Daily Roundup: January 4, 2014

  • Pens win again
    The Pittsburgh Penguins' Jussi Jokinen, right, lifts a shot over Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist on Friday night. / Gene J. Puskar/AP PITTSBURGH — The lineup shuffling continues for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • Penguins stay hot at home, top Rangers 5-2
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his 23rd goal of the season and added two assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins ripped the New York Rangers 5-2 on Friday night for their 11th straight home win.
  • Jokinen, Kunitz lead Pens past Rangers
    PITTSBURGH — Jussi Jokinen was acquired by the Pittsburgh Penguins at last season's trading deadline in an attempt to bolster their run at winning the Stanley Cup along with fellow veteran forwards Jarome Iginla and Brendan Morrow. Jokinen is the only player left from that group, which lost in the Eastern Conference finals, but he continues to help make the Penguins contenders this season. His …
  • Penguins 5, Rangers 2
    PITTSBURGH — At last year's trading deadline, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero acquired veteran forwards Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow and Jussi Jokinen in a failed attempt to win a Stanley Cup. Jokinen is the only player left from that group, but he continues to help make the Penguins contenders this season as his two goals Friday night helped them beat the New York Rangers 5-2 at …
    Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz celebrates his goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Kane, Crosby, Hiller named 'Three Stars' for month
    Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller were named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of December. Kane earned "First Star" honors for the second straight month after having a league-leading 16 assists, 23 points (tied) and a plus-14 rating. He had at least one point in 13 of 14 games, stretching his career …
  • NHL Friday: Rangers face bolstered Penguins squad
    The Pittsburgh Penguins will get either Evgeni Malkin or Kris Letang back from injury on Friday in time for a showdown with New York. Will Ben Bishop play with a chip on his shoulder?

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