The Penguins And Capitals Had Themselves A Nice Little Bench Brawl

The Penguins and Capitals were feeling a bit feisty last night, so much so that they decided have a scrap right on the Penguins' bench. I'm not sure if this qualifies as a true line brawl, but it's still pretty crazy. » 2/26/15 9:51am 2/26/15 9:51am

Willie Mitchell Uses Kris Letang's Helmet Against Him In Fight

Florida Panthers captain Willie Mitchell got tied up with Pittsburgh's Kris Letang, and inexplicably resorted to swinging Letang's own helmet at him. Willie Mitchell's a lawless man. » 12/21/14 11:18am 12/21/14 11:18am

NHL's Latest Suspected Mumps Case Visited Children's Hospital Last Week…

The thing about mumps is that it's contagious well before you even realize you have it. Who knows what Sidney Crosby was licking and spitting on before his face swelled up like a decorative, seasonal gourd. But we know what forward Beau Bennett, the latest stricken Penguin, was up to: hanging out with kids with… » 12/15/14 12:48pm 12/15/14 12:48pm

Sidney Crosby Has Mumps

Sidney Crosby's mumpy-looking face on Friday did not lie. The Penguins' captain officially has the mumps. Crosby, who sat out Friday's and Saturday's games, will miss Monday's game against the Lightning. His status will continue to be monitored. » 12/14/14 12:43pm 12/14/14 12:43pm

Penguins Broadcaster Apologizes For Insensitive "I Can't Breathe" Joke

Pittsburgh sports radio personality Stan Savran decide to reference the "I Can't Breathe" shirts in memory of Eric Garner while talking about the Penguins' struggles against the Blue Jackets last night. That was a bad idea. » 12/14/14 11:34am 12/14/14 11:34am

Sidney Crosby's Face Is Messed Up And Sort Of Mumpy Looking [Update]

The Post-Gazette's Seth Rorabaugh noticed that Sidney Crosby looked a little different after today's morning skate: » 12/12/14 1:33pm 12/12/14 1:33pm

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will be out at least six months after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. Because the Consol Energy Center was built on an Indian burial ground. » 11/19/14 1:25pm 11/19/14 1:25pm

Rangers Beat Penguins In A Shootout, Then Don't

The Rangers and Penguins quickly exited the ice last night after Dan Boyle seemingly earned the 3-2 New York win with his shootout goal, but both teams had to scramble back when officials reviewed the replay and took away Boyle's winner. » 11/16/14 11:10am 11/16/14 11:10am

Penguins Re-Sign Marc-Andre Fleury. No, Really.

In a move sure to be universally lauded by fans of the other 29 teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins have extended goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury on a four-year deal with an average annual value of $5.75 million. » 11/05/14 2:33pm 11/05/14 2:33pm

Penguins Perform "O Canada" Prior To Game Against The Flyers

U.S.-based NHL teams generally eschew singing "O Canada" before the opening face off against a fellow American squad, but in light of today's events in Ottawa the Penguins added Canada's national anthem to Jeff Jimerson's program. (They provided Pittsburghers the lyrics to sing along.) » 10/22/14 8:21pm 10/22/14 8:21pm

Pascal Dupuis Carted Off Ice After Being Hit In Neck By Puck

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis spent several minutes sprawled on the ice tonight after being struck in the back of the neck by a teammate's shot. Emergency personnel removed the 14-year NHL veteran from the ice by stretcher. » 10/16/14 9:10pm 10/16/14 9:10pm

Sidney Crosby Was Not Arrested In Ottawa

Preeeetty major fuckup here from the Ottawa Sun, which reported earlier this morning that Penguins star Sidney Crosby was arrested for unknown reasons. That would be a big story in the middle of the NHL offseason doldrums, if it were true, which it is not. » 9/03/14 8:21am 9/03/14 8:21am

Jim Rutherford Is A Safe And Sorry Choice For Penguins GM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have officially ended their 21-day general manager search, naming Jim Rutherford as the man in charge of fixing a team as talented as it is poorly constructed. The old boys' network strikes again. » 6/06/14 4:01pm 6/06/14 4:01pm

Dan Bylsma Was Doomed By His Roster, Not His Coaching

Changes are coming in Pittsburgh but they're not going to be the right ones. After the Penguins punted a 3-1 series lead and home Game 7 to the Rangers, you can bet any amount of money you like that coach Dan Bylsma will be fired. Only because it's easier to fire a coach than it is to find six decent forwards. » 5/14/14 9:48am 5/14/14 9:48am

Sidney Crosby Reaches The Boiling Point

If these playoffs will be remembered for anything, it'll be for players squirting each other with water bottles and spearing each other in the nuts. Last night's Game 6 between the Rangers and Penguins had one of each, both focusing on a frustrated, frustrating Sidney Crosby. » 5/12/14 9:14am 5/12/14 9:14am