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  1. Save of the Night – Brent Johnson (March 21)

    Mar 22, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Brent Johnson defused a dangerous 2-on-1 to help the Penguins beat Detroit and win the Save of the Night for March 21st.

  2. Penguins squander four-goal lead, manage to beat Red Wings in shootout

    Mar 21, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Pascal Dupuis, Brad Stuart

    The Penguins blew a 4-0 lead against the Red Wings, but James Neal helped them earn two points anyway by scoring the shootout winner.

  3. Islanders activate Rick DiPietro from injured reserve, seeks to avoid punches upon return

    Mar 16, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro is back for the Islanders after being activated from injured reserve. Will it last this time? Probably as long as Brent Johnson isn’t around.

  4. Carey Price shuts out Penguins, Habs win 3-0

    Mar 12, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT

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    Montreal Canadiens v St. Louis Blues

    Carey Price made all 26 saves to shut out the Penguins, as the Canadiens took three out of four games against Pittsburgh this season.

  5. Looking for a free agent goalie this summer? Go for a backup

    Mar 2, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

    It’s true that the 2011 free agent market for high-end starters is very dry, but there are plenty of great options for teams looking for a strong backup.

  6. Mario Lemieux’s message to the NHL both right and wrong all at once

    Feb 13, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Mario Lemieux’s words about the disgusting brawl Friday night between the Penguins and Islanders have got some fans up in arms all over again. Mario’s good point may just have been drowned out by his seeming ignorance for what goes on with his team.

  7. Islanders dominate Penguins 9-3 in fight-filled, chaotic game

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

    Micheal Haley, Craig Adams

    The Islanders clobbered the Penguins 9-3, but the goals will likely be overshadowed by a fight-filled night that feature more than 300 penalty minutes.

  8. Video: Penguins fighting through adversity

    Feb 6, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT

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    New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Wondering how the Penguins are holding up without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin? NBC takes a look at their team toughness.

  9. Goalie fight gone wrong: Rick DiPietro out 4-6 weeks with facial fractures, swelling in his knee

    Feb 4, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

    Rick DiPietro, Brent Johnson

    It turns out that Brent Johnson hurt more than Rick DiPietro’s pride when he landed a one-punch knockout during their goalie fight on Wednesday night. The New York Islanders report that their constantly injured netminder will miss four to six weeks with facial fractures from the punch, although the Islanders listed knee swelling as another…

  10. Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick: Rick DiPietro should really know better

    Feb 3, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro, Brent Johnson

    This week on Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick, Mike addresses the Rick DiPietro fight, Jordan Staal’s sucker punch on Brandon Prust, and whether or not the Rangers are a real Cup contender.

  11. Save of the Night – Rick DiPietro (February 2nd)

    Feb 3, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro, Brent Johnson

    Rick DiPietro had a bad Wednesday night, but at least he redeemed himself slightly by making a great stop. It turned out to be the February 3rd Save of the Night.

  12. Video: Johan Franzen produces first five-goal night since 2007

    Feb 2, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

    Johan Franzen, Robin Lehner

    Tonight’s been full of rare events, as Johan Franzen had a career-best five goals in one night against the Ottawa Senators. Click “Read More” for the details, plus video footage.

  13. Brent Johnson drops Rick DiPietro with one punch in only goalie fight of season (Oh yeah, and Pens beat Isles 3-0)

    Feb 2, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT

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    The “real” story might be that the Penguins managed another win without Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, but the biggest moment came when Brent Johnson landed a one-punch knockout on Rick DiPietro in this season’s first goalie fight.

  14. 24/7 Penguins/Capitals Episode 3: A rivalry comes alive and Bruce Boudreau becomes a fan favorite

    Dec 30, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Episode 3 of HBO’s 24/7 gives us a closer look at how the Pens and Caps face off with each other as well as helping to make Caps head coach Bruce Boudreau an instant fan favorite.

  15. Crosby extends his scoring streak to 22 games while Penguins shrink Flyers’ lead with win over Panthers

    Dec 22, 2010, 10:00 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby tied the second longest points scoring streak in 18 years while the Penguins won, leaving Pittsburgh only one point behind Philadelphia.

  16. Capitals and Penguins show off special goalie masks for the Winter Classic

    Dec 18, 2010, 2:18 PM EDT

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    2011 Winter Classic Logo

    The goalies playing in the 2011 Winter Classic get into the retro spirit with the masks they’ll be wearing for the New Years Day game.

  17. Goal of the night: Erik Christensen’s laser beam beats the Penguins

    Dec 16, 2010, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v New York Rangers

    How this shot by Erik Christensen found its way into the net past Brent Johnson is a sight worth seeing.

  18. Sidney Crosby takes points lead, gives Pittsburgh sixth straight win with hat trick performance

    Nov 27, 2010, 4:03 PM EDT

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    On the strength of Sidney Crosby’s hat trick, the Penguins are now on a six game winning streak and Crosby holds a tenuous points lead over Steve Stamkos. Read all about it in this full recap.

  19. Goal of the night – Shawn Thornton’s stunner stops the Penguins

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:15 AM EDT

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    The Boston Bruins  had tied the game in the third at 4-4 and the Pens were reeling so of course it would be enforcer Shawn Thornton that would score the dagger goal that would put the Bruins ahead for good, right? It’s only logical. Thornton’s goal gave the Bruins the lead in a game they…

  20. About that Crosby-Bylsma goalie disagreement: There is none

    Nov 10, 2010, 8:36 PM EDT

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    So you were curious about that potential debate between Sidney Crosby and Dan Bylsma, weren’t you? Turns out there wasn’t one at all.

  21. Ailing goalies: Martin Brodeur, Brent Johnson both miss practice

    Nov 8, 2010, 4:15 PM EDT

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    While neither situation should leave their teams overly concerned, both New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur and Pittsburgh Penguins “backup” Brent Johnson missed practice today for their respective teams. In case you haven’t been following Brodeur’s injury situation, the future Hall of Famer is fighting off a bruised elbow after taking a harmless-looking shot from…

  22. Goal of the Night – Loui Eriksson (November 3)

    Nov 4, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    It seems like Loui Eriksson has been watching Mike Ribeiro during shootouts the last few years. The underrated winger scored a great penalty shot goal during the Stars’ 5-2 thrashing of the Pittsburgh Penguins last night, using a move that reminded me of the one that Ribeiro perfected a few years back to frustrate many…

  23. Fair or not, Pittsburgh Penguins cannot ignore goalie controversy

    Oct 29, 2010, 10:33 PM EDT

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    Brent Johnson is 4-0-1 while big money starter Marc-Andre Fleury is an abysmal 1-5. Is it early season luck or should Johnson be given more playing time? Click read more for an in-depth look at the two Penguins’ goalies.

  24. Sidney Crosby, Brent Johnson power Penguins past Flyers; Could there be a goalie controversy in Pittsburgh?

    Oct 16, 2010, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Brent Johnson is now 3-0 while established starter Marc-Andre Fleury is 0-3 in this early season. Is it too early to wonder if there might be a goalie controversy in the Pittsburgh Penguins net? Read on for more on that and Sidney Crosby’s dominant night.

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