Pittsburgh off to second best start in franchise history

 

The Pittsburgh Penguins (7-1) continued their hot streak Saturday night beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 as the team continues to get contributions night after night from “different areas and different positions.” Sergei Gonchar had a goal, assist and Marc Andre Fleury made 22 saves in the win. Bill Guerin (3), Pascal Dupuis (1) and Michael Rupp (2) also scored for Pittsburgh. Sidney Crosby had two assists and Evgeni Malkin had an assist on the night. Fleury is off to a career best 7-0 start and what Pittsburgh continues to do in the defensive zone is frustrate the opposition. Pittsburgh had a total of 19 blocked shots against Tampa Bay, including 7 blocked shots from defenseman Jay McKee who has been a perfect fit for the Penguins thus far. Through eight games, the story of the Penguins season is Marc Andre Fleury and the contributions they are getting from theirRead More »

NFL: Steelers make “new” 5 year offer to Bryant McFadden

 

Bryant McFadden visited the Arizona Cardinals today but since Friday, the Detroit Lions, New York Jets, and Denver Broncos have all dropped out of the McFadden sweepstakes. Sources tell inside Pittsburgh Sports that the Steelers have made a new 5 year offer and are willing to move salary to bring McFadden back. Read more for the latest and teams that are still in on McFadden