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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel (81), left, celebrates with forward Evgeni Malkin (71) after scoring a goal during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at PPG PAINTS Arena.
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Josh Rowntree
April 04, 2019 - 10:55 pm
The Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Pittsburgh extended its NHL best streak of playoff berths to 13 years with Thursday’s 4-1 win over Detroit at PPG Paints Arena. “The fact that this organization has had the longstanding success that they’ve had is a reflection of their...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov (9) of Russia and Philippe Myers (61) battle Carolina Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov (37) of Russia for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
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March 30, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Carolina beat Philadelphia 5-2 on Saturday, officially eliminating the Flyers from playoff contention.
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Penguins coach Mike Sullivan instructs team at practice in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
March 28, 2019 - 2:21 pm
The Penguins are playing their best hockey. And it’s coming at the perfect time.
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Penguins forward Bryan Rust at practice in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
March 15, 2019 - 1:57 pm
The Penguins could be getting two massive pieces back to their lineup very soon. Defenseman Kris Letang and forward Bryan Rust were able to practice, fully, with contact, on Friday as the Penguins prepare for a pair of games this weekend. “It’s always good to be back with the guys, just being...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Jared McCann (19) reacts after scoring a goal with Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Erik Gudbranson (44) against the Boston Bruins during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena.
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Josh Rowntree
March 11, 2019 - 12:49 am
Jim Rutherford had a pretty good night at the office. Pittsburgh’s general manager’s two biggest pre-trade-deadline acquisitions, Jared McCann and Nick Bjugstad, comhined to score three goals, as the Penguins beat the Boston Bruins, 4-2, at PPG Paints Arena. The win snapped Boston’s 19-game point...
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Bob Grove
March 01, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The Penguins are facing a number of challenges over the last 19 games of the regular season, foremost among them the growing intensity of an Eastern Conference playoff race that wasn’t supposed to find them on the bubble in March.
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February 21, 2019 - 11:57 am
Manny Machado's new $300 million contract put a stop — at least temporarily — to a growing chorus of player complaints that major league teams were conspiring to do deep damage to the free agent market.
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January 18, 2019 - 1:18 pm
From the first day of training camp in August until deep into the NFL schedule, you hear it. Doesn't matter what city a team represents or who is coaching and playing for it, the bromide is the same.
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott breaks away from Los Angeles Rams
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January 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Late in his 13th NFL season, Andrew Whitworth finally got to savor his first playoff victory, albeit only for a minute or two.
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley scores past Dallas Cowboys
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January 12, 2019 - 11:35 pm
This is the Los Angeles Rams' first playoff victory in 14 years.
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