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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang went to the hospital to be evaluated after taking a hit from Shane Doan. | 03/28/2015 7:37 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang went to the hospital to be evaluated after taking a hit from Shane Doan.
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On the same day Pittsburgh regains Patrick Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins lose Letang. There is no indication as to how serious his injury is, but Letang's history would suggest the Penguins will be extremely cautious.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to the ice on Saturday versus the Coyotes and picked up two assists. | 03/28/2015 6:28 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to the ice on Saturday versus the Coyotes and picked up two assists.
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Malkin finished minus-one, but he was second only to Sidney Crosby with five shots on net in the game. Both of Malkin's assists came on the power play. Malkin has averaged more than a point per game, however, he hasn't played enough games to stay in the points race. Malkin has 70 points while Crosby leads the league with 78.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Pittsburgh's, 3-2, victory over Arizona on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 6:23 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Pittsburgh's, 3-2, victory over Arizona on Saturday.
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Impact
The Penguins have had a tough March, but not to the fault of Crosby. He has five goals and 11 assists in the month and has retake the NHL lead in points with 78. For how little Pittsburgh has scored this month as a team, fantasy owners should be very takeful Crosby has still managed to be productive.
Penguins center Brandon Sutter scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Carolina. | 03/26/2015 9:37 PM
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Penguins center Brandon Sutter scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Carolina.
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Sutter has a solid 17 goals, but with just 29 points through 72 games, he is not a relevant fantasy option.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in the overtime loss to the Blues. | 03/24/2015 9:38 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in the overtime loss to the Blues.
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Impact
Fleury made 32 saves in the loss. He has been great this season, but Fleury has come back down to earth a bit, allowing at least three goals in three of the last five games.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes. | 03/22/2015 8:06 AM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes.
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He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Crosby now has 23 goals and 72 points through 66 games this season. Brandon Sutter and Daniel Winnik also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes. | 03/22/2015 8:05 AM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Crosby now has 23 goals and 72 points through 66 games this season. Brandon Sutter and Daniel Winnik also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang scored the only goal for Pittsburgh in the, 2-1, loss to the Stars on Thursday. | 03/19/2015 11:47 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang scored the only goal for Pittsburgh in the, 2-1, loss to the Stars on Thursday.
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Impact
The lack of scoring is getting a little ridiculous for Pittsburgh. The Penguins have scored two goals in the last 12 periods. Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby and Patric Hornqvist haven't played in all of those 12 periods, but it is still embarrassing. Letang led the team with seven shots on Thursday. He has 11 goals and 42 assists with a plus-12 rating in 65 games this season.
Pittsburgh backup goalie Thomas Greiss had another solid start in a losing effort on Tuesday. | 03/17/2015 9:56 PM
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Pittsburgh backup goalie Thomas Greiss had another solid start in a losing effort on Tuesday.
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Impact
In his last two starts, Greiss has allowed one goal in each game, but the Penguins failed to score in both contests. Pittsburgh has one goal in the last three games. Greiss is 8-5-3 this season as Marc Andre Fleury's backup.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will be out for about a week, according to general manager Jim Rutherford. | 03/16/2015 7:06 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will be out for about a week, according to general manager Jim Rutherford.
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It could be as much as two weeks, but nevertheless, Malkin will be sidelined for a few games.
Penguins left wing David Perron scored Pittsburgh's only goal on Sunday as Detroit romped Pittsburgh, 5-1. | 03/15/2015 3:16 PM
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Penguins left wing David Perron scored Pittsburgh's only goal on Sunday as Detroit romped Pittsburgh, 5-1.
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Perron actually has the only goal for Pittsburgh in the last two games. The Penguins had plenty of opportunities with 43 shots on net versus the Red Wings, but Pittsburgh was way too undisciplined in the game. Pittsburgh had 64 penalty minutes in the game. Perron has 17 goals and 23 assists in 69 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was chased out of the net on Saturday against the Red Wings. | 03/15/2015 2:47 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was chased out of the net on Saturday against the Red Wings.
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Impact
Fleury lasted about a period and a half, allowing four goals on 16 shots. It was an awful game for the Penguins all around, who had 30 penalty minutes in the first period alone. Chalk this one up to a very undisciplined showing from Pittsburgh.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin is not playing on Sunday versus the Red Wings. | 03/15/2015 12:37 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin is not playing on Sunday versus the Red Wings.
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Impact
Malkin suffered a lower-body injury on Saturday against the Bruins. Hopefully he returns soon as fantasy owners in the playoffs will really miss him.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby is playing against the Red Wings on Sunday. | 03/15/2015 12:36 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby is playing against the Red Wings on Sunday.
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Crosby did not play on Saturday versus the Bruins. During warmups, Crosby began to not feel well, which may have caused some alarm, but he was apparently sick. He will be needed on Sunday as Evgeni Malkin is not playing.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin left Saturday's game versus the Bruins with an apparent leg injury. | 03/14/2015 5:31 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin left Saturday's game versus the Bruins with an apparent leg injury.
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Impact
Malkin took a hit from Chris Kelly in the first period. He left, returned to the game, and then left for good. The Penguins could be without Malkin and Sidney Crosby on Sunday.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby did not play versus the Bruins on Saturday due to not feeling well according to the team's twitter page. | 03/14/2015 5:28 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby did not play versus the Bruins on Saturday due to not feeling well according to the team's twitter page.
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Impact
Crosby warmed up for the game but didn't feel well, so he was a late scratch. It is unclear whether Crosby was feeling sick or injured. It is also uncertain if he will play on Sunday.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby had a big night during Thursday's victory over the Oilers. | 03/12/2015 9:48 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby had a big night during Thursday's victory over the Oilers.
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Impact
He had a goal, two assists, four shots, and a plus-two rating. Crosby now has 23 goals, 70 points, 43 penalty minutes, and a plus-eight rating through 63 games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout Saturday against San Jose. | 03/08/2015 8:03 AM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout Saturday against San Jose.
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Impact
Fleury was fantastic all night, and it took overtime to defeat the Sharks. He stopped all 31 shots on goal, and is now 30-14-6 with a 2.16 GAA and .924 save percentage. Fleury is firmly in the running for the Vezina Trophy.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist was the lone offensive star for either team on Saturday night. | 03/08/2015 8:00 AM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist was the lone offensive star for either team on Saturday night.
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Impact
Pittsburgh defeated Los Angeles 1-0 in overtime, with Hornqvist scoring the lone goal, which ultimately went unassistsed. He now has 22 goals, 42 points, 28 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 53 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will not start on Friday versus the Ducks. | 03/06/2015 7:11 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will not start on Friday versus the Ducks.
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Impact
Fleury is getting the night off in favor of backup Thomas Greiss. He has a 2.82 GAA and .906 save percentage in 14 games this season, so quite a drop off from Fleury.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury picked up another win on Sunday. | 03/01/2015 8:14 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury picked up another win on Sunday.
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Impact
He defeated Columbus for his 29th victory of the season. Fleury is now 29-13-6 overall, and has been better than expected in 2014-15.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets. | 03/01/2015 8:11 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Malkin now has 26 goals, 64 points, and 60 penalty minutes through 57 games this season. Steve Downie, David Perron, and Derrick Pouliot also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals. | 02/25/2015 10:51 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals during Wednesday's victory versus Washington. | 02/25/2015 10:50 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals during Wednesday's victory versus Washington.
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Impact
He was not particularly sharp, and saw just 24 shots on goal. Nevertheless, Fleury is now 28-13-6 on the season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals. | 02/25/2015 10:47 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is just on fire, having allowed just seven goals in his last seven starts. | 02/22/2015 8:37 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is just on fire, having allowed just seven goals in his last seven starts.
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Impact
More importantly, he won on Sunday as Pittsburgh routed Florida, 5-1. The Panthers really played hard in the first two periods, but Fleury made some excellent saves to keep Pittsburgh in the lead. Then the Penguins offense took over with four goals in the final 21 minutes. Fleury is 27-13-6 this season.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin broke out of his slump as he scored a pair of goals on Sunday versus the Panthers. | 02/22/2015 8:35 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin broke out of his slump as he scored a pair of goals on Sunday versus the Panthers.
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Impact
In his first seven games this month, Malkin had just two points, but he has three goals and two assists in his last three games. Malkin scored in the final minute of the second period, which really turned the tide against the Panthers. Pittsburgh scored three goals in the final period to win, 5-1. Malkin has 24 goals and 34 assists in 55 games this season.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored a pair of goals and added an assist as Pittsburgh defeated Florida, 5-1. | 02/22/2015 8:31 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored a pair of goals and added an assist as Pittsburgh defeated Florida, 5-1.
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Impact
Hornqvist has been scoring some dirty goals lately, which is exactly what the Penguins needed to jump start their offense. Hornqvist has also scored on the power play twice in the last two games after Pittsburgh entered the weekend scoreless on its last 19 power-play attempts. Hornqvist has 18 goals and 19 assists in 47 games this season.
Penguins winger Blake Comeau had a big night during Saturday's victory against the Blues. | 02/22/2015 9:43 AM
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Penguins winger Blake Comeau had a big night during Saturday's victory against the Blues.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-three rating. Comeau is a not a worthy fantasy option, as he is ranked outside the top 390 in standard leagues, but does have double-digit goals (12) on the season.
Penguins winger Blake Comeau had a big night during Saturday's victory against the Blues. | 02/22/2015 12:01 AM
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Penguins winger Blake Comeau had a big night during Saturday's victory against the Blues.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-three rating. Comeau is a not a worthy fantasy option, as he is ranked outside the top 390 in standard leagues, but does have double-digit goals (12) on the season.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets. | 02/19/2015 11:23 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Despite the goal, Malkin has just three points in the last eight games and four points in the last 10 games. That's not enough production from the first round pick.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets. | 02/19/2015 11:23 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Despite the goal, Malkin has just three points in the last eight games and four points in the last 10 games. That's not enough production from the first-round pick.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets on Thursday. | 02/19/2015 11:19 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
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Impact
Despite the goal, Malkin has just three points in the last eight games and four points in the last 10 games. That's not enough production from the first round pick.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was spectacular again on Thursday but had nothing to show for it. | 02/19/2015 9:44 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was spectacular again on Thursday but had nothing to show for it.
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At the end of the first period, Columbus could have easily led Pittsburgh, 3-0 or even 4-0, but Fleury made some spectacular saves to keep the Blue Jackets to a, 1-0, lead. In the final three minutes and the game tied, 1-1, the Penguins turned the puck over in their own zone on the power play. Fleury made the first save on Matt Calvert but was unable to make the second save after teammate Blake Comeau ran into him. Fleury drops to 26-13-6 this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1. | 02/17/2015 10:52 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1.
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Impact
Fleury stopped 30-of-32 attempts in the game. The only goals he allowed were a breakaway from Alex Ovechkin and a five-on-three power-play goal. The Penguins, however, have been unable to score on Branden Holtby this season. They have scored just one goal against him in nine periods. Fleury falls to 26-12-6 this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1. | 02/17/2015 10:52 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1.
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Impact
Fleury stopped 30-of-32 attempts in the game. The only goals he allowed were a breakaway from Alex Ovechkin and a five-on-three power-play goal. The Penguins, however, have been unable to score on Branden Holtby this season. They have scored just one goal against him in nine period. Fleury falls to 26-12-6 this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1. | 02/17/2015 9:48 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played well, but Pittsburgh lost again to Washington, 3-1.
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Impact
Fleury stopped 30-of-32 attempts in the game. The only goals he allowed were a breakaway from Alex Ovechkin and a five-on-three goal power-play goal. The Penguins, however, have been unable to score on Branden Holtby this season. They have scored just one goal against him in nine period. Fleury falls to 26-12-6 this season.
Penguins center Nick Spaling scored on Sunday versus the Blackhawks. | 02/15/2015 5:17 PM
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Penguins center Nick Spaling scored on Sunday versus the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Pittsburgh did a good job of creating scoring chances, but Corey Crawford was excellent for Chicago. In the third period, Crawford finally allowed a juicy rebound off a Beau Bennett shot that Spaling was able to then turn into a goal. Spaling has nine goals and 13 assists in 56 games this season.
Penguins right wing Beau Bennett registered nine shots on goal to lead all skaters in the Pittsburgh versus Chicago matchup on Sunday. | 02/15/2015 3:41 PM
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Penguins right wing Beau Bennett registered nine shots on goal to lead all skaters in the Pittsburgh versus Chicago matchup on Sunday.
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Impact
Bennett was everywhere, recording five shots on net in the first period alone. Bennett took a shot that hit off Corey Crawford's pad and redirected right to Nick Spaling, who scored on the play. Bennett was credited with an assist. At this rate, Bennett could begin to see some more power-play time as Pittsburgh tries to break its 0-for-15 streak it has on the man advantage in the last seven games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury took a very tough loss versus the Blackhawks on Sunday. | 02/15/2015 3:30 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury took a very tough loss versus the Blackhawks on Sunday.
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Impact
Fleury played extremely well, stopping 31-of-32 Chicago shots, but he couldn't get a stop in the shootout. Chicago's shooters, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp, all had tremendous moves and beat Fleury. Chicago won, 2-1.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang recorded two points Thursday versus Ottawa. | 02/12/2015 10:24 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang recorded two points Thursday versus Ottawa.
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Impact
Letang had a goal and an assist, with three shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. He is a top-35 player.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals on Thursday night. | 02/12/2015 10:23 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals on Thursday night.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Crosby now has 19 goals and 58 points through 51 games.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist recorded two points on Wednesday night. | 02/11/2015 10:34 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist recorded two points on Wednesday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-one rating. Hornqvist now has 15 goals and 33 points through 42 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed just one goal during Wednesday's victory over the Red Wings. | 02/11/2015 10:34 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed just one goal during Wednesday's victory over the Red Wings.
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Impact
He faced 24 shots on goal, and raised his record to 26-11-5 on the season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed just one goal during Wednesday's victory over the Red Wings. | 02/11/2015 10:33 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed just one goal during Wednesday's victory over the Red Wings.
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Impact
He faced 24 shots on goal,a nd raised his record to 26-11-5 on the season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury earned a shutout Wednesday against the Oilers. | 02/04/2015 10:43 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury earned a shutout Wednesday against the Oilers.
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Impact
Fleury has not played well of late, but stopped all 22 shots for a much needed win. He is now 24-11-5 on the season.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in his return to action on Wednesday night. | 02/04/2015 10:42 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in his return to action on Wednesday night.
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Impact
Malkin had not played since Jan. 20. He opened up the scoring with his 20th goal of the season, and he now has 52 points through 46 games.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will play Wednesday against the New York Rangers. | 02/04/2015 3:40 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will play Wednesday against the New York Rangers.
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Impact
Malkin is still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season. Get him back in the lineup immediately.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's fast start to the 2014-2015 season is pretty much a distant memory. | 02/01/2015 4:51 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's fast start to the 2014-2015 season is pretty much a distant memory.
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Impact
Fleury has allowed at least four goals in his last six starts. Pittsburgh has won just one of those games. On Sunday, Fleury allowed four goals on 24 shots. Hopefully Fleury can turn it around again soon.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's fast start to the 2014-2015 season is pretty much a distant memory. | 02/01/2015 4:50 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's fast start to the 2014-2015 season is pretty much a distant memory.
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Impact
Fleury has allowed at least four goals in his last six starts. Pittsburgh has won just one of those games. Hopefully Fleury can turn it around again soon.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will not play Sunday despite practicing Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazett. | 02/01/2015 11:29 AM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will not play Sunday despite practicing Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazett.
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Impact
Malkin could be ready for the Penguins road trip which begins Wednesday in Edmonton. He's still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a power-play goal in Friday's overtime victory in New Jersey. | 01/30/2015 9:43 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a power-play goal in Friday's overtime victory in New Jersey.
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Impact
New Jersey frustrated Pittsburgh all night, keeping them off the scoreboard for nearly 57 minutes despite the Penguins having the puck in the Devils zone for much of the game. The Penguins finally broke through on the power play when Kunitz drove home a loose puck in front of the net. Pittsburgh won in overtime, 2-1. Kunitz has 15 goals and 16 assists in 41 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury didn't see much work in the Pittsburgh overtime victory over New Jersey on Friday. | 01/30/2015 9:40 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury didn't see much work in the Pittsburgh overtime victory over New Jersey on Friday.
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Impact
Fleury stopped 13-of-14 shots as Pittsburgh outshot New Jersey, 43-14, in the game. The victory is Fleury's 23rd of the season as he improves to 23-10-5 this season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Wednesday versus the Capitals. | 01/28/2015 6:47 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Wednesday versus the Capitals.
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Impact
Crosby missed the All-Star Game and Tuesday's game versus the Jets, but he will be back on the ice Wednesday. Brandon Sutter will move back down to the third line.
Penguins left wing David Perron continued his hot start in Pittsburgh, scoring a goal and an assist in the victory on Tuesday. | 01/27/2015 9:36 PM
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Penguins left wing David Perron continued his hot start in Pittsburgh, scoring a goal and an assist in the victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
Perron has six goals and three assists in nine games with Pittsburgh. Before the trade, Perron had five goals in 38 games with Edmonton. It's safe to say he is fitting in nicely with the Penguins.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had a big night in his return on Tuesday, recording an assist on every single Pittsburgh goal. | 01/27/2015 9:31 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had a big night in his return on Tuesday, recording an assist on every single Pittsburgh goal.
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Impact
Letang had five assists in Pittsburgh's, 5-3, victory over Winnipeg. Three of the assists came in the third period with two of them on the power play and the last one on an empty-net goal. Letang has nine goals and 28 assists in 41 games this season.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will return to the ice on Tuesday against the Jets. | 01/27/2015 7:08 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will return to the ice on Tuesday against the Jets.
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Impact
Hornqvist missed nearly a month with a lower body injury. He will be a nice boost to the Penguins lineup that will be missing Evgeni Malkin for the first time this season. Hornqvist has 13 goals and 16 assists in 33 games this season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby practices in Pittsburgh's morning skate, but isn't eligible to play on Tuesday. after missing the Al-Star game. | 01/27/2015 3:55 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby practices in Pittsburgh's morning skate, but isn't eligible to play on Tuesday. after missing the Al-Star game.
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Impact
He's likely to play Wednesday, however. Crosby ow has 15 goals and 51 points through 43 games this season, though scoreless in the last two.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will undergo further tests for a concussion according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. | 01/22/2015 3:24 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will undergo further tests for a concussion according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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Impact
The All-Star break has hit the Penguins at the right time as the team is on a four-game losing streak and superstars Letang and Evgeni Malkin both suffered injuries on Tuesday. Letang will likely not be available for Pittsburgh's first game back after the break.
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report. UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazett reports Malkin will not return immediately after the All-Star break. The t | 01/22/2015 2:56 PM
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Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report. UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazett reports Malkin will not return immediately after the All-Star break. The team should have a better time frame by Monday.
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Impact
This is an update from a note earlier. Malkin missed his first game of the season on Wednesday after suffering an undisclosed injury versus the Flyers on Tuesday. Malkin will not participate in All-Star weekend coming up and could be out longer.
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report. | 01/22/2015 2:01 PM
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Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report.
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Impact
This is an update from a note earlier. Malkin missed his first game of the season on Wednesday after suffering an undisclosed injury versus the Flyers on Tuesday. Malkin will not participate in All-Star weekend coming up and could be out longer.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will not participate in the All-Star festivities this weekend according to Sportsnet. | 01/22/2015 10:43 AM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will not participate in the All-Star festivities this weekend according to Sportsnet.
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Impact
Malkin suffered an undisclosed injury on Tuesday versus the Flyers. As expected, the Penguins are being cautious, and fantasy owners don't mind one bit.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves in a shootout loss to the Blackhawks on Wednesday. | 01/22/2015 10:02 AM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves in a shootout loss to the Blackhawks on Wednesday.
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Pittsburgh rallied from down, 2-0, to tie the game and send it into overtime. Despite picking up another point, the Penguins really could have used the victory. Pittsburgh has lost four straight games, two of which were in overtime or in a shootout. Fleury is 22-9-5 with a 2.31 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game versus the Blackhawks. | 01/21/2015 2:30 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game versus the Blackhawks.
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Letang might have suffered a concussion on a hit from Zac Rinaldo on Tuesday. He skated on Wednesday morning, but the medical staff needs to clear him. Despite maybe not playing Wednesday, this is great news considering the violence of the hit from Rinaldo.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist is expected to resume skating this week according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. | 01/21/2015 9:49 AM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist is expected to resume skating this week according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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Coach Mike Johnston is likely hoping that happens because Pittsburgh has really struggled lately. The Penguins are 4-5-2 since Hornqvist suffered his lower body injury.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang left Tuesday's game after taking an illegal hit from Flyers skater Zac Rinaldo. | 01/21/2015 9:42 AM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang left Tuesday's game after taking an illegal hit from Flyers skater Zac Rinaldo.
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Letang did not return. Rinaldo received a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct. It is possible Rinaldo and Letang both miss significant time, but that is pure speculation at this point. Check back later for updates on both players.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a shorthanded goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Flyers. | 01/20/2015 10:27 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a shorthanded goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Flyers.
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He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Kunitz now has 14 goals and 29 points through 37 games.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal during Sunday's loss against the Rangers. | 01/18/2015 3:21 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal during Sunday's loss against the Rangers.
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Crosby ow has 15 goals and 51 points through 41 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals during Sunday's game against the Rangers and was pulled five minutes into the second period. | 01/18/2015 2:48 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals during Sunday's game against the Rangers and was pulled five minutes into the second period.
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He faced 17 shots on goal and stopped 13. Fleury is still an elite goaltender despite the off day. He's 22-8-4 with a 2.24 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals and an assist versus the Islanders on Friday. | 01/16/2015 9:52 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals and an assist versus the Islanders on Friday.
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The first goal and the assist came on the power play, and the second goal came on a delayed penalty call. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, however, the Penguins generated very little on even strength and were blowout again on the island, 6-3. Crosby has 14 goals and 36 assists in 40 games this season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby had three assists versus the Wild on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:45 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby had three assists versus the Wild on Tuesday.
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This will certainly help put Crosby's owners minds at ease. Crosby came into the game eighth in the league in scoring, but in five games this month, he has a goal and eight assists. Everyone got involved in the scoring for Pittsburgh's, 7-2, victory over Minnesota on Tuesday. Six different Pittsburgh skaters had multiple points.
Penguins left wing David Perron easily had his best game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:41 PM
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Penguins left wing David Perron easily had his best game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
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Perron scored two goals and recorded an assist while skating on the top line with Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz verus the Wild. He seems to be settling in nicely with his new team. Perron has four points in four games with Pittsburgh.
Penguins left winger Steve Downie left Tuesday's game versus the Wild after taking an elbow in the face from Minnesota's Ryan Suter. | 01/13/2015 8:44 PM
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Penguins left winger Steve Downie left Tuesday's game versus the Wild after taking an elbow in the face from Minnesota's Ryan Suter.
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Downie took the elbow in the second period and has yet to return to the bench. Suter did not receive a penalty on the play but is still likely to face league discipline for the hit. It was clearly illegal.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continued his dominanting season on Saturday against the Canadiens. | 01/10/2015 10:02 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continued his dominanting season on Saturday against the Canadiens.
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Malkin scored in regulation and then assisted Sidney Crosby's game-winner in overtime. Malkin has 19 goals and 28 assists in 41 games this season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal on the power play in overtime as Pittsburgh defeated Montreal, 2-1, on Saturday. | 01/10/2015 9:59 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal on the power play in overtime as Pittsburgh defeated Montreal, 2-1, on Saturday.
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The power play has gone dry for Pittsburgh in the last few weeks as the team has dropped to seventh in the league with the man advantage. Prior to overtime, Pittsburgh was 0-for-3 on the power play. Crosby could have scored on the power play in regulation, but Carey Price had a fantastic save on a slap shot. Crosby has 12 goals and 32 assists in 38 games this season.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin recorded two points during Wednesday's loss versus Bsoton. | 01/07/2015 10:52 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin recorded two points during Wednesday's loss versus Bsoton.
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He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-one rating. Malking keeps trucking along, and now has 18 goals and 45 points through 40 games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to Montreal. | 01/03/2015 9:48 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to Montreal.
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He faced 33 shots on goal, and dropped his record to 20-7-3. Fleury is still a top notch option in net.
Penguins left winger Steve Downie scored two goals in his return to the ice Friday. | 01/02/2015 9:50 PM
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Penguins left winger Steve Downie scored two goals in his return to the ice Friday.
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Downie's presence was felt all over the ice in his first game back. He scored two third-period goals to hold off any Lightning comeback. The last goal was an empty-netter to seal the, 6-3, victory. Downie also played enforcer, moving into a faceoff circle to protect Sidney Crosby. That move eventually led to a penalty, and although it was a dumb penalty, fantasy owners don't mind since it game them two minutes of PIM. Pittsburgh killed the penalty anyway.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby had four assists on Friday night. | 01/02/2015 9:45 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby had four assists on Friday night.
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It was nice to see Pittsburgh explode for six goals in a victory over Tampa Bay. In the last 20 games, the high-flying Penguins have scored more than three goals just three times. That is the most assists Crosby recorded in a single game since Nov. 8 with he had five assists against the Sabres. Crosby was also plus-three.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby had four assists on Friday night. | 01/02/2015 9:42 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby had four assists on Friday night.
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It was nice to see Pittsburgh explode for six goals in a victory over Tampa Bay. In the last 20 games, the high-flying Penguins have scored more than three goals just three times. That is the most assists Crosby recorded in a single game since Nov. 8 with he had five assists against the Sabres. Crosby was also plus-three.
Oilers left wing David Perron has been traded to Pittsburgh. | 01/02/2015 2:47 PM
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Oilers left wing David Perron has been traded to Pittsburgh.
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Perron has five goals and 14 assis this season. If rumors are true that he'll play alongside Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin, he could see a boost in his production.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two points during Wednesday's win versus Carolina. | 01/01/2015 12:14 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two points during Wednesday's win versus Carolina.
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He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots, tw and a plus-two rating. Kunitz now has 11 goals, 24 points, and a plus-12 rating through 29 games.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal on Monday as the team lost its fourth straight, 3-1. | 12/29/2014 9:29 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal on Monday as the team lost its fourth straight, 3-1.
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Pittsburgh and, surprisingly, Crosby have struggled to score as of late, particularly on the power play. Crosby came into the game with one goal in his last 12 games. He also missed a couple games during that stretch due to the mumps, so perhaps the illness is still bothering him. Either way, it was nice to see Crosby finally score again.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is expected to be ready to go Monday night. | 12/29/2014 1:43 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is expected to be ready to go Monday night.
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Letang left Saturday's game due to a bruised leg, but the team's site says he's going to play. He has eight goals and 23 points and a solid plus 6 rating in 30 games. Keep him in your lineups.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist took a shot in the foot from a teammate in the first period and did not return on Saturday. | 12/27/2014 10:09 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist took a shot in the foot from a teammate in the first period and did not return on Saturday.
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Hornqvist tried to return, but ultimately left for the locker room and did not return. Hopefully, it's nothing but a bruise as Hornqvist has been sensational during his first season in the Steel City. Hornqvist has 13 goals and 16 assists this season.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had two assists on Tuesday versus the Lightning. | 12/23/2014 10:46 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had two assists on Tuesday versus the Lightning.
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Malkin was plus-two and again, one of the best skaters on the ice. He was tied with Sidney Crosby for the team lead with five shots on goal, but Crosby did not register a point. Malkin has 16 goals and 25 assists in 34 games this season.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the game-tying goal with a little over three minutes remaining in regulation. | 12/22/2014 10:37 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the game-tying goal with a little over three minutes remaining in regulation.
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Malkin now has 16 goals and 23 assists this season. Malkin, however, was not able to score in the shootout, and Pittsburgh lost to Florida, 4-3.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury faced 46 shots on goal during Saturday's win against Florida. | 12/20/2014 10:05 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury faced 46 shots on goal during Saturday's win against Florida.
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He stopped 45 of those shots, and continues to be a Vezina candidate, Fleury is now 19-4-2 on the season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and had seven shots during Saturday's win against the Panthers. | 12/20/2014 10:03 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and had seven shots during Saturday's win against the Panthers.
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It was his first goal since returning from dealing with the mumps. Crosby now has 10 goals and 36 points through 29 games.
Penguins winger Blake Comeau scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Avalanche on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins winger Blake Comeau scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Avalanche on Thursday.
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Comeau's score lifted Pittsburgh to a, 1-0, victory. Comeau had a really good game with six shots on net. He has 11 goals and eight assists in 30 games this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 34th career shutout on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:38 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 34th career shutout on Thursday.
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It was also Fleury's sixth shutout of the season as he continues the best campaign of his career. He stopped all 29 shots he faced and is now second in the league with 18 victories.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Thursday against the Avalanche. | 12/18/2014 6:57 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Thursday against the Avalanche.
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Crosby has missed the last three games with the mumps, but he skated with the team Thursday morning and will play. Crosby has 35 points in 27 games and should return to every fantasy lineup.
Penguins left winger Steve Downie had a goal and an assist during Monday's victory against the Lightning. | 12/15/2014 9:58 PM
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Penguins left winger Steve Downie had a goal and an assist during Monday's victory against the Lightning.
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Downie has played well with Pittsburgh, and now has five goals and 15 points through 30 games.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby has the mumps according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. | 12/14/2014 12:19 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby has the mumps according to TSN's Bob McKenzie.
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After his tests came back negative on Friday, second tests have apparently said Crosby has the disease spreading through the league. Crosby will miss Monday's game against the Lightning, which is a big loss for fantasy owners, but hopefully he returns shortly after that.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby is still feeling ill and there is no word yet what is wrong according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. | 12/14/2014 10:50 AM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby is still feeling ill and there is no word yet what is wrong according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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Crosby underwent tests for the mumps, which has been spreading around the league, and when the tests came back negative, Crosby practiced Friday. Then on Saturday, he sat out again to undergo further tests. Pittsburgh next plays Tampa Bay on Monday and would really like to have Crosby back, along with all fantasy owners, but Sid's status is up in the air.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang played extremely well on Saturday against the Blue Jackets. | 12/13/2014 10:03 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang played extremely well on Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
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Letang scored two goals and finished plus-three. His first goal came on a beautiful two-on-one opportunity with the Penguins short handed. Craig Adams chipped the puck to himself off the boards, which started the break and then found Letang in front of the net. Letang faked the forehand shot and quickly flipped a backhanded shot over Sergei Bobrovsky's gove. Letang's second goal tied the game at three with 10 seconds left in regulation. The defenseman also scored in the shoootout, but Pittsburgh lost, 4-3.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang played extremely well on Saturday against the Blue Jackets. | 12/13/2014 10:03 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang played extremely well on Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
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Letang scored two goals and finished plus-three. His first goal came on a beautiful two-on-one opportunity with the Penguins short handed. Craig Adams chipped the puck to himself off the boards, which started the break and then found Letang in front of the net. Letang faked the forehand shot and quickly flipped a backhanded shot over Sergei Bobrovsky's glove. Letang's second goal tied the game at three with 10 seconds left in regulation. The defenseman also scored in the shoootout, but Pittsburgh lost, 4-3.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves in Friday's win versus Calgary. | 12/12/2014 9:43 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves in Friday's win versus Calgary.
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He faced 27 shots and has now won five of his past seven games. Fleury has been solid this season. He is 16-4-2 overall.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang scored his fifth goal of the season during Friday's victory against the Flames. | 12/12/2014 9:40 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang scored his fifth goal of the season during Friday's victory against the Flames.
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Letang now has 19 points through 23 games, and should be active in all lineups.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games, and possibly more, due to an illness. | 12/12/2014 4:31 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games, and possibly more, due to an illness.
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While some have speculated Crosby is dealing with the mumps, there is no official diagnosis on what he is dealing with. We will update you as news comes out about Crosby over the next few days.

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