Pittsburgh Penguins News
When the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins meet, fans usually expect a close games that’s hard-fought until the end. When the teams played in Pittsburgh on January 22, the game was anything but close. The Bruins managed just one goal in the second period while the Penguins were able to score two in that frame and then another three in the final period to close out a 5-1 victory. Mason Crosby led the way with one goal and two assists as the Penguins notched win number 30. The team will next host the Nashville Predators on January 31, and tickets are available for that game starting as low as $26.
The Pittsburgh Penguins ended 2016 strong with four wins a row and continued the winning streak with their first game in 2017 against the Canadiens. However, the five-game streak came to a halt on Wednesday when they faced off against the Washington Capitals. The game started out hot when Alex Ovechkin scored the first goal for the Canadiens in the first 35 seconds of the game. The Penguins were unable to match that goal and were also unable to stop the Penguins from scoring more. In the end, the Canadiens came out on top against the Pittsburgh Penguins and won 5-2. See the Penguins play live when you purchase your $52 tickets for January 16.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recently demonstrated their superiority over the New Jersey Devils, beating them in back-to-back matchups last Friday and Tuesday. They first hosted the Devils at PPG Paints Arena and defeated the visitors 4-1. Next, they headed to Prudential Center and crushed the home team with a 5-2 win on the road. The Penguins will get a new challenger on New Year’s Eve. They host the Montreal Canadiens, who are known for upsetting the mightiest teams regardless of location. If you do not have plans on December 31, be there to cheer on Pittsburgh. Tickets are currently on sale and available for prices starting as low as just $60.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are on a winning streak that is hard to beat. They have won their last seven games in a row, which included their victory over the Boston Bruins this week. The game against the Bruins was a brutal one and came down to wire. Everything was all tied up to end regulation play, taking both teams into overtime. Bryan Rust for the Penguins came onto the ice in overtime with some serious fire and aggression. This combination gave him the ability to score the winning goal 1:24 into overtime. See if the Penguins can continue to add to their winning streak when they take on the New York Rangers on December 20.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are currently sitting in second place in the NHL Metropolitan standings, following closely behind the New York Rangers. The month of November has continued to go back and forth with the Penguins, ending with six losses and seven wins. In order to take away the number one spot from the Rangers, the Penguins need to get on a winning streak. Cheer the Penguins on the victory for their next game when they take on the Dallas Stars on December 3. Tickets start at $65 apiece and are still available to purchase. If you can’t make it to that game, they have another home game on December 5 against the Ottawa Senators. Buy your tickets today!
The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Maple Leafs 1-4 on November 12. The Maple Leafs had an early lead when they scored early in the first period. Then, Evgeni Malkin scored to equalize. Chris Kunitz, Bryan Rust and Sidney Crosby added goals to help with the win. Matt Murray made 35 saves to keep the Maple Leafs to a single score. Unfortunately, they were unable to take that momentum with them when they played the Capitals on the 15 and lost 1-7. They head to New York to play the Islanders on the 18 and the onto Buffalo to play the Sabres on the 19. You can still get tickets for prices starting at $17.
October 29 saw Evgeni Malkin reach 300 career goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins went on to beat the Philadelphia Flyers by a count of 5-4. Malkin scored twice in the game, and his second score and the 300th of his illustrious career happened to be the tiebreaker in the third period. This game had all the makings of a blowout, as the Penguins scored three times within a single minute in the first period. Pittsburgh then let Philly claw its way back into the game, necessitating Malkin’s late-game heroics. The Penguins will host the Maple Leafs on November 12 before heading out for a short road trip. Tickets for the game against Toronto start as low as $65.
More often than not, a team as good as the Pittsburgh Penguins will enjoy facing an opponent’s backup goalie. That was not the case in a recent game against the Montreal Canadiens. Veteran backup Al Montoya held Pittsburgh scoreless and racked up 36 saves en route to a 4-0 victory for Montreal. The Penguins had plenty of opportunities but couldn’t get the puck past the keeper, much to the delight of the Canadiens’ home fans. This Pittsburgh team is unlikely to get shut out very often, and you can expect to see some aggressive play in upcoming matches. The Penguins host the New York Islanders on October 27, with tickets starting as low as $20.
The Pittsburgh Penguins enter the 2016-2017 NHL season as the Stanley Cup champions and will work hard to defend their title and possibly even getting a very rare repeat. No team has done this since the Red Wings did in the late 1990s, and it has not been done since the salary cap was introduced in 2005. The Penguins have spent the offseason celebrating the win while also preparing their roster to go in strong for the new season. They have resigned Matt Cullen, Tim Erixon and Justin Schultz. Several injured players should be ready in time for training camp in a few weeks. The preseason starts with a game against the Red Wings on September 27, and you can still get tickets for just $6.