As Ron Francis was getting older through his playing days, he'd often joke that it didn't matter because "I don't have a step to lose."
The first of July has seen quite a few surprises for the Penguins' fans, and a fair share of heartbreak.
Justin Almeida is diminutive even by today's NHL standards but the shifty forward has the skill to survive and thrive according to his coach, former NHL tough guy Tim Hunter.
Duper's infectious personality and strong two-way play made him a lock for No. 9.
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.
Tom Kuhnhackl and Carter Rowney, fourth liners during recent Penguins Stanley Cup-winning teams, moved on from Pittsburgh during the second day of free agency.
The Recchin' Ball played for seven teams but Pittsburgh's always been home for No. 8.
As expected, Jack Johnson is a Penguin, signing a five-year, $16.25 million contract.
The Penguins brought back a familiar face on Sunday, brining back veteran center Matt Cullen on a one-year, $650,000 contract to provide depth, balance and leadership.
Comments made by both Jack Johnson and Jim Rutherford and did not sit well with the Blue Jackets.
From Hell's Kitchen to Hockey Hall of Fame, the remarkable journey of Joey Mullen.
With free agency about to kick off Sunday, the Penguins could use some depth on the left wing. Who is the best available?
Welcome to the sixth part of a series on who wore each number best for the Penguins. The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project...
Lewis Zezter-Gossage and Jeff Malott were neither drafted by the Penguins nor are they in the organization but they starred in Friday night's 3-on-3 tournament.
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.
After being dealt to the lowly Buffalo Sabres for a fourth-round pick, Conor Sheary turns the page on his remarkable Penguins career.
After playing parts of the last three seasons in the AHL, Teddy Blueger is ready to make the jump to the AHL. But he might have to wait a while.