NHL: Toronto 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Tomas Kaberle scored the winning goal in overtime Tuesday as the Toronto Maple Leafs posted a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Peter Forsberg scored twice Friday night to help Philadelphia edge the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-4.

NHL: Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Chris Drury poked a rebound past Marc-Andre Fleury 1:32 into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, at Mellon Arena.

NHL: St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 0

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Curtis Sanford made 21 saves for his third career shutout Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues posted a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 1

DETROIT, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored a pair of goals for a second straight game Monday to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Colorado 3

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Mark Recchi had a goal and an assist Saturday to help lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

NHL: Calgary 3, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Daymond Langkow scored two goals and Kristian Huselius had three assists Saturday as the Calgary Flames defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 2, Pittsburgh 1

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- ookie Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves Thursday while leading the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Buffalo 3, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Ales Kotalik scored the game-winning goal early in the third period Tuesday as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 2 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal in the final minute of overtime Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2.

NHL: Buffalo 3, Pittsburgh 2

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Jochen Hecht scored Monday with 21 seconds remaining in overtime to hand the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory over the winless Pittsburgh Penguins.

Penguins make Crosby No. 1 pick

OTTAWA, July 30 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday chose center Sidney Crosby with the first-overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft.

Pittsburgh sends Fleury back to juniors

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The cash-strapped Pittsburgh Penguins, unwilling to pay a $3 million bonus, returned rookie goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to his junior team Thursday.

NHL: Tampa Bay 6, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Pavel Kubina scored two power-play goals and Cory Stillman also tallied twice Tuesday as the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the Pittsburgh Penquins, 6-2.

Penguins send Caron to the AHL

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins Monday assigned goaltender Sebastien Caron to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
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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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