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Getting to Know: Jake Hildebrand

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:00am
Getting to Know: Jake Hildebrand Jake Hildebrand Twitter: @jakehildy Instagram: jakehildy30 Position: Goaltender Size: 5-foot-11, 183 pounds Birth Date: June 19, 1993 Hometown: Butler, PA How the Pens Acquired him: Attended camp on ...

Payerl Could Make Impact at NHL Level

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:03am
Adam Payerl played in his first two NHL games last season, and there’s a definite possibility we could see him in more this year. With his blend of size – 6-foot-3 and 218 pounds – and skill, Payerl is somebody that the Penguins staff continual...

Penguins Name Jacques Martin Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:30pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Jacques Martin senior advisor of hockey operations, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Martin, 61, has over 25 years of NHL experience as a general manager, he...

Recchi's Career Circles Back to Pittsburgh

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33am
The Penguins selected a kid from Kamloops, British Columbia named Mark Recchi in the fourth round of the NHL Draft back in 1988. Now three Stanley Cups, 577 goals, 956 assists, 1,533 points, 1,652 games and one Hall of Fame career later, Recch...

Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Announce Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk Presented by CONSOL Energy on October 5

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:00pm
PITTSBURGH — July 22, 2014 — The Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation announced today that the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk, presented by CONSOL Energy, will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014. All proceeds ...

Penguins Make First National TV Appearance Oct. 22 Against the Philadelphia Flyers on NBC Sports Network

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:52am
The Pittsburgh Penguins will play on national television 11 times during the 2014-15 regular season on either NBC or NBC Sports Network. Pittsburgh makes its first national TV appearance October 22 when it hosts the Philadelphia Flyers at 8 p.m...

Kapanen Leaves Terrific Impression

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 7:33pm
Development camp marked the first time the entire Penguins staff got to watch and spend time with 2014 first-round draft pick Kasperi Kapanen – and he didn't disappoint. “He’s even better than I thought he would be,” Penguins assistant general ...

Development Camp Ends with Successful Scrimmage

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 7:24pm
After spending the past week in the Steel City, the Penguins prospects laced up their skates and made their official CONSOL Energy Center debut on Saturday afternoon in front of family, friends and about 6,500 fans. The scrimmage concluded the ann...

Penguins Re-Sign Defenseman Simon Despres

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:12pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2015-16 campaign and has an average annual...

Penguins to Conclude Development Camp with a Free Scrimmage on Saturday Afternoon

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:33pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins will conclude their annual prospect development camp on Saturday afternoon with a free scrimmage open to the public beginning at 3 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. Fans can enter the arena through the Trib Total Media and ...

Jarry Thrived in First Year as Starter

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:30pm
The Penguins traded up to take Tristan Jarry in the second round (44th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, after his second season backing up then-Calgary Flames prospect Laurent Brossoit with the Western Hockey League’s Edmonton Oil Kings. The org...

Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:30pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mark Recchi player development coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Recchi, 46, will be responsible for working with and assisting in the development o...

Penguins Report: Cooking and Wiffleball

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:21pm

Pouliot Recovering from Shoulder Surgery

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:08am
While the Penguins crop of prospects run through on-ice drills and off-ice workouts at his week’s development camp, defensemen Derrick Pouliot can only sit and watch. Pouliot, 20, continues to recover from offseason shoulder surgery that is fo...

Dumoulin, Harrington Will Have Opportunity to Crack Pens' Lineup

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:11am
A lot has changed in a year. At last season’s training camp, the Pittsburgh Penguins had a backlog of defensemen vying for a position on the NHL roster. But with six veteran blueliners locked into spots there was little room for the team’s tal...

Pens Prospects Teach Local Kids at Dek Hockey Clinics

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:37pm
Every day, 12-year-old Victoria Viagetti asks her mother, Tara, to drive her over to the dek hockey rink at Brookline Memorial Park that was built earlier this year as part of Project Power Play, a joint venture between the Pittsburgh Penguins Fou...

Pens Prospects Conduct Youth Clinics At Local Dek Hockey Rinks

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:00pm
Pittsburgh Penguins prospects today conducted youth clinics at six Project Power Play dek hockey rinks in the city and county. The prospects are in town this week for the Penguins’ annual development camp at CONSOL Energy Center. “One of t...

Dupuis Skates for First Time Since Knee Surgery

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:06am
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis skated on Wednesday afternoon at CONSOL Energy Center for the first time since undergoing knee surgery. It’s been five months since Dupuis, 35, underwent knee surgery on Feb. 12 to repair his torn right ACL. He ha...

Kapanen Adjusting Well

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:20pm
The Penguins annual development camp kicked off Tuesday at CONSOL Energy Center with medical and fitness testing in the morning, followed by on-ice practice sessions in the afternoon. This year’s camp includes a mix of returning players and freshl...

Penguins Re-Sign Forward Bobby Farnham

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:00pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Bobby Farnham to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal is a two-way contract and has an average annual value of $550,...