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Injured Again: Mark Pysyk Out Longer Term; Sullivan Calls Injury ‘Unfortunate’

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ battle for a blue-line spot was reduced by one. Monday, the Penguins put PTO defenseman Mark Pysyk on the injured list as part of 11 transactions to reduce their training camp roster. Tuesday, Sullivan was still unclear of

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Published: 5 months ago

Past Mistakes Block Penguins’ Youth, Path Forward

A pair of players delivered their best for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Radim Zohorna was a standout in the first of the split-squad games, and Sam Poulin was the impact player in the second game. With their hearts on their sleeves, both are fi

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Published: 5 months ago

Ranking the NHL's 6 best defense pairings entering 2023-24

Hey, someone has to try to stop Connor McDavid when he's on a breakaway. Somebody gets paid to step in front of those booming Alex Ovechkin one-timers. Let's just hope the league's blue-liners healed all their wounds so they can do it again for anoth

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Published: 5 months ago

Dan’s Daily: Rutherford Looks for Trade; Penguins Cuts & Desperation

The Pittsburgh Penguins made their first round of cuts Monday as one player expressed to PHN his desperation to make the team and the potential fallout if he doesn’t. When Vancouver Canucks president of hockey operations Jim Rutherford hints at a m

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Published: 5 months ago

Pre-season Gameday: Penguins @ Red Wings - Roster, Start time, details

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Pens are back in action The Penguins check off game three of their scheduled six exhibition contests tonight in Detroit. The team has announced this 13 forward, eight defensemen

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Published: 5 months ago

Penguins Hockey Is Finally Back! Well, sort of…

Penguins Hockey Is Finally Back! Well, regular season hockey is still two weeks away with the Pittsburgh Penguins season opener October 10 at home against the Chicago Blackhawks. However, preseason hockey started this past weekend, as we inch closer

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Published: 5 months ago

Penguins Make Their First Cuts: More S.O.P.

I could have called it. Our Pittsburgh Penguins made their first cuts. If you had paid even the most fleeting attention to our Coach and his staff, you could have easily made book on Mike Sullivan’s moves. Six prospects were banished to the Wilkes

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Published: 5 months ago

Penguins’ Lineup for Tuesday is Out; Stars Missing Again

DETROIT — The Pittsburgh Penguins will give their most prominent veterans another night off when they face Detroit in a preseason game at Little Caesars Arena Tuesday night. None of their big-name players — guys like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin,

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Published: 5 months ago

‘Three More Years,’ Evgeni Malkin on Erik Karlsson, Reilly Smith, & Long Off-Season (+)

CRANBERRY — The long off-season is finally over and the preseason ramp to the 2023-24 NHL regular season has begun. Last year featured a dubious first in the Sidney Crosby-Evgeni-Malkin era, as the Pittsburgh Penguins missed the playoffs. But that

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Published: 5 months ago

Blue Jackets hire Mark Recchi as assistant coach: What the ex-NHL forward brings to Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets hired Mark Recchi as an assistant coach, the team announced Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Recchi served as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2017 to 2020 and with the New Jersey Devils from 2020

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Published: 5 months ago

No Shockers in First Penguins Cuts; Pysyk Injured

With AHL affiliate Wilkes-Barre/Scranton about to open its training camp and two preseason games — both with prospect-heavy rosters — in the books, the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday made their first set of roster cuts. There were no big surprises

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Published: 5 months ago

Penguins cut 10 players, reduce roster to 47

Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images The Pens make a first round of cuts from their training camp roster The Penguins announced their first round of roster cuts on Monday. The team moved 10 players along their way, plus added PTO

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Published: 5 months ago