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Penguins Re-Sign Defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a Two-Year Contract

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

The deal runs through the 2018-19 season and has an average annual value of $650,000.

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11 Saturday Home Games Highlight the Pens' '17-18 Regular-Season Schedule

Former Penguin Marc-Andre Fleury returns to PPG Paints Arena with the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, February 6

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

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When the National Hockey League announced the complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule on Thursday, Penguins fans were among the big winners. During the upcoming season, there will be 11 Saturday home games at PPG Paints Arena, including nine night games. 

The first of those Saturday night affairs will come on October 7 when the Penguins host the Nashville Predators at 7:00 PM in a rematch of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. All of the Pens' Saturday night home games can be viewed in a table near the bottom of the release.

Another date that Penguins fans will circle on the calendar is the return of three-time Stanley Cup champion Marc-Andre Fleury with his new club, the Vegas Golden Knights. His return to Pittsburgh will come on Tuesday, February 6 at 7:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena. Fleury, the winningest goalie in Pens history, was claimed by the Golden Knights in the Expansion Draft on Wednesday.

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Penguins Sign Forward Freddie Tiffels to a Two-Year Entry-Level Contract

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed prospect forward Freddie Tiffels to a two-year, entry-level contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

The deal will begin with the 2017-18 season and run through the 2018-19 campaign.

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Fleury's era in Pittsburgh comes to an end

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

The day has officially arrived.

The Vegas Golden Knights selected goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the 2017 Expansion Draft on Wednesday night, marking the end of his 14-year run with the Pittsburgh Penguins organization.

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Sidney Crosby, Matt Murray Named to NHL Postseason All-Star Teams

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

Captain Sidney Crosby and goaltender Matt Murray were driving forces behind the Pittsburgh Penguins winning a second-straight Stanley Cup championship during the playoffs, and in finishing the regular season with the NHL's second-best record. Both were rewarded for their efforts at the 2017 NHL Awards Show on Wednesday night.

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Merci, Flower

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

What made this Stanley Cup championship so bittersweet was knowing that it marked the end of Marc-Andre Fleury's time in Pittsburgh. Even though we all knew it was coming, that doesn't make it any easier. 

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Marc-Andre Fleury Claimed by Vegas Golden Knights in NHL Expansion Draft

Three-time Stanley Cup champion leaves Pittsburgh as one of the most accomplished players in franchise history

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The Vegas Golden Knights chose Marc-Andre Fleury as their selection from the Penguins in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. 

"We want to thank Marc-Andre Fleury for everything that he has done for the Penguins and the City of Pittsburgh," said Jim Rutherford, executive vice president and general manager of the Penguins. "Marc-Andre is more than just a three-time Stanley Cup champion; he is one of the greatest Pittsburgh Penguins ever, and one of the best and most impactful sports figures in Pittsburgh history. Teams have to make extremely difficult decisions in the salary cap era, but Marc-Andre has been an ultimate professional throughout this process. We hold him in the highest regard as both a player and a person, and we wish nothing but the best for him and his family. He has left a great and lasting legacy in our city."

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Penguins to host the St. Louis Blues in their Home Opener on October 4

Prior to the game, the Penguins will raise their 2017 Stanley Cup championship banner

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins will host the St. Louis Blues in their 2017-18 home opener on Wednesday, October 4 at 8:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena.

Before the game, the back-to-back champion Penguins will unveil their 2017 Stanley Cup championship banner as part of the pre-game festivities.

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Marc-Andre Fleury says goodbye to Penguins fans

Goaltender, possibly headed to Golden Knights in NHL Expansion Draft, signs autographs for admirers

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Marc-Andre Fleury might have said his final goodbye to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Fleury met with more than 250 Pittsburgh Penguins fans at Dick's Sporting Goods from 7-8 p.m. As he made his way toward a table while wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, Fleury smiled as the crowd chanted his last name.

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2017 NHL Awards Show to Have a Heavy Pittsburgh Flavor

Sidney Crosby aims to make history as Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award Finalist

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The National Hockey League will host its annual NHL Awards Show on Wednesday, June 21 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This year, the show will also include the NHL Expansion Draft.

Actor Joe Manganiello, a Mt. Lebanon, Pa. native and devoted Pens fan, will host the awards, which begins at 8:00 PM ET and will be nationally televised in the United States on NBC Sports Network. Manganiello was the narrator of the Penguins' 50th anniversary documentary, Pittsburgh is Home, earlier this year.

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