NHL: Ottawa 5, Pittsburgh 2

OTTAWA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Peter Schaffer had two goals and an assist Monday as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 5, Pittsburgh 4 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Miroslav Satan had a hat trick in regulation and also scored in the shootout Saturday to give the New York Islanders a 5-4 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 1

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Steve Rucchin had a goal and an assist Wednesday night as the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh, 3-1.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 7, Pittsburgh 1

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr had a pair of goals and an assist Saturday, leading the New York Rangers to a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Pittsburgh 8, Washington 1

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Mark Recchi and John LeClair both scored two goals Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins buried the Washington Capitals, 8-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Knuble scored the game-winner with 2:05 remaining and had an earlier assist Monday as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-2.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Petr Prucha recorded two goals and an assist Thursday night as the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh, 4-2, for the Penguins' eighth straight loss.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Brendan Morrison had a goal and an assist Monday to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Nashville 5, Pittsburgh 4

NASHVILLE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Scott Walker scored two goals Sunday night as Nashville beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-4.

NHL: Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 1

CHICAGO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Andy Hilbert scored two goals Friday night as the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh, 4-1.

NHL: Columbus 6, Pittsburgh 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jaroslav Balastik had two goals Wednesday night to lead Columbus to a 6-1 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Marc Savard broke a tie late in the third period Saturday to lead the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Montreal 4

MONTREAL, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby and Michele Ouellet each scored two goals Tuesday to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-4 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal with 1:29 left in overtime Saturday night as Pittsburgh edged the New York Rangers, 4-3.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New Jersey 2

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Prized rookie Sidney Crosby registered two goals and one assist Thursday night to help Pittsburgh beat the New Jersey Devils, 6-2, ending a six-game skid.
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Marc-Andre Fleury
Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury watches as the puck goes past him as Washington Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin scores his third goal of the game at the Verizon Center in Washington on February 7, 2010. This is the Capitals 14th straight win. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Marc-André Fleury (born November 28, 1984) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Drafted out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) first overall by the Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Fleury played major junior for four seasons with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, earning both the Mike Bossy Trophy as the league's top prospect and the Telus Cup as the top defensive player in 2003. He joined the Penguins in 2003–04 and won a Stanley Cup championship with the team five years later in 2009. Internationally, Fleury has represented Canada twice as a junior, winning back-to-back silver medals at the World Junior Championships in 2003 and 2004. He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Fleury is known by the nickname "Flower," derived from the English translation of his last name (fleuri is "in bloom," or "in Flower," in French). His goaltender masks always feature a fleur-de-lys on the backplate (in addition to the initials EFGT, honoring his four grandparents in memoriam), and have frequently featured some sort of flower on the front artwork, as well.

Fleury played major junior in the QMJHL for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, beginning in 2000–01. After a strong 2002–03 campaign that included a silver medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships and QMJHL Second Team All-Star honours, he was chosen first overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is only the third goalie to be chosen first overall in the NHL draft, after Michel Plasse and Rick DiPietro. Playing four seasons total with Cape Breton, Fleury's jersey number 29 was later retired by the club in his fourth NHL season on January 25, 2008.

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