Pens travel to Carolina in search of third straight win. Sidney Crosby living out his childhood dream as NHL superstar.
The rookie forward is contributing again after a stint in the minor leagues.
Captain Sidney Crosby believes the team needs to do better than its 9-9-3 mark on the road to be "up with the top of the pack."
He has found the experience rewarding after missing out on the Penguins' head coaching job a few years ago.
Entering play on Jan. 19, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the only team in the NHL with 19 victories on home ice. The Penguins have won 12 of their last 13 games at PPG Paints Arena and have lost just two games in regulation at home all season.
Jason Mackey takes your questions in his weekly chat with readers.
There is a recap of last night's win against Montreal, there is also an analyzation of the Penguins' defensive struggles, and HCMS still has confidence in his young goaltender. More on these topics...
Matt Murray earned a lot of capital by winning 15 games during the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring. And he burned almost none of it by allowing seven goals during the Penguins' 8-7 victory against Washington Monday night. "Just because he had a game where he let in seven goals, that doesn't change my opinion or, I think, anyone else's opinion of him," defenseman Ian Cole said. "He's a fantastic goalie." Truth be told, Murray didn't have to perform to that level against the Canadiens.
Injuries and adjustments to his playing style have slowed him down.
MONTREAL (AP) Eric Fehr and Jake Guentzel scored in the second period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Defensemen Ian Cole and Olli Maatta also scor