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Penguins finally break through, defeat Devils at Prudential Center

By Jason Mackey 12:24 a.m.
NEWARK, N.J. — The Penguins’ patience paid off. Facing the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center, against a team and in a building that has given them fits, the Penguins generated a high volume of shots for much of Friday’s game ...

Stat dropoff, road struggles have Penguins seeking consistency

By Jason Mackey
WASHINGTON — It’s not time to panic, defenseman Rob Scuderi said. But it’s also not OK, Scuderi insisted, for the Penguins to let their recent run ...

Penguins notebook: Bennett a healthy scratch

By Jason Mackey
NEWARK, N.J. — Beau Bennett said his New Year’s resolution was to play 10 games in a row without getting hurt. He did. Twelve straight. Yet ...

Penguins’ Ehrhoff being tested for concussion

By Jason Mackey
NEWARK, N.J. — Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff traveled back to Pittsburgh and missed Friday’s game against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center because of a possible concussion. “We’ll see how Ehrhoff is when our doctors give us a report ...

Lapierre eager to make mark with Penguins

By Jason Mackey
WASHINGTON — Maxim Lapierre was sitting at dinner Tuesday night when he fielded a phone call and got some unexpected news: He had been traded ...

For Penguins coach Johnston, it’s a matter of substance over style

By Jason Mackey
WASHINGTON — Penguins coach Mike Johnston called it not “playing the score.” To him, that means not trying to score three goals at once. Or becoming ...

Capitals dominate overmatched Penguins in win at Verizon Center

By Jason Mackey
WASHINGTON — Coach Mike Johnston said he and his coaching staff checked between periods to see why the Penguins weren’t generating many scoring chances Wednesday ...

Starkey: What are Penguins, Pirates up to?

By Joe Starkey
The worst time to judge a trade is the immediate aftermath as reaction normally runs hard in one of two directions: 1. Greatest thing that ...

Penguins notebook: Johnston pleased with Downie’s all-around play

By Jason Mackey
• Entering Wednesday’s game at Washington, Penguins forward Steve Downie had scored in back-to-back games, the first time since Feb. 24-25, 2012, that has happened. He also had a season-high seven hits Tuesday while drawing a penalty on Jets forward ...

Penguins get physical, trade Goc for Blues’ Lapierre

By Josh Yohe
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford wants a tougher team. He traded forward Marcel Goc to St. Louis late Tuesday for forward Maxim Lapierre. One of the league’s ...

Letang produces 5 assists in return as Penguins defeat Jets, 5-3

By Josh Yohe
The Penguins were without two of their stars Tuesday. They have a third, of course. Defenseman Kris Letang carried the load without injured centers Sidney Crosby and ...

No cross-checking here: Penguins misspell ‘Sidney’

By Josh Yohe
Things certainly did not go according to plan for the Penguins on Tuesday night. The team misspelled the name of captain Sidney Crosby — the ...

Penguins notebook: Crosby understands NHL’s reasoning for ban

By Josh Yohe
Center Sidney Crosby understands why the NHL prohibited him from playing Tuesday. He also wants everyone to understand that he is injured. Crosby said he probably ...

Crosby banned from Jets game because he missed All-Star Game

By Josh Yohe
Coach Mike Johnston didn’t even know about the policy. Neither did right wing Craig Adams, the Penguins’ NHLPA representative. Sidney Crosby, who should be able to ...

Flyers’ Rinaldo suspended 8 games for hit on Letang

By Josh Yohe
Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended eight games for a hit on Penguins defenseman Kris Letang last week. The NHL will release its ...

Penguins notebook: Letang’s status vs. Jets uncertain

By Josh Yohe
Defenseman Kris Letang is a candidate to play Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. Although there was initial concern that Letang had received a concussion following a ...

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NHL notebook: Family says ex-Hawk Mikita has dementia

By Wire Reports
The family of Stan Mikita said the Blackhawks Hall of Famer has been diagnosed with a suspected brain disorder. Mikita’s family issued a statement Friday saying the 74-year-old is “facing some serious health issues” and has suspected Lewy body dementia. …