What do a bunch of guys who make their living on a sheet of ice do with a break in mid-January?
The Penguins' season-long, 12-day, five-game road trip ends with a 7-3 dud in Las Vegas. Afterward, Mike Sullivan questioned his team's consistency.
Who: Penguins (25-15-6) vs. Golden Knights (28-17-4). When: 10:08 p.m. Eastern. Where: T-Mobile Arena. TV: AT&T SportsNet
The Penguins' third line turned in a strong effort a night earlier against Arizona and look to do the same tonight in Vegas.
The Penguins scored twice on the power play, including Phil Kessel's game-winner in OT. But Juusso Riikola's was just as impressive.
Who: Penguins (25-15-6) vs. Coyotes (21-22-3). When: 9:08 p.m. Eastern. Where: Gila River Arena. TV: AT&T SportsNet
In hockey, the “Pittsburgh Model” has referred to the Penguins' organizational philosophy of placing themselves in a position to draft generational talents.
Despite injuries, Rick Tocchet's Coyotes are keeping pace in the Western Conference and leading the NHL with an opportunistic penalty kill.
Evgeni Malkin might be one of the best players in the world but he says he hasn't played consistently enough.
The trade for Joe Blandisi was about bringing in an energy player and adding depth, not about Derick Brassard, says Penguins GM Jim Rutherford.
The Penguins made a move late Wednesday night, sending Derek Grant back to his former team, the Ducks, in exchange for minor-league center Joseph Blandisi.
Patric Hornqvist's headed west ... and, presumably, back into the Penguins' lineup.
Hockey is and will always be Canada's game, but Americans are making in-roads at all levels of the game even in non-traditional areas.
The eyes of the hockey world fell upon San Jose for a possible preview of the Cup Final. If Tuesday night was any indication, the Penguins should hope not.
Tonight's game features a marquee matchup among defensemen with three potential Norris Trophy finalists in Kris Letang, Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson.