Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
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.Upvote Share Tweet
For many, the news that the Pittsburgh Steelers had released receiver Lance Moore from the team on Monday was no surprise. We have released wide receiver Lance Moore. pic.twitter.com/AqHjso0GM7 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 2, 2015 Moore, who …Upvote Share Tweet
‘Draft, schmaft’ lives again as picks, prospects sacrificed at deadlinethehockeynews.com 16 hours agoSince 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Power play returns to top form for Penguinspost-gazette.com 16 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 19 hours agoBRADENTON, Fla. — Monday’s intrasquad scrimmage did not reveal much about Jung Ho Kang’s capabilities, but it at least started the data set.Upvote Share TweetLast year, the Steelers pulled a surprise move just before the deadline to use franchise and transition tags by dusting off the rarely-used transition tag for linebacker Jason Worilds. The Dolphins are taking a page from that book. They announced that t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours ago3:20 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Happy Birthday Big Ben!steelersgab.com 21 hours agoMarch 2, 1982 as the Steelers were coming off a tough AFC Playoff loss to the San Diego Chargers, the Roethlisberger’s were celebrating the birth of the man that would lead the Steelers to championship wins 5 and 6 some 23 and 26 years later. Yes today …Upvote Share Tweet
Famed Steeler Donnie Shell enshrined in Black College Football Hall of Famepost-gazette.com 22 hours agoATLANTA - Ever since he first buckled up a chinstrap as a lad in rural Whitemire, S.C., Donnie Shell has attained greatness on the football field.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 22 hours agoNEW 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Wallace Wants a Steelers Reunion – Bad Idea for the Black and Goldsteelersgab.com Mar 2 (yesterday)It was the talk of the weekend around Steeler Nation, rumors going around that a former Steeler wants back with the team, much to the surprise of no one. That former Steeler is wide out Mike Wallace, who left the team following the 2012 season and inked…Upvote Share Tweet
Derek Jeter’s Lessons Live On ... With Blue Jaysnytimes.com Mar 1 (yesterday)The former Yankees catcher Russell Martin, who signed with Toronto in the off-season, said he had vivid memories of Derek Jeter’s strict routines and unyielding approach to the game.Upvote Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Of all Penguins stars, Marc-Andre Fleury has shined brightestpost-gazette.com Mar 1 (yesterday)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. …Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH, 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Le’Veon Bell faces a maximum suspension of four gamesprofootballtalk.com Mar 1 (yesterday)The new substance-abuse policy imposes a two-game suspension for a first-offense DUI. By landing on probation for a July 2014 DUI arrest arising from marijuana use, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for two games. But there’…Upvote Share Tweet
Vance Worley ready to compete in second season with Piratespost-gazette.com Mar 1 (yesterday)BRADENTON, Fla. — Vance Worley is no stranger to spring training battles. A year ago, the 6-foot-2 right-hander was locked in a three-horse race with Scott Diamond and Samuel Deduno for the fifth spot in the Minnesota Twins’ starting rotation.Upvote Share Tweet
Glasnow impressing Bucs with his work in campMLB.com Mar 1 (yesterday)The Pirates brought Tyler Glasnow to big league camp to show him something about a Major League environment. Instead, the 21-year-old right-hander has been showing them something.Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins Win Fourth StraightMar 1Evgeni Malkin scored two goals in the Penguins' 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
Penguins Edge CapitalsFeb 25Chris Kunitz's goal in the third period was the difference in the Penguins' 4-3 win over the Capitals.
Penguins Shut Down PanthersFeb 22Evgeni Malkin and Patrick Hornqvist scored two goals each in the Penguins' 5-1 victory over the Panthers.
Penguins Power Past BluesFeb 21Blake Comeau scored two goals in the Penguins' 4-2 victory over the Blues.
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