Pittsburgh Penguins (14-8-4, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (12-13-1, seventh in the Atlantic Division)
Buffalo, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres host the Pittsburgh Penguins after Tage Thompson's five-goal game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Sabres' 9-4 win.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyrin Lawrence's two free throws with 1.1 seconds left gave Vanderbilt a 75-74 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Pitt had taken the lead after Nelly Cummings capped an 8-0 run with a midrange jumper with 14.3 seconds remaining.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A month ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins were a mess. Disorganized on special teams. Iffy in goal. Erratic in general.
Now, not so much.
The return of center Teddy Blueger has stabilized the penalty kill.
North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye is the unanimous choice as The Associated Press offensive player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Pittsburgh tackle Calijah Kancey was named the league’s top defensive player.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he’s at his best, Najee Harris is a blunt instrument. Powerful. Decisive. Destructive. Capable of imposing his will — usually in the form of a stiff arm — whenever the mood strikes.
Columbus Blue Jackets (8-13-2, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (13-8-4, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Columbus Blue Jackets after Kasperi Kapanen recorded a hat trick in the Penguins' 6-2 win against the St.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ironhead would've been proud of his boys.
After a morning trip to their father's grave, Cameron and Connor Heyward played an inspired role in Pittsburgh's first winning streak of the season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The last two weeks were difficult for Pittsburgh Penguins forward Kasperi Kapanen, as he watched from the press box.
The last two games have been rewarding for Kapanen and the Penguins.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh defensive tackle Calijah Kancey, the ACC's Defensive Player of the Year, will miss the team's bowl game due to injury.
Kancey, a junior, made the announcement in an Instagram post on Friday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jimmy Clark III hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 16 points to give Duquesne a 78-77 win over Ball State 78-77.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds has requested a trade ahead of baseball's winter meetings.
Reynolds hit .262 with 27 homers and 62 RBIs in 145 games last season, when Pittsburgh finished with a 62-100 record.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh running back Najee Harris expects to play Sunday when the Steelers travel to Atlanta.
Harris practiced Friday for the first time since injuring his abdomen late in the first half of a 24-17 victory over Indianapolis on Monday night.
St. Louis Blues (11-11-0, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (12-8-4, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have no idea how long they'll have to play without Kris Letang. They may have landed on a formula on how to get by without their star defenseman while he recovers from a stroke during a 4-3 comeback victory over Vegas on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — George Pickens called it back in April.
Minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected the wide receiver in the second round of the NFL draft, Pickens described the team's decision to pair him with first-round pick Kenny Pickett as “ a blessing.”
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang returned to the ice on Thursday, just three days after suffering the second stroke of his career.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris did not practice on Wednesday, two days after sustaining an abdominal injury in a win over Indianapolis.
Harris went down late in the first half in a 24-17 victory over the Colts and did not return.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang plays hockey with a grace and inexhaustible fluidity seemingly impervious to the rigors of spending nearly half his life in the NHL.
For the second time in less than a decade, however, a major health scare has brought Letang's career to a halt.
Vegas Golden Knights (13-4-0, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights visit the Pittsburgh Penguins after the Golden Knights took down the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in a shootout.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins saw a hit they considered dangerous and stopped. Carolina didn't. And when the whistle didn't blow, the Hurricanes took advantage by starting their six-game road trip with a bang.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dae Dae Grant had 26 points in Duquesne's 72-61 victory over UCSB on Tuesday night.
Grant also contributed three steals for the Dukes (6-1). Tevin Brewer was 4-of-6 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line to add 13 points.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Santana tugged at his new Pittsburgh Pirates cap, pulled at his jersey and broke into an impromptu dance.
Cities change. Circumstances change. Expectations change. The urge to get loose whenever the moment strikes the veteran first baseman/designated hitter does not.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett is not going to blow opponents away with arm strength.
Or speed. Or stature. Or flawless decision-making. Or a quick release.
The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback's greatest strength may be his ability to be greater than the sum of his parts, a trait that was on full display during Monday night's 24-17 victory over Indianapolis.
Carolina Hurricanes (10-5-1, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes travel to the Pittsburgh Penguins looking to end a three-game road skid.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Marner extended his point streak to 16 games with a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night.
Auston Matthews became the seventh player in team history with 200 career even-strength goals, William Nylander scored his 12th of the season and Pontus Holmberg his second for the Maple Leafs, who have points in eight straight games and 14 of their last 16 overall.
Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, third in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Penguins -131, Maple Leafs +111; over/under is 6.5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Pittsburgh to an 80-64 victory over William & Mary on Friday night for its third straight win.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Poehling had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Philadelphia Flyers their ninth straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday.
Sidney Crosby and Josh Archibald also scored in Pittsburgh’s fifth consecutive victory.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday knows the score.
The Indianapolis Colts have lost seven straight to the Pittsburgh Steelers since last winning 14 years ago — when Saturday was still in the prime of his playing career.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that a man convicted of third-degree murder in a Thanksgiving Day 2016 crash that killed three people following a police chase can be sentenced to a mandatory life prison term.
1890 — Navy beats Army 24-0 in the first matchup of this historic series.
1934 — The Detroit Lions play their first traditional Thanksgiving Day home game and lose to the Chicago Bears 19-16 in front of 26,000.
Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Friday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers head into a matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins after losing eight in a row.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Murray made 34 saves and the Devils’ franchise-record tying 13-game winning streak came to end Wednesday night as the Toronto Maple Leafs won 2-1 in a game in which New Jersey had three goals disallowed.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dae Dae Grant’s 23 points helped Duquesne defeat Alabama State 75-57 on Wednesday night.
Grant added seven rebounds for the Dukes (5-1). Austin Rotroff added 12 points while shooting 4 of 5 from the field and 4 for 6 from the line, and he also had 10 rebounds and four blocks.