Feb 5, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
The Caps and Penguins are both bubbling over with success of late and considering how both teams were filled with superstars, injuries aren’t slowing the Pens down while the Caps stars are finally showing up.
Feb 5, 2011, 5:05 PM EDT
Wondering how long exactly Evgeni Malkin will be out of action? Some reports are saying it’ll be at least six months.
Feb 5, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT
The Penguins season took a terrible turn today with news of star forward Evgeni Malkin tearing both the MCL and ACL in his right knee. He’s done for the year.
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
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.
Video: Ask the Expert with Mike Milbury – Is Crosby vs. Ovechkin the NHL’s answer to Bird vs. Magic?
Feb 2, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT
This week, Mike Milbury answers your questions about the Caps offense worries, Detroit’s consistency, and whether or not Sid and Alex are the NHL’s Bird vs. Magic.
Feb 2, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT
Pens in the news today. Staal will sit for one game while Evgeni Malkin was placed on injured reserve retroactively this morning.
Feb 1, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT
NBC’s Mike Milbury takes a look ahead at Sunday’s Game of the Week featuring a Winter Classic rematch and wondering whether or not Sidney Crosby will come back soon.
Feb 1, 2011, 11:43 AM EDT
The Penguins will play without both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin once again tonight, as the team reports that Malkin is still fighting off the effects of a sinus infection.
Jan 31, 2011, 2:44 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby did not practice and won’t play in tomorrow’s game for the Penguins. Evgeni Malkin did practice, however, but it’s not clear if he’ll appear in that Tuesday contest against the Rangers.
Jan 30, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT
Check out some interesting results from an NHLPA and CBC poll of players from 30 different NHL teams.
Jan 30, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Jeremy Roenick said that Sidney Crosby is “way more talented” than Wayne Gretzky was as he chatted on a radio show this weekend.
Jan 29, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT
Concussion-addled Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is cleared to resume skating for the Penguins.
Jan 25, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT
Add Evgeni Malkin’s name to the list of stars missing out on the All-Star Game this weekend. It’s becoming a virtual epidemic.
Jan 24, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT
We already knew that he wouldn’t play in the game, but it turns out that Sidney Crosby won’t show up for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game weekend at all as he deals with concussion problems.
Jan 23, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews discusses his amazing 2010 in this installment of NBC video.
Jan 23, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT
Two more players are out for All-Star Weekend thanks to injuries. They’ll join Sidney Crosby on the sidelines for the featured event.
Jan 23, 2011, 12:34 AM EDT
A report out tonight says Sidney Crosby will be skipping the All-Star Game after missing the last two weeks thanks to a concussion. So who takes his spot in the game?
Jan 20, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT
You saw them on HBO’s 24/7, you saw them at the 2011 Winter Classic, and now you’ll see them on Super Bowl Sunday at 12:30 ET on NBC’s Game of the Week. It’s the Capitals and Penguins in Washington, D.C. to get your day full of sports kicked off the right way.
Jan 19, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT
NBC’s Mike Milbury gives us his take on whether or not Rule 48 is doing its job, whether the Oilers have any blame over Ales Hemsky’s concussion, and how Daniel Briere’s fine is a sign of how soft the NHL has gotten.
Jan 18, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT
With Sidney Crosby missing time thanks to concussions, the spotlight turns to Evgeni Malkin. Yet the Penguins’ “other” star isn’t himself. This post goes in-depth to study why he might be struggling and what could be done to break him out of his considerable slump.
Jan 18, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby’s agent Pat Brisson shot down rumors of his client boycotting the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Let’s not ignore the possibility that he isn’t very happy with the way the league handled the hits that caused his concussion, though.
Jan 18, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT
On one side, Brendan Shanahan says that Sidney Crosby “couldn’t be more cooperative” regarding the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Yet rumors are circulating that the league’s top star might “boycott” the game in protest of the way the NHL handles concussions. Click “Read More” for the details.
Jan 18, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT
Instead of seeing Sidney Crosby’s squad versus Alex Ovechkin’s bunch like many expected, the 2011 NHL All-Star Game will come down to Team Eric Staal versus Team Nicklas Lidstrom.
Jan 15, 2011, 11:10 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby is still dealing with concussion symptoms and there is no timetable for his return. What might this mean for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game?
Jan 14, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT
It’s been more than a week since Sidney Crosby’s sat down with a concussion and he’ll miss his fifth straight game on Saturday.
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