Sidney Crosby was back on the ice for the first time since being injured last Satuday, and had no apparent problems.
The Penguins start playing games that count Thursday evening, and a lot of interesting things have led up to the opener. Let's talk about them.
Sidney Crosby joined his teammates on the ice for the Penguins' 11 a.m. practice at PPG Paints Arena.
Casey DeSmith had been expected to be the Penguins' backup goalie this season, but he was put on waivers, opening a spot for Tristan Jarry.
The Penguins are coming off a disappointing showing in 2018-19, but the coming season could be a different story. For better or worse.
Sidney Crosby sits out the Penguins' practice, but only after taking a quick skate at PPG Paints Arena to test his injury.
Losing their final preseason game in a shootout isn't a concern for the Penguins, but possibly losing a couple of top-six forwards would be.
What: Penguins training camp, When: 10:30 a.m., Where: PPG Paints Arena
Dominik Kahun fizzled in his audition as the Penguins' No. 1 right winger, and is trying to find out where he fits into their lineup.
Rookies Samuel Poulin, Nathan Legare will head to the minors. But the Penguins considered having one or both on the opening-day roster.
The start of the regular season is only a week away, and the Penguins still have a number of questions to answer and issues to address. Let's talk about them.
What: Penguins training camp, When: 12 p.m., Where: Lemieux Complex
Justin Schultz, who has four assists in two preseason games, could cash in big as a free agent next summer. He just hopes it will be with the Penguins.
Sidney Crosby, Mike Sullivan and more discuss the Penguins' priorities heading into the final two exhibition games.
Increase in conversations around the league means the Penguins might not be forced to try to sneak their No. 3 goalie through waivers.
Brian Dumoulin usually fills a defense-oriented role, but took on some expanded duties against the Red Wings. And had a lot of fun doing it.
Another strong performance by goalie Casey DeSmith is tainted by a game-winner that "would never happen again" in 100,000 tries.
Penguins at Red Wings, When: 5:08 p.m., Where: Little Caesars Arena
Who: Penguins vs. Blue Jackets, When: 2:08 p.m., Where: Nationwide Arena
Nathan Legare came to the Penguin with a reputation as a goal-scorer, and burnished it by getting a couple against Columbus.
The Penguins have been in training camp for a week, which means there are plenty of things to talk about. Let's do it.
Jack Johnson believes he "settled in" his role on the Penguins' defense after struggling at the start of his first season with them.
The Penguins' lineup wasn't nearly as formidable as the Sabres', but they still managed to stage a third-period rally before losing, 5-4, in overtime.
Who: Penguins vs. Sabres, When: 7:08 p.m., Where: Pegula Ice Arena, Streaming: PittsburghPenguins.com
Jake Guentzel has formed an effective partnership with Sidney Crosby, making himself part of the Penguins' core in the process.
Brandon Tanev doesn't have a history of putting up a lot of goals or points, but Mike Sullivan believes he still can make a big contribution.