NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Parise and Josh Bailey each scored twice, and Kyle Palmieri had the lone goal in the shootout as the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Ilya Sorokin stopped Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang in the shootout and finished with a career-high 43 saves for New York.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored the second of his two goals at 2:21 of overtime for his 1,400th career point, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins snap a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby decided enough was enough.
The Penguins were mired in a lengthy, late-season losing streak and Crosby sat on the precipice of another NHL milestone. Pittsburgh's captain took care of both with a flick of the wrist in overtime.
Vegas Golden Knights (32-23-4, third in the Pacific) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-9, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jason Zucker scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Monday night.
It was a perfect birthday homecoming for Zucker, who grew up in Las Vegas until he was 15 and turned 30 on Sunday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Danton Heinen, Teddy Blueger and Mike Matheson scored in the Pittsburgh Penguins' seventh straight win, beating the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Sunday night.
Tristan Jarry made 17 saves for Pittsburgh, and Dominik Simon, Chad Ruhwedel, Marcus Pettersson and Jason Zucker each had assists as the team improved to 12-2-1 in its past 15 games.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Danton Heinen scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Tristan Jarry allowed one goal after back-to-back shutouts, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were missing several key regulars, but they didn’t have any problem with a high-powered Toronto team stuck in an early slump.
Drew O’Connor scored twice, his first career two-goal game, and the Penguins routed the Maple Leafs 7-1 on Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are doing just fine so far without injured stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
Drew O’Connor scored his first NHL goal, Danton Heinen got his third in three games and Pittsburgh tallied four times in the first period to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 in its home opener Saturday night.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Each time the New York Islanders tried to get some momentum, the Pittsburgh Penguins had an answer. And now they have the lead in their first-round playoff series.
Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Penguins beat the Islanders 5-4 in Game 3 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 series lead.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins regained first place in the East Division with a 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Marcus Pettersson, Jake Guentzel, Jason Zucker, Mark Friedman and John Marino also scored goals while Tristan Jarry had 30 saves for the Penguins, who moved two points ahead of idle Washington and bounced back from a 7-2 loss to the Flyers on Monday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Letang and Evan Rodrigues scored in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Thursday night...
BOSTON (AP) — Mike Matheson scored a highlight-reel goal after a lengthy rush, and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins ended a long winless drought in Boston with a 4-1 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night...
CALGARY His salary escalated, and the future became clearer.
But signing a five-year, $27.5 million contract last July also changed how winger Jason Zucker perceived his role on the Wild.
Youre now a $5 million guy, and people talk about it that way Youre a $5 million guy,andthinsp; Zucker said.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A big advantage on special teams was the difference Tuesday night for the Minnesota Wild...
Ryan Suter’s late shorthanded goal gives way to Jason Zucker’s overtime winner for Wild over Chicago
Wild center Eric Staal hung his head.
Despite staring down a mostly empty net with Blackhawks goalie Cam Ward pulled off to one side, Staal still directed the puck into Wards pads a missed opportunity that symbolized a rough debut for the teams scorers.
The Wild played with a lead, tied and from behind.
It received power-play chances and had to defend a man short.
And the team also got to experience a win in its final run-through before a younger version closes out the preseason schedule Friday, as the Wild rallied 4-3 over the Jets Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center improving to 2-4 in exhibition play.
Wild restricted free agents Jason Zucker and Matt Dumba filed for salary arbitration Thursday ahead of the leaguewide deadline.
Most cases get settled before a hearing with an arbitrator, as negotiations between the two sides can continue.
ST. PAUL — Before the start of the 2017-18 season, Wild forward Jason Zucker literally put his money where his mouth is.
As a part of the #GIVE16 campaign he and his wife, Carly, started, the 26-year-old winger pledged to donate $1,600 for every goal he scored during the upcoming season.
Isolate the season from those that came before it, and the Wilds performance the past six months is encouraging if not admirable.
It chipped away at an early hole to climb into one of the Central Divisions top three spots and ended up as one of the most productive teams in the Western Conference.
Usually the day after every game, Wild winger Jason Zucker watches replays of each one of his shifts.
When he studied his work leading up to the teams five-day mandatory break, he noticed mistakes but overall thought he was playing well an assessment that was backed up by an upswing in production.
In its past three games, the Wild has scored six goals and all of them were scored by wing Jason Zucker.
That gives Zucker a team-high nine for the season in 16 games. His hot streak makes this a particularly dangerous time to do any sort of long-term extrapolation of Zuckers stats, but Im going to do it anyway with some context added.
MONTREAL His coach wrapped the loss in a silver lining, but Jason Zucker wasnt so quick to follow suit. Following a bitter defeat at Toronto on Wednesday a game in which the Wild played well enough to deserve better Zucker couldnt get past the Wilds third consecutive loss, even as he appreciated Bruce Boudreaus praise for the effort.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild.
DALLAS (AP) — Even at their worst, the Minnesota Wild keep finding ways to win.
Jason Zucker was in the right place at the right time to score the winner with 6:45 to play and Minnesota beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Saturday night after blowing a four-goal lead...