Opportunistic Sens Grab 1-0 Series Lead

The Senators’ 1-3-1 system didn’t come as a surprise to the Penguins. And, while Ottawa executed it nearly to perfection in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Final series, Pittsburgh still managed to get their...

Penguins ‘Win One for Sid’ in Game 4

As the Pittsburgh Penguins headed into Game 4 against the Washington Capitals without Sidney Crosby, there was only one kind of retaliation on their minds for the play that sidelined their captain with a concus...

Penguins Down Letang, But Not Out

The calvary isn’t coming. But if you’re writing off the Pittsburgh Penguins’ chance of defending their Stanley Cup without their most important defenseman, they plan to do their best to prove you wrong. “We’...

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...

Bolstered Blueline Paying Off for Penguins

Time will tell if Jim Rutherford’s trade-deadline additions of Ron Hainsey and Mark Streit to the Penguins’ blueline will help Pittsburgh defend the Stanley Cup. But the acquisitions are already paying dividend...

Crosby Reaches 1K Milestone in Costly Game

It hardly stood out as a marquee matchup on the schedule, other than the first Pittsburgh appearance of one of the NHL’s most exciting rookies. But, when Patrik Laine and the Winnipeg Jets came to town on an or...

Offense Lifts Bruins Over Penguins

This past Sunday while the New England Patriots were dismantling the Pittsburgh Steelers in Foxborough, MA by a score of 36 to 17 to capture the AFC Championship, their hockey counterparts, the Boston Bruins we...