Jordan Staal scored two goals including the tiebreaker goal in the third period, and the Penguins scored four third-period goals to rally for their sixth straight victory, 5-2 over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Staal who got off to a sluggish start to the season has seven goals in his past six games. After losing three straight, the Penguins have now won six straight and are establishing themselves with the Rangers and Canadiens as the class of the Eastern Conference. Evgeni Malkin extended his assist streak to 13 games and has a chance to tie Mario Lemieux‚Äôs record of 14 straight games with an assist, Tuesday night against Minnesota. Malkin finished the night with 1 goal and 3 assists and now has 30 points on the season. Malkin has a 8 point lead over teammate Sidney Crosby. Now onto the latest speculation surrounding the Penguins and around the league.
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