Mike Lange, the iconic voice of the Penguins, will miss the start of Stanley Cup playoffs as he recovers from a recent illness.
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.
The Islanders' fourth-line is regarded as one of, if not, the best in the NHL. It's one of the few advantages they have over the Penguins and it could be...
What: Penguins practice. When: 11 a.m. Where: Lemieux Sports Complex
Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang called Mathew Barzal a linemate in the All-Star Game. But in the playoffs, they will be opponents.
The Penguins scored the sixth-most goals in the NHL this season while the Islanders gave up the fewest goals. Something's got to give in their first-round matchup.
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The Penguins were in a generous mood Saturday. They gave fans the jerseys off their backs and the Rangers the puck in a 4-3 overtime loss.
The Penguins are in the playoffs but their first-round opponent depends on what they do tonight against the Rangers in the regular-season finale.
Who: Penguins (44-26-11) vs. Rangers (31-36-14). When: 7:08 p.m. Where: PPG Paints Arena. TV: AT&T SportsNet
The Penguins have played Matt Murray in 19 of the last 20 games and that's unlikely to change for Saturday's game against the Rangers.
With their 4-1 win over the Red Wings, the Penguins clinched the playoffs for the 13th year in a row, the longest streak in the NHL.
What: Penguins practice. When: 12 p.m. Where: Lemieux Sports Complex
Kris Letang contributes in all areas of the game, including leadership and experience. But with him out of the lineup, some younger defensemen have had to grow up quick.
With Evgeni Malkin close to returning and the playoffs near, the Penguins' forward lines are starting to take shape.
Who: Penguins (43-26-11) vs. Red Wings (32-38-10). When: 7:08 p.m. Where: PPG Paints Arena. TV: AT&T SportsNet