Malkin leads the way; Penguins beat Leafs 3-2


Evgeni Malkin tonight had an goal and assist to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Penguins also got goals from Petr Sykora and Ruslan Fedotenko. Prior to the game the Penguins were dealt a serious blow when General Manager Ray Shero announced Sergei Gonchar the team’s #1 defenseman will be out indefinitely with a separated shoulder. For Inside Analysis of tonight’s game read more

Pens – Leafs Updates


The lines are as The Insider reported earlier: Staal – Malkin – Sykora Dupuis – Taffe – Satan Fedotenko – Talbot – Cooke Bissonnette – Kennedy – James Pens have an early 2-0 lead on power play goals from Fedotenko and Sykora. The Pens power play might be even better this year with the edition of Fedotenko because he likes to eat up space in front of the net. Paul Bissonnette is literally trying to fight his way on to the roster as he squared off with Jamal Mayers. Give the bout to Bissonnette. Malkin and Staal break out on a shorthanded¬†2-on-0 and Malkin buries it to make it 3-0. As The Insider expected, Kennedy is now playing between Satan and Dupuis. The Leafs put two on the board in the last five minutes to ruin Dany Sabourin’s shutout. The Pens were outshot 17-3 in the third and 29-21 forRead More »

Gonchar Out Indefinitely


Penguins defenseman Sergei Gonchar has a dislocated shoulder and will be out of the lineup indefinitely, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero. Gonchar suffered the injury in the pre-season opener against Tampa Bay on Sept. 20. Sergei will continue to be evaluated as our team medical personnel consider several treatment options,‚Äù Shero said. ‚ÄúIn the meantime, we will look for our other defensemen to step up and fill the void created by his absence.‚Äù Check the NHL page for tonight’s game updates.

Penguins Lineup vs Toronto


Penguins head coach Michel Therrien has announced the Penguins lineup for tonight. The Penguins will dress 12 Forwards and 6 defensemen. Dany Sabourin will start. Sidney Crosby will not play due to a sore groin. Forwards: Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Matt Cooke, Miroslav Satan Petr Sykora, Pascal Dupuis, Jeff Taffe, Rusland Fedotenko, Max Talbot, Paul Bissonnette, Tyler Kennedy and Connor James Defensemen: Brooks Orpik, Kris Letang, Hal Gill, Mark Eaton, Alex Goligoski and Darryl Sydor Goaltenders Dany Sabourin and John Curry. Projected Lines (Morning Skate)

NHL: Crosby out for tonight’s game


Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Michel Therrien announced after the team’s morning skate that center Sidney Crosby will not play in tonight’s game due to a sore groin. Crosby hopes to play Friday night in Toronto. The injury is not believed to be serious. Source: Tribune-Review

Training Camp Roster (9/23/08)


Player Defenseman (10) Mark Eaton Hal Gill Alex Gloigoski Sergei Gonchar Daryl Sydor Ryan Whitney Danny Richmond Rob Scuderi Kris Letang Brooks Orpik   Forwards (16) Paul Bissonnette Matt Cooke Sidney Crosby Pascal Dupuis Ruslan Fedotenko Eric Godard Connor James Tyler Kennedy Evgeni Malkin Janne Pesonen Miroslav Satan Jordan Staal Jeff Taffe Petr Sykora Maxime Talbot Bill Thomas    Goaltenders (3) Marc Andre Fleury Dany Sabourin John Curry   Total 29 Players      

Stone Among 13 players assigned to WBS


The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 29 players Thirteen players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 13 players include forwards Kris Beech, Ryan Stone, Adam Henrich, Aaron Boogaard, Tim Wallace, Jonathan Filewich, David Gove and Christopher Minard; defensemen Deryk Engelland, T.J. Kemp, Ben Lovejoy and Joey Mormina; and goaltender David Brown. The Penguins have 16 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goaltenders, for a total of 29 players remaining at training camp.

Borderline Players who have to clear waivers


Here‚Äôs an list of borderline players who would have to clear waivers to be sent to WBS Kris Beech Deryk Engelland Jonathan Filewich Eric Godard Dave Gove Adam Henrich Connor James T.J. Kemp Chris Minard Joey Mormina Danny Richmond Ryan Stone Daryl Sydor Jeff Taffe Bill Thomas Inside Analysis Which Players have the inside track of making the team and which one’s are garnering interest around the league? Read more for the latest