9-2-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Zach Parise
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young left wing Zach Parise in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Zach Parise has played 38 games with JyP Jyväskylä this season, collecting 28+10=38 with 28 PIM.


9-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dan Lacouture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jan Hrdina has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alexei Kovalev has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ryan Malone has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rick Kehoe has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Stephane Richer has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-2-2003 Team captain meets with Brian Rolston
Following the team's recent 1-3 win at Philadelphia Flyers on 7-2-2003, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Mario Lemieux and Brian Rolston did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Mario Lemieux

6-2-2003 Alexander Zevakhin resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins left wing Alexander Zevakhin has resumed full training after his injury.

4-2-2003 Ryan Malone frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Ryan Malone feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Ryan Malone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 7 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 7 PIM. He has also played 40 games with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins this season, totalling 25+18=43 with 28 PIM.


4-2-2003 Michal Sivek resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins center Michal Sivek has resumed full training after his injury.

3-2-2003 Team captain meets with Wayne Primeau
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against New York Islanders on 1-2-2003, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Mario Lemieux and Wayne Primeau did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mario Lemieux

2-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

John MacLean is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Rick Kehoe is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Dan Lacouture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jan Hrdina has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Robert Lang is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ryan Malone has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Stephane Richer has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Kris Beech has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-2-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Dustin Brown
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young right wing Dustin Brown in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Dustin Brown has played 52 games with Sarnia Sting this season, collecting 43+16=59 with 61 PIM.


1-2-2003 Alexander Zevakhin resumes light training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins left wing Alexander Zevakhin has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

31-1-2003 Michal Sivek injured.
Michal Sivek of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

30-1-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Nathan Horton
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young right wing Nathan Horton in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Nathan Horton has played 50 games with Montreal Rocket this season, collecting 41+16=57 with 51 PIM.


26-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

John MacLean is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Martin Straka is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexei Kovalev is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Rick Kehoe is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Kris Beech is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aleksey Morozov has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ryan Malone has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Randy Carlyle has played 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-1-2003 Jan Hrdina speaks up.
Jan Hrdina is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 4 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-1-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Nate Thompson
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young center Nate Thompson in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Nate Thompson has played 49 games with Rouyn-Noranda Huskies this season, collecting 39+20=59 with 36 PIM.


20-1-2003 Ryan Malone frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Ryan Malone feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Ryan Malone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 7 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 7 PIM. He has also played 40 games with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins this season, totalling 25+18=43 with 28 PIM.


20-1-2003 Andrew Ference reaches career high !
Andrew Ference marked a new career high in points with 16 after assisting in tonights game against Florida Panthers on a goal by Kris Beech. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Andrew Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 8th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 112 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 30 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 46 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+15=16 with 21 PIM.


19-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

John MacLean is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Aleksey Morozov is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Robert Lang is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alexei Kovalev is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Ryan Malone has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Stephane Richer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kris Beech has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-1-2003 Robert Dome speaks up.
Robert Dome is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-1-2003 Pittsburgh Penguins players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Pittsburgh Penguins were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Alexei Kovalev


18-1-2003 Jan Hrdina resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Jan Hrdina has resumed full training after his wrist injury.

18-1-2003 Robert Lang reaches a milestone !
Robert Lang scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a feed by Kris Beech. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Czech, Robert Lang was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 113 goals and adding 187 assists along with 110 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 45 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 9+22=31 with 2 PIM.


16-1-2003 Rick Kehoe speaks up.
Rick Kehoe is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-1-2003 Alexander Zevakhin injured.
Alexander Zevakhin of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

16-1-2003 Jan Hrdina injured.
Jan Hrdina (PIT) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Eric Lindros (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

14-1-2003 Ryan Whitney resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins defenseman Ryan Whitney has resumed full training after his injury.

13-1-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Marc-Andre Fleury
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

12-1-2003 Stephane Richer speaks up.
Stephane Richer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-1-2003 Team captain meets with Robert Dome
Team captain Mario Lemieux called a short meeting with Robert Dome after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Robert Dome as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

12-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Robert Lang has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-1-2003 Ryan Whitney injured.
Ryan Whitney of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

11-1-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Marc-Andre Fleury
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

10-1-2003 Rick Kehoe resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe has resumed full training after his chest injury.

8-1-2003 Michal Sivek resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins center Michal Sivek has resumed full training after his injury.

7-1-2003 Stephane Richer resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Stephane Richer has resumed full training after his arm injury.

6-1-2003 Ivan Hlinka praises Zach Parise
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young left wing Zach Parise in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Zach Parise has played 28 games with JyP Jyväskylä this season, collecting 18+7=25 with 24 PIM.


6-1-2003 Mario Lemieux reaches a milestone !
Mario Lemieux scored the 1600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Kris Beech. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, Mario Lemieux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 828 NHL games during his career, notching 659 goals and adding 941 assists along with 757 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 40 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 11+19=30 with 2 PIM.


5-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

John MacLean is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Robert Dome is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 34 game streak without registering a single point. Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Robert Lang has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Rick Kehoe remains sidelined with chest injury. Stephane Richer remains sidelined with arm injury.



5-1-2003 Rick Kehoe resumes light training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

5-1-2003 Andrew Ference reaches career high !
Andrew Ference marked a new career high in assists with 12 assists after assisting in tonights game against Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Jan Hrdina. For me this is dream come true, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization.

A native of Canada, Andrew Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 8th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 105 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 27 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 39 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 0+12=12 with 21 PIM.


5-1-2003 Michal Sivek injured.
Michal Sivek of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Charlotte Checkers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

5-1-2003 Rick Kehoe injured.
Rick Kehoe (PIT) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Marek Malik (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. I just hope I can be able to return to action within a week, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

2-1-2003 Pittsburgh Penguins players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Pittsburgh Penguins organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Noah Welch (USA)
-Ben Eaves (USA)


2-1-2003 Stephane Richer resumes light training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Stephane Richer has resumed light training after his arm injury and is listed day to day.

2-1-2003 Martin Straka reaches a milestone !
Martin Straka notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Jan Hrdina. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he joked..

A native of Czech, Martin Straka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 631 NHL games during his career, notching 165 goals and adding 300 assists along with 250 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 6+10=16 with 10 PIM.


2-1-2003 Stephane Richer injured.
Stephane Richer (PIT) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Scott Stevens (NJ). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. I'll remember that goon's number for the cheap hit he gave me. When we meet again he better keep his head up, that's all. I was very lucky it wasn't more serious, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

29-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexei Kovalev is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Randy Carlyle is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Robert Dome is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 31 game streak without registering a single point. John MacLean has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Aleksey Morozov has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 35 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stephane Richer has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-12-2002 John MacLean speaks up.
John MacLean is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 4 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-12-2002 Stephane Richer reaches a milestone !
Stephane Richer notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Alexei Kovalev. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1021 NHL games during his career, notching 424 goals and adding 400 assists along with 619 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 35 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 17+16=33 with 19 PIM.


22-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Straka is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Robert Lang is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Randy Carlyle is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 28 game streak without registering a single point. Aleksey Morozov has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 32 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Rick Kehoe has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-12-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 15 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 15 PIM.


17-12-2002 Matt Murley uncertain about future
Matt Murley wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

17-12-2002 Team captain meets with Robert Dome
Team captain Mario Lemieux called a short meeting with Robert Dome after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Robert Dome as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

16-12-2002 John MacLean resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing John MacLean has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

15-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Stephane Richer is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 25 game streak without registering a single point. Aleksey Morozov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Robert Lang has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 29 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Rick Kehoe has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Randy Carlyle has played 17 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

John MacLean remains sidelined with ankle injury.



14-12-2002 Robert Scuderi resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins defenseman Robert Scuderi has resumed full training after his injury.

13-12-2002 Randy Carlyle frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Randy Carlyle feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Randy Carlyle, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 31 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 9 assists along with 7 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 7 PIM.


13-12-2002 Robert Scuderi injured.
Robert Scuderi of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utica Comets. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, the injured player commented.

13-12-2002 John MacLean injured.
John MacLean (PIT) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Scott Lachance (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

12-12-2002 Martin Straka speaks up.
Martin Straka is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Robert Lang is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Stephane Richer is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 26 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Randy Carlyle has played 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-12-2002 Martin Straka resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Martin Straka has resumed full training after his thigh injury.

1-12-2002 Ryan Malone uncertain about future
Ryan Malone wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

1-12-2002 Stephane Richer frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Stephane Richer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1011 NHL games during his career, notching 418 goals and adding 395 assists along with 609 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 25 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 9 PIM.


1-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brian Rolston is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Robert Lang is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Rick Kehoe is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 23 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Randy Carlyle has played 11 games without a goal. Stephane Richer has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Martin Straka remains sidelined with thigh injury.



1-12-2002 Martin Straka resumes light training.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Martin Straka has resumed light training after his thigh injury and is listed day to day.

26-11-2002 Randy Carlyle frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Randy Carlyle feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Randy Carlyle, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 23 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 6 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 23 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 2 PIM.


26-11-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 23 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 8 PIM.


25-11-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 22 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 22 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 8 PIM.


24-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dan Lacouture is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Robert Lang has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Rick Kehoe has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Robert Dome is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Martin Straka remains sidelined with thigh injury.



22-11-2002 Martin Straka injured.
Martin Straka (PIT) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Alexei Zhitnik (BUF). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, he said to the press.

18-11-2002 Team captain meets with Jan Hrdina
Following the team's recent 3-1 win against Washington Capitals on 18-11-2002, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Mario Lemieux and Jan Hrdina were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Mario Lemieux

18-11-2002 Toby Petersen resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins right wing Toby Petersen has resumed full training after his injury.

17-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Stephane Richer is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aleksey Morozov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Wayne Primeau is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mario Lemieux has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Robert Dome is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-11-2002 Alexei Kovalev reaches a milestone !
Alexei Kovalev scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Martin Straka. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he said after the game.

A native of Russia, Alexei Kovalev was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 643 NHL games during his career, notching 218 goals and adding 282 assists along with 688 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 9+9=18 with 2 PIM.


13-11-2002 Toby Petersen resumes light training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins right wing Toby Petersen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

10-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brian Rolston is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. John MacLean is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Robert Lang is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alexei Kovalev is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Rick Kehoe is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Stephane Richer is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak.

Who's cold

Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mario Lemieux has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2002 Stephane Richer frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Stephane Richer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1000 NHL games during his career, notching 416 goals and adding 389 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 14 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 2 PIM.


3-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Robert Lang is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexei Kovalev is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Stephane Richer is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Bernard Parent has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Randy Carlyle has played 13 games without a goal. Mario Lemieux has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-11-2002 Andrew Dale agrees on a contract.
Andrew Dale has signed a one year deal with the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-11-2002 Toby Petersen injured.
Toby Petersen of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany Devils. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . You never expect an injury like this to happen, but it does, he said when he was taken off the ice.

29-10-2002 Stephane Richer reaches a milestone !
Stephane Richer scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Robert Lang. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 996 NHL games during his career, notching 413 goals and adding 387 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 6+3=9 with 2 PIM.


28-10-2002 Rick Kehoe frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Rick Kehoe, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 3 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 2 PIM.


27-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexei Kovalev is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Darius Kasparaitis is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Stephane Richer is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Rolston has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Robert Lang has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Randy Carlyle has played 10 games without a goal. Robert Dome has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Mario Lemieux remains sidelined with chest injury.



27-10-2002 Mario Lemieux resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Mario Lemieux has resumed full training after his chest injury.

26-10-2002 Mario Lemieux injured.
Mario Lemieux (PIT) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Eric Lindros (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

21-10-2002 Stephane Richer frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Stephane Richer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 994 NHL games during his career, notching 410 goals and adding 386 assists along with 602 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 2 PIM.


20-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. John MacLean is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Rick Kehoe has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-10-2002 Michal Sivek resumes full training.
Wilkes-Barre Penguins center Michal Sivek has resumed full training after his injury.

19-10-2002 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Maxime Talbot to Boston Bruins for Brian Rolston

19-10-2002 Michal Sivek injured.
Michal Sivek of Wilkes-Barre Penguins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Toronto Marlies. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said when he was taken off the ice.

17-10-2002 Rick Kehoe frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Rick Kehoe, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


14-10-2002 Team captain meets with Robert Lang
Following the team's recent 2-1 loss at Arizona Coyotes on 14-10-2002, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Mario Lemieux and Robert Lang did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mario Lemieux

13-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Straka is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jan Hrdina is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexei Kovalev is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Rick Kehoe is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mario Lemieux is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



9-10-2002 Bernard Parent frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Bernard Parent feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Bernard Parent, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 250 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, allowing 4 goals on 35 while booking 0 shutouts.


6-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



3-10-2002 Eric Meloche frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Eric Meloche feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2002 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Tom BarrassoA-A-A-27Carolina Hurricanes
Dominik Hasek BA-A-37Detroit Red Wings
Patrick Roy88878631Colorado Avalanche
Jean-Sebastien GiguereA-BB25Anaheim Ducks
Martin BrodeurBBB30New Jersey Devils
Billy SmithBBB28New York Islanders
Ed BelfourBBB30Dallas Stars
Ken DrydenB-BB28Montreal Canadiens
Mike RichterBBB29Columbus Blue Jackets
Curtis JosephB-B-B28Toronto Maple Leafs
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Brian LeetchA-B-B27New York Rangers
Rob Blake85828327Colorado Avalanche
Bobby OrrBBB29Boston Bruins
Scott NiedermayerB-BB29New Jersey Devils
Chris ProngerCAB27Edmonton Oilers
Sandis OzolinshB-B-B30Florida Panthers
Nicklas LidstromB-BB32Detroit Red Wings
Kimmo TimonenB-BB27Nashville Predators
Scott StevensC-AB28New Jersey Devils
Al MacInnisB-B-B29Buffalo Sabres
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sergei FedorovBB-B32Detroit Red Wings
John LeClairA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers
Paul KariyaACB27Anaheim Ducks
Mike ModanoA-B-B32Dallas Stars
Mark MessierB-BB29New York Rangers
Adam GravesBB-B27San Jose Sharks
Keith TkachukBB-B30Edmonton Oilers
Gary RobertsB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Shayne CorsonB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Peter BondraBB-B28Washington Capitals
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe SakicAB-A-28Arizona Coyotes
Wayne GretzkyAB-A-27Edmonton Oilers
Jean BeliveauBB-A-27Minnesota Wild
Mario LemieuxAB-A-26Pittsburgh Penguins
Peter Forsberg86838529Colorado Avalanche
Ron FrancisB-BB29Carolina Hurricanes
Jeremy RoenickBBB27Philadelphia Flyers
Steve YzermanBB-B27Detroit Red Wings
Alexei YashinA-CB28New York Islanders
Adam OatesBB-B30Washington Capitals
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAC-A-30Washington Capitals
Teemu SelanneA-B-B27Anaheim Ducks
Tony AmonteA-CB28Chicago Blackhawks
Mark RecchiBB-B28Philadelphia Flyers
Brett HullB-CB28Detroit Red Wings
Maurice RichardBB-B28Montreal Canadiens
Eric LindrosA-BB29New York Rangers
Claude LemieuxB-BB27Arizona Coyotes
Pavel BureADB31Nashville Predators
Scott MellanbyB-B-B28Buffalo Sabres


29-9-2002 Team captain meets with Jan Hrdina
Following the team's recent 3-1 win against Toronto Maple Leafs on 26-9-2002, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Mario Lemieux and Jan Hrdina did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Mario Lemieux

29-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



29-9-2002 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded PIT's round 1 pick in 2003 and PIT's round 1 pick in 2004 to Calgary Flames for Derek Morris

22-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Bernard Parent is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Mike Wilson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Straka has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Aleksey Morozov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michal Roszival has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Wayne Primeau has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Johan Hedberg hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kris Beech has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Anton But has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



21-9-2002 Eric Meloche frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Eric Meloche feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season.


15-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



14-9-2002 Stephane Richer frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Stephane Richer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 990 NHL games during his career, notching 408 goals and adding 386 assists along with 600 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2002 Rick Kehoe frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Rick Kehoe, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


10-9-2002 Jan Hrdina resumes full training.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Jan Hrdina has resumed full training after his abdomen injury.

9-9-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


8-9-2002 Bernard Parent frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Bernard Parent feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Bernard Parent, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 250 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, allowing 4 goals on 44 while booking 0 shutouts.


8-9-2002 Rick Kehoe frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Rick Kehoe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Rick Kehoe, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


8-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexei Kovalev is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Stephane Richer is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Jan Hrdina remains sidelined with abdomen injury. Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



8-9-2002 Jan Hrdina injured.
Jan Hrdina (PIT) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Michael Peca (NYI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. These small things happen every now and then, it's all part of hockey, he commented to the press.

5-9-2002 Eric Meloche frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Eric Meloche feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season.


3-9-2002 Eric Meloche frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Eric Meloche feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Meloche was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2002 Stephane Richer frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Stephane Richer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Stephane Richer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 986 NHL games during his career, notching 407 goals and adding 384 assists along with 600 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Janne Laukkanen remains sidelined with knee injury.



31-8-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


31-8-2002 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Jim Leger to Columbus Blue Jackets for PIT's round 4 pick in 2003

31-8-2002 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded NJ's round 5 pick in 2003 to New Jersey Devils for Anton But

30-8-2002 Robert Dome frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Robert Dome feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Robert Dome was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2002 Mark Moore uncertain about future
Mark Moore wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2002 Training camp preview
Pittsburgh Penguins will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Pittsburgh Penguins and Wilkes-Barre Penguins:
- Robbie Tallas G
- Krzysztof Oliwa L
- Dan Lacouture L
- Mike Wilson D
- Randy Robitaille C
- Martin Straka L
- Aleksey Morozov R
- Jan Hrdina C
- Robert Lang C
- Milan Kraft C
- Alexei Kovalev R
- Ian Moran D
- Janne Laukkanen D
- Michal Roszival D
- Hans Jonsson D
- Darius Kasparaitis D
- Josef Melichar D
- Jean-Sebastien Aubin G
- Wayne Primeau C
- Johan Hedberg G
- John Jakopin D
- Peter Ratchuk D
- Ryan Malone L
- Brendan Buckley D
- Sebastien Caron G
- Andrew Ference D
- Dylan Gyori C
- Tom Kostopoulos R
- Joel Laing G
- Jim Leger R
- Jason MacDonald R
- Alexandre Mathieu C
- Eric Meloche R
- Steve Parsons L
- Toby Petersen R
- Martin Sonnenberg L
- Jean-Philippe Soucy D
- Billy Tibbetts R
- Darcy Verot C
- Alexander Zevakhin L
- Stephane Richer R
- Colin Chaulk R
- Mario Lemieux C
- Darcy Robinson D
- Kris Beech L
- Matt Murley L
- Brooks Orpik D
- Shane Endicott C
- Robert Dome R
- Michal Sivek C
- Ross Lupaschuk D
- Tomas Surovy L
- Jan Fadrny L
- Mark Moore D
- David Koci D
- Robert Scuderi D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Robert Lang C
- Janne Laukkanen D
- Wayne Primeau C
- Johan Hedberg G
- Ryan Malone L
- Sebastien Caron G
- Andrew Ference D
- Jason MacDonald R
- Steve Parsons L
- Mario Lemieux C
- Darcy Robinson D
- Jan Fadrny L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Martin Straka L
- Darius Kasparaitis D
- Eric Meloche R
- Martin Sonnenberg L
- Stephane Richer R
- Colin Chaulk R
- Brooks Orpik D
- Ross Lupaschuk D


25-6-2002 Ryan Malone returns
Pittsburgh Penguins were delighted to hear that Ryan Malone has returned to the team.

22-6-2002 Pittsburgh Penguins trade rumoured
Columbus Blue Jackets are rumoured to be planning a trade sending defenseman Petteri Nummelin, center Andrew Murray, right wing Ryan Bowness and center Artem Vostrikov to Pittsburgh Penguins for center Mario Lemieux

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Columbus Blue Jackets are looking for a 1st line center and that Mario Lemieux would be a good fit there.


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


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