Not So Fast; Caps Send Series to Game 6

With a three-goal third period, including two in 27 seconds, the Washington Capitals staved off elimination Saturday at Verizon Center and forced a Game 6 Monday in Pittsburgh. Things started well for the Pe...

Opportunistic Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

For the second straight game, the Penguins didn’t have the chances the Washington Capitals did. They were outshot, 36-24, including a 16-5 first period, and had to block 33 more on their way to the net. They di...

Penguins Hope Adversity Makes Them Stronger

They’re called the Penguins, but the defending Stanley Cup champions have come into March more like a lion. After opening the month with a 4-1 loss at Chicago, Pittsburgh has gone on a five-game tear at what...

Sharks Crash Penguins’ Party with 4-2 Win

Thursday, the Penguins had an opportunity to do something no Pittsburgh team has done since 1960, when Bill Mazeroski swung for the fences against the Yankees at Forbes Field – win a championship at home. A ...

Fleury Attempts Comeback for Rangers Rematch

The Pittsburgh Penguins have heard the buzz. As they went on a 16-5 tear to close the season, rising from playoff-bubble team to second place in their division, they also rose in the opinions of many from an al...