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Column: Crosby and Malkin: from disappointment to dynasty

A Penguins fan celebrates after the team's Stanley Cup repeat Sunday. (Photo by Matt Hawley/Senior Staff Photographer)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

June 13, 2017

Early in the 2015-16 season, the Crosby-Malkin era was considered a disappointment. Now, it’s the best in Penguins history. When Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin came to Pittsburgh in 2005 and 2006, respectively, it marked a turnaround for an organization which had missed the playoffs every season since 2...

‘Sully’ knows best: Coach rewarded for giving Murray second chance

Rookie goaltender Matt Murray (30) has the Pittsburgh Penguins in position to clinch the Stanley Cup on Thursday. (TNS)

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

June 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Penguins rookie goaltender Matt Murray has been far from perfect in the Stanley Cup Finals, but he still has his team one win away from lifting a fourth Stanley Cup trophy. With one more standout performance, Murray could be hoisting the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP along with it. ...

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