UnitedHealthcare Health insurance that includes all Western PA hospitals
Wednesday May 24 2017
Leave this field empty.
Bobby Ryan and Mike Hoffman each scored, while goalie Craig Anderson stopped 45 shots, helping Ottawa to a 2-1 victory in Game 6, forcing the series to go to a winner-take-all in Pittsburgh Thursday.

OTTAWA, Ontario — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and...

05/24/2017 - 01:05
Unless they score a goal, most won’t say much about them.

There’s no primetime, household name here.  No award winners, headline grabbers or prima donnas.

05/22/2017 - 03:58
Anthony Jaskulski
Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, Matt Murray made 26 saves and Pittsburgh evened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 3-2 win over the Senators in Game 4.

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Matt Murray was back -- and so was Sidney Crosby.

05/19/2017 - 23:00
These last two games for Ottawa could be the result of a four-week magician's training camp, or the brash attempt to surgically rope-a-dope the Penguins.

Either way, their bend and please don’t break strategy was flowing perfectly until Phil Kessel knocked in his own rebound off a one-timer with 6:55 left in the third period of...

05/16/2017 - 03:37
Anthony Jaskulski
Phil Kessel scored with 6:55 remaining, Marc-Andre Fleury recorded 23 saves for his second shutout in three games and the undermanned Penguins evened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 1-0 win over Ottawa on Monday.

With 6:55 left in the third period, Phil Kessel found what everybody was looking for.

The final piece of the puzzle.

05/15/2017 - 22:52
Anthony Jaskulski
The Ottawa Senators opened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 2-1 in overtime in Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

The ebbs and flows of postseason hockey are uncanny.

05/13/2017 - 21:37
Anthony Jaskulski
Just for a minute, allow the Washington Capitals to introduce themselves.

A team that has held the title of regular season division champs in five of the last eight years.  A squad that boasts three Eastern Conference regular-season titles,...

05/11/2017 - 02:51
Anthony Jaskulski
Andre Burakovsky scored twice, Nicklas Backstrom got his sixth of the playoffs and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night to force a Game 7 in their taut Eastern Conference semifinal.

There are good nights, there are bad nights.

The Pittsburgh Penguins had themselves a bad night.

05/08/2017 - 23:08
Anthony Jaskulski
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 36 shots, Justin Schultz scored the game-winner and the defending Stanley Cup champions held off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Revenge is a puck best served blocked.

05/03/2017 - 23:07
Anthony Jaskulski
Despite losing Sidney Crosby early in the game, the Penguins roared back to force overtime with a pair of goals in the final two minutes, but Kevin Shattenkirk's OT goal gave the Caps a 3-2 win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

If only it were as simple as an overtime loss.

05/01/2017 - 23:02
Anthony Jaskulski
For a lot of young student-athletes, sports are essentially a hobby. They represent an activity to boost a college résumé or a tool to stay active. But for many young athletes, sports mean much more.
Feature OneHigh SchoolSports BitesTop Story
Just for a minute, allow the Washington Capitals to introduce themselves.
Blue LineFeature TwoPress Room
The Steelers selected Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt with their first-round pick Thursday night.
Feature ThreePress RoomPure Steel
When Ben Roethlsiberger appeared on his weekly radio show last Jan. 24, he turned Pittsburgh upside down.
Feature FourPure Steel
See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 1 Steelers TV Channel
See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 2Xfinity HS FootballHigh School TV Channel
See video
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 3Steelers TV Channel
As the sun gets stronger and the days get longer, you can smell what’s around the corner: hot dogs, beer and peanuts, but also blood, sweat and tears on the diamond.
Custom 1North Shore NotesPress Room
Jockey John Velazquez rode Always Dreaming to victory on a muddy Churchill Downs track Saturday. The horse was the 9/2 co-favorite to prevail ahead of the race and glided to the win after a day of rain.
Custom 2Press Room
The who, what, when, where and why for your Derby day betting (or non-betting) plans.
Custom 3Sports Bites
Always Dreaming will have a hill to climb when trying to eclipse the second leg of the Triple Crown in Baltimore, as the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes will include a crop of worthy competitors.
Custom 4Sports Bites