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Senators trade Derick Brassard to Penguins: reports

The Pittsburgh Penguins appear to be loading up for a shot at a third consecutive Stanley Cup. The team acquired centre Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2018 first-round pick, defenceman Ian Cole and goalie prospect Filip Gustavsson on Friday, according to multiple reports.  Brassard, 30, has 38 points in 58 games this season.  Over the course […]

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Penguins light up Golden Knights’ Fleury in return to Pittsburgh

It was an emotional night for the Pittsburgh Penguins and their beloved former goaltender, Marc-Andre Fleury. Fleury was back in the city where he started his NHL career and spent more than a decade, helping to backstop the Penguins to multiple championships. The Penguins wanted to honour their old friend — and they did — […]

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Penguins stars show Capitals who’s boss

Phil Kessel scored twice and picked up assist, Evgeni Malkin added two goals and two assists, and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins rolled past the Washington Capitals 7-4 on Friday night. Bryan Rust, Carl Hagelin and Patric Hornqvist also scored for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions, who won their fourth straight to pull within four […]

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Penguins’ Matt Murray taking leave after father’s death

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is taking a leave of absence from the team following the death of his father. The Penguins announced Wednesday that James Murray, Matt’s father, died on Tuesday in Ontario.  Matt Murray, who backstopped Pittsburgh to consecutive Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017, will be away from the team indefinitely. […]

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Penguins goalie Matt Murray leaves team for personal matter

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in Canada with his family to tend to a personal matter and will be away from the team indefinitely. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions recalled Casey DeSmith from their American Hockey League affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to serve behind Tristan Jarry. The Penguins host Detroit on Saturday and the […]