| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:54 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Geno and the Swedes were hockey's biggest winners in Vegas.
Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the NHL's most valuable player for the first time. Three Swedish players also claimed...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Sid the Kid is sticking in Pittsburgh until he's Sid the Old Man.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and superstar center Sidney Crosby have agreed to a 12-year contract extension Thursday that leaves little doubt Crosby has overcome the concussion-like symptoms...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 5:37 PM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had five points and a third-period dustup against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
And all he wanted to talk about after the game Sunday was the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 6-3 win.
Malkin had three goals and two assists,...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin can't really explain what's going on with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He'd rather just enjoy the ride.
Malkin pounded home a rebound 1:31 into overtime to lift the streaking Penguins to their sixth straight win, a 4-3...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:19 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins milled quietly about their dressing room deep inside Consol Energy Center on Monday, slowly getting back to work following a welcomed few days off for the All-Star break.
As the players chatted about...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:01 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kunitz crossed the blue line with speed, All-Stars all around him.
To Kunitz's right, Pittsburgh Penguins teammate Evgeni Malkin screamed for the puck. To Kunitz's left, James Neal lurked waiting for a drop pass.
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:06 PM
It's an amazing phenomenon.
For months, few casual fans seem to care about the NHL.
Maybe it's because the season begins before Halloween, right in the heart of the NFL and college football seasons, stretches through the holidays and needs to wait until...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:34 PM
"Sid the Kid" is back on the ice. The Penguins captain participated in his first full practice but that doesn't mean he is going to suit up right away. Crosby's hour-long workout was his first full practice since concussion-like symptoms returned in early...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Jonathan Toews is feeling a combination of excitement and frustration.
The Chicago Blackhawks captain is back on the ice while recovering from a concussion but does not have a timeframe for a return to game action. Toews skated with teammates for the...