Arizona Coyotes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins begin the season at home against the Arizona Coyotes.
Edmonton Oilers (46-27-6, second in the Pacific) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (45-24-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hosts Edmonton trying to prolong its three-game home winning streak.
Nashville Predators (41-26-4, fourth in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (41-22-10, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -180, Predators +152; over/under is 6
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sidney Crosby notched his 15th career hat trick and added an assist to lead Pittsburgh over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Friday night for the Penguins’ fourth straight win.
Brian Dumoulin had a goal and two assists, Mike Matheson added a goal and an assist, and Bryan Rust had two assists for Pittsburgh, which has won 15 of its last 17 games.
DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski scored 75 seconds apart late in the third period, and the Dallas Stars stopped Pittsburgh’s 10-game win streak with a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evan Rodrigues always had the tools. A sneaky good shot. Vision. Speed. The tricky part for the Pittsburgh Penguins forward has been putting it all together at the same time.
The missing ingredients turned out to be belief and a dash of swagger.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of a shootout and the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 Sunday night.
Kaapo Kaako had a goal and an assist, and Adam Fox and Alexis Lafreniere also scored to help the Rangers win their third straight and beat the Devils for the seventh straight time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With three of their top offensive players out, the Washington Capitals are still right there atop the Metropolitan Division.
Even Sidney Crosby's return couldn't help Pittsburgh keep up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Penguins star Sidney Crosby returned for Pittsburgh's game at Washington on Sunday night after he and three teammates were activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list.
Coach Mike Sullivan also rejoined the Penguins on Sunday after exiting COVID-19 protocol.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, defenseman Brian Dumoulin and head coach Mike Sullivan are scheduled to rejoin the team in Washington D.C. on Sunday after exiting the COVID-19 protocol.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins may be nearing the end of a COVID-19 outbreak that's sent eight players and head coach Mike Sullivan into the NHL's protocol in recent weeks.
Defensemen Chad Ruhwedel and Marcus Pettersson practiced Wednesday and assistant coach Todd Reirden — who is filling in while Sullivan is in the protocol — said both will be game-time decisions Thursday night when Pittsburgh welcomes Florida.
Minnesota Wild (6-3-0, third in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (4-3-2, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -110, Wild -110
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is unavailable for Thursday night's game against Philadelphia after testing positive for COVID-19.
The team made the announcement a few hours before the Penguins were scheduled to take on the Flyers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed star center Sidney Crosby and defenseman Brian Dumoulin in the COVID-19 protocol on Wednesday after both tested positive.
Coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby is dealing with mild symptoms while Dumoulin remains asymptomatic.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the final days of a 16th season that came in the form of a 56-game sprint and included a cross-country trade, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter acknowledges his legs aren't exactly in top form...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wants his highly skilled team to find a comfort level in playing low-scoring, one-goal games as the Stanley Cup playoffs approach...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bryan Rust scored two goals and Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists in leading the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night...
Teddy Blueger’s return to the AHL was a rather brief one.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ leading scorer was recalled by Pittsburgh on an emergency basis on Wednesday, just two days after the team reassigned him to the Penguins.
Tom Wilson could be hearing from the NHL's Department of Player Safety about a possible suspension over a hit in the second period of the Capitals' 4-1 win Sunday over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
As he turned the corner, Wilson collided with Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin and Wilson's shoulder made direct contact with Dumoulin's face.
TROPHY DATE: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin — who’s also a Boston College alum and native of Biddeford, Maine — took the Stanley Cup trophy out on the town. Along with stopping by BC, Dumoulin brought his something shiny to the rooftop of Legal Harborside, celebrating with family and friends, and Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar, where he was joined by Bruin Brad Marchand.