Pens vs Caps being televised. (30-Sep-2005)
Tonight's preseason game against Washington is being televised by Comcast Sportsnet. On DirecTV, it is channel 629. Game starts at 7:00pm.
Roy suspended for two games (30-Sep-2005)
Pittsburgh's Andre Roy has been handed a two game regular season suspension for twice making a throat slashing gesture towards Washington's Robin Gomez in a preseason game.
Line-up vs Blue Jackets (26-Sep-2005)
The Pens have released their dress list for Tuesday night's game vs Columbus.
Goalies: 31 - Sebastien Caron, 41 - Jocelyn Thibault
Defensemen: 2 - Josef Melichar, 5 - Rob Scuderi, 22 - Ric Jackman, 32 - Dick Tarnstrom, 44 - Brooks Orpik, 55 - Sergei Gonchar
Forwards: 8 - Mark Recchi,
9 - Rico Fata,
10 - John LeClair,
11 - Lasse Pirjeta,
12 - Ryan Malone,
17 - Matt Murley,
26 - Maxime Talbot,
33 - Ziggy Palffy,
36 - Andre Roy,
66 - Mario Lemieux,
71 - Konstantin Koltsov, 87 - Sidney Crosby
FSN Pittsburgh announces 2005-06 schedule (21-Sep-2005)
FSN Pittsburgh has released their 2005-06 Penguins television schedule. All 82 games will be televised this season with FSP covering 66 games, UPN Pittsburgh airing 6, OLN airing 7 and NBC airing 3.
Line-up vs Bruins (21-Sep-2005)
Dave Molinari, in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has reported that the Pens' line-up against Boston in tonight's pre-season game will be as follows:
Goalies: Jocelyn Thibault and Dany Sabourin
Defensemen: Josef Melichar, Steve Poapst, Lyle Odelein, Daniel Fernholm, Dick Tarnstrom and Sergei Gonchar
Forwards: Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux, Ryan Malone, Mark Recchi, Lasse Pirjeta, Matt Murley, Colby Armstrong, Maxime Talbot, Ziggy Palffy, Ryan VandenBussche, Erik Christensen, and Daniel Carcillo
Line-up vs Blue Jackets (19-Sep-2005)
Dave Molinari, in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has reported that the Pens' line-up against Columbus in tonight's pre-season game will be as follows:
Goalies: Marc-Andre Fleury and Sebastien Caron
Defensemen: Noah Welch, Ryan Whitney, Ric Jackman, Lyle Odelein, Brooks Orpik and Alain Nasreddine
Forwards: Matt Hussey, Rico Fata, Lasse Pirjeta, Ryan Malone, Dennis Bonvie, Matt Murley, Maxime Talbot, Andre Roy, Tomas Surovy, Daniel Carcillo, Michel Ouellet and Konstantin Koltsov.
Training Camp Reports by Eric Majeski (18-Sep-2005)
Eric Majeski (aka netwolf), for the sixth straight season, is posting training camp reports. To check out Days One through Five, go to Netwolf's Camp Reports. A huge thanks to Eric for once again covering camp!
Pens re-sign Orpik (13-Sep-2005)
The team announced today that they have re-signed D Brooks Orpik. Terms not yet released although the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported today that the team was believed to have offered a one-year, $600K deal.
Mike Lange re-signed by FSN Pittsburgh (13-Sep-2005)
FSN Pittsburgh has re-signed announcer Mike Lange to a one year deal with a one year FSN option. Lange enters his 30th season as a Penguins announcer.
Pens re-sign Lemieux (9-Sep-2005)
In the least shocking announcement in club history, the Pens have re-signed center Mario Lemieux. In accordance with club policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Pens trade Beech to Nashville (9-Sep-2005)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded center Kris Beech to the Nashville Predators in exchange for a conditional draft choice.
Pens formally sign Crosby (9-Sep-2005)
The Penguins announced that Sidney Crosby, the 2005 NHL overall number one pick, has signed with team. It is a 3 year deal with a base salary of $850K per the terms of the new collective bargaining agreement.
Kevin Stevens joins Pens scouting staff. (2-Sep-2005)
The team announced today that Kevin Stevens has been hired as a scout. Stevens will scout both amateur and professional games for the Penguins focusing on the New England area.
Penguins re-sign Ryan Malone (1-Sep-2005)
The Penguins have re-signed Ryan Malone to a one year, $750K deal.