Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby both lit the lamp as the Pittsburgh Penguins took possession of first place in the East with a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Columbus Blue Jackets carry a lengthy shutout streak into Monday's game in Pittsburgh, but it could prove difficult to put up another zero against the high-scoring Penguins.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was suspended five games Monday for kneeing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head Saturday night.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was placed on injured reserve after being taken off on a stretcher in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Thanks to the play of Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins don't need to rush Evgeni Malkin back from his current injury.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik left Staurday's game against the Bruins on a stretcher.
David Krejci and Zdeno Chara scored goals 1:16 apart late in regulation to send the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 decision over the Pittsburgh Penguins in a contentious contest from TD Garden.
Chris Kunitz scored twice in a four-goal second-period burst, and Sidney Crosby hit a milestone in Pittsburgh's 5-1 victory over San Jose at CONSOL Energy Center.
There are no hotter teams in the NHL right now than the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is considered day-to-day with a lower body injury.
Sidney Crosby's second goal of the night, coming with 1:16 remaining in overtime, sent Pittsburgh past the New York Islanders, 3-2, at Nassau Coliseum.
The New York Islanders would like to put their poor November showing behind them.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was recognized as the NHL's top performer for the week ending Dec. 1 and the second consecutive week.
The Florida Panthers aim to rebound on Saturday night as they continue their five-game homestand with a matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Evgeni Malkin had one goal and three assists in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to post their first three-game winning streak since Steven Stamkos went down with an injury when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Friday's matinee in Central Florida.
Chris Kunitz scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 shots for his third shutout of the season, as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Tampa Bay Lighting, 3-0, on Friday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
While both Toronto and Pittsburgh are coming off Monday losses, the Penguins have to feel much better about their effort in at least earning a point.
Evgeni Malkin's second goal of the night tied the game in the third, then both he and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout, as the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday at CONSOL Energy Center.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Tuesday that a pair of forwards will be out for significant periods due to injury.