| Feb 5, 2012
| 3:59 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While Ilya Kovachuk refuses to take credit for the New Jersey Devils' surge since the All-Star break, his teammates can see that the forward has elevated his game.
Kovalchuk had a goal and two assists, and the Devils extended...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:21 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots to tie Tom Barrasso's franchise record for career shutouts and carry the Pittsburgh Penguins past the New York Rangers 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Evgeni Malkin scored his 33rd goal of the season and...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:10 PM
When he first came up, they used to call him "Sid the Kid."
His skills helped him eventually become the face of the NHL, but his childish act began to wear thin for non-Pittsburgh hockey enthusiasts. They began bestowing Sidney Crosby with derogatory...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:12 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Zybnek Michalek and Chris Kunitz scored three minutes apart in the first period, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 36 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux had his coach call him the best player in the world.
Giroux needed one shift to prove that claim is more than hometown hype.
He flattened Sidney Crosby only 5 seconds into the game, buried his sixth goal of the...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Midway through the season, Sidney Crosby would have been the runaway choice for the NHL’s most valuable player. In a pregame ceremony Sunday, Marc-Andre Fleury was honored as Pittsburgh’s team MVP.
In the absence of Crosby, the reinvented...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Eric Fehr upstaged stars Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin by scoring twice and the Washington Capitals waded through rain drops to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in a wet Winter Classic on Saturday night.
It was the NHL’s first nighttime Winter...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Chris Conner scored on Pittsburgh's first successful penalty shot in nearly four years, Jordan Staal added his third goal in three games and the Sidney Crosby-less Penguins beat the injury-thinned Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night.
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The Capitals' season continues to see-saw with 21 games left before the playoffs. They haven't been able to get in a steady rhythm since a strong November, winning a few games before losing a few then doing it all over again and again.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby capped his comeback with a flourish.
The superstar forward scored twice and added two assists in his season debut and the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the New York Islanders 5-0 on Monday night.
Playing his first...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:47 PM
John Mitchell and Brad Richards scored 90 seconds apart in New York's four-goal second period, and the Rangers held on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Tuesday night for their third consecutive win.
Ryan Callahan and Marian Gaborik both had a...