Tag: NHL

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Kunitz leads Penguins to 5-1 win over Red Wings

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) scores on Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, in the third period of a NHL preseason hockey game in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) – Chris Kunitz had two goals and an assist to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Bennet lifts Penguins past Blackhawks in shootout

Beau Bennet (19) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during a shootout in a preseason NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The Penguins won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) CHICAGO (AP) – Beau Bennet scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday night.

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Bruins get Iginla this time, ink 1-year-deal

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jarome Iginla is surrounded by reporters as he cleans out his locker at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) BOSTON (AP) – After the Boston Bruins failed to get Jarome Iginla at the trade deadline, they grabbed him in free agency.

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NHL has best names in the business. Nicknames, that is

In this June 3, 2013, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) prepares for a face off during the second period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Bruins in Pittsburgh. The NHL has the best names in the business. Nicknames, that is. Little Ball of Hate. The Great One. Tazer. Bicksy. Crosby is known as the “Sid the Kid.” (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) by Nancy Armour CHICAGO (AP) — The best names in the NHL are the ones that never make the roster. Or get used by Mom. Tazer. Little Ball of Hate. The Great One. Sid the Kid. Looch (who also goes by Gino). The Bulin Wall. Kells. “There’s always someone, or a few guys, that want to call you different things,” said Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad, dubbed “The ManChild” by his teammates. “I guess it’s just part of the camaraderie of the sport and the guys being close. I’m not really sure of the exact science.”