Crosby could be the key to unlocking Zucker

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Whether it’s because he counts $5.5 million against the salary cap or because he was involved in one of the…

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Brandon Tanev’s most electrifying moments with the Penguins

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On Wednesday it was made official that the Seattle Kraken selected forward Brandon Tanev from the Penguins in the expansion…

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Aston-Reese and Zucker most likely candidates to be poached by Seattle in expansion draft

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are headed into the offseason with a new general manager for the first time since the summer…

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R1G6 Recap: Finishing blow; Tristan Jarry single-handedly eliminates Pens

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Wednesday night the Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the New York Islanders in six games. It’s…

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R1G4: Letang’s gaffes the cherry on top of Pens’ poor performance; Isles even series at 2

Coming into game 4, MoneyPuck.com gave the Penguins an 80.7% chance of advancing to the second round. It goes without…

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R1G2 RECAP: Out of the woods; Pens strike twice in first, hang on to even series

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If there’s one thing I know, it’s that there will be totally logical and rational reactions to this game, regardless…

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RECAP 55: CC: OldTakesExposed; Jeff Carter drops a 4-bomb, Pens win 8-4

Remember when that know-it-all Pensblog writer thought Jeff Carter was a meager acquisition for the Penguins? So Boston went out…

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RECAP 53: Pens drop a dud; Who’s your least favorite Penguin of all-time?

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Great news! Evgeni Malkin made his return to the lineup after missing 23-games with a lower-body injury. Bad news! This…

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RECAP 51: Rollercoaster; Guentzel’s OT tally clinches 15th consecutive playoff berth for Pens

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Just one standings point separates the Capitals from the Penguins for first place in the East division entering their Thursday…

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RECAP 47: This time you’re staying down; Pens spank Devils 5-1

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According to Hockey Viz’s points projections, the top four teams in the East division will all finish within 0.9 points…

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RECAP 46: Exhale; Jarry flounders but Pens survive in wild 7-6 victory over Devils

Prior to their Tuesday tilt with the Devils, the Penguins got some great news at morning skate as Evgeni Malkin…

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RECAP 44: Pens hold on for 3-2 victory in NHL’s first ever joint Pride Game

Today’s game was the NHL’s first ever joint Pride Game as the Penguins and Sabres teamed up to celebrate LGBTQ+…

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RECAP 41: Conquering Hades; Pens survive late push, beat Devils 6-4

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The postseason is right around the corner as the Penguins are tasked for a weekend series with the Devils. Having…

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RECAP 37: Matheson dazzles as Pens dominate B’s 4-1 for Sullivan’s first win in Boston

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The Penguins, winless in Boston since Mike Sullivan took the helm, looked to build off an incredible March as they…

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Improved skating the catalyst of Jared McCann’s breakout season

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It wasn’t long ago that Jared McCann went 22 consecutive games without a goal to finish out the Covid-shortened 2019-20…

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RECAP 34: The Zohornassaince Ra-deems banged up Pens; deal Sabres 16th straight loss

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Full credit to Laura @werewolfbrmtzvh for the incredible title of this post. Before the game the Penguins received more bad…

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RECAP 32: Lone Crosby goal not enough, Pens drop another in OT loss to Devils

As goes every game this season, a big two points were on the line for the Penguins as they looked…

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RECAP 29: Time for Mike Matheson at forward? Depleted Pens fall 2-1 to Bruins

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The Penguins (18-9-1) came into this game as victors of their past six games. Having already won the first game…

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RECAP 26: Opportunistic Pens take care of business in 5-2 victory over struggling Sabres

The Penguins have 16 games remaining against the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils, the basement dwellers of the East…

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Kasperi Kapanen is red-hot, but how much longer will it last?

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Kasperi Kapanen has been lighting the world on fire for the Penguins as of late. Since being benched on February…

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RECAP 24: Prophets and Party Hard; Pens stymie Rangers 5-1

We’ve reached the point of the season where we can safely say the Penguins aren’t a powerhouse, but they aren’t…

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Penguins need struggling John Marino to turn it around in a hurry

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After an incredible rookie season in which he posted some of the league’s best defensive impacts from the blue line,…

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RECAP 22: Can’t hold on forever, darling; Pens kiss early three goal lead goodbye in 4-3 loss to Flyers

The captain is back. Sidney Crosby was removed from COVID-19 protocol prior to the game and was inserted into the…

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RECAP 20: Backs against the wall; Sleepy Pens lose to Isles 2-0

Rejoice! The Penguins don’t have to play the Islanders again for over a month. The Isles’ defensive, grind it out…

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Right-handed winger sits atop Pens’ needs

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Mark Jankowski’s poor performance this season has rightfully sparked the debate about whether or not the Penguins need another center….

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RECAP 14: Sheary-Eller-Panik line smothers Pens in Caps’ 3-1 win

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Coming off just their second regulation win of the season and first win by multiple goals, one would figure the…

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RECAP 12: Malkin, Crosby power Pens past Isles in shootout win

It’s time to get weird. The Ron Hextall – Brian Burke era is underway as the Penguins attempt to salvage any…

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RECAP 10: Pitiful power-play plagues Pens in 3-1 loss to Rangers

New York Rangers’ goalie Igor Shesterkin stood tall and powered them to a 3-1 victory over the Penguins on Monday…

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RECAP 8: It can’t get worse than this, right? Bruins beat depleted Pens 4-1

It’s hard to expect much from the Penguins right now. Consider the following: They are starting a rookie on the…

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