Still in a battle for playoff position the Penguins took the ice against their cross-state rival Philadelphia Flyers. Matt Cullen put the Pens in front with an early power play tally but that turned out to be the high point of the evening as the Flyers left Pittsburgh with a 6-2 win to wrap up the season series between the two sides. [Pensburgh]
A few days after Senators owner Eugene Melnyk opened his mouth and disparaged Penguins captain Sidney Crosby for injuring one of their players, Crosby shot back when asked about the comments. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Amidst a laundry list of injuries to power play regulars, including one to regular power play quarterback Kris Letang, Justin Schultz has stepped in and provided a spark when the Pens have the man advantage. [Trib Live]
While Schultz has done well filling Letang’s absence on the power play, the Pens have not been able to fill the giant skates left by the injured Evgeni Malkin and the results are beginning to show. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Everyone knows the Pens have been battling copious injuries over the course of the season and they are starting to become difficult to keep track of. Luckily, we have a tidy little injury recap for you right here on the site. [Pensburgh]
Arguably their best player during last season’s Stanley Cup run, the Pens could really use a repeat performance from Phil Kessel this year if they intend on lifting the Cup come June. [The Hockey Writers]
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