Pens down Senators 4-1 (30-Oct-2002)
Pittsburgh's power play stays red-hot in their 4-1 win over Ottawa. The Penguins add two more power play goals to their season total. Dick Tarnstrom, Jan Hrdina, Alexei Kovalev and Mario Lemieux score as Johan Hedberg makes 21 saves on 22 shots.... Read more
Pens recall Kris Beech from WBS (30-Oct-2002)
The Penguins have recalled forward Kris Beech from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). The move was made due to injuries to Randy Robitaille (foot) and Vladimir Vujtek (shoulder). Beech will join the Penguins in Ottawa for their game against the Senators tonight at 7:00pm.
November practice schedule released (29-Oct-2002)
The November practice schedule at Iceoplex has been released. The Penguins have eight practices scheduled in November.
Penguins defeat Caps 3-2 with strong special teams play (29-Oct-2002)
The Penguins win 3-2 over the Capitals on the strength of one shorthanded and two power play goals. Johan Hedberg made 40 saves including some clutch stops late in the third period while shorthanded and with Washington's goaltender pulled for an extra attacker.... Read more
Penguins beat Sabres 5-2 with four power play goals (26-Oct-2002)
Pittsburgh rebounds nicely from the previous night's loss to Detroit by beating Buffalo 5-2 at Mellon Arena. The Penguins score four power play goals.... Read more
Red Wings crush Penguins 7-3 (25-Oct-2002)
The defending Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings gave Pittsburgh a rude wake-up call by outscoring the Pens 7-3 and outshooting the Pens 44-27 in Detroit. Alexei Kovalev (2) and Ville Nieminen scored the goals for the Penguins while Luc Robitaille (2), Sergei Fedorov (3), Jiri Fischer and Nicklas Lidstrom scored for Detroit.... Read more
Penguins score with 10 seconds to go to tie Montreal 3-3 (22-Oct-2002)
The Penguins get two power play goals in the third period to tie the Canadiens 3-3. Alexei Kovalev scored twice for Pittsburgh and Aleksey Morozov got the game-tying goal on the power play at 19:50 of the third with Johan Hedberg pulled.... Read more
Robitaille out with broken foot (21-Oct-2002)
The Associated Press is reporting that C Randy Robitaille will be out at least a week and possibly longer with a fractured bone in his foot. Robitaille apparently was injured during Saturday night's game versus Tampa Bay.
Lemieux named NHL Player of the Week (21-Oct-2002)
Mario Lemieux has been named the NHL Player of the Week for October 14-20. Lemieux led all scorers with eight points (2g, 6a) in three games. This is the 24th time Mario has won or shared the Player of the Week honor.
Penguins tie Lightning 3-3 (19-Oct-2002)
Pittsburgh had three one-goal leads but were unable to hold off Tampa Bay and had to settle for a 3-3 tie. Goalscorers for the Pens were Jan Hrdina in the first period, Dan LaCouture in the second and Alexei Kovalev in the third.... Read more
'Mea Culpa' by Columnist Jason A. Karsh (18-Oct-2002)
Karsh's latest column is an open letter to Mario Lemieux entitled 'Mea Culpa'.
Penguins open up 3 goal lead after two periods and hang on for 3-2 win vs Atlanta (16-Oct-2002)
The Penguins enjoyed a 3-0 lead after two periods with goals from Aleksey Morozov, Alexei Kovalev and Randy Robitaille and then hold on for a 3-2 win against the Thrashers. Pittsburgh is now 13-0-0 all-time against Atlanta.... Read more
Pens 'Pucktober' Ticket Promotion - $25 tickets (16-Oct-2002)
All remaining bowl tickets (Levels A-D) are just $25 each for Wednesday, October 16 vs Atlanta (7:30pm) and Saturday, October 26 vs Buffalo (7:30pm). (Note: This offer is not valid for Igloo or Premium Seating locations.)... Read more
2002 LetsGoPens.com Roster Contest Results (16-Oct-2002)
Don Andrascik is the winner of this season's Roster Contest with 29 out of 32 correct. Second place went to OneTimer with a score of 28 and third went to PZ with 27. Check out the Complete Results.