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

Pittsburgh vs Tampa Bay – Live Updates


Penguins prevail defeat Lightning 3-2 Third Period Notes Penguins up 3-2 with 5 minutes remaining in the third period. The Penguins have taken the crowd out the game Janne Pesonen is making too many moves at the blue line and needs to dump it deep and use his speed. O’Brien stepped up on him and just poked the puck away. This has been a problem with Pesonen since the camp opened up. Penguins jump out to the lead. Tyler Kennedy scores with assist to Kris Letang and Alex Goligoski Two fights at the same time. You don’t see this much Koci vs Bissonnette – Even: Bissonnette handled himself very well. Got a few nice rights in. Konopka vs Henrich – this one was over within seconds – edge Konopka Richmond moves the puck quickly. He is hitting the open man with NHL caliber efficiency Eric Godard had a rare shiftRead More »

Penguins fall to Lightning 5-4


The Tampa Bay Lighting came into Pittsburgh with a minor league roster and defeated Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4. Petr Sykora tied the game at 3-3 midway through the third period and Sidney Crosby put the Penguins up 4-3 late in the third period. Crosby‚Äôs shorthanded tally wasn‚Äôt enough as Tampa Bay’s Brandon Bochenski sent the game to overtime and the Lightnig won in a shootout 5-4. For Inside Analysis on tonight‚Äôs game read more.

NHL: Schneider talks intensifying


Anaheim Ducks General Manager Brian Burke is currently talking to six teams regarding defenseman Mathieu Schneider. Among the most interested parties have been the La Kings, Atlanta Thrashers, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens. The Kings have been the team mentioned the most over the past two months but Kings GM Dean Lombardi has not been given the OK from ownership to add Schneider’s salary. Lombardi remains in contact with Brian Burke but the Kings will have to send some salary back to the Ducks. Andy Strickland reports Derek Armstrong could be heading the other way.

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Free Preview: Want the latest Insider reports on the Penguins? Sign up today for an Inside Access Membership for only $19.99. I was told to watch Bill Thomas closely tonight. Thomas is pushing hard for a roster spot and the coaching staff likes what they have seen from him. Look for Thomas to see a lot of ice time tonight and to be used in different situations.