Pittsburgh Penguins December Practice Schedule (4-Dec-2013)
The Pittsburgh Penguins December 2013 Practice Schedule has been released at http://www.letsgopens.com/practice.php. The Penguins have two open practices at Southpointe in December.
Penguins down Islanders 3-2 in overtime (3-Dec-2013)
The Penguins rebound from a 2-0 deficit first-period deficit to defeat the Islanders 3-2 in overtime. Pittsburgh got a late second-period power-play goal from James Neal and then a game-tying power-play goal from Sidney Crosby in the third. Crosby, on a nice individual effort, stole the puck in overtime and notched his fifteenth goal of the season in overtime.
Penguins win pair of games over the Thanksgiving (30-Nov-2013)
The Penguins get two strong performances from their goaltenders and win a pair of games in Florida against the Lightning and Panthers. On Friday, Marc-Andre Fleury blanked Tampa Bay 3-0 in front of 19,065 at Tampa Bay Times
Forum. On Saturday, Jeff Zatkoff stopped 39 of 40 shots as the Penguins beat the Panthers 5-1 in front of 17,583 at BB&T Center.
Penguins split pair of games over the weekend (23-Nov-2013)
The Penguins split their back-to-back games with the Islanders and Canadiens over the weekend. On Friday, Pittsburgh got a late third-period goal from Sidney Crosby to defeat the Islanders 4-3 in front of 18,515 at CONSOL Energy Center. On Saturday, the Pens got two goals from James Neal in the third period but it wasn't enough to overcome a 3-0 deficit and they lost 3-2 in front of 21,273 at Centre Bell.
Penguins blank Capitals 4-0 (20-Nov-2013)
The Penguins out-shoot the Capitals 40-18 and win 4-0 in front of 18,506 at Verizon Center. Pittsburgh got goals from Paul Martin and Beau Bennett in the first period, Sidney Crosby on a beautifully set-up power play goal in the second and James Neal in the third. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 18 shots for his second shutout of the season and 25th of his career.
Penguins defeat Ducks 3-1 (18-Nov-2013)
The Penguins get a goal and assist from Brian Gibbons in his first NHL game and defeat the Ducks 3-1 in front of 18,614 at CONSOL Energy Center. The game was scoreless after two before the four-goal total third period. Brandon Sutter and Sidney Crosby also scored for Pittsburgh. Marc-Andre Fleury kept the Penguins in the game in the first two periods and ended the game with 27 saves on 28 shots.
Penguins lose 2-1 to Flyers (13-Nov-2013)
The Penguins suffer their third straight defeat with a 2-1 loss to the Flyers in front of 18,656 at CONSOL Energy Center. Sidney Crosby scored the lone Pittsburgh goal on the power play at 8:29 of the second period. Philadelphia goaltender stopped 30 of 31 shots while Brayden Schenn scored twice.
Penguins beaten 5-1 by Rangers (6-Nov-2013)
The Penguins four-game winning streak comes to an end after losing 5-1 to the Rangers in front of 18,006 at Madison Square Garden. Kris Letang scored the lone Pittsburgh goal on the power play at 14:34 of the second period but the Pens were already down 3-1. Henrik Lundqvist turned in a stellar performance for New York stopping 28 of 29 shots. Pascal Dupuis left the game late in the second and did not return.
Penguins sweep home-and-home series with Blue Jackets (2-Nov-2013)
The Penguins sweep their home-and-home weekend series with Columbus. On Friday, the Pens built a 4-0 lead and won 4-2 in front of 18,620 at CONSOL Energy Center. On Saturday, G Jeff Zatkoff got his first NHL shutout and win as Pittsburgh beat Columbus 3-0.
Penguins defeat Bruins 3-2 (30-Oct-2013)
The Penguins defeat the Bruins 3-2 in a spirited battle in front of 18,627 at CONSOL Energy Center. After a scoreless first, Chris Kunitz opened the scoring with a power play goal at 6:54 of the second period. The Pens then got goals from Brandon Sutter and Jussi Jokinen in the third. Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves on 23 shots and fended off a late comeback attempt by Boston.
Jayson Megna leads Penguins to 3-1 win over the Hurricanes (28-Oct-2013)
Rookie Jayson Megna gets a goal and an assist to lead Pittsburgh to a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes in front of 15,042 at PNC Arena. Tanner Glass and Chris Kunitz also score for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury made 20 saves on 21 shots.