Ruutu and Neil a perfect match?


Former Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jarkko Ruutu has had a strong training camp with the Ottawa Senators. Ruutu and the Senators face-off against the Penguins Saturday afternoon in Stockholm, Sweden. What should the Penguins expect from Ruutu? Plus the Latest rumblings from Stockholm, including an update on Glen Murray.

Penguins to re-assign Richmond and James


More to come. Team to take 25 players to SwedenThe 25-man roster for the Sweden trip includes 15 forwards, seven defensemen and three goaltenders. The forwards are Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Petr Sykora, Miroslav Satan, Ruslan Fedotekno, Matt Cooke, Max Talbot, Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Eric Godard, Jeff Taffe, Janne Pesonen, Bill Thomas and Paul Bissonnette.   The defensemen are Brooks Orpik, Rob Scuderi, Hal Gill, Mark Eaton, Darryl Sydor, Kris Letang and Alex Goligoski.   The goaltenders are Marc-Andre Fleury, Dany Sabourin and John Curry. Updated: 2:55 p.m. The Latest on Paul Bissonnette

Morning Skate News and Notes


Free Preview: Sign up today for an inside access membership which includes special features such as the latest NHL Insider rumors and the latest Penguins Buzz Special offer ends soon. Lines at practice Dupuis ‚Äì Crosby ‚Äì Satan Fedotenko ‚Äì Talbot ‚Äì Cooke Pesonen ‚Äì Staal ‚Äì Thomas Bissonnette ‚Äì Kennedy ‚Äì Godard *5th line: Taffe ‚Äì Malkin ‚Äì James * Petr Sykora did not practice Connor James and Jeff Taffe were the first players on the ice. They were working on shooting drills for 30 minutes before any other players hit the ice. Defenseman Danny Richmond joined them and worked on shots from the point. Rob Scuderi participated in the drills and looked very good. He will be ready for the opener. For some reason Pascal Dupuis was shooting right handed before the team began their drills. Sidney Crosby looks 100%. He was flying out there today. Look forRead More »

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.

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 »