Aston-Reese Leads Pens

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Jake Guentzel scored twice and Zach Aston-Reese scored his first two NHL goals and Penguins beat the Senators 6-3.  Matt Murray stopped 30 shots for the Pens, who host the Kings tomorrow night.

 

Pens Spoil Flower’s Return

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Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel both scored third-period goals to lift the Penguins past the Golden Knights 5-4.  The Pens visit Dallas Friday night.  Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier got a standing ovation from the PPG Paints Arena crowd as he took in the Penguins’ game.  Shazier acknowledged the fans with a wave and a big smile.

 

Hornqvist Week-To-Week

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Penguins’ forward Patric Hornqvist is week-to-week with a lower body injury.  Hornqvist was injured in the third period of Friday’s win over Washington.  Hornqvist has 16 goals and 15 assists this season.

 

Flower Returns To Pittsburgh

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Marc Andre Fleury, who won three Stanley Cups with the Penguins, will be back in Pittsburgh tonight for the first time since Vegas selected him in the expansion draft, as the Pens host the Golden Knights at 7 o’clock.  Join 106.3 The River and 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the Pens’ pregame show.

 

Pens’ Sheary Out

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Penguins’ forward Conor Sheary is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury.  The Pens have won eight of 10 to move into second place in the Metropolitan Division behind Washington.  The Pens host the Caps tonight at 7, join 106.3 The River or 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the pregame.

 

Pens Go Wild

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Dominik Simon and Evgeni Malkin scored twice, Sidney Crosby had three assists as the Penguins topped the Wild 6-3.  Crosby moves ahead of Jaromir Jagr for second on the team’s career scoring list with 1,082 points.  The Pens host San Jose Tuesday night.

 

Pens Top Hurricanes

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Dominik Simon and Jean-Sebastien Dea scored 76 seconds apart in the second, Casey DeSmith made 34 saves and the Penguins beat the Hurricanes 3-1.  The Pens host Minnesota tomorrow night.

 

Murray Back With Pens

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Pens’ goalie Matt Murray participated in his first practice yesterday since leaving the team last week to go home to Canada because of the death of his father.  Murray said he was glad to be back on the ice.  The Pens host Carolina tonight at 7 o’clock.  Listen on 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the pregame.

 

Pens Beat Kings

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Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and Evgeni Malkin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period as the Penguins won for the fifth time in six games, 3-1 over the Kings.  The (25-20-3) Pens visit (24-14-6) San Jose tomorrow night.