Pittsburgh Penguins News - 3/3
- Pens Take On Tampa Bay Tuesday at 7:30 PM on Versus
The Pittsburgh Penguins have stepped up their play without the injured
Sidney Crosby, picking up three consecutive wins that have them back in
playoff position in the Eastern Conference.
With their captain on the verge of coming back, though, they're
certainly not complaining.
Crosby could return from a left groin injury Tuesday night as the
Penguins try to extend their longest winning streak since mid-November
when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Tues, 3/3 @ Tampa Bay 7:30 pm Versus Thurs, 3/5 @
Florida 7:30 pm FSN T.G.I. Friday'sÂ® Watch PartySun, 3/8 @
Washington 3:00 pmFSN Tues, 3/10 Florida 7:30 pm FSN Great
Seats Remain! Thurs, 3/12 @ Columbus 7:00 pm FSN Sat,
3/14 Ottawa 3:00 pm FSN
Pens Top the Dallas Stars Sunday Afternoon, 4-1
NHL scoring leader Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists, Marc-Andre
Fleury made 20 saves, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their third in a
row without captain Sidney Crosby, 4-1 over the stumbling Dallas Stars
Crosby, who began the day as the league's No. 3 scorer with 79 points,
has missed three games due to a left groin injury.
Malkin had the primary assist on goals by Jordan Staal and Kris Letang,
and struck on the power play in the second period. He has 92 points in
Pens Emerge Victorious Over Chicago Friday Night in OT, 5-4
NHL points leader Evgeni Malkin scored on a power play at 1:36 of
overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 5-4 victory over the Chicago
Blackhawks on Friday night.
Malkin ripped a one-timer from the right circle past rookie Antti Niemi
after taking a pass from Sergei Gonchar. Malkin connected with 2
seconds left on a penalty to Chicago's Kris Versteeg.
Penguins Cup Playoffs Underway
The 84 Lumber PIHL Penguins Cup Championship Series began Monday night
for local high school hockey squads.
A total of 32 teams will battle for the right to play at Mellon Arena
for Penguins Cup championships in Class AAA, AA and A.
Tuesday night's match-ups feature the following teams:
No. 6 McDowell (11-7-4) vs. No. 11 Fox Chapel (10-10-2)
No. 8 Franklin Regional (12-8-2) vs. No. 9 Kittanning (12-10-0)
No. 1 Mars (20-1-0) vs. No. 8 Westmont Hilltop (10-10-1)