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Inside Scoop: Pens-Caps (Game 1)

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Thoughts, musings and observations from the locker room prior to the Pens' Second Round Game 1 showdown against Washington.

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Game Preview: Pens-Caps (Game 1)

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pens are back in the nation's capital for their Second Round matchup with Washington.

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NHL Announces Complete Penguins-Capitals Round 2 Playoff Series Schedule

Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at 3:00 PM at Capital One Arena

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The National Hockey League announced the complete schedule for the Pittsburgh Penguins' Second Round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.

Game 2 will be this Sunday at 3:00 PM at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. That game will be nationally broadcast on NBC.

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3 things: Malkin, Hagelin out for Game 1

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

Here are the 3 biggest takeaways from the Pens' Wednesday afternoon practice…

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Penguins Sign Forward Linus Olund to a Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

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

Olund's deal will begin with the 2018-19 campaign. He has already reported to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on an amateur tryout contract.

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Pens Lead In Local TV Ratings

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Penguins led all U.S.-based NHL teams in local TV ratings for the 2017-18 season, according to figures published yesterday by Sports Business Journal.

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Round 2 Series Storylines: Penguins vs. Capitals

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

It wouldn't feel like springtime in Pittsburgh if the Penguins weren't facing the Washington Capitals in the Second Round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, which the teams will do for a third-straight season. Pittsburgh won the first two meetings, eliminating Washington in six games in 2016, then following that up with a seven-game series win last spring.

Here are the main storylines to follow as the series progresses…

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Penguins-Capitals to Play Game 1 April 26 at 7:00PM at Capital One Arena

by Media Release @penguins / Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will play Game 1 of their Second Round playoff series on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 PM ET at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. The game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network.

The NHL will announce a complete series schedule once it is complete.

The Penguins and Capitals are meeting in the Second Round for the third-consecutive season. Last year the Penguins won, 4-3, and the previous year, the Pens won 4-2. 

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Team Pittsburgh Wins America's Showcase

by Media Release @penguins / Pittsburgh Penguins

Congratulations to Team Pittsburgh, which won the 2018 America's Showcase high school hockey tournament, defeating Team Illinois, 4-3, in St. Louis.

The Team Pittsburgh roster featured 20 local players from the Pennsylvania Interscholastic High School Hockey League.

Members of the team were goaltenders Tyrik Barkley (Elizabeth Forward) and Sergio Benitez (Plum); forwards Kellen Almady (West Allegheny), JC Bele (Bethel Park), Ryan Brown (Connellsville), Nick Carretta (Franklin Regional), Wyatt George (Mt. Lebanon), Jared Gerger (Hempfield), Zachary Kutch (Armstrong), Ben Kuzma (Quaker Valley), Benjamin Leslie (Penn Trafford), Vincenzo Mazur (North Allegheny), Jace Rearic (Armstrong) and Oldrich Virag (Franklin Regional); and defensemen Nicholas Antonio (Baldwin), Matt Berner (North Hills), Michael Daley (Upper St. Clair), Tyler Duderstadt (North Allegheny), Andrew Jacobs (Conneaut) and Patrick Roach (Mars).

The head coach was Paul Bonetti (Chartiers Valley) and the assistants were Lee Grafton (Armstrong) and Justin Glock (Baldwin). Gina Colligan was the general manager.

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Inside Scoop: Practice 4-24-18

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Thoughts, musings and observations from the locker room after the Pens practiced on Tuesday at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.

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