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Penguins notebook: West Coast swing benefits Kunitz - Dec 6, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A trip to California has winger Chris Kunitz playing his most productive hockey in more than a year. When the Penguins touched ...

Ducks up next: vs. Pittsburgh on Sunday - Dec 5, 2015

DUCKS VS. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS When: Sunday, 5 p.m. On the air: TV: Prime; Radio: 830. Update: The Ducks are coming off a dominating defensive performance against San Jose on Friday, a 1-0 win that could be their new template for victory. Anaheim ranks last in the NHL with 1.93 goals per game after...

Hard-hitting Chris Kunitz last of a dying breed - Nov 23, 2015

Brooks Orpik now is punishing puck carriers in Washington. Deryk Engelland is doing the same in Calgary. Ditto for Simon Despres in Anaheim. Blake Comeau ...

Ex-nanny for Penguins player to stand trial on theft charges - May 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The former nanny for the family of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz is set to stand trial on charges she stole $12,000 diamond earrings from his wife, then sold them to jewelry stores. The investigation of 26-year-old Andrea Forsythe began when her rental home burned down in ...

Crosby’s 2 goals lift Penguins past Rangers, even series - Apr 19, 2015

NEW YORK — Sidney Crosby got his familiar wingman back Saturday in Chris Kunitz. Together, they have jolted the Penguins back into this series. Crosby ...

Maxim Lapierre "Crosby was the best player on the ice (Saturday), He was awesome. And ‘Kuni' wasn't far behind."
Ben Lovejoy "We needed that from Sid, He's our best player. He wasn't satisfied with his effort or the team's effort in the first game. He threw us on our shoulder. It was a pleasure to watch."

Starkey: Penguins playing near cliff’s edge - Apr 9, 2015

Though still only 28, Evgeni Malkin has been around for a bit. Seen a few things. But he did not hesitate when asked Thursday if ...

Brandon Sutter "still in the driver's seat."
Evgeni Malkin "The home fans, I hope, go crazy,"
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Why NHL Fans Should Curb Their Enthusiasm on Undrafted NCAA Players - Mar 26, 2015

The NCAA season is approaching an end with the NCAA tournament getting under way this weekend and the Frozen Four right around the corner. That means it's that time of year when you will hear about NHL teams in hot pursuit of the hottest commodity (possible in late-March) on the market: undrafted NCAA free agents. The Chicago Blackhawks signed Colgate junior forward Kyle Baun, the San Jose Sharks

Direct hit: The dangers of being rink side for a Devils game - Mar 26, 2015

The game moves fast down on the ice.

Hurricanes' Michal Jordan sustains horrific finger injury - Jan 2, 2015

An image of an NHLer’s “spaghetti hand” bounced around the Twittersphere to officially open the 2015 nasty-injury season.

Canes' ugly injury - Dec 31, 2014

Canes' ugly injury

Penguins' Bennett injured at practice - Sep 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett had to be helped off the ice after getting injured at practice Friday.

Sidney Crosby "Yeah, I feel good, It will be good to get in a game and get back in there. It's been awhile."

Chris Kunitz Eyes 200-Goal Mark Following Canada's Gold-Medal Win at Sochi - Feb 24, 2014

Chris Kunitz, who notched an unassisted goal in Canada's 3-0 win over Sweden in the gold-medal hockey game of the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, will enter Thursday's NHL contest against the Montreal Canadiens  just one tally shy of the 200-goal mark of his NHL career, which has spanned 639 games to date. With 24 games left on the Pittsburgh Penguins' regular-season slate, Kunitz, who made hi

Olympic hockey: Penguins linemates Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz reunited after one-game hiatus. - Feb 18, 2014

SOCHI, Russia — As the United States and Canada men’s ice hockey teams stare down a potential Olympic semifinal meeting with only quarterfinal matchups today standing between them, Canada coach Mike Babcock has a problem on his hands that Team USA coach Dan Bylsma can’t really comprehend:

dan bylsma "I looked at a couple different things about our team in these three games, Our response in Game 1, after the Slovaks drew even with the goal at the beginning of the second period. And I think in Game 2 against the Russians, one of the bigger games of many of the players’ lives, being here on Russian soil against that talented team, I thought there was great maturity from our group, blocking shots, laying it on the line."
Chris Kunitz "Now the real games start, It’s almost like Game 7s in the playoffs, that you have to play your best game every single time you’re on the ice. I think it ramps up every single day that you’re here."

Penguins notebook: Detroit coach not a distraction for Kunitz - Dec 14, 2013

DETROIT — Penguins left winger Chris Kunitz was well aware that Mike Babcock was behind the Detroit bench Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena.

Pascal Dupuis "He’s up there [among the game’s big hitters], He’s got really good timing."
Pascal Dupuis "He’s also a really good defenseman, He defends well. He has good offensive instincts. He jumps into the play. I think he’s pretty complete."

Devils vs. Penguins: Live game analysis and fan discussion - Dec 13, 2013

Cory Schneider vs. Marc-Andre Fleury

Kunitz more focused on Penguins than Olympics - Dec 1, 2013

SUNRISE, Fla. -- It's easy to make a case for Chris Kunitz.

Chris Kunitz "day job."
Sidney Crosby "We appreciate everything he does and what he brings to our team, That's really got to be his focus."
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Rossi: Kunitz’s history with Crosby should make him a lock for Sochi - Nov 30, 2013

Chris Kunitz has earned a trip to Sochi, Russia — and some of it Sidney Crosby has had nothing to do with. Entering Saturday, Kunitz ...

Chris Kunitz "Anybody would be better playing with Sid, There aren't a lot of guys that do what he can do."
Evgeni Malkin "Kuni is (a) great player, especially for Sid."
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Penguins blank Lightning, 3-0 - Nov 29, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – The Penguins and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-0, today at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

LeBrun: Canada's unique case: Chris Kunitz - Nov 29, 2013

No player has been vetted more than Pens' Chris Kunitz to make Olympic roster

Chris Kunitz "Never, really,"
Chris Kunitz "Pretty much, Just try to go out and play. They've got a tough job trying to pick the team. All I can control is how I go out and play, and how I try to build that chemistry with Sid and be able to go out ... playing against some of the best guys in the world every night. But I try not to think about it too much when you're out there. You have to play. Obviously, when things don't go well you second-guess yourself, [wonder] if you're hurting your chances. But you try not to let that creep into your day-to-day."
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The Top 10 Clichés in Hockey - Nov 21, 2013

If I had a dollar for every cliché I’ve heard in 18 years of covering the NHL, not only would I buy a great steak dinner at Morton’s, I might be able to make a competitive offer on a Morton’s franchise (Oh, is “If I had a dollar for every…” a cliché? Well, I do cover hockey). Hockey is the best. It’s the greatest game out there and the playe

Penguins notebook: Busier schedule pleases Bylsma, players - Nov 15, 2013

Over the first 12 days of November, the Penguins had a leisurely schedule, four games.

Craig Adams "I think anytime you lose or you don’t play as well as you like, my thing is I always want to get back to work, whether there’s practice the next morning or there’s a game the next day, You don’t want to sit on that."
Chris Kunitz "It’s time to go."
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Penguins notebook: Rookies participate in pre-training camp tournament - Sep 4, 2013

By Rob Rossi, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewLondon is calling for the Penguins’ top prospects. Rookies arrived Wednesday in London, Ontario, for a pre-training camp tournament. Other participating NHL clubs are Ottawa, ...

Ryan Wilson: Should Hockey Canada Consider Chris Kunitz As A Top Line Option For Crosby? - Aug 28, 2013

Follow me on twitter Follow @GunnerStaal !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); To lead off here is a funny light hearted jab that Head Coach Dan Bylsma t...

Penguins eager to resume play after week off - May 31, 2013

PITTSBURGH – Penguins winger Chris Kunitz said he was grateful for the week of rest to heal up “bumps and bruises” after his team wrapped up its five-game series victory over the Senators in the Eastern Conference semifinals May 24.    

Chris Kunitz "We’re just ready to get started, We can’t get (Saturday) here fast enough."
dan bylsma "It has allowed both teams to take some rest, have some rest days away from the rink and also have some practice time, We had some types of practice we haven’t had in a long time and have taken an opportunity to do some things we haven’t been able to do when you’re playing every other day."
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Penguins vs. Senators Game 4 update: Pittsburgh takes the lead with 2 quick goals - May 22, 2013

The second period began with the Penguins trailing the Senators, 2-1, but Pittsburgh came roaring back early in the middle frame. They scored twice in the opening two minutes to take a 3-2 lead. Chris Kunitz had the first goal at 1:08: And Jarome Iginla picked up the second just 40 seconds later: Both goals were assisted by Kris Letang, who has been struggling recently for the Penguins. I

Penguins notebook: Jokinen’s faceoff skills may be needed - May 20, 2013

By Josh Yohe, McKeesport Daily NewsJokinen could help on faceoffs OTTAWA — The Penguins have won only 45 percent of their faceoffs against the Ottawa Senators through three games in ...

Stock Watch for Superstars in 2013 NHL Playoffs - May 17, 2013

The quest for a Stanley Cup centers on team cohesion and consistency. Each squad is only as good as the sum of its parts.But when the outcome of a momentum-swinging game is hanging in the balance, superstars must rise to the occasion. It's a requirement that comes with the moniker.A first round filled with tightly contested series, featuring 17 overtime outcomes, left eight teams standin

Penguins fans ejected: Because noon is not too early for drinking - May 5, 2013

By New York state law, Nassau Coliseum concessionaires could not begin serving alcohol until noon for Sunday's Game 3 between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins. But that did not keep fans from imbibing during tailgates on the Coliseum's vast parking lot. The tailgates were widespread and reportedly peaceful -- perhaps because the Karate Kid Ralph Macchio was on the premises an

Ferris State hockey holds collective heads high in national title loss - Apr 9, 2012

Ferris State reached the mountaintop by winning the Frozen Four semifinal game over Union College to face Boston College in the championship game. But the Bulldogs didn't get to plant their flag atop the summit. That was left to the Eagles, who won, 4-1, Saturday night in a game that saw BC score twice in the last 3 minutes, including an empty-netter.

Pens' Crosby cleared for contact; no timetable for return - Mar 6, 2012

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