Pens deal for defense

Mark Streit

The Penguins traded for three-time All-Star Mark Streit to add depth to their defense

The Penguins made two moves at the trade deadline to shore up their defense, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

Frank Corrado

Frank Corrado hopes for a career turnaround similar to what Justin Schultz has done with the Penguins

One of those defensemen, Frank Corrado, is eager for a fresh start with the Penguins, writes Bill West.

Derrick Pouliot

Defenseman Derrick Pouliot has five goals, 14 points and a plus-10 rating in 23 AHL games since Jan. 1

In the Penguins notebook, JB writes that the call-up gives Derrick Pouliot another chance to prove himself.

Marc-Andre Fleury 4

Keeping a goalie the caliber of Marc-Andre Fleury was the smart move by the Penguins


This is a good problem to have…

My column focuses on how the Penguins did right by their defense and made the sound move by keeping goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

Marc-Andre Fleury v Blackhawks

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby on Marc-Andre Fleury’s 25-save performance: ‘To see that he’s still here, we’re happy and he played great tonight’

Despite Fleury’s strong performance, the Penguins were unable to stop Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks, writes JB>

On the Chipped Ice blog, JB shows his appreciation for an awesome hockey game.

ON THE STEELERS

Heinz Field

The Steelers’ relationship with the Sports & Exhibition Authority raises concerns with Heinz Field hosting future events like the Super Bowl.

At the NFL Combine, Joe Rutter writes that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team will be able to do business during free agency.

James Harrison

James Harrison had five sacks last season and owns the Steelers sacks record with 79.5

The Steelers sign James Harrison to a two-year deal, writes Joe Rutter.

Le'Veon Bell 2

Le’Veon Bell set back-to-back Steelers single-game postseason rushing records

In the Steelers notebook, Rutter also reports that no decision has been made on whether Le’Veon Bell should have groin surgery.

IN BRADENTON

Pat Light 2

After drafting him in the first round in 2012, the Boston Red Sox told Pat Light to stop throwing a splitter

Pat Light’s splitter is shining for the Pirates, writes Rob Biertempfel.

Josh Lindblom

Reliever Josh Lindblom pitched in the Korean Baseball Organization

In the Pirates notebook, Biertempfel writes that Pirates reliever Josh Lindblom is starting to feel at home.

Biertempfel’s breakdown: Pirates 3, Twins 1