CBSSports.com "Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are proud Russians. They have represented their country repeatedly on the international stage, having won many a gold medal at various world championships. As a result, despite their playing in the NHL half a world away, they remain among the biggest sporting..." September 02
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A year ago, it was Olli Maatta receiving a steady workload on the Penguins' blue line as a rookie defenseman. This season, first-year coach Mike Johnston believes it's Derrick Pouliot's turn. “Yeah, I do. For sure,” Johnston responded when asked whether he thought Pouliot, a former..." August 29
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It took Jim Rutherford a minute, but he finally figured out how to operate the electric blinds in his new office at Consol Energy Center. Then he looked out the window and smiled, a near perfect summer complete. In fact, only one aspect from this summer seems to make Rutherford bristle, that..." August 28
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is almost certain to enter the 2014-15 season without a new contract, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said. Fleury's agent, Allan Walsh, is fine with the arrangement. Rutherford on Monday told the Tribune-Review that signing Fleury, who could become an..." August 27
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Mike Johnston understands that much of his success as coach of the Penguins will hinge on the performances of franchise centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. That's why Johnston visited Nova Scotia and Moscow this offseason to spend time with Crosby and Malkin — in their home countries, on..." August 27
Pro Hockey Talk "Although the Pittsburgh Penguins failed to live up to expectations in the 2014 playoffs, at least this time goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury escaped relatively unscathed. Before the 2013-14 campaign, Fleury had struggled in the Penguins’ recent postseason runs, which put his status as the team’s..." August 26
Pro Hockey Talk "In what might be the least surprising thing you’ll read on this website: If the Penguins are going to push for the Stanley Cup this season, it’s up to Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to make it happen. Yes, we know they’re the two best players on the team by far. Heck, they’re two of the best..." August 22
Yahoo! Sports "Pittsburgh Penguins star center Sidney Crosby's right wrist appears to be on the road to recovery. Related Stories Pens sign Spaling — two years, $4.4 million NBC Sports Crosby expects to be ready for training camp, says wrist is healing nicely NBC Sports Toews on Sidney Crosby..." August 17
#Penguins Scuderi said he wasn't same after Oct. ankle injury. "I feel like I need to have a bounce-back year. I struggled after my injury."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Jeff Zatkoff still talks about The Game. A lot of athletes have a key moment they think about in capital letters, but Zatkoff’s comes with a twist. It not only was the Penguins goaltender’s NHL debut, but he also flopped in it. Pressed into duty as the team’s backup to Marc-Andre Fleury..." August 15
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Beau Bennett went home to California this offseason, expecting to get away from the Penguins. Things didn't quite work out that way. One of Bennett's neighbors — Mike Johnston — became his coach. “I was really good friends with his son (Adam) growing up,” Bennett said Wednesday after..." August 14
NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett resumed skating this week following offseason wrist surgery and said he is not certain he will be ready for the start of training camp in September. "It's almost three months post-surgery next week Wednesday, and I'm just getting on the ice this week,"..." August 14
Pro Hockey Talk "Former Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette has had to wait quite a while to land his next contract, but he might not be an unrestricted free agent for much longer. The Minnesota Wild and Pittsburgh Penguins are both interested in signing the 29-year-old forward, according to Fox Sports’ Craig..." August 11
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins have re-signed center Brandon Sutter to a two-year, $6.6 million contract. Sutter, 25, was the team's final restricted free agent. After collecting 13 goals, 13 assists in 81 regular-season games in 2013-14, Sutter had a strong postseason, with five goals, seven points in 13..." August 06
Pro Hockey Talk "Depth was one of the biggest knocks on the 2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins, so it’s no surprise that’s been a focus during this offseason (maybe even to the detriment of their higher-end). Such a change of pace might help to explain why they’re taking some time to reach a deal with Brandon..." August 03
Pro Hockey Talk "When it comes to individual accomplishments, there’s no question that Sidney Crosby has achieved more than Jonathan Toews, but Toews is the one that’s captained his team to a pair of Stanley Cup championships and has won the Conn Smythe Trophy. NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick said in May that while..." August 03
NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Nick Spaling, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2015-16 campaign and has an average annual value of $2.2 million. Spaling, 25, was..." July 31
Edmonton Journal "Everytime an NHL centre of decent pedigree is listed as possibly available, it seems someone connects the dots and suggests the Edmonton Oilers as a team likely to be interested in his services. This is especially true of restricted free agents. It happened with Ryan O’Reilly, Patrik Berglund,..." July 28
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins coach Mike Johnston is traveling to Russia this weekend to visit center Evgeni Malkin. What if Malkin can't reciprocate the visit by reporting to training camp on time? Tensions between the United States and Russia are heightened following last week's crash of Malaysia Airlines..." July 26
Pro Hockey Talk "After a lengthy NHL career, Taylor Pyatt is headed overseas. The former Islander, Sabre, Canuck, Coyote, Ranger and Penguin has signed with Geneve-Servette of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Thursday. Pyatt, 32, split last season between New York and Pittsburgh, racking..." July 24
Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Jacques Martin senior advisor of hockey operations, the club announced today. From the press release: His duties will include monitoring NHL games, with an emphasis on Eastern Conference teams, assessing how the Penguins compare to the competition. He will..." July 23
NHL.com "Jacques Martin was named senior adviser of hockey operations for the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team announced Wednesday. Martin, 61, was an assistant last season on Dan Bylsma's coaching staff. Bylsma was fired after the season and replaced last month by Mike Johnston." July 23
NHL.com "Kasperi Kapanen understands any expectations of making the Pittsburgh Penguins' opening-night roster could be unrealistic, but the forward is prepared to defy the odds. Kapanen, Pittsburgh's first-round pick (No. 22) in the 2014 NHL Draft, skated at Consol Energy Center for the first time this..." July 20
NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mark Recchi player development coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Recchi, 46, will be responsible for working with and assisting in the development of young prospects and players throughout the..." July 19
NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenceman Simon Despres to a two-year contract worth $900,000 per season. The 22-year-old Despres appeared in a career-high 22 games for the Penguins last season, finishing with five assists." July 19
Yahoo! Sports "A week ago, Sidney Crosby was reportedly days away from having arthroscopic surgery on his injured right wrist. It never happened. According to the Pittsburgh Penguins, their star captain is going to heal himself through physical therapy and happy thoughts, rather than go under the knife,..." July 16
Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed their 2014 first-round draft pick, Kasperi Kapanen, to a three-year entry-level contract. Kapanen was the 22nd player chosen in the draft. The 17-year-old Finnish winger was the top-ranked European skater, according to Central Scouting." July 11
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Sidney Crosby injured his right wrist “during the season,” general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement released Wednesday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported earlier Wednesday that Crosby faces arthroscopic surgery on that wrist to correct an injury that limited his..." July 11
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sidney Crosby is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist within the next few days to repair damage that a source said impeded his performance in the postseason. Despite saying during and after the Stanley Cup playoffs that he was at full health, the Penguins center "did play..." July 09
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins aren't interested in long-term relationships these days. General manager Jim Rutherford has signed six unrestricted free agents who could play prominent roles for the Penguins next season — defenseman Christian Ehrhoff, goaltender Thomas Greiss and forwards Steve Downie, Blake..." July 07
Brandon Sutter, the Penguins' most prominent restricted free agent, will not be filing for salary arbitration, per agent Craig Oster.
According to @THNKenCampbell, M. Zuccarello, D. Brassard and C. Kreider of NYR and N. Spaling of Penguins have filed for salary arbitration.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "In the past four days, the Penguins have lost 10 players who saw NHL game action last season to free agency. That doesn't include right wing James Neal, who was traded last week. General manager Jim Rutherford said he doesn't mind. Rutherford made it clear when he replaced Ray Shero changes..." July 05
Pro Hockey Talk "hen the Pittsburgh Penguins selected Kasperi Kapanen in the first-round of the 2014 NHL Draft, they knew they were getting a guy with high offensive upside. They also knew they were getting a player who could be in the NHL as soon as the upcoming season. Kapanen was taken 22nd overall by the..." July 05
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins made no surprise free-agent signings Thursday. Didn't pull off any trades, either. And, while it still is possible that they'll work something out with another free agent or two -- and a trade to further remake their roster certainly can't be ruled out -- general manager Jim..." July 04
Steve Downie on protecting Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin: "I can guarantee there won't be any liberties on those players this year."
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Patric Hornqvist never played with star forwards in Nashville, but don't expect him to be star-struck this season. Hornqvist said Thursday that while he never has played with star centers such as Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, he isn't about to change his game into something it isn't. The..." July 03
The Penguins have re-signed C Zach Sill to a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level.
CBSSports.com "Alex Kovalev hasn't played an NHL game in close to two years but all along he remained an active player, spending last season in the Swiss second league. He remains a player no more; on Thursday he announced his retirement from the game for good. "I'd have loved to play until I'm 50 but the..." July 03
Pro Hockey Talk "Brooks Orpik has never been a guy to bite his tongue and when it came to looking back on his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins he didn’t hold back. Orpik spoke with Pittsburgh radio host Joe Starkey about growing up in the Penguins organization and playing for some really bad and really good..." July 03
Hear the Penguins did speak with Brodeur's camp but couldn't make the money work. Signed Greiss instead.
Steve Downie agrees to terms on one-year, $1M deal with PIT. #TSN
Yahoo! Sports "Christian Ehrhoff was at his home in Germany on Sunday when he received a call from his agent early in the afternoon. He was surprised to see that number on his phone and figured since it was early morning where his agent, Rick Curran, was, he was about to get some important news. At first,..." July 02
Rutherford says a Kulemin signing is now unlikely. He doesn't think Pens need a top-6 winger at this point.
PIT signs FA G Rob Zepp from Germany. $600,000 if in NHL.
Nick Drazenovic resigns with Pitt 550/250 300.
PIT signs Blake Comeau to 1 year @ $700K and Thomas Greiss, one year at $1M.