Jake Guentzel


Jake Guentzel, the playoffs, and what went wrong

During his first two years in the NHL Jake Guentzel scored 23 goals in his first 37 playoff games for the Pittsburgh Penguins. That included a league-best 13 goals for a team that won its second straight Stanley Cup, and then 10 goals (and 21 total points!) in only 12 games the following postseason.
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Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Hands out helper

Guentzel produced an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Sabres. Guentzel picked up the secondary helper on Sidney Crosby's third-period tally. The 26-year-old Guentzel has been impressive throughout the year with 23 goals, 34 helpers, a plus-7 rating and 138 shots in 55 contests. He'll have one more chance to add to his regular-season numbers Saturday versus the Sabres.
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Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Goal, two helpers in win

Guentzel scored a power-play goal and supplied a pair of assists in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers. Guentzel scored with the man advantage at 3:20 of the second period. He also assisted on third-period markers by Sidney Crsoby (even strength) and John Marino (power play). It's been another spectacular year for Guentzel, who has 23 goals, 56 points, 135 shots on net and a plus-6 rating through 54 outings. He's earned 18 of his points on the power play.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Produces OT winner

Guentzel scored the game-winning goal and had four shots with two hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over Washington. Guentzel redirected John Marino's feed on top of the crease 2:11 into the extra period to secure the win for the Penguins. It was the team-leading 22nd goal of the year for the 26-year-old Guentzel, who has reached the scoresheet in five of his last six games.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Breaks scoreless deadlock

Guentzel scored a goal on two shots and added a pair of hits Sunday in a 1-0 win over Boston. Guentzel accounted for the game's only goal when Sidney Crosby teed him up for a one-timer at the left dot 4:03 into the third period. It was the 21st goal of the season for Guentzel, six of which have been game-winners. The 26-year-old has been his typical consistent self in 2020-21, producing 52 points and a plus-10 rating in 49 contests.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Keeps stacking up points

Guentzel dished out a pair of assists in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Devils. Guentzel's latest multi-point night gives him 14 points in his last 10 games and 48 in 46 games this season. The top-ling winger already has a fourth consecutive 20-goal season under his belt, and Guentzel remains within striking distance of Sidney Crosby's team points lead, trailing by four with 10 games to play.
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Penguins’ Jake Guentzel Hasn’t Skipped a Beat This Season

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel is quietly becoming one of the team’s most dominant players. His steady production this season has helped keep the Penguins marching toward the playoffs and considered contenders. It’s funny to think before the season there were questions of how he would respond after only playing four games in all of the 2020 calendar year. He answered by picking up where he left off.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Point streak at five games

Guentzel picked up two assists in Friday's 6-4 win over the Devils. Both helpers came in the third period as Guentzel helped set up Sidney Crosby's eventual game-winner and Bryan Rust's empty-net tally. Guentzel has found the scoresheet in five straight games and 11 of the last 12, and on the season he has 17 goals and 42 points in 41 contests.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Three points in loss to Bruins

Guentzel scored an even-strength goal and added two assists, one on the power play and one short-handed, in Saturday's 7-5 loss to the Bruins. The 26-year-old continues to roll as Sidney Crosby's wing man. Guentzel hasn't gone more than two games in a row all season without finding the scoresheet, and on the year he has 16 goals and 38 points through 38 games.

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Hands out two helpers

Guentzel had a pair of assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Islanders. Guentzel set up second-period goals by Sidney Crosby (PP) and Bryan Rust to help extend Pittsburgh's lead to 5-0. The effort pushed Guentzel's point streak to six games (three goals, five assists), and he's now reached the scoresheet in 10 of his last 11. For the season, the 26-year-old has 14 goals and 20 assists in 35 contests.
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Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Two-point effort Saturday

Guentzel scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Devils. The 26-year-old capped the scoring in the third period after helping set up Bryan Rust for the game-winner early in the second. Guentzel has found the back of the net in six of the last seven games, and on the season he has an impressive 13 goals and 29 points through 31 contests.

Jake Guentzel, Bryan Rust lead Penguins over Devils

EditorsNote: Tweaked lede/5th grafs after postgame scoring change; Fixed 3rd, changing “first” to “second” (also added stat); Fixed Vatanen spelling. Jake Guentzel had a goal and an assist and Sidney Crosby had two assists Saturday as the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins topped the New Jersey Devils 3-1 in Newark, N.J. Pittsburgh,...

Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Helps key win over Boston

Guentzel picked up an empty-net goal and added an assist in Monday's 4-1 victory against the Bruins. Guentzel got behind the Boston defense and put away his empty-netter with 16 seconds left in regulation, his 11th goal of the season. He had earlier drawn an assist on Sidney Crosby's go-ahead goal in the final two minutes of the opening period. Guentzel is now riding a four-game point streak, lighting the lamp in each of those four contests, and he's reached the scoresheet in 11 of his last 13 games dating back to Feb. 20.