Penguins sign goalie Murray to 3-year extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins rewarded goaltender Matt Murray's work in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a new contract. The team announced on Thursday that Murray has agreed to a three-year extension that will run through the 2019-2020 season and carries an average annual value of $3.75 million. The 22-year-old Murray helped the Penguins to the franchise's fourth championship...
Via Associated Press
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Penguins lock up Matt Murray with three-year contract extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Thursday morning that they've agreed to a three-year contract extension with goaltender Matt Murray. The deal carries an average annual value of $3.75 million.Murray is just 22 years old and technically in his rookie season this year, but he won the starting job from Marc-Andre Fleury and led the Penguins to a Stanley Cup championship last spring...
Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

4 months after Cup clash, Penguins, Sharks meet again

PITTSBURGH (AP) The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season. Still, the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins expect the atmosphere to be a little more heated than the usual NHL October product when they meet Thursday night barely four months removed from Pittsburgh's six-game victory in the Stanley...
Via Associated Press
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Too Early to Abandon Penguins Successful Approach

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 2-1-1 through four games and already, despite how unpredictable hockey can be in early October, folks are calling for change. Let’s take a step back, please. The Penguins and head coach Mike Sullivan have plenty of issues to address in this young season. Splitting up the ever so popular and very successful HBK line shouldn’t be something on the agenda...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Pittsburgh Penguins: Crosby injury update

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, who has missed the first two games of the season due to a concussion, was on the ice alone Saturday morning. Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion on October 7th, shortly after leading Canada to a gold medal in the World Cup of Hockey. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said that the injury Crosby sustained, occurred at a Penguins practice taken...
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VIDEO: Justin Williams obliterates Evgeni Malkin with dangerous hit

Justin Williams channeled his inner WWE wrestler during Thursday’s Capitals-Penguins tilt, grabbing Evgeni Malkin with a nasty horse collar and slamming the star hard towards the ice. Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape) October 14, 2016 Williams was given a two-minute roughing penalty for grappling Malkin to the...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Williams destroys Evgeni Malkin with vicious takedown

Justin Williams took out some anger on the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night, specifically against Evgeni Malkin. The Washington Capitals winger got a 2-minute penalty for roughing when he pulled off a wrestling takedown on Malkin late in the second period of the game between the teams: Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins star Crosby taking it "day by day" after concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby says he's going to take recovery from his latest concussion ''day by day'' but isn't concerned about it affecting his health over the long term. Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion on Saturday after he said he ''tangled'' with a teammate during practice on Friday. The two-time NHL MVP was back on the ice Tuesday morning, skating with other...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins debut swanky new Stanley Cup rings

The Pittsburgh Penguins can now put a ring on it to remember their Stanley Cup championship season. The Penguins were presented with custom Jostens-made rings on Saturday in a private ceremony at the Heinz History Center.  The ring features a Penguins logo crest in black onyx stone with a half-carat diamond. It features 18 yellow diamonds, one tapered baguette diamond (whatever...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Let’s go Kessel’ chanted during Team USA World Cup game

Fans in attendance at Team USA’s final game in what has been a disastrous appearance in the World Cup of Hockey added insult to injury by chanting “Let’s Go Kessel” during play. That moment when the ACC starts chanting "LET'S GO KESSEL" in the middle of a #TeamUSA Game #WCH2016 #SavageChirps — Bar South N Celly™ (@BarSouthNCelly) September...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss

YB Box Score: 9/22/16 - Aaron, Felix and A Tribe Called Quest

Welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the next Dodgers-Giants series. (At least it will be more spirited than Team USA vs. Team Canada vs. Team North America... wait what now?) Around the league:  Something doesn't seem right with Aaron Rodgers this season. What's going on with the two-time MVP? [The Ringer] Okay, so you've lost Adrian Peterson from...
Via Yardbarker
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel eviscerates USA Hockey with killer tweet

As Team USA fell to Team Canada 4-2 in the World Cup of Hockey, thus eliminating them from moving onto the next roung, many US hockey fans were left scratching their heads wondering what could have been. The team and tournament was basically set up for them to advance to at least the semifinals. They are left with a lot of questions, and not many answers. The one person that may...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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