Shawn Thornton Still Suspended 15 Games Merry Christmas Shawn Thornton. Commissioner Gary Bettman today upheld the 15-game suspension that was assessed to Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton by the Department of Player Safety for punching and injuring an unsuspecting opponent, Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins, in NHL Game No. 438 at Boston on Dec. 7.

RECAP: Game 39. Sens beat Pens 5-0.

  Basically the Sens gave the Pens the business and didn't even have the courtesy to spread their cheeks.   — Crosby got abused all game long. We usually have to wait until playoff time for Crosby to start getting physical attention, so this is probably a good thing; let him get used to it. […]

QUICK CAP: Pens winning streak ends

This midget is the only star of the game on either side. On second look, the bulge in the pants at the ankles is a dead giveaway. That's a normal-sized person.

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 39: Ottawa Senators

Pittsburgh Penguins (27-10-1) @ Ottawa Senators (14-17-7) Root Sports, Sportsnet East, RDS – 7:30 pm/et  Canadian Tire Centre – Kanata, ON [Image Via Wikipedia] Sorry for the terrible gameday post. It's December 23rd. According to the Penguins' website: "Fleury is starting in goal for Pittsburgh. The rest of the lineup will be game-time decisions, though […]

RECAP: Game 38. Pens win 4-3

In June, someone from another fanbase, or Pittsburgh's 93.7 The Fan, will question whether or not Sidney Crosby is that great. And that's because they a) Don't understand hockey, and b) They didn't watch Game 38 of the season. Again, the Penguins have one basic NHL line. The rest is patchwork. Crosby putting up three […]

VIDEO: Sidney Crosby and Dion Phanuef’s discussion from 24/7

24/7 was awesome last night. One of the best scenes was Dion Phanuef and Crosby discussing some things: Puck Daddy broke it down. SID: “A guy runnin’ an elbow up through my head, that’s OK too, right?” DION: “Who did?” SID: “Kadri. [Explitive] dummy. Then he acts like he got shot.” DION: “You [expletive] […]

QUICK CAP: Red Hot. Pens keep winning.

The Flames put up a hell of a fight. But it wasn't enough. The Penguins, playing in their final home regular-season game of 2013, held on to extend their winning streak to seven games and their home winning streak to 10 straight. Again, playing with one basic NHL line, the Pens found a way. Goals […]

GIF: Crosby picks a corner

Every game now, Crosby is doing something that just makes you go, wow. His goal against Karri Ramo in the second period does that: