Penguins, Rangers separated by one point in crucial game this afternoon

 

Just a reminder: “The Pittsburgh Penguins will host a clothing drive to benefit Goodwill of Southwestern PA when the Pens take on the New York Rangers Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mellon Arena. Gently-worn clothing items or cash donations will be collected when gates open at 12 noon. The collection will continue through the 10-minute mark of the first period. New York Rangers (39-27-9-87) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (40-27-8-88) Previous Meetings 10/25/08: NYR 3 – PIT 3 SO 12/3/08: NYR 3 – PIT 2 SO 1/5/09: NYR 4 – PIT 0 1/18/09: PIT 3 – NYR 0 1/28/09: PIT 6 – NYR 2 Coaching Changes: Both teams made coaching changes within weeks of each other in February. The Penguins are 13-2-3 under Interim head coach Dan Bylsma.The New York Rangers are 8-4-2 under new head coach John Tortorella Avery the difference maker: Sean Avery has been a major difference maker sinceRead More »

NHL: Dallas & TB among 3 teams scheduled to have scouts at Mellon Arena on Thursday

 

With Trade talks heating up, three very interesting teams that the Penguins have been in trade talks with are scheduled to have scouts in attendance when the Penguins host the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. A look at the teams that who will be in attendance on Thursday and who they are targeting.