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  • Penguins prospect Zlobin sparkles in clutch

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "No fewer than 172 players were drafted before the Penguins spent a sixth-round selection on Anton Zlobin in 2012. It's not all that hard to understand why. After all, Zlobin, a right winger, isn't especially large (5 feet 11, 209 pounds). There's nothing special about his skating, either,..." September 14

  • Fleury wants to stay in Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Marc-Andre Fleury has mixed feelings about the Penguins' decision to not discuss a contract extension this summer. But he made one thing clear on Wednesday: He remains very happy in Pittsburgh. “Pittsburgh has been great to me,” he said. “It's a great place.” General manager Jim..." September 10

  • Crosby won't take legal action

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins captain Sidney Crosby pronounced himself 100 percent healthy despite dealing with a wrist injury during the playoffs. He admitted to being “pretty close” to opting for surgery during the summer, but rehabilitated the injury well enough that an operation isn't necessary. The injury..." September 09

  • Sidney Crosby declares himself '100% healthy' ahead of season

    CBSSports.com "If the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to make good on an organizational shift coming out of another disappointing postseason, they'll need Sidney Crosby at his best. After suffering a wrist injury late last season, one that may have impacted his playoff performance, his health was a concern coming..." September 08

  • Flames’ Bennett working with Crosby

    Pro Hockey Talk "Calgary Flames prospect Sam Bennett isn’t letting his general manager’s words slow him down. The first-round pick (fourth overall) from June’s draft has been in Colorado all week working out with NHL veterans such as Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. Bennett posted a picture on his..." September 06

  • Ex-Penguin Malone looking for 2nd chance

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "With forwards Steve Downie and Daniel Carcillo, the Penguins aren't lacking for potential projects. Could the return of Upper St. Clair native Ryan Malone be next? General manager Jim Rutherford isn't saying. But interest on Malone's part is tangible. “There's a natural attraction..." September 06

  • Penguins sign forward Carcillo to tryout contract

    NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Daniel Carcillo to a professional tryout contract, the team announced Thursday. Carcillo, 29, originally broke into the professional ranks with the Penguins organization after being drafted by Pittsburgh in the third round (No. 73) of the 2003 NHL..." September 04

  • Report Of Crosby’s Arrest Appears To Be False

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Ottawa Sun newspaper set off a firestorm this morning on social media, announcing that Sidney Crosby was arrested in Ottawa. The paper said Crosby was arrested late Tuesday night while driving a rented Porsche in Ottawa. It went on to say the Penguins’ star was taken to police headquarters..." September 03

  • Penguins force Fleury to prove himself

    ESPN.com "Recently, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford indicated that the club’s starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury would enter the 2014-15 season without a contract extension. Rutherford said it was not an immediate priority to re-sign the 29-year-old netminder, who is heading into..." September 03

  • KHL president hints at return to Russia for Ovechkin, Malkin

    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

  • Penguins confident Pouliot will be healthy, ready for camp

    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

  • Penguins GM insists new coach Johnston was no afterthought

    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

  • Penguins goalie Fleury likely to enter season without new contract

    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

  • Penguins coach says team needs to 'lessen the load' on Crosby

    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

  • Penguins aren’t in rush to re-sign Fleury

    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

  • It’s all on Crosby, Malkin to make it work in Pittsburgh

    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

  • Penguins Sidney Crosby says aching wrist is "good"

    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

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    Shelly Anderson @pgshelly

    #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."

  • New goalie Greiss’ presence threatens Zatkoff as Penguins backup

    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

  • Now healthy, Penguins' Bennett eyes bigger role

    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

  • Penguins' Bennett aiming for camp after wrist surgery

    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

  • Report: Penguins, Wild, Capitals pursuing Bissonnette

    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

  • Penguins ink Sutter to two-year deal

    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

  • Pens GM aims to strike deal with Sutter by next week

    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

  • Toews honored to be compared to Crosby

    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

  • Penguins Agree to Terms with Forward Nick Spaling on a Two-Year Contract

    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 Oilers have “keen interest” in Pittsburgh Penguins’ RFA Brandon Sutter

    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

  • New Penguins coach to meet with Malkin

    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

  • Veteran NHLer Pyatt signs in Swiss league

    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

  • Jacques Martin is now Pittsburgh’s senior advisor of hockey operations

    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

  • Penguins hire Jacques Martin as senior adviser

    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

  • Kapanen wows Penguins brass at development camp

    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

  • Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

    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

  • Penguins, defenceman Simon Despres agree to 2-year deal

    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

  • Sidney Crosby won’t have surgery on ‘terrible’ wrist injury

    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

  • Penguins sign first-round pick Kapanen

    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

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    Seth Rorabaugh @emptynetters

    Today's EN Assists: The #Penguins fill out their coaching staff & re-sign Jayson Megna as well as Philip Samuelsson: http://t.co/G6eMQJBevR

  • Decision on surgery for Crosby still up in the air

    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

  • Penguins star Sidney Crosby to have wrist surgery

    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

  • New general manager Rutherford, Penguins in favor of short-term deals

    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

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Brandon Sutter, the Penguins' most prominent restricted free agent, will not be filing for salary arbitration, per agent Craig Oster.

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    The Hockey News @TheHockeyNews

    According to @THNKenCampbell, M. Zuccarello, D. Brassard and C. Kreider of NYR and N. Spaling of Penguins have filed for salary arbitration.

  • Pens hope to reach long-term deal with Brandon Sutter

    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

  • Pens GM says first-round pick Kapanen could make team right away

    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

  • Next set of tasks looms for Penguins GM Jim Rutherford

    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

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Steve Downie on protecting Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin: "I can guarantee there won't be any liberties on those players this year."

  • Hornqvist embraces trade to Penguins

    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

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    The Penguins have re-signed C Zach Sill to a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level.

  • Alex Kovalev officially retires after 24 years playing pro hockey

    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

  • Orpik said ‘we let the pressure get to us’ in Pittsburgh

    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

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