Johnston says "we will see what our doctors say" about Letang for Tuesday.
Johnston says Hornqvist could play "at any time."
The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin was absent from Monday's practice, the team announced. The forward, who is tied for third in the league with 51 points, has been placed on injured reserve. He missed the All-Star festivities and a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks with a lower-body injury." January 26
Penguins release more information on Crosby. Took an injection to treat a lower-body injury suffered Jan. 10 at Montreal.
Crosby will resume skating and return to the lineup either Wednesday in Washington or Friday at New Jersey.
Yahoo! Sports "In one day the NHL lost a Vezina Trophy winner and two former Hart Trophy winners from its All-Star Game roster. Sergei Bobrovsky, gone. Evgeni Malkin, gone. The latest? Sidney Crosby ... with a "lower body" injury. You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding Me. The Penguins posted this..." January 23
CSN Chicago "The cheers coming from the Blackhawks locker room were boisterous and, perhaps, filled with some relief. They were entering another break, at least for most of them. And they were entering it on a positive note. Marian Hossa scored his 10th goal of the season, and Jonathan Toews got the..." January 22
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is going to sit out the NHL All-Star Game. And probably miss some games that actually matter, too. An unspecified injury is expected to prevent Malkin, who sat out the Penguins’ 3-2 loss to Chicago at Consol Energy Center on Wednesday night, from rejoining the..." January 22
NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22
CSN Philly "There is something about the Pittsburgh Penguins that brings out the very best of the Flyers, the very meanest attitude of the Flyers and the very unexpected from the Flyers. Tuesday’s lengthy 3-2 overtime victory by Craig Berube’s club saw four second-period fights and the kind of energy,..." January 21
Told Letang had concussion symptoms last night which subsided overnight. Stiff neck today. Saw doctors this morning.
Evgeni Malkin is a late scratch for the #Pens tonight.
NHL.com "Predicting chemistry on a forward line is as easy as predicting the lottery. Three players who on paper should be able to jell fail to produce, while three players who might look like misshaped puzzle pieces fit together and make magic. "The chemistry and synergy of linemates only happens..." January 21
Coach Johnston: “Letang is still going through tests. He still has a couple tests to be cleared. He will be a game-time decision for sure."
New York Post "And in the blink of an eye, the Rangers’ two-game losing streak is now a two-game winning streak in the wake of Sunday afternoon’s 5-2 victory over the Penguins that followed Friday night’s 2-1 triumph in Columbus. “You’re not going to win every hockey game, but we wanted to grab hold of it as..." January 19
Arcobello, who mostly played C in his Penguins debut Friday, is skating on RW with Malkin and Bennett during warmups.
NHL.com "After numerous stops and starts in two-and-a-half seasons as a pro, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett is finally starting to show signs he might have been worth that No. 20 pick in the 2010 NHL Draft. "He's had some [bad] luck, but it's going good now," Penguins center Brandon Sutter..." January 18
NHL.com "New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will serve as injury replacements at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game to be played Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus (5 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Halak and Fleury will replace injured..." January 15
Waivers: ANDREW EBBETT PIT
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Marc-Andre Fleury didn't know. Prior to Tuesday, Fleury had beaten every NHL team except the Penguins and Minnesota Wild. Coach Mike Johnston wasn't going to tell Fleury, as Johnston admitted he had no clue of the quirky stat. Thirty saves in 32 chances rendered the point moot. The..." January 14
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins on Wednesday claimed center Mark Arcobello off waivers from the Nashville Predators. In 40 games this season split between Edmonton and Nashville, Arcobello has eight goals and 13 points while winning 51 percent of his faceoffs. In 82 NHL games, the 26-year-old Milford, Conn.,..." January 14
Pro Hockey Talk "Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery tomorrow the club announced. Maatta has not played since a Dec. 6 game against the Ottawa Senators." January 14
Minnesota's Ryan Suter will have a hearing Wednesday afternoon for elbowing Pittsburgh's Steve Downie.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta's shoulder hasn't responded favorably to rehab, and he will likely miss the rest of the season, multiple sources said Monday. The Trib reported on Dec. 14 that Maatta would seek a second opinion after reinjuring his surgically repaired shoulder on Dec. 6. Maatta..." January 13
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin were chosen to compete in the NHL All-Star Game Jan. 25 in Columbus, Ohio. It is the fifth selection for each, although injuries have limited Crosby to one actual appearance in an All-Star Game, while Malkin has missed one because of..." January 11
ESPN.com "The Montreal Canadiens honored the victims of the terrorist shootings in Paris by playing the French national anthem Saturday night before their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which they lost 2-1 in overtime. The French flag was shown waving on the scoreboard at Bell Centre as the..." January 11
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mired in a 4-for-58 slump, the Penguins’ power play has drawn much criticism. Despite having the services former scoring champions such as Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin as well as a recent infusion of skill in David Perron, the Penguins have only been able to collect one goal with the man..." January 10
CSN New England "It wasn't perfect and it wasn't very pretty. But it was flat out important for the Bruins to get the two points by any means necessary against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The air of urgency and looming consequences if things don't turn around for the Black and Gold is unmistakable right now, and the..." January 08
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Defenseman Paul Martin likely will return to the lineup against Boston on Wednesday. Whether the impending unrestricted free agent remains in the organization for the remainder of the season is up for debate. Martin's teammates, however, made it clear they hope general manager Jim Rutherford..." January 07
NHL.com "Sidney Crosby is in a slump and entered the week tied for fourth in the NHL scoring race. Crosby didn't earn his position among the League's point leaders through a blistering start to the season before eventually tailing off over the past few weeks. He has had what for him has been a down..." January 07
Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06
NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday in exchange for forward Rob Klinkhammer and a first-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Perron, 26, has five goals and 19 points in 38 games, one season after he set career highs with 28 goals, 57 points and..." January 03
CBSSports.com "It's been a pretty eventful day for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. The club just announced the addition of veteran forward David Perron to the team and there were some fireworks at the team's morning skate Friday. According to head coach Mike Johnston, forwards Evgeni Malkin and Craig..." January 03
Penguins scratch Harrington, Klinkhammer and Downie. Jordan Staal won't play for Carolina.
NHL.com "Defenseman Olli Maatta is continuing a rehab program on his upper body injury and is expected to return to the lineup within the next month, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford said today. Mattaa’s rehab program was set back briefly by his bout with the mumps." December 27
NHL.com "Steve Downie and Thomas Greiss have tested positive for the mumps and remain in isolation, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford announced. Brandon Sutter tested negative and has been cleared to return to the team." December 27
Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning bailed itself out of its offensive rut Tuesday night thanks to its most reliable line. Tyler Johnson recorded his second career hat trick, and linemate Nikita Kucherov added another goal in a 4-3 win over the Penguins in front of a sold-out crowd of 19,204 at Amalie Arena. The..." December 24
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Although the mumps-ridden Penguins were down to 10 forwards at one point, when a team has superstars Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby on the ice, they're never out of a game. The Panthers feel the same way about goaltender Roberto Luongo. Although the Panthers blew a two-goal lead in the..." December 23
CBSSports.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without Blake Comeau after the winger sustained an upper-body injury. Pens coach Mike Johnston said Comeau will be sidelined "several weeks" as a result of the injury. Comeau has been a strong addition to the Penguins after signing as an unrestricted free agent..." December 23
ESPN.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have not yet shaken the mumps virus, as three more players will undergo testing for the disease before the team readies itself for the upcoming holiday break. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford announced in a team news release Monday morning that Steve Downie,..." December 23
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen remains miffed at how the Penguins handled last offseason's coaching changes, and he made no secret of it. “The organization can say whatever it wants, that it wasn't sure what it wanted to do, all that stuff,” he said. “But it was (bull). “It's..." December 22
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Captain Sidney Crosby redirected a puck past goaltender Roberto Luongo for only his third goal in 21 games. He threw his arms in the air. He let out a celebratory scream. Injuries and mumps have taken a toll, but there also have been plenty of reasons for the Penguins to celebrate. One of..." December 21
Pro Hockey Talk "Nashville Predators forward James Neal was the first player to be fined and publicly named under the league’s new diving rules; however, he certainly won’t be the last. Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was penalized twice for embellishment in Saturday’s 3-1 win over the Florida..." December 21
CBSSports.com "Due to injury and illness, the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup has been at times unrecognizable this season. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have had to skate with a revolving door of linemates. The depth on the NHL roster and in the minor leagues has been constantly tested. At times they've seemed to..." December 21
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Simon Despres and fellow defenseman Brian Dumoulin have been in this situation before. So have the Penguins. With defenseman Christian Ehrhoff questionable for Saturday's game against Florida because of a lower-body injury, it is possible the Penguins could showcase their young defensemen..." December 20
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury's salivary glands are apparently just fine, but his shutout total has swelled of late. The Penguins' goaltender notched his career-high sixth shutout Thursday during a 1-0 overtime victory over the Colorado Avalanche at Consol Energy Center. Fleury, who's 9-1-2..." December 19
The Score "The Pittsburgh Penguins have released the results of their latest round of testing for mumps. Defenseman Olli Maatta has tested positive for the virus and remains in isolation, general manager Jim Rutherford announced Friday. Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo have..." December 19
Ehrhoff is not on the Penguins' bench. Hasn't played since late in the first.