Daily Roundup: January 16, 2014

  • Penguins’ surge sinks Caps, widens division lead
    PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins keep finding ways to win games at home. The Washington Capitals keep finding ways to lose them in general. No wonder the Metropolitan Division race is practically over before the Olympic break.
  • NHL-Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games
    (Fixes spelling of Maatta in second reference) Jan 15 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games. – - – Penguins 4, Capitals 3 Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta helped the Pittsburgh Penguins make some history when his goal with 1:54 remaining lifted them to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals. The triumph was the Penguins' 13th consecutive victory at Consol …
  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Resilience on Display in Rivalry Win over Capitals
    Setting a franchise record when you’re the Pittsburgh Penguins gets more difficult all the time. They’re a perennial powerhouse that has accomplished plenty in the past. Yet there they were, winning their 13th straight game at home on Wednesday night against the rival Washington Capitals , setting the new benchmark after falling behind on three separate occasions. If the number is surprising to …
  • Maatta's late goal lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3
    The Pittsburgh Penguins keep finding ways to win games at home. The Washington Capitals keep finding ways to lose them in general. Olli Maatta's shot from the top of the left circle beat Michal Neuvirth with less than 2 minutes remaining and the Penguins rallied by the Capitals 4-3 Wednesday night. Maatta's fourth goal of the season gave Pittsburgh its only lead as the Penguins won their 13th …
  • Maatta's goal lifts Penguins past Capitals
    PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins are seemingly invincible when they play in front of the capacity crowds at Consol Energy Center. Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta helped the Penguins break the record for consecutive home victories Wednesday night when his goal with 1:54 remaining lifted them to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals. It was the Penguins' 13th win in a row at their 4-year-old …
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    Washington Capitals' Brooks Laich (21) celebrates his goal with Troy Brouwer (20) after scoring in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
  • Penguins 4, Capitals 3
    PITTSBURGH — Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta helped the Pittsburgh Penguins make some history Wednesday night when his goal with 1:54 remaining lifting them to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Crosby will try to duplicate 'nice moment'
    The gold medal, the one that electrified a country and cemented Sidney Crosby as part of Canadian hockey royalty forever, is "tucked away" somewhere out of sight and — Crosby insists — out of mind. Read more
  • How Badly Do the Pittsburgh Penguins Need to Add Depth at Forward?
    Only six members of the Pittsburgh Penguins have played in all 47 possible games this season. While it's a positive that Sidney Crosby seems to have put his injury woes behind him and is one of those players, you couldn't blame head coach Dan Bylsma for tossing his hands up in the air and waiving a white flag while cursing the hockey gods for vexing his team this badly. The Penguins lead the NHL …

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