Pittsburgh Penguins

3-1-1-1
4th in Metropolitan Division
NEWS
Tue, Oct 26, 2021

12:27pm - Jeff Carter (COVID-19) remains in the league's COVID-19 protocols and will not be available versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday but could be cleared soon with coach Mike Sullivan telling reporters, "It's my understanding that Carts comes out of it at the end of the week," Pens Inside Scoop reports.

12:06pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) will not play in Tuesday's matchup with Tampa Bay.

12:03pm - Tristan Jarry will get the starting nod at home versus the Lightning on Tuesday.

Mon, Oct 25, 2021

5:26pm - Kasper Bjorkqvist was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.

1:25pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) took part in Monday's practice session, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

1:18pm - Bryan Rust (lower body) skated on his own Monday but remains week-to-week, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

1:12pm - Kris Letang positive COVID-19 result was confirmed by the team Monday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

Sun, Oct 24, 2021

10:44am - Kasperi Kapanen delivered two assists -- including a power-play helper -- in Saturday's 7-1 thrashing of the Maple Leafs.

Sat, Oct 23, 2021

4:08pm - Juuso Riikola was recalled by the Penguins on Saturday.

1:31pm - Mark Friedman (lower body) will be available for Saturday's game versus the Maple Leafs, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

1:28pm - Kris Letang entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Saturday.

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

1:32pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) does not have a target date to get back on the ice, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

1:16pm - Jeff Carter (COVID-19) will not be available versus Toronto on Saturday, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

10:52am - Tristan Jarry (COVID-19 protocols) was in attendance for Friday's practice session, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports, indicating he cleared the league's protocols.

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

12:57pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) has been officially ruled out for Saturday's clash against Toronto, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

12:48pm - Tristan Jarry tested positive for COVID-19 but remains asymptomatic as of Thursday, per Pens Inside Scoop.

12:43pm - Jeff Carter tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday but is currently asymptomatic, per Pens Inside Scoop.

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

10:19am - Marcus Pettersson wrote his name on the scoresheet for the first time this season with an assist in Tuesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Stars.

10:16am - John Marino scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 2-1 shootout loss to Dallas.

Tue, Oct 19, 2021

9:56pm - Tristan Jarry stopped 28 of 29 shots through overtime but fell 2-1 to the Stars in a shootout Tuesday.

6:35pm - Mark Friedman (lower body) won't play Tuesday versus the Stars, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

12:34pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) will make his season debut versus Dallas on Tuesday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

12:27pm - Tristan Jarry will defend the cage against the Stars at home Tuesday.

Mon, Oct 18, 2021

3:23pm - Mark Friedman exited Monday's practice early with a lower-body injury, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

1:30pm - Bryan Rust is considered week-to-week with what has been clarified as a lower-body injury, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

1:16pm - Evgeni Malkin (knee) was on the ice Monday without gear for the first time since offseason knee surgery, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

1:12pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) will not be in action versus Dallas on Tuesday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

1:05pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) practiced Monday but remains a question mark ahead of Tuesday's clash with Dallas, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

Sun, Oct 17, 2021

12:20pm - Pierre-Olivier Joseph was sent down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.

Sat, Oct 16, 2021

11:59pm - Danton Heinen scored a goal on his only shot in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.

11:54pm - Teddy Blueger scored a goal on three shots and had two hits Saturday in a 5-2 win over Chicago.

4:55pm - Zach Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL's official media site. As such, he is expected to play against Chicago.

2:48pm - Bryan Rust (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

12:44pm - Zach Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) is a game-time decision for Saturday's contest versus the Blackhawks.

12:41pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) continues to recover from wrist surgery but won't be available Saturday versus the Blackhawks.

12:38pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) remains out for Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks.

12:37pm - Bryan Rust (undisclosed) won't play Saturday versus the Blackhawks.

12:25pm - Tristan Jarry Josh Getzoff of PensTV, Jarry was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll start between the pipes in Saturday's home clash with Chicago.

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

11:14pm - Kris Letang provided two assists and seven hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Panthers.

11:05pm - Jake Guentzel notched a goal and provided nine shots in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.

11:03pm - Jeff Carter provided a goal and an assist along with eight shots on goal in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.

11:01pm - Danton Heinen scored a goal and provided three shots in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.

10:52pm - Casey DeSmith allowed five goals on 39 shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Panthers.

10:16pm - Bryan Rust (undisclosed) is being evaluated for an injury suffered Thursday versus the Panthers.

5:35pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) will not be available for Thursday's contest against Florida, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

5:30pm - Zach Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) will not be available for Thursday's game against the Panthers, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

5:28pm - Casey DeSmith will patrol the crease for Thursday's road tilt against the Panthers, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

3:24pm - Jake Guentzel (not injury related) is on track to make his season debut Thursday versus Florida, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Wed, Oct 13, 2021

4:36pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) is considered day-to-day despite missing Wednesday's practice session.

12:08pm - Anthony Angello was dropped down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday.

12:02pm - Pierre-Olivier Joseph was promoted to the Penguins from AHL Wilkes-Baree/Scranton on Wednesday.

Tue, Oct 12, 2021

11:13pm - Dominik Simon scored a goal on four shots and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.

11:08pm - Kris Letang collected two assists and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.

11:05pm - Bryan Rust tallied an empty-net goal on three shots in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Lightning.

11:03pm - Evan Rodrigues tallied an empty-net goal on three shots and added a pair of hits Tuesday in a 6-2 victory over the Lightning. He also won seven of 11 faceoffs (63.6 percent).

10:59pm - Danton Heinen scored a goal on four shots and had two PIM in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. He also had two hits and two blocks.

10:53pm - Brian Boyle scored a goal on two shots in a 6-2 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday. He also had two shots and two blocks.

10:50pm - Teddy Blueger scored an empty-net goal on three shots and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Lightning.

10:47pm - Tristan Jarry turned aside 26 of 28 shots in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.

6:56pm - Tristan Jarry will get the starting nod for Tuesday's game in Tampa Bay, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.

12:29pm - Mike Matheson will miss Tuesday's Opening Night matchup with Tampa Bay due to a lingering lower-body issue, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.

9:58am - Zach Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) was placed on the league's COVID-19 protocol list.

9:55am - Evgeni Malkin (knee), as expected, was designated for long-term injured reserve Tuesday.

9:47am - Drew O'Connor was recalled to Pittsburgh from the minors on Tuesday.

9:44am - Anthony Angello was called up from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday.

9:41am - Sidney Crosby (wrist) was placed on non-roster injured reserve by the Penguins on Tuesday.

9:38am - Brian Boyle signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Mon, Oct 11, 2021

9:08pm - Drew O'Connor was demoted to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

4:59pm - Pierre-Olivier Joseph was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton after failing to crack the 23-man roster.

2:12pm - Zach Aston-Reese (not injury related) will be sidelined for Tuesday's Opening Night clash with Tampa Bay.

2:09pm - Jake Guentzel (not injury related) will not be available against the Lightning on Tuesday.

1:11pm - Radim Zohorna was shipped down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

12:52pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) will not be in action for the team's two-game road trip, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

12:02pm - Jake Guentzel (COVID-19) was on the ice for Monday's practice session, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports, indicating he cleared the league's protocols.

Sun, Oct 10, 2021

12:21pm - Mark Friedman was fined $1,812.50 on Sunday for spearing Columbus' Sean Kuraly on Saturday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

Sat, Oct 9, 2021

2:50pm - Anthony Angello was waived by the Penguins on Saturday, per Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet,

1:20pm - Mike Matheson (lower body) returned to practice Saturday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.

1:01pm - Tristan Jarry will guard the road goal during Saturday's preseason finale versus the Blue Jackets, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

12:50pm - Zach Aston-Reese has been cleared from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, source reports.

12:36pm - Sidney Crosby (wrist) practiced for the first time since training camp opened Saturday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.

Fri, Oct 8, 2021

4:45pm - Michael Chaput was waived by Pittsburgh on Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

2:52pm - Juuso Riikola was placed on waivers by Pittsburgh on Friday in order to move him to the minors, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

2:37pm - Jake Guentzel (COVID-19) is questionable for Saturday's Opening Night matchup with the Lightning on Tuesday, Pen Inside Scoop reports.

2:29pm - Zach Aston-Reese (COVID-19) has begun skating but remains in doubt for the season opener versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday, Pen Inside Scoop reports.

2:23pm - Mike Matheson exited Friday's practice session early with a lower-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "He's being evaluated for just a nagging lower-body thing. We don't think it's serious," per Pens Inside Scoop.

Thu, Oct 7, 2021

7:04pm - Casey DeSmith will be stationed between the pipes for Thursday's preseason game against Detroit, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.

4:26pm - Mark Friedman (knee) will be in the lineup for Thursday's preseason clash with Detroit.

4:21pm - Louis Domingue was placed on waivers by the Penguins on Thursday in order to move him down to the minors, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.

Wed, Oct 6, 2021

1:19pm - Mark Friedman was held out of Wednesday's practice session after blocking a shot with his knee versus Buffalo on Tuesday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

Tue, Oct 5, 2021

11:53am - Casey DeSmith will be between the pipes at home against Buffalo on Tuesday and is expected to play the full game, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.

Sun, Oct 3, 2021

12:40pm - Jake Guentzel entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Sunday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Fri, Oct 1, 2021

7:01pm - Taylor Fedun placed Fedun on waivers Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

11:52am - Casey DeSmith will get the starting nod versus the Sabres on the road Friday.

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

3:40pm - Radim Zohorna (illness) was back at practice Thursday after recovering from an illness, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

Wed, Sep 29, 2021

2:55pm - Radim Zohorna was held out of practice Wednesday due to a non-COVID-19 illness, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.

10:19am - Filip Hallander (lower body) will be on the ice for Wednesday's practice session, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

12:09pm - Tristan Jarry will guard the crease at home for Monday's preseason clash with Columbus, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.

12:02pm - Zach Aston-Reese tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and will enter the league's protocols, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

11:34am - Evgeni Malkin (knee) will miss at least the first two months of the season, source reports.

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

5:18pm - Sidney Crosby underwent a successful wrist procedure Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.

News supplied by Rotowire