Penguins lose 4-1 to Hurricanes (28-Feb-2013)
The Penguins turn in a lackluster performance and lose 4-1 to the Hurricanes in front of 18,680 at PNC Arena. Pittsburgh was up 1-0 when Chris Kunitz scored his ninth of the season at 13:14 of the first period. Carolina got a last minute goal from Eric Staal to end the first and then the Hurricanes blew away the Pens with three in the second period. Paul Martin did not play the third period for the Penguins.
Penguins lose 6-4 to the Panthers (27-Feb-2013)
The Penguins come back from a three-goal deficit only to lose 6-4 to the Panthers in front of an announced crowd of 17,378 at BB&T Center. Florida chased goalie Tomas Vokoun after he had given up four power play goals and the Pens found themselves down 4-1. Pittsburgh, with Marc-Andre Fleury in net, proceeded to tie the game with three goals in a 9:28 span of the second period. Florida scored twice in the third, including an empty-netter, for the victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins March Practice Schedule (25-Feb-2013)
The Pittsburgh Penguins March 2013 Practice Schedule has been released. The Penguins have three open practices at Southpointe.
Penguins defeat Lightning 5-3 (24-Feb-2013)
The Penguins defeat the Lightning 5-3 in their first game without Evgeni Malkin, who has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion. Sidney Crosby turned in a three-point (2g, 1a) night and rookie Beau Bennett scored his first NHL goal. Attendance was 18,632 at CONSOL Energy Center.
Penguins lose 6-5 to the Flyers (20-Feb-2013)
The Penguins blow an early 2-0 lead and lose 6-5 to the Flyers on a late goal in front of 18,650 at CONSOL Energy Center. The game was a wild one as Pittsburgh were up by two early, then overcame two two-goal deficits before losing on a late sharp-angle goal with 1:31 to go in the game. Matt Niskanen, Evgeni Malkin, Tyler Kennedy, James Neal and Brandon Sutter scored for the Pens.
Penguins defeat Senators 4-2 (14-Feb-2013)
Matt Niskanen and Kris Letang return to the line-up and the Penguins beat Ottawa 4-2 in front of 18,637 at CONSOL Energy Center. James Neal had a three-point night with two goals and an assist. Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves to win for the fourth time in his past five starts.
Penguins win 5-2 over Capitals (7-Feb-2013)
The Penguins go 3-for-6 on the power play and score five times in the second period in a 5-2 win over the Caps. Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby both had one goal and two assists. Pittsburgh has now won five in a row. Attendance was announced as 18,650 at CONSOL Energy Center.
Penguins trade Lovejoy and recall Reese (7-Feb-2013)
The Penguins traded D Ben Lovejoy to Anaheim for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and then recalled Upper St. Clair-native Dylan Reese from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Penguins beat Islanders 4-2 (6-Feb-2013)
The Penguins penalty kill denies all seven Islander advantages in a 4-2 win in front of 11,318 at Nassau Coliseum. Pittsburgh built a 3-0 lead early in the third on goals from James Neal, Simon Despres and Brandon Sutter. New York responded with goals 35 seconds apart but the Pens held on and added a Pascal Dupuis empty-netter to seal the victory.
Penguins defeat Capitals 6-3 (4-Feb-2013)
The Penguins get a hat trick from Chris Kunitz in their 6-3 win over the Capitals in front of 18,506 at Verizon Center. Also scoring for Pittsburgh were Paul Martin, Matt Cooke and Kris Letang.
Penguins crush Devils 5-1 (2-Feb-2013)
The Penguins get their first home points of the season with a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils in front of 18,635 at CONSOL Energy Center. Sidney Crosby had his best game of the season and turned in a one goal, two assist performance. Brandon Sutter scored his first as a Penguin and Robert Bortuzzo netted his first NHL goal.
Penguins blank Rangers 3-0 (1-Feb-2013)
The Penguins blank the Rangers 3-0 in front of 17,200 at Madison Square Garden. Tomas Vokoun makes 28 saves in his 49th career shutout. Evgeni Malkin, James Neal and Simon Despres score for Pittsburgh.