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Why aren’t the NHL’s big stars shooting the lights out this sea…

Why aren’t the NHL’s big stars shooting the lights out this season?

thehockeynews.com Updated 5 hours ago
As we head down the stretch run of the NHL season, the race for the Art Ross Trophy has never been closer. Going into tonight’s games, three points separates first from seventh in the scoring race and there are just eight points between the top spot and…
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  • Penguins notebook: Christian Ehrhoff's concussion-like symptoms…

    Penguins notebook: Christian Ehrhoff's concussion-like symptoms return

    post-gazette.com 22 hours ago
    Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff had a relapse of the concussion-like symptoms that sidelined him for 13 out of the past 14 games.
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  • Ian Cole, Ben Lovejoy must find a partner and role with Penguin…

    Ian Cole, Ben Lovejoy must find a partner and role with Penguins

    post-gazette.com 23 hours ago
    Having played for them for parts of three seasons, defenseman Ben Lovejoy is quite familiar with the Penguins.
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  • Pens pick up Blues' Cole, bring back Lovejoy

    Pens pick up Blues' Cole, bring back Lovejoy

    The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Robert Bortuzzo and added Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy in exchange for 23-year-old defenseman Simon Despres.
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  • ‘Draft, schmaft’ lives again as picks, prospects sacrificed at …

    ‘Draft, schmaft’ lives again as picks, prospects sacrificed at deadline

    thehockeynews.com Mar 2 (yesterday)
    Since the calendar turned to 2015, the Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired four players – David Perron, Daniel Winnik, Ben Lovejoy and Ian Cole. And they’ve shipped out Simon Despres, Robert Bortozzo and Rob Klinkhammer and four draft picks – first- and f…
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  • Ron Cook: Power play returns to top form for Penguins

    Ron Cook: Power play returns to top form for Penguins

    post-gazette.com Mar 2 (2 days ago)
    The talent is extraordinary, from Sidney Crosby to Evgeni Malkin to Patric Hornqvist to Chris Kunitz to Kris Letang. The Penguins’ power play should score three goals from time to time, as it did in the 5-3 win Sunday night against the Columbus Blue Jac…
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  • Puck Daddy’s 2015 NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog, Hour 6

    Puck Daddy’s 2015 NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog, Hour 6

    yahoo.com Mar 2 (2 days ago)
    3:20 p.m. ET: Sven Baertschi goes from the Calgary Flames to the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick, according to TSN. The 22-year old Swiss forward has spent most of this season in the AHL where he's scored eight goals and recorded 21 points in …
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  • Hammond, Subban and Malkin named stars of week

    Hammond, Subban and Malkin named stars of week

    NHL.com Mar 2 (2 days ago)
    NEW YORK – Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 1. FIRST STAR – ANDREW HAMMOND, G, OT...
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  • Ron Cook: Of all Penguins stars, Marc-Andre Fleury has shined b…

    Ron Cook: Of all Penguins stars, Marc-Andre Fleury has shined brightest

    post-gazette.com Mar 1 (3 days ago)
    Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist in the Penguins’ 5-3 win Sunday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, his third consecutive game with three points. He leads the team with 26 goals and pulled even with Sidney Crosby for most points with 64. …
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  • NHL Capsules: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Evgeni Malkin scored twice and …

    NHL Capsules: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Evgeni Malkin scored twice and …

    NHL.com post-gazette.com Mar 1 (3 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and Pittsburgh's revived power play dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night. David Perron, Steve Downie and Derrick Pouliot also scored for the Penguins, who hav...
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  • Trade Eric Staal? GM Ron Francis knows all about big swaps

    Trade Eric Staal? GM Ron Francis knows all about big swaps

    thehockeynews.com Feb 28 (4 days ago)
    Ron Francis ponders the question before offering a “safe” answer. “Did the Hartford Whalers make a mistake trading you March 4, 1991?” The correct answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Of course it was a mistake trading Francis along with defensemen Ulf Samuel…
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  • Five NHL trade deadline deals that helped clinch the Stanley Cu…

    Five NHL trade deadline deals that helped clinch the Stanley Cup

    thehockeynews.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    What are the chances your team will land a player on trade deadline day to help it win the Stanley Cup this year? It’s a long shot, but perhaps not as remote as you think. Over the past 10 years, five teams have made swaps on D-day for a piece of the pu…
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  • Ron Cook: Rutherford can rest easy at deadline

    Ron Cook: Rutherford can rest easy at deadline

    post-gazette.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is right when he says he doesn't feel the need to make another move before Monday's NHL trade deadline. He's also right when he says his team is as good as any club in the Eastern Conference. He has done his job, …
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  • Shootouts not netting many points for Penguins

    Shootouts not netting many points for Penguins

    post-gazette.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    Since the NHL instituted the shootout in 2005-06, the Penguins have been one of the league’s best at it.
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  • Winnik put on Penguins' third line

    Winnik put on Penguins' third line

    post-gazette.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    Penguins center Daniel Winnik practiced with the team Saturday at Consol Energy Center for the first time since being acquired in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday.
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  • Dave Molinari On the Penguins

    Dave Molinari On the Penguins

    post-gazette.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    The final quarter of the Penguins’ regular season will begin — technically, anyway — at the midpoint of Period 2 in their game against Columbus tonight at Consol Energy Center.
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  • Video - Penguins Win Fourth Straight 01:01

    Penguins Win Fourth Straight

    Mar 1
    Evgeni Malkin scored two goals in the Penguins' 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
  • Video - Penguins Edge Capitals 01:48

    Penguins Edge Capitals

    Feb 25
    Chris Kunitz's goal in the third period was the difference in the Penguins' 4-3 win over the Capitals.
  • Video - Penguins Shut Down Panthers 00:48

    Penguins Shut Down Panthers

    Feb 22
    Evgeni Malkin and Patrick Hornqvist scored two goals each in the Penguins' 5-1 victory over the Panthers.
  • Video - Penguins Power Past Blues 00:43

    Penguins Power Past Blues

    Feb 21
    Blake Comeau scored two goals in the Penguins' 4-2 victory over the Blues.

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