The 2019 Pirates have mostly squandered brilliant starting pitching by scoring just 3.23 runs per game, which ranks 28th in the majors.
On the eve of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Mike Sullivan made one small tweak to his defense pairs by reuniting Jack Johnson with Justin Schultz.
With Bryan Rust and Chad Ruhwedel going down with injuries, the Penguins had to dig deep to beat the Blue Jackets in a crucial Metro Division game.
I haven't shied away from criticizing Jack Johnson this season.
The Blue Jackets' recent trade acquisitions will surely add some more fuel to the fire with their rivalry with the Penguins.
Just don't call Jack Johnson a project. He'll acknowledge anything at all about his performance this past winter in Columbus.
Jack Johnson's underlying analytic numbers aren't great but they do not paint the whole picture. The defenseman is good in the postseason and that's when the Penguins will need him...
Mat Cullen's not only back with the Penguins, he'll be back in his familiar No. 7. Jack Johnson will wear No. 73, the team announced.
As expected, Jack Johnson is a Penguin, signing a five-year, $16.25 million contract.
Comments made by both Jack Johnson and Jim Rutherford and did not sit well with the Blue Jackets.
The Penguins defenseman-in-waiting has taken a long and sometimes painful route to be reunited with Sidney Crosby, his friend and former high school teammate.
The Penguins and free-agent defenseman Jack Johnson have agreed to the framework of a deal that would span six years at $14.5 million, a source told DKPittsburghSports.com
Stop me if you've heard this one in the last week: Penguins trail Blue Jackets, Penguins tie Blue Jackets, Penguins beat Blue Jackets.
I know I went into this a bit on Monday, but Nationwide Arena is just a special place to play, and a special place to watch, or photograph, a game.
Dominik Kahun was a reliable point-producer in Chicago last season, but has just one in seven games with the Penguins.
Patric Hornqvist will be a game-time decision for the Penguins' game against the Ducks at PPG Paints arena on Thursday.
Darkness envelops the Steelers these days.
The Penguins' high-profile forwards didn't score during their 7-2 victory against Columbus, but it seemed like almost everyone else did.
After a disastrous season opener on Thursday night against the Sabres, Mike Sullivan shuffled things up in the Penguins' practice on Friday.
I just ... I mean, six months to rip up the palate, to restate the priorities, to refocus toward a positive future ... and these guys come out and concoct...
The Penguins talked about being excited to play a game that actually counted in the standings. It didn't show when they actually got to do it.
Alex Galchenyuk will be a game-time decision for the Penguins' season opener against the Sabres.
For years, the Steelers' offensive line created clean pockets and gaping running lanes for some of the game's brightest offensive stars.
The Penguins' forward lines had a different look in Friday's training camp practice.
There's a tendency to call preseason games "meaningless." For some young players, though, they're anything but "meaningless."
There have been 15 Finnish players to play for the Penguins in the history of the team -- one goaltender, seven defensemen, and seven forwards.