Islanders Top Pens

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Mathew Barzal and Adam Pelech scored in the first period as the Islanders topped the Penguins 4-1.  The Pens host Montreal tonight at 7, join 106.3 The River and 1063theriver.com at 6:30 for the pregame show.

 

Pens Murray Looks Ready To Return

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Penguins’ goalie Matt Murray looks ready to return from a concussion that kept him out for the past three weeks.  Murray practiced with the team yesterday and could be available tonight, when the Pens visit the Islanders.  Listen on 106.3 The River and 1063theriver.com.  Pregame at 6:30…faceoff at 7.

 

Pens’ Murray Close To Returning

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Penguins’ goalie Matt Murray is nearing a return from a concussion that has sidelined him for two weeks.  Coach Mike Sullivan says the team is “encouraged by Murray’s progress and he expects Murray to travel with the team when they begin a three-game road trip tonight in New York vs. the Rangers.  Catch the action on 106.3 The River and 1063theriver.com tonight at 7:30.

 

Pens Beat Philly

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Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby had three assists as the Penguins moved into the top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 5-2 victory over the Flyers.  Crosby’s third assist gave him 1,100 career points.  The Pens visit Toronto Saturday night.

 

Crosby Wins With NHL Players

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The NHL Players Association released its’ 2017-2018 poll and Penguins’ star Sidney Crosby won six categories, including most difficult player to play against, best team player and the player you’d want on your team if you needed to win one game.

 

Pens Murray Out

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Pens’ goalie Matt Murray has been diagnosed with a concussion after taking a shot to the head in practice Monday.  Murray has a 2.82 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage.