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  1. Ron Wilson says Dion Phaneuf is the NHL’s best defenseman “by a country mile”

    Oct 30, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT

    Dion Phaneuf

    Toronto’s head coach spoke highly of his captain following Saturday’s win over Pittsburgh.

  2. Video: Shanny strikes again, suspends Letang for two games

    Oct 18, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

    Dressed in a stylish grey suit with a white shirt and Merlot tie, NHL Senior VP of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan suspended Pens D Kris Letang for two games for boarding Winnipeg’s Alex Burmistrov.

  3. Shanahan calling: Kris Letang to meet with NHL over boarding penalty

    Oct 18, 2011, 9:29 AM EDT

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    Kris Letang could be the first player to catch Brendan Shanahan’s ire in the regular season thanks to his boarding penalty against Winnipeg.

  4. Tonight on Versus: Busted up Penguins match up with new-look Wild

    Oct 18, 2011, 7:30 AM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury, Jordan Staal

    The Wild are a revamped team while the Penguins are a beaten up and broken one coming off a tough loss. Smells like drama on Versus to us.

  5. No Crosby, no Malkin, no problems; Penguins roll on without stars

    Oct 12, 2011, 12:15 AM EDT

    Joe Vitale, Stephen Weiss

    You’d think that without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin the Penguins might wilt. Did you not learn anything from last season?

  6. Uh oh: Evgeni Malkin scratched from tonight’s game with Edmonton

    Oct 9, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin was a late scratch for the Penguins’ game in Edmonton. Problems ahead or just maintenance?

  7. Matt Cooke steals headlines in Penguins’ shootout win

    Oct 7, 2011, 1:29 AM EDT

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    Whether he’s a changed man or not, Matt Cooke made a difference by scoring two goals in the Penguins 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks.

  8. Video: Brendan Shanahan shows us the right way to hit someone

    Oct 5, 2011, 10:52 AM EDT

    Brendan Shanahan

    Brendan Shanahan shows us how some players are making sure to take notes on how to hit guys into the boards. He’ll also show us what a great, legal hit looks like.

  9. 2011-2012 season preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

    Sep 29, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Malkin

    If you thought the Penguins were good already, just wait until you see them with their two best players back on the ice.

  10. Zdeno Chara, Nicklas Lidstrom, and Shea Weber named Norris Trophy finalists; Who wins?

    Apr 25, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT

    Shea Weber, Zdeno Chara

    This year’s candidates for the Norris Trophy provide quite the choices between old school, modern school, and new school defensemen. So… Who ya got?

  11. Video: Kris Letang changed positions in juniors, becomes an All-Star defenseman in NHL

    Mar 20, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT

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    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    Kris Letang made a big choice to change positions during his junior hockey days, allowing him to carve out a future as an NHL All-Star on defense.

  12. NHL Extra: Breaking down Penguins vs. Rangers

    Mar 20, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT

    Mark Letestu, Henrik Lundqvist

    We take a deeper look at NBC’s Game of the Week from Pittsburgh between the Penguins and the New York Rangers.

  13. Game of the Week preview: Should the Penguins be worried about Kris Letang’s struggles?

    Mar 19, 2011, 8:44 PM EDT

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    Kris Letang, Mikhail Grabovski

    While his team finds a way to grind out wins and points without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang is on a considerable scoring slump. Should the Penguins be worried about their 23-year-old offensive defenseman?

  14. Game of the Week preview: Dan Bylsma keeps Pittsburgh winning without their biggest stars

    Mar 19, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT

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    The Penguins are still a major threat to go all the way in the Eastern Conference without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Shouldn’t that alone be enough to make Dan Bylsma coach of the year?

  15. Video: Mike Milbury’s NBC Game of the Week preview Penguins vs. Rangers

    Mar 18, 2011, 3:11 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Rangers

    Mike Milbury and Tiffany Simons take a look at this Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week between the Rangers and Penguins in Pittsburgh.

  16. Penguins hand head coach Dan Bylsma three-year extension

    Mar 9, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

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    Dan Bylsma

    The Penguins locked up another essential part of their foundation today, as they signed head coach Dan Bylsma to a three-year contract extension.

  17. Mike Milbury’s hat trick: Bruins and Flyers tops in East by a landslide

    Mar 2, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT

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    Mike Milbury

    With the trade deadline over and teams gearing up for the playoffs now, Mike Milbury lets us know who he thinks is tops in the East.

  18. Nicklas Backstrom reportedly day-to-day with fractured thumb

    Feb 22, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Derek Roy

    Nicklas Backstrom reportedly suffered a fractured thumb during Monday’s game against the Penguins. The Capitals claim that it is a day-to-day injury.

  19. Hockey Day Preview: Penguins, Blackhawks hope to play like champions today

    Feb 20, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT

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    Nick Leddy, Corey Crawford, Dustin Jeffrey

    The Penguins and Blackhawks represent the last two Stanley Cup winners, even if they might not look like champions right now. That being said, both squads have plenty to play for in their only meeting of the season.

  20. 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.

  21. NHL Extra: Breaking down Penguins vs. Capitals

    Feb 6, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury, Alex Ovechkin

    How do the Penguins and Capitals stack up with each other going into today’s game? We break it down for you by the numbers and give you your hookup to join us for NHL Extra during the game.

  22. Meltdown City: Pens blow 2-0 lead late, lose to Boston 4-2

    Jan 10, 2011, 10:56 PM EDT

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    All seemed to be going well with the Penguins leading Boston 2-0 late in the third period. A couple bad penalties and defensive plays later and the Pens end up losing by two.

  23. Tonight’s your last chance to vote for 2011 NHL All-Star Game

    Jan 3, 2011, 11:04 PM EDT

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    Tonight’s the last night that you can vote for the top six players in the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Click “Read More” to find out how to vote.

  24. Save of the night: Rick DiPietro stuffs Kris Letang on a penalty shot

    Dec 30, 2010, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro, John Tavares

    Last night was just Rick DiPietro’s night and the Penguins were just living in it. Kris Letang got a first-hand taste of it on a penalty shot in the third period.

  25. All-Star Voting update: Marc-Andre Fleury gains slight lead over Carey Price

    Dec 28, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT

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    The Pittsburgh Penguins now hold four of the six spots on the fan-voted All-Star team with one week left.

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