Daily Roundup: March 5, 2014

  • Niskanen scores a pair, Penguins snap losing skid
    Matt Niskanen scored his second goal of the game 7:29 into the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game skid.
  • Niskanen scores twice as Penguins top Preds
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen spoiled the return of Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne. Niskanen scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season, and the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins beat the Predators 3-1 at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday night. The game-winner came on a power play at 7:29 of the third period, when Niskanen fired a 34-foot slap shot …
  • Niskanen has 2 goals, Penguins beat Predators 3-1
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins needed a boost to snap a three-game skid. They got it from Tanner Glass, who blocked shot after shot after shot by Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber.
  • Penguins 3, Predators 1
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen spoiled the return of Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne. Nikansen scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season, and the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins beat the Predators 3-1 at the Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday night. The game-winner came on a power play at 7:29 of the third period, when Nikansen fired a 34-foot slap …
  • Game 61 Preview: Penguins Vs. Predators
    The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak when they hit the road to take on the Nashville Predators tonight.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins look like major trade players, more NHL news links
    • The Penguins always seem to be in the middle of things during the NHL’s silly season, and they’re expected to be active again this year. Beat reporter Rob Rossi identifies their top targets as Ryan Kesler, Marek Zidlicky and Ales Hemsky.

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