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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will not play on Saturday against the Senators. | 12/08/2014 4:04 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will not play on Saturday against the Senators.
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Impact
Hornqvist is undergoing tests for a concussion and we syhould know more Tuesday. He is having a fantastic start with 11 goals and 14 assists with a plus-eight rating in 25 games, so hopefully he isn't out long.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves in his 15th victory of the season. | 12/06/2014 3:45 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves in his 15th victory of the season.
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Impact
Fleury allowed two goals as Pittsburgh fell behind, 2-1, but the team rallied to win, 3-2. After the Penguins took the lead with under two minutes to play, Fleury had to make a couple more big saves to ensure the victory. Fleury moves all alone to fourth in the league in wins.
Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scored another key goal for Pittsburgh on Saturday. | 12/06/2014 3:39 PM
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Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scored another key goal for Pittsburgh on Saturday.
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Impact
Ehrhoff has just two goals on the season, but both are game-winners. The defenseman was the Penguins best skater against the Senators on Saturday, and he led the team with seven shots. Sidney Crosby found him wide open on the opposite side of the ice late in the third period. Ehrhoff wound up and released a slap shot that beat Craig Anderson high and on the glove side. Pittsburgh won, 3-2.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will not play on Saturday against the Senators. | 12/06/2014 1:15 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will not play on Saturday against the Senators.
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Impact
Hornqvist is undergoing tests for a concussion. He is having a fantastic start with 11 goals and 14 assists with a plus-eight rating in 25 games, so hopefully he isn't out long.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is expected to miss about two weeks. | 12/04/2014 7:01 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is expected to miss about two weeks.
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Impact
Letang has missed the last two games with a groin injury. He has four goals and 14 assists this season. Letang should be properly stored in the injured reserve spot.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his fifth shutout of the season on Tuesday. | 12/02/2014 9:43 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his fifth shutout of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Fleury continued his hot start to the season, stopping all 29 shots he faced. His five shutouts already ties a career-high, and the season is just over 25 percent done. Fleury is 14-4-1 this season.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the lone goal of Tuesday's game as Pittsburgh won, 1-0. | 12/02/2014 9:38 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the lone goal of Tuesday's game as Pittsburgh won, 1-0.
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It was an even-strength goal. Blake Comeau and Jason Megna assisted the score. Malkin has 12 goals and 18 assists in 24 games this season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz is not playing on Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury. | 12/02/2014 7:18 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz is not playing on Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury.
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Impact
This was unexpected. Check back for more details later. Hopefully, he isn't in too many lineups already on Tuesday.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby will play against the Devils on Tuesday despite the flu. | 12/02/2014 7:03 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby will play against the Devils on Tuesday despite the flu.
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Impact
Crosby missed the team's morning skate with his illness, but he will still dress. The Penguins tweeter account has a picture of the captain warming up for the game, so it is safe to leave him in fantasy lineups.
Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu (groin) will have six weeks added to his return timetable after undergoing groin/abdominal surgery on Tuesday. | 12/02/2014 1:52 PM
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Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu (groin) will have six weeks added to his return timetable after undergoing groin/abdominal surgery on Tuesday.
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Impact
Letestu hasn't played since Oct. 28. he has scored five points in the nine games he played before the injury.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby missed the Tuesday morning shootaround due to illness. | 12/02/2014 12:24 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby missed the Tuesday morning shootaround due to illness.
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Impact
He's a scoring maching with 33 points in just 23 games, so this would be a disaster for fantasy owners. Stay tuned.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang did not play on Saturday due to a minor lower body injury. | 11/30/2014 10:52 AM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang did not play on Saturday due to a minor lower body injury.
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Letang suffered the injury on Friday when a Hurricanes player fell on him. Coach Mike Johnston does not consider the injury to be serious.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored his first goal in 12 games. | 11/29/2014 10:16 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored his first goal in 12 games.
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Impact
Kunitz has recently moved down to Pittsburgh's second line, but he isn't missing Sidney Crosby that much playing with Evgeni Malkin. Despite not scoring, Kunitz had five assists over the goal drought. He had nine goals and 11 assists this season.
Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scored his first goal in a Pittsburgh uniform on Saturday. | 11/29/2014 10:12 PM
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Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scored his first goal in a Pittsburgh uniform on Saturday.
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Impact
It proved to be an important score as the goal put the Penguins ahead, 3-1, late in the third period. Carolina added a late power-play goal as Pittsburgh held on to win, 3-2. Ehrhoff has seven assists and is plus-14 in addition to scoring once.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored on a pass from Sidney Crosby to tie the game towards the end of the second period on Friday, but Pittsburgh lost to Carolina, 4-2. | 11/28/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored on a pass from Sidney Crosby to tie the game towards the end of the second period on Friday, but Pittsburgh lost to Carolina, 4-2.
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Pittsburgh allowed an early power-play goal in the third and then an empty-netter. Hornqvist continued his strong start though as he now has 11 goals, 14 assists and a plus-seven rating.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored on a pass from Sidney Crosby to tie the game towards the end of the second period on Friday, but Pittsburgh lost to Carolina, 4-2. | 11/28/2014 9:40 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored on a pass from Sidney Crosby to tie the game towards the end of the second period on Friday, but Pittsburgh lost to Carolina, 4-2.
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Pittsburgh allowed an early power-play goal in the third and then an empty-netter. Two of the three Hurricanes goals were on the power play. Hornqvist continued his strong start though as he now has 11 goals, 14 assists and a plus-seven rating.
Penguins winger Blake Comeau had one of the best games of his career on Wednesday. | 11/26/2014 10:23 PM
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Penguins winger Blake Comeau had one of the best games of his career on Wednesday.
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Not only did he record a hat trick, but Comeau also tallied the overtime winner. He now has 13 points through 20 games, making him a decent option for owners.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points during Monday's win against the Bruins. | 11/24/2014 9:44 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points during Monday's win against the Bruins.
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He had one goal and two assists, and is now tied with Jakub Voracek for the league-lead, with 29 points.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored two goals, including the overtime winner on Monday. | 11/24/2014 9:43 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored two goals, including the overtime winner on Monday.
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He now has 10 goals on the season, and continues to be a major force for fantasy owners.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Islanders. | 11/22/2014 9:59 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Islanders.
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It was his eighth goal of the season, but Malkin was also -1 on the night. He now has 23 points through 19 games.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored late in the third period to send Friday's game against the Islanders into overtime. | 11/21/2014 10:04 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored late in the third period to send Friday's game against the Islanders into overtime.
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The Penguins went on to lose in the shootout. Hornqvist also had an assist, but still finished minus-one. He had five shots on goal as well.
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis will beout for six months after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. | 11/19/2014 1:34 PM
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Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis will beout for six months after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung.
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Impact
We now know why he missed Monday's game, as the news is tough for Pittsburgh to hear. The good news however is that Dupuis is stable, and will now need the six months for the blood thinning treatment to work.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury continued his hot play by shutting out the Canadiens on Tuesday night. | 11/18/2014 10:06 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury continued his hot play by shutting out the Canadiens on Tuesday night.
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Impact
He has now won eight of his past nine games after stopping all 27 shots on goal. Fleury is now an impressive 11-3-0 on the season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal in Tuesday's win against the Canadiens. | 11/18/2014 10:04 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal in Tuesday's win against the Canadiens.
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It was his eighth goal of the season, and Crosby is now tied for the league-lead with Jakub Voracek with 26 points overall.
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis has been ruled out for Tuesday but the reason is undisclosed. | 11/17/2014 3:59 PM
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Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis has been ruled out for Tuesday but the reason is undisclosed.
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Impact
Dupuis missed Monday's practice to see a doctor so perhaps we will know more soon. He's a solid scoring option with six goals and five assists in 16 games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves in a victory over the Rangers on Saturday. | 11/15/2014 10:10 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves in a victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
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Fleury was ready for the rematch after Tuesday's 5-0 loss in New York. His defense was that let him down in that first meeting was ready as well. In one of the most exciting November hockey games a fan could ever see, Fleury allowed two goals on 31 shots and stopped three out of four attempts in the shootout to win.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Rangers. | 11/15/2014 10:07 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Rangers.
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Impact
Malkin played his best game of the season Saturday. He was flying all over the ice. He had an assist on Blake Comeau's goal to start the scoring and tied the game in the second period. Pittsburgh won in a shootout, 3-2.
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis scored both goals in Friday's win over Toronto. | 11/14/2014 10:30 PM
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Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis scored both goals in Friday's win over Toronto.
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He also had eight shots on goal, and was +2 on the night. Dupuis now has a solid 11 points through 15 games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will sit Friday's game against Toronto. | 11/14/2014 3:36 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will sit Friday's game against Toronto.
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Impact
As always Marc-Andre Fleury has seen a heavy workload. He's 9-3 with a 2.15 GAA and .924 SV% including three shutouts. Thomas Greiss has a 2.42 GAA and .923 save percentage this season in three starts.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will have to wait to get revenge for last season's playoff lost against Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers. | 11/11/2014 9:49 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will have to wait to get revenge for last season's playoff lost against Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers.
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Impact
Pittsburgh played its worse game of the season, allowing five goals and being held scoreless. Fleury allowed all five goals on 35 shots but made some fantastic saves that kept it from being 7-0 or even 8-0. Even still, it was a horrible night for Fleury in fantasy.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period. UPDATE: Letang returned to the ice early in the second period. | 11/11/2014 8:28 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period. UPDATE: Letang returned to the ice early in the second period.
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Letang had a big collison with a Rangers player and looked to be experiencing some pain in his leg. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but Letang has not returned to the ice since the hit. Stay posted for updates.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period. | 11/11/2014 7:43 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period.
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Letang had a big collison with a Rangers player and looked to be experiencing some pain in his leg. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but Letang has not returned to the ice since the hit. Stay posted for updates.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period. | 11/11/2014 7:42 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang exited Monday's game and went into the locker room during the first period.
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Letang had a big collison with a Rangers player and looked to be experiencing some pain in his leg. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but Letang has not returned to the ice since the hit. Stay posted for updates.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two assists and was +3 in Pittsburgh's win over the Sabres, on Saturday. | 11/09/2014 10:20 AM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two assists and was +3 in Pittsburgh's win over the Sabres, on Saturday.
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Impact
He now has 16 points on the season, and should continue to shine, playing on the same line as Sidney Crosby.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist was part of the puzzle in the team's 6-1 win over the Sabres. | 11/09/2014 10:17 AM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist was part of the puzzle in the team's 6-1 win over the Sabres.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with four shots on goal, two penaly minutes, and a +3 rating. Hornqvist now has nine goals and 18 points on the season, and assuming he continues to play next to Sidney Crosby, Hornqvist will have a great chance to surpass his career-high total of 53 points, from a season ago.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury earned a rather easy win, Saturday versus Buffalo. | 11/08/2014 9:31 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury earned a rather easy win, Saturday versus Buffalo.
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Impact
Pittsburgh won 6-1, and Fleury faced only 21 shots, and is now 9-2-0 on the season.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had a big night in Saturday's victory over Buffalo. | 11/08/2014 9:29 PM
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had a big night in Saturday's victory over Buffalo.
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Impact
He had two goals, two assists, five shots on goal, and a +3 rating on the night. Solid performance from Letang.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby had five more assists in Saturday's win over the Sabres. | 11/08/2014 9:28 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby had five more assists in Saturday's win over the Sabres.
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He was also +3 on the night, and continues to lead the NHL in points, with 24.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in a, 4-3, victory over the Jets on Thursday. | 11/06/2014 11:14 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in a, 4-3, victory over the Jets on Thursday.
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This victory was a little bit more awkward as Fleury back-to-back shutouts coming into the game, but it was still Fleury's fifth straight victory. He stopped 34-of-27 shots and made two saves in the shootout.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury signed a four-year, $23 million contract extension with Pittsburgh on Wednesday. | 11/05/2014 6:48 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury signed a four-year, $23 million contract extension with Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
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Impact
Many in Pittsburgh were surprised new general manager Jim Rutherford did not extend Fleury's contract in the offseason, and some thought that was a sign Rutherford was not sold on Fleury being the team's goaltender long-term. This contract puts that to rest. It was a wise move by Pittsburgh being that he would have been the best goalie available on the market this coming summer and would have likely deemed a higher price than what the Penguins just signed him to.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz now has five goals in the last three games. | 11/04/2014 10:55 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz now has five goals in the last three games.
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He has been on fire of late, and now has 14 points on the season. Any player who plays next to Sidney Crosby will have the opportunity to produce big numbers.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his second-straight shutout on Saturday. | 11/01/2014 11:04 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his second-straight shutout on Saturday.
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Impact
Fleury was busy on Thursday, making 36 saves against the Kings in a 3-0 victory. On Saturday, his defense did all the work. Fleury stopped all 18 shots he faced in the 5-0 win. Pittsburgh is on a four-game winning streak, and Fleury has won every game.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby leads the league with 18 points after 10 games this season. | 11/01/2014 11:02 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby leads the league with 18 points after 10 games this season.
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That's not much of a surprise. Crosby's Penguins have also played fewer games than most teams through Nov. 1, so that makes it a little big more impressive. Pittsburgh leads the league in scoring and power-play scoring. Crosby had three assists in Saturday's, 5-0, victory over the Sabres.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Saturday's win over the Sabres. | 11/01/2014 11:00 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Saturday's win over the Sabres.
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Impact
Sound familiar? It should as he also scored two goals against the Kings on Thursday. Both games were shutouts. Kunitz has seven goals and six assists in the first 10 games of the season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout on Thursday versus Los Angeles. | 10/30/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout on Thursday versus Los Angeles.
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Impact
He played extremely well, stopping all 35 shots. Fleury is now 6-2-0. on the young season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Thursday's win over the Kings. | 10/30/2014 9:40 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Thursday's win over the Kings.
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He added an assist as well, and now has five goals and 10 points on the season. Kunitz is in line for a big season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a sub-par outing on Tuesday against the Devils. | 10/28/2014 9:49 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a sub-par outing on Tuesday against the Devils.
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He stopped just 16-of-19 shots, but the Penguins won, 8-3. Fleury looked a lot better in the last 35 minutes of the game. He helped Pittsburgh kill three penalties and one goal he allowed was a break away, so he really can't be blamed for that.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals against the Devils on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 9:39 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals against the Devils on Tuesday.
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Pittsburgh scored, incredibly, the last seven goals of the game to beat New Jersey, 8-3. Crosby scored at the end of the second period and then the final goal of the contest with just over three minutes left. The captain finished with a plus-two rating and six shots. Crosby has seven goals this season.
Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will play in all three home games this week according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. | 10/27/2014 6:42 PM
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Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will play in all three home games this week according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
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Maatta will undergo surgery to remove a tumor on his neck, but until the surgery, he will play. Maatta is expected to miss four weeks after the surgery.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury shut out Nashville for fourth win of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:28 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury shut out Nashville for fourth win of the season.
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Impact
He made 25 saves and is now 4-2-0, after winning three of his past four starts.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:27 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season.
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He helped Pittsburgh win 3-0, and now has three goals and nine points thus far. Malkin is showing no ill-effects of missing the preseason.

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