30 November 2006

Pens Place LeClair on Waivers

Hey pens fans,
John LeClair has been placed on waivevrs. LeClair has been playing on the Pens fourth line and has been getting around 12 minutes of ice time per game recently. Leclair has two goals and five assists in 21 games this season. He is a five-time all-star has and has 406 career goals, 819 career points over 967 career games. He also won the Stanley Cup, in 1993, with the Montreal Canadiens.

28 November 2006

Pens Win!

Hey pens fans,

Tonight, the Pens defeated the Islanders 3-2. This was Crosby's first game back from the groin Injury. The Pens first goal was scored by Colby Armstrong, assisted by Crosby and Melichar. Their second goal was scored by Colby Armstrong from Crosby and Recchi. The Third goal was scored by Thorburn assisted by Staal. In the final seconds Armstrong almost had hiis hat trick. He was pulled down on his way to the empty net and I think it should have been a penelty shot. This was Marc-Andre Fleury bobblehead night at the Mellon Arena. It is his 22nd birthday. He stopped 33 of 35 shots on net. Note: Ryan Malone should be returning within the next couple weeks from a broken forearm. He was cleared to start shooting today.
Happy Birthday Marc-Andre Fleury!

26 November 2006

Pens fall to Rangers in last seconds of OT

Hey pens fans,
The final scoree of the game was 2-1. Sidney Crosby did not play. Malkin, who was said to be injred in the last game, did play. Apparently he just ot his bell run. Malkin also scored the Pens' goal tonight assisted by Christensen and Gonchar. Fleury was in goal stopping 28 of 30 shots. Former Penguin Marty Straka had the game winner for the Rangers in the OT.

24 November 2006

Pens Fall to Islanders

Hey pens fans,
Today, the PEns lost to the Islanders 3-1. Crosby did not play. The Pens lone goal came in the third period. It was scored by Malkin and assisted by Armstrong and Recchi. Thibault was in goal for the Pens stopping 26 of 29 shots on net. The Pens had 37 shot of which DiPietro stopped 36. Malkin left the game with an "undisclosed" injury.

23 November 2006

Pens Fall to Bruins in a shootout

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens lost to the Bruins. The final score ater the shootout was 4-3 Bruins. Mark Recchi scored the Pens first goal assisted by Scuderi. Evgeni Malkin scored the seond goal assisted by Talbot. The third goal was scored by Mark Recchi and was assisted by Malkin and Whitney. Marc-Andre Fleury was in goal for the Pens tonight stopping 28 of 31 shots. The Bruins Marco Sturm was the loan scorer in the shootout to put the Bruins over the Pens. sidney Crosby sat out this game, after sustaining a groin injury in Monday's game. He is expected to be back in the lineup shortly. That's it for now. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
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20 November 2006

Sidney's Injury

Hey pens fans,
Sidney Crosby has suffered a groin injury and will be evaluated over the next few days.

Pens defeat Flyers again! / Crosby Hurt

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens defeated the Flyers 5-3.
Here the Pens Goals in order

Goal scored by LeClair assisted by Whitney and Gonchar
Goal scored by Moore assisted by Crosby
Goal scored by Whitney assisted by Moore and Ekman
Goal scored by Crosby assisted by Whitney and Malkin
Goal scored by Gonchar assisted by Recchi and Malkin

Fleury was in goal stopping 22 of 25 shots.

Crosby was injured. What he injured, I do not yet know. As soon as I find it, I will post it. I hope it is not serious.

The Pens played a good game tonight. Beating the Flyers is always a good night, but this year it has been spectacular. The Pens next game is Wednesday night in Boston.

19 November 2006

Pens defeat Rangers

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens took on Jaromir Jagr and the New York Rangers at the Mellon Arena. The final score was 3-1 Pens. Jagr was looking for his 600th goal and I am pleased to say he is still at 599. Jordan Stall scored the Pens' first goal assisted by Malkin and Gonchar. Recchi scored next assisted by Gonchar and Crosby. Recchi scored again assisted by Crosby and Armstrong. Fleury was in goal for the Pens tonight stopping 23 of 24 shots. The Pens played a good game tonight. they were blocking shots in the slot and playing some good defense, which is what they have been needing to do. Our power play still needs a little work. It was the same dump and chase each time and it did work once tonight, but once it failed a few times, the Pens need to move on to a new approach. I think that is something that they need to work on in the coming weeks.

17 November 2006

Pens Fall to Sabres

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens lost to the Sabres in Buffalo. The finla score was 4-2. Crosby had te first goal assisted by Recchi and Scuderi. the Pens second and final goal was also by Crosby from Recchi and Ouellet. Thibault was in goal stopping 32 of 35. Tomorrow, the New York Rangers come to town to take on the Pens at the Mellon Arena.

16 November 2006

Malkin Saga continues

Hey pens fans,
Well, the Malkin sag ia continuing with the NHL winning a major step. Evgeni Malkin was cleared to stay with the Penguins after a federal court judge denied a demand by his former Russian club, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, that he be yanked from the NHL. Metallurg Magnitogorsk, of the Russian Super League, claimed that Malkin is under contract in Russia. Metallurg sought a preliminary injunction which would have banned the Malkin from playing for the Pens until after the matter is resolved. A ruling Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska clears the way for Malkin and minor leaguers Andrei Taratukhin of the Calgary Flames and Alexei Mikhnov of the Edmonton Oilers to stay with their NHL franchises. Led by Metallurg Magnitogorsk, the Russian clubs sued in October claiming that the NHL broke U.S. anti-trust laws and interfered in their business affairs by signing players who were still under contract with them.

13 November 2006

Pens defeat Flyers again!


Hey pens fans,

Tonight, the Pens took on the Philadelphia Flyers at the Mellon Arena. The final score was 3-2. The first goal was by Sidney Crosby unassisted. Then Jordan Stall scored assistd by Ouellet and LeClair, in the first period. The Pens final goal was in the 3rd period and was scored by Evgeni Malkin assisted by Recchi and Crosby, for the game winner. In goal tonight, for the Pens was Marc-Andre Fleury stopping 23 fo 25 shots on net. His save % was .92, bot bad at all. The Pens play again on Friday in Buffalo.

11 November 2006

Hurricanes defeat Pens

Hey pens fans,
The final score of tonight's game was 6-2 Hurricanes. The Pens' first goal was scored by John LeClair assisted by Ruutu. The Pens' second goal was scored by Mark Recchi assisted by Ekman and Moore. Thibault was in net for the Pens stopping 24 of 29 shots. (one goal was an empty netter) So, how about the Pens non-goal? Well, to be honest I thought it went in, but it wouldn't be the first time I was wrong. That's all I'm going to say about that. As for the officiating overall, I think that there were a few bad calls and a few missed calls. I think the eofficiating was weak and it had a large impact on the game. I am not one to bash refs, but tonight I feel obligated to. It was that bad. I know that every call cannot be perfect and that refs are only human, but come on. Can you at least make it look like you were trying?

10 November 2006

Penshockey Poll

Hey pens fans,
The most recent question was which player made the bigest impact on the Pens in October. the winner with the most votes was Malkin.

Pens defeated by Ottawa

Hey pens fans,
Well, the Pens lost, but after the second period, we all saw that coming. The final score was 6 to 3 infavor of the Senators. The Pens first goal was by Ouellet assisted by Malkin and Whitney. Their second goal came in the second period. It was scored by Malkin and assisted by Ouellet and Crosby. The Pens final goal was in the third period and was scored by Talbot and assisted by Gonchar and Armstrong. Fleury was in goal stopping 38 of 44 shots.
The Pens were out shot tonight putting on 17 on net. They were beaten up and down the ice tonight. It wasn't an entirely bad game. There were some bright spots mixed throughout. Fleury made some great saves and Malkin's goal was spectacular. The Pens play tomorrow in Carolina against the defending Stanley Cup champion Hurricanes.

09 November 2006

Ekman's Record

Hey pens fans,
Nils Ekman set a new team record for fastest 3 goals, in last nights game. He scored his hat trick in 4 minutes 10 seconds, breaking Lowell McDonald's 33-year-old record.

08 November 2006

Pens Fall to Lightning in OT

Hey pens fans,
The Pens lost to Tampa Bay tonight at the Mellon Arena in Overtime. The final score was 4-3. Nils Ekman had all 3 Penguin goals tonight for the hat trick. Crosby and Gonchar assisted on the first goal. Whitney and Gonchar assisted on the second goal. Crosby and Armstrong assisted on the third goal. Fleury was ini goal stoopping 27 of 31 shots on net. The Pens next game is Friday against Ottawa.

07 November 2006

Pens Fall to Ducks in OT

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens wrapped up their Western Road Trip in Anaheim against the Ducks. The final score was 3-2 Ducks. The Pens first goal was in the 1st period scored by Moore from Thorburn and LeClair. Their second goal was by Thorburn assisted by Malkin and Crosby. They were held scoreless for the second two periods. Thibault was in goal stopping 37 of 40 shots. Those are good nmbers, buut that OT goal he let in was weak. It was a weak goal that should have never went in. The Pens return home to take on Tampa Bay on Wednesday.

05 November 2006

Pens fall to Sharks

Hey pens fans,
Well, the Pens took on the Sharks tonight in San Jose. The game opened with a hit from behind which took Eaton out of the game. The hit was by Cheechoo who was ejected from the game. In the first, Oullet tied the game at one assisted by Melichar. Then the Pens scored again on a goal by Moore assisted by LeClair and Ouellet. The final score was 3-2 sharks. Fleury was in goal stopping 31 of 34 shots. the Pens next game is Monday in Anaheim against the Ducks.

02 November 2006

Malkin Named Rookie of the Month for October

Hey pens fans,
Malkin has been named Rookie of the Month for October. He has sput up great numbers this month with goals in every game he has played.

Malkin


Hey pens fans,
Evgeni Malkin mad a bit of history in last night's win over the kings. He has now scored a goal in each of his games this season. that is 6 straight games with goals. This is the first time this has happened in 89 years. It last happened in 1917-1918 season. Congratulations Malkin!

Pens and Kings go to OT and Win!!!

Hey pens fans,
The Pens took on the Kings in LA and the game just ended at 1:03 am East Coast Time. It was a late one, but well worth watching the final Overtime Score was 4-3 Pens. Jordan Staal opened up the scoring in the first from Recchi and Ekman. Later in the First Malkin netted a goal assisted by Crosby and Armstrong. Then in the third Noah Welch tied the ame at 3 assisted by Recchi and Crosby. Then in OT Evgeni Malkin scored assisted by Gonchar and Crosby. Marc-Andre Fleury was in net for the Pens stopping 24 of 27 shots. The Pens next game is Saturday in San Jose with a 10:30 pm east coast time faceoff. Goodnight Yinz.
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