As the Pittsburgh Penguins training camp begins, Coach Mike Sullivan is trying out some new forward and defensive combinations. One of the most intriguing pairings is the newly formed second defensive pairing of Marcus Pettersson and Jeff Petry.
Some guys have hockey in their blood from the moment they were born. I think you could safely say that about Pittsburgh Penguins amateur scout Dan McLean, as he possesses a keen eye for detail in hockey and in life that has helped propel him to a successful scouting career in the NHL.
Drew O’Connor has a pretty good idea of what it’s like to play for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He should, considering that he’s done it 32 times during his first two seasons in pro hockey, since signing with the Penguins as a free agent after two years at Dartmouth.
Yeah, not exactly too much to take from yesterday’s games moving forward In the weird split-squad setup that saw two different Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game happen yesterday, the Pens took the home matinee 3-2 in overtime courtesy of a Jason Zucker goal.
COLUMBUS — The stat pack from the pair of Pittsburgh Penguins preseason games on Sunday contained a few interesting tidbits. Of course, none will guarantee a player a spot on the NHL roster, nor will the stats be remembered in the following weeks.
The Penguins opened their preseason with a 3-2 win. As the Penguins are preparing to get their season underway, forward Jason Zucker is hoping that the high note began the preseason with a sign of good things to come.
COLUMBUS — The game started well enough, and the Pittsburgh Penguins’ largely minor league roster dotted with NHL hopefuls held serve with the Columbus Blue Jackets’ NHL-player-laden lineup that included nine NHL regulars or soon-to-be mainstays.
PITTSBURGH — It was the Pittsburgh Penguins’ annual game for kids in which thousands of kids from local hockey programs attend a preseason tilt. On Sunday, the Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in OT at PPG Paints Arena.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are entering the 2022-2023 season with their starting goaltender in the last year of his contract. For the past two seasons, goaltender Tristan Jarry has put up all-star regular seasons and faltered in the postseason.
Rinks are iced, training camps are underway, and the Pittsburgh Penguins soon to take the ice as the 2022 preseason is just about here. As the NHL prepares for face off of the 2022-23 season, there is plenty for fans to look out for as the Penguins preseason begins.
Throughout Mike Sullivan’s tenure as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, he has been known to deploy his main forwards in pairs. Penguins fans know the commonly Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel are glued at the hip; and for a while Teddy Blueger rolled with Zach Aston-Reese.
It’s a unique Sunday where the Pens will play not once but twice, and after the injury of unknown severity to Jeff Carter, the depth centers come into focus The Penguins picked up their first injury yesterday, when center Jeff Carter left in the middle of a scrimmage and did not return.
Today is a first, at least in Mike Sullivan’s Pittsburgh Penguins tenure, if not the organization’s history. The Penguins will play a split-squad game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, beginning today a 1 p.m at PPG Paints Arena and tonight at Nationwide Arena at 7.
The Penguins are starting the 2022-23 preseason with a split-squad double feature in Pittsburgh and Columbus. Penguins hockey is back. In a rare preseason double-header, there will be two games to catch Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins focused a lot of attention on their defense over the offseason. The re-signing of Kris Letang was probably the biggest news of the summer, however, there will be many new faces joining him.
Before NHL Free Agency began on July 13, the Pittsburgh Penguins were in an extremely precarious position. Long-time icons Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang were un-signed, and general manager Ron Hextall was faced with additional decisions on what to do with midseason acquisitions like Rickard Rakell.