too-many-men-on-the-ice penalty for the Rangers - and Simon Despres netted his second NHL goal to give ..... Sidney Crosby , on Neal's goal. Despres , a young defenseman, came out ..... imagining it in the penalty box,'' Despres said with a smile, regarding the
James Neal staked Pittsburgh to an early lead, and Simon Despres and Brandon Sutter extended it. Fleury made 32 saves ..... The Penguins were being outshot 23-10 at the time of Despres ' goal with 4 minutes left in the middle period that
play 6-foot-4, 215-pound D Robert Bortuzzo to add size to his lineup against the physical Sabres. Replacing D Simon Despres , Bortuzzo played his eighth game of the season after sitting out two. ... Sabres rookie C Mikhail Grigorenko was
Pittsburgh took an early lead on a power-play goal by Sutter, the son of former Devils coach Brent Sutter. Defenseman Simon Despres took a shot from the left point and Sutter deflected it past Brodeur. The Penguins had some great chances on a power
the Penguins up 2-0. It was the kind of lightbulb moment that seemed to give Pittsburgh a welcome energy boost. Simon Despres scored on a breakaway a few minutes later and the Penguins put the clamps down the rest of the way. ''There was
lower-body injury recover. ? The Penguins demoted defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton after ..... concussion symptoms) and Paul Martin (illness). Despres played against Boston, but Strait was scratched.
Game 1. The Penguins will be without defenseman Paul Martin , who will miss his second straight game with an undisclosed injury. Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma says Martin's ice time will be split between Simon Despres and Brian Strait .
defenseman Matt Niskanen will also not play against the Islanders with an undisclosed injury. The Penguins recalled Simon Despres and Brian Strait from Wilkes Barre/Scranton to fill in on Tuesday.
open to the public. Highlighting the Penguins ' invitees are the team's last three first-rounders: defenseman Simon Despres (2009), forward Beau Bennett (2010) and defenseman Joe Morrow (2011); and Eric Tangradi, who played 15 games
Ontario Hockey League last year, was the Penguins' second-round pick (54th overall) in the 2011 draft. Defenseman Simon Despres didn't score, but he also jumped into his share of offensive plays for the Black team. Center Scott Wilson, the