Gonchar named Penguins’ Defensemen Development Coach

Sergei Gonchar has joined the Pittsburgh Penguins’ coaching staff as defensemen development coach, Jim Rutherford announced this afternoon.

According to the team, in Gonchar’s new role he will work with Pittsburgh’s defensemen at the NHL level and throughout the Penguins system. He will also scout European tournaments on behalf of the team.


Chiefs 23 – Steelers 13

*Landry Jones, 16-29, 209 YARDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

*Le’Veon Bell, 17 CAR, 121 YARDS

*Antonio Brown, 6 REC, 124 YARDS


Bobby Farnham placed on waivers

The Pittsburgh Penguins have placed Bobby Farnham on waivers.


Big Ben inactive vs Chiefs

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will be inactive today vs the Kansas City Chiefs. Landry Jones will start with Tyler Murphy suited up as the No. 2 QB.


Pens beat Preds on Kessel’s OT winner

Phil Kessel scored 41 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Saturday night.

Marc Andre Fleury was sensational in the win with 38 saves on 39 shots. Pittsburgh was out-shot 39-25 in the game and out-attempted 70-42.

Chris Kunitz (1) also scored for Pittsburgh in the win. The Penguins improve to 4-4-0, 8 pts, on the season.