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Penguins and Senators Making Adjustments Ahead of Game Five

To say the Eastern Conference Final has been a rollercoaster ride would be an understatement. Neither the Ottawa Senators nor Pittsburgh Penguins have been able to win consecutive games and play has been almost impossible to predict. The best of seven series is knotted at two games apiece, with Game Five set for Sunday. There […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The Ottawa Senators will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final, marking the first time the two clubs have met in the post-season since 2013. On that occasion, the Penguins took the second round series 4-1. Pittsburgh is coming off yet another defeat of the Washington Capitals, but the series went the distance. […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Washington Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Washington Capitals. They took the Game Seven victory on Wednesday night, dropping the Capitals in a 2-0 victory. The Penguins will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. Pittsburgh took the win on goals by Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist. Sidney Crosby had an assist. The Capitals […]

Capitals and Penguins Gear up for Game Seven

The Washington Capitals dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of their Eastern Conference playoff series, picking up a 5-2 win on Monday night that would’ve been a 5-0 win were it not for a late lapse. Despite a few twilight issues, the Capitals played their best hockey of these playoffs. They embarrassed the Penguins in […]

Penguins Charting the Course Through Another Crosby Concussion

Three days after sustaining a concussion, Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby was skating again. The Penguins announced that Crosby skated on his own at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex on Thursday. He did not play in Game Four of Pittsburgh’s playoff series against the Washington Capitals and his availability for Game Five is thus far […]

Do the Blue Jackets Stand a Chance Against the Penguins?

In our look at the playoff series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets, one detail emerged: experience was going to be a factor. Now that the Penguins are up two games to none on the Blue Jackets, that experience factor has been showing itself. Pittsburgh has outscored Columbus 7-2 so far across two […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets had a terrific year, but they’ve drawn the assignment of facing the defending champs in the first round. That’s no easy feat, especially for a club that hasn’t seen post-season puck since 2014, but these Blue Jackets pulled off a 50-24-8 record in the regular season. The Pittsburgh Penguins finished three […]

Connor McDavid Wins Art Ross Trophy

Connor McDavid has secured the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer, putting together a 100-point season in just his second season in the league. The 20-year-old had a pair of assists as his Edmonton Oilers took down the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. That put an end to his regulation season on a […]

Alex Ovechkin Strikes 1,000 Points

To the surprise of nobody, Alex Ovechkin once again entered the history books and recorded his 1,000th point on Wednesday night. Ovechkin achieved the marker against the Pittsburgh Penguins, scoring 35 seconds into the first period at the Verizon Center. The Russian forward not only became the first Washington Capital to carve out 1,000 points, […]

Making History: Alex Ovechkin Ties “Rocket” Richard

It goes without saying that Alex Ovechkin is a generational talent. He proved it again last night, scoring his 544th career goal and notching his 999th career point, thereby matching the goal-scoring total of Maurice “Rocket” Richard. The goal came in Montreal, which is perhaps fitting. Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals knocked off the Canadiens by a […]

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