Penguins march back to steal Game 1 away from Caps

​After the Capitals scored early, the Penguins scored often to stun their rivals with yet another comeback. Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help Pittsburgh erase a two-goal deficit in the third period and the Penguins beat Washington 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round […]

Bird’s eye view: Penguins snap a selfie as polar explorer takes a hike (VIDEO)

Two Emperor penguins grabbed a sneaky selfie when they unexpectedly stumbled upon an polar explorer’s unmanned camera. The pair of flightless birds have now become viral stars. The footage was captured by Antarctic researcher Eddie Gault. The Australian left his camera on the ice while hiking around the Auster Rookery near his country’s Mawson research […]

A previously unknown ‘supercolony’ of 1.5 million penguins has been discovered in Antarctica

Tom Hart / Oxford University / Penguinwatch A previously unknown ‘supercolony’ of penguins has been discovered in the remote Danger Islands of Antarctica. Scientists had previously feared that the Adélie penguins’ numbers had been in decline because of climate change. In total there were 751,527 pairs of penguins living on the islands – more than […]

Reigning Stanley Cup champion Penguins lose Matt Murray to concussion

A trade for goalie depth didn’t materialize for general manager Jim Rutherford ahead of Monday’s deadline, and that could prove costly for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan announced Tuesday morning that starting goalie Matt Murray will be sidelined indefinitely with a concussion after taking a puck to […]

Hockey Night in Canada: Penguins vs. Canucks

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Hornqvist makes triumphant return as Penguins top Capitals

Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again. Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. The Swedish forward who scored […]

Crosby, Penguins visit Trump at the White House

President Donald Trump is honouring the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins, calling them “true champions and incredible patriots.” Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office on Tuesday. He celebrated their second consecutive championship in the East Room of the White House and singled out the achievements of Conn Smythe winner Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin […]

Penguins will 3-peat: this and other bold predictions

As usual, there is no shortage of storylines with another NHL season upon us. The Calgary Flames made a splash on Monday signing 45-year-old Jaromir Jagr. This will be Jagr’s ninth NHL team and first time wearing the sweater of a Canadian club. There will be rule crackdowns in the faceoff circle, slashing and an alteration to the offside video challenge that now calls for […]

Penguins set politics aside, accept invitation to White House

The Pittsburgh Penguins say they will continue the tradition of championship teams attending the White House. The 2016-17 Stanley Cup champions released a statement on Sunday that said the team believes there are other ways to express their political views.   “The Pittsburgh Penguins respect the institution of the Office of the President, and the long tradition of championship teams […]

Your Next Vacation: Hand-Rearing Baby Penguins

All the animals come out at night. And during the day. Confronting creatures — the South African way. Read more of OZY’s original series, Urban Beasts. “A few weeks ago, I’d never even seen a real penguin,” gasps Nils Greskewitz as he chases after a waddling escapee. Now he’s spending his days handling, cleaning, measuring […]