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Schultz, Pouliot say they're ready to fill in for injured Maatta

Justin Schultz hasn't joined the Penguins lineup since the team's playoff opener nearly three weeks ago, but now could be forced into action. If needed, the ...

Penguins notebook: Capitals' Orpik gets 3-game suspension for Maatta hit 

Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik on Sunday received a three-game suspension from the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his high hit that knocked Penguins defenseman ...

Rossi: Fleury can wait until Murray caps Caps

WASHINGTON — Progress. That was the word coach Mike Sullivan chose to use while addressing what has become his least favorite subject: Marc-Andre Fleury's condition. ...

Penguins Insider: Role players stealing spotlight

After Eric Fehr scored the decisive goal in the third period of Game 2 on Saturday night, he made his way to the back of ...

'No panic' for Capitals in Game 3

WASHINGTON — The Capitals will try to get off to fast start Monday at the Penguins in Game 3 of their second-round series, something they ...

Penguins square series with Capitals on Fehr's 3rd-period goal

WASHINGTON — There were certain things Eric Fehr was trying to do when he scored the game-winning goal in the third period Saturday night. He was ...

Rossi: Orpik's hit ups ante for ugly

WASHINGTON The Conscience became The Enemy. But the Penguins stayed true to their identity, which is why the showcase series of these Stanley Cup playoffs ...

Letang steps up ice time after Maatta's 1st-period injury

WASHINGTON — Defenseman Kris Letang stepped onto the ice for a Penguins power play as his most familiar blue-line partner, Olli Maatta, headed down the ...

Penguins notebook: Sheary calls Wilson hit 'part of game'

WASHINGTON — Neither individual involved in Thursday's knee-to-knee hit between Washington's Tom Wilson and Penguins winger Conor Sheary considered the incident important enough to change ...

Chorney's pairing with Dumoulin on Penguins' blue line boosted both careers

WASHINGTON Summoned from the minors at the beginning of April 2015 after injuries decimated the team's blue line, Brian Dumoulin and Taylor Chorney combined to ...

Capitals overmatched by Penguins in Game 2 loss

WASHINGTON — Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov played in all 82 regular-season games and the first seven postseason contests this spring, but he was a healthy ...

Mature Murray moving past 1st career playoff loss

ARLINGTON, Va. — Matt Murray on Friday morning reviewed the overtime goal scored on a wraparound by Washington's T.J. Oshie, which survived replay scrutiny. And ...

Penguins insider: Crosby seeks 'power against power' advantage

ARLINGTON, Va. — Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it "power against power." It's when opposing coaches resist the temptation to pit a strong line against ...

Rossi: Penguins defensemen can hold up against bigger Capitals by 'keeping it simple'

ARLINGTON, Va. — Speed can't be taught. Neither can a fondness for being hit. Though it's still early, a second-round showcase series between the NHL's ...

Caps still expect lengthy series after Game 1 win

ARLINGTON, Va. — For the Washington Capitals, being ahead in a playoff series is nothing new. But closing out a postseason series always seems to ...

Penguins notebook: Wilson fined for hit on Sheary; Kunitz questionable 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson will not be suspended for a knee-on-knee hit he delivered to Penguins winger Conor Sheary in Game ...

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