Latest 2008–09 Pittsburgh Penguins season Stories

2013-03-03 23:01:10

Tickets to see the Pittsburgh Penguins are extremely popular in the Pittsburgh region this season. Whiztix.com, a ticket search engine, can help get the best deals possible on seats. (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 For the past couple of seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been a playoff team thanks to Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Marx-Andrea Fleury. This season the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing incredible hockey, which is no different than the past few years. Sidney Crosby has over 30...

2009-10-03 22:20:03

Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby scored during the shootout phase Saturday to give Pittsburgh a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders. Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko each had a goal and an assist in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Mark Eaton also scored for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves, but faced just six shots combined in the third period and overtime. The NHL's No. 1 draft pick, 19-year-old John Tavares, had a goal and an assist for the Islanders. Mark Streit...

2009-10-02 22:17:54

Sidney Crosby put Pittsburgh in front in the second period Friday as the Penguins opened defense of their league title with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers. Before the game, the Penguins raised the third Stanley Cup banner in the franchise's 41-year history. Pittsburgh overcame a 3-2 deficit in last year's Stanley Cup Finals to defeat Detroit. Crosby gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead with 7:35 remaining in the second period by putting a slap shot past Henrik Lundqvist. Tyler Kennedy scored what...

2009-06-15 22:39:01

The Pittsburgh Penguins, led by team owner Mario Lemieux, celebrated their Stanley Cup championship Monday with a parade and rally with thousands of fans. Pittsburgh won its third championship in franchise history by knocking off the defending champion Red Wings at Detroit in Game 7 Friday. It was the first title for Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Pittsburgh's other Cups came in 1991 and 1992 when Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr were the team's top players. The Penguins are only the third team...

2009-05-30 22:21:27

Johan Franzen scored the winning goal in the second period Saturday to help the Detroit Red Wings beat Pittsburgh 3-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Brad Stuart scored Detroit's first goal and Justin Abdelkader also scored for the Red Wings. Chris Osgood made 31 saves for his 13th win of the playoffs. Ruslan Fedotenko scored the lone goal for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury gave up three goals on 30 shots. Detroit and the Penguins are battling for the National Hockey League championship...

2009-05-26 21:27:14

Maxime Talbot had a goal and two assists Tuesday to help Pittsburgh beat Carolina 4-1 for its second straight Eastern Conference title. Ruslan Fedotenko, Bill Guerin and Craig Adams also scored for the Penguins, who swept the Hurricanes four games to none. Pittsburgh is the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Finals in consecutive years since New Jersey in 2000-2001. Pittsburgh will play either defending champion Detroit, which leads 3-1 in the Western Conference finals, or Chicago for the...

2009-05-23 21:41:00

Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist Saturday, sparking Pittsburgh to a 6-2 win over Carolina and a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference finals. Sidney Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko each had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who need only one more win to close out the best-of-seven series. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 32 shots for Pittsburgh, which is trying to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals for the second straight year. Sergei Samsonov and Matt Cullen each scored for the...

2009-05-21 22:09:56

Evgeni Malkin's two goals in a span of less than four minutes of the third period broke open a tie game Thursday and gave Pittsburgh a 7-4 win over Carolina. Malkin produced the first playoff hat trick of his career, helping the Penguins take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals in a game that turned ugly during the final moments. Pittsburgh needs two more wins to reach the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year. Carolina led by one after one period and trailed by one after...

2009-05-18 21:26:58

Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist Monday to lead Pittsburgh to a 3-2 win over Carolina in Game 1 of their Eastern final series. Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 23 saves. Philippe Boucher also had a goal and an assist and Miroslav Satan also scored for the Penguins, who are in the conference finals for the second straight season after beating Philadelphia and Washington. Chad LaRose and Joe Corvo each scored a goal and Cam Ward made 28 saves for the Carolina Hurricanes, who...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'