back of the neck with a shot from Kris Letang. Watching a player being removed from the ice on a stretcher is always a tough thing to watch....
Via PenguinPoop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 3 – Pens Give Up Easy Points in 3-2 Loss to Stars

By: Meesh Shanmugam Stars 3  Pens 2 Record: 2-1 Goals Crosby (4) (PP) from Malkin, Kunitz Kunitz (2) (PP) from Letang, Hornqvist Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Despres (interference) – Unnecessary (hits Cole a second too late after he plays the puck away) Hornqvist (tripping) – Careless (gets his stick into Spezza’s skates in the offensive zone, taking him...
Via The PensNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis Stretchered Off After Being Struck By The Puck

This was a pretty scary moment in the Pittsburgh Penguins-Dallas Stars game at the CONSOL Energy Center. Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis was cross-checked down in front of the net, seconds before Kris Letang let a shot go. Letang’s shot struck Dupuis in the back of the neck and he knew he was in trouble immediately. […] The post Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis Stretchered Off After...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Sutter Primed for Career Season by @griffTHW

In coming to Pittsburgh, Brandon Sutter found himself with some large shoes to fill.  Effectively "replacing" Jordan Staal, the new guy in town landed in the shadow of a Stanley Cup champion and fan favorite, someone who did a little bit of everything for the Penguins.For some, Sutter will never completely fill those shoes but he certainly made strides in emerging...
Via PensInitiative
4 days ago  |  Discuss

@Penguins Fights: @Despres747 vs. @JVReemer21

Simon Despres vs James Van RiemsdykOct 11, 2014 3pd 19:272014-2015 Regular SeasonNot much of a battle but I'm liking this mean streak Despres has been on. After winning a preseason bout with Jason Zucker Despres took matters into his own hands after JVR sat on him after a lazy hit. JVR is not much of a scrapper and I think Despres was counting on it after getting hit with 3...
Via PensInitiative
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Put Away Your Panic Buttons

Blake Comeau celebrates his first goal in a Penguins uniform to put the Penguins back up by two goals in last Thursday’s home opener. (Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images) By: Joseph Guzy Before this season’s home opener, this is how the Pittsburgh Penguins responded to losing their grip on a three goal lead: Last Thursday, after an offensive clinic in the first period of the...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five thoughts from Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Night

The 2014 NHL season came in with a roar for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who erupted for six goals in their home opener against the Anaheim Ducks. The win was the Pens fourth straight in a season opener, and while it was an entertaining game, there’s no denying just how different it was compared to what Penguins fans are used to seeing. A new system and some new faces were on display...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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