Kris Letang darted down the Consol Energy Center ice, the defenseman's black hair flicking out from underneath his helmet.
Balancing big-game experience with the desire for speed and chemistry is giving Canada and the United States a few things to think about.
Neil Greenberg writes about whether Sidney Crosby has a chance to top 150 points this season. He says health will be a major factor in his chances.
Craig Custance identifies the NHL's Top 10 defenseman groups, and an NHL scout weighs in with his thoughts on the list.
The Pittsburgh Penguins locked up another elite young player long term and kept a key player off the market Tuesday, agreeing to terms with defenseman Kris Letang and re-signing forward Pascal Dupuis.
Paul Martin and Chris Kunitz scored power-play goals and Pascal Dupuis added his sixth goal of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday.
Sidney Crosby's smile betrays a jagged ridgeline of enamel along his bottom row of teeth, evidence of the extensive damage inflicted to Crosby's jaw by a wayward shot a month ago.
The NHL agrees with Chris Kunitz -- he scored four goals instead of three in the Pittsburgh Penguins' win over the Washington Capitals.
E.J. Hradek weighs the winners and losers from Day 1 of NHL free agency. The Penguins are loaded for bear and the Canucks may have enough to finally play for the Cup. The Rangers? Don't ask.