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Pens vs. Kings Live Game Blog

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
Penguins representatives will be providing a live-game blog during Penguins' home games this season. Check back for updates, injury reports and information throughout the game.


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10:01 pm
Game over. Marc-Andre fleury is the player of the game and the Pens have earned points in 12 straight games.

9:58 pm

Listen to the postgame radio show with Bob Grove on 105.9 the X.

9:50 pm
Everybody loves the Evgeni Malkin FSN promos.

9:48 pm

Craig Adams has played a strong game tongiht, particularly killing penalties.

9:42 pm
LA gets on the board cashing in on a 2 on 1. The Pens continue to take penalties late in this game.

9:14 pm
Section A12 wins the tshirt texting contest. The Pens Patrol will be tossing tshirts to their section in the third period.

9:07 pm
Its almost the 2nd intermission. I have to get ready to moderate the incoming text messages that will scroll across the jumbotron during intermission.

8:58 pm

I just had to run down to the lower level to check on a promotion that we are running tonight and in the meantime I missed two goals! Kennedy and Guerin give the Pens a 4-0 lead.

The Pens are really hitting their stride right now.

Kiss Cam is running now. Always a fan favorite.

8:45 pm
LA looks tired. Even though the shots are close right now, the Pens have had the stronger of the play.

8:38 pm

Just as the Pens kill off the last penalty they take another as Mark Eaton shot the puck out of play earning a delay of game penalty.

Its surprising that the schedulemakers gave the Kings a long cross-country road trip so late in the season.

8:35 pm
Back to the box for the Pens on a tripping call. Pascal Dupuis is the guilty party.

8:27 pm
Here is a photo of the Jumbotron Control Room. Theis is where they control what is shown on all of the scoreboards during the game.


8:13 pm

End of 1st. Pens lead 2-0 and are up 8-4 in shots on goal.

No winner in the on-ice fan contest. 2 fans got to roll giant foam dice, trying to get a 7 or an 11 to win a prize. No dice.

8:10 pm
Malkin is involved in a scrum in front of the Kings goal as the crowd erupts into chants of "MVP MVP"

8:08 pm
Another power play for the Pens...GOAL. 2-0. Sid with a great pass to Geno on the doorstep. The play was kept alive by a great play by Sergei Gonchar to keep the puck in the zone.

8:05 pm

Cell-phone pic


8:01 pm
UNREAL goal Sid. 1-0 Pens. Sid stole a pass in the Kings zone and fired a backhand shot into the top corner of the goal. Wow.

7:56pm
4 High school hockey players are being honored for being February's top players. The Penguins Cup playoffs continue at Mellon Arena on Monday and Tuesday.

7:52pm
Fedotenko gets pulled down on a near-breakaway. Closte to being a penalty shot situation. Pens on the PP.

7:48pm
TV timeout. There is heavy metal music playing in the arena along with a jumbotron video of big checks.

7:47pm
Another Pens penalty. Petr Sykora 2 mintes for high sticking.

The press box is unusually cold tonight. However the pregame meal consisted of very impressive chicken tacos.

7:43pm
LA registerd no shots on goal on their power play.

7:40pm
Chris Kunitz takes a roughing penalty after a long shift by the Pens' starters.

7:35pm
Fedotenko-Malkin-Sykora to start. On D: Scuderi, Gill with Fleury in goal.

7:34pm
A moment of silence is being held in honor of Pens Hall of Fame organist Vince Laschied, who passed away at age 85.

Sarah Marince is performing the national anthem.

7:33pm
The crowd is going crazy as the Penguins take the ice. The pregame festivities included a very cool video animation sequence projected onto the ice.

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