Pirates acquire RHP Allen Webster

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired RHP Allen Webster from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash considerations. Webster, 25, made 5 starts (Appeared in 9 games) for the Diamondbacks in 2015, going 1-1 with a 5.81 ERA and 17/20 Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio.

 

Race for AFC North

Cincinnati Bengals (8-2) | 3-0 Div | 7-1 Conf |

Week 12: VS St. Louis (4-6)
Week 13: @ Cleveland (2-8)
Week 14: VS Pittsburgh (6-4)
Week 15: @ San Francisco (3-7)
Week 16: @ Denver (8-2)
Week 17: VS Baltimore (3-7)

Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) | 1-2 Div | 3-4 Conf |

Week 12: @ Seattle (5-5)
Week 13: VS Indianapolis (5-5)
Week 14: @ Cincinnati (8-2)
Week 15: VS Denver (8-2)
Week 16: @ Baltimore (3-7)
Week 17: @ Cleveland (2-8)

 

Sidney Crosby scores 1st even strength goal of season in 4-3 win

Penguins 4 – Avalanche 3

Sidney Crosby’s first even strength goal of the season at 11:56 of the third period ended up being the eventual game winner in the Penguins 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Off an Avalanche turnover, Crosby got behind the D and took a feed from Pascal Dupuis to beat Reto Berra backhand for his third goal of the season. The goal put the Penguins up 4-2.

Matt Duchene cut the Penguins lead to 4-3, scoring his second of the game with a 1:23 left in regulation. The Penguins would hold on improving to 12-7-0, 24 pts, on the season and 9-3 in one-goal games.

 

Penguins recall David Warsofsky

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman David Warsofsky from Wilkes Barre/Scranton, the Penguins announced.

 

Olli Maatta released from hospital

Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta has been released from the hospital and is expected to be sidelined for 3-4 weeks, the Penguins announced.