Daily Roundup: December 19, 2013

  • How a Makeshift Blue Line Is Thriving for the Red-Hot Pittsburgh Penguins
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the hottest teams in the NHL , having won six straight and 11 of 12. That's not surprising for a team of their caliber and talent. What's surprising is how they've done it. The Penguins' blue line has been decimated by injuries, leaving the club with a group of inexperienced and unheralded defensemen  who are currently being led by a player who wasn 't sure if …
  • NHL Three Stars: Sutter saves Penguins; Jagr passes Yzerman, Howe
    No. 1 Star: Brandon Sutter, Pittsburgh Penguins The Penguins blew a 3-1 lead late in the third period, but Sutter scored the only goal in the shootout for the 4-3 win over the New York Rangers. Pittsburgh scored twice in … Continue reading ?
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    Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) scores against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) through Rangers defensemen Dan Girardi (5) and Michael Del Zotto (4) during the second period of their NHL hockey game on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in New York.
  • NHL suspends Deryk Engelland of Pittsburgh Penguins five games
    NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland was suspended for five games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for a check to the head of Detroit forward Justin Abdelkader.
  • Penguins' Engelland banned five games for hit to head
    (Reuters) – Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland was suspended five games for an illegal hit to the head of Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Wednesday. As both players reached for a loose puck late in the first period of Saturday's game, Engelland's shoulder landed high on Abdelkader and was ejected with a match penalty. Abdelkader …
  • NHL-Penguins' Engelland banned five games for hit to head
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland was suspended five games for an illegal hit to the head of Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Wednesday. As both players reached for a loose puck late in the first period of Saturday's game, Engelland's shoulder landed high on Abdelkader and was ejected with a match penalty. Abdelkader was helped …
  • Penguins D Engelland suspended five games
    The NHL suspended Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland for five games on Wednesday after a hit to the head of Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader on Saturday night. "Engelland tucks his shoulder and drives through Abdelkader, recklessly picking his head and making it the main point of contact," said Patrick Burke of the NHL Department of Player Safety in announcing the …
  • NHL Faceoff: A must win for Rangers on Wednesday Rivalry Night?
    NBCSN continues its coverage of the 2013-14 campaign tonight when the New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden at 8:00 p.m. ET. In addition to NBCSN, you can also watch the game online. There’s a good … Continue reading ?

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