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2017 Stanley Cup Final: Nashville and Pittsburgh Have Adjustments to Make

The Stanley Cup Final is tied and both teams are optimistic, oddly enough. The Pittsburgh Penguins were up 2-0 on the Nashville Predators, but the home team took home back-to-back wins at the Bridgestone Arena. The Predators lost Game One and Game Two, despite outshooting the Penguins and dominating possession time. And the Penguins lost […]

2017 Stanley Cup Final: Game One Was a Tale of Dumb Luck, Bad Bounces

Despite pulling away with the victory, Game One of the Stanley Cup Final probably didn’t go exactly as planned for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sure, they took the series opener by a final score of 5-2 over the Nashville Predators. But they also jumped out to a 3-0 lead early before squandering 37 minutes without a […]

2017 Stanley Cup Final Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators

The Pittsburgh Penguins will face the Nashville Predators for the Stanley Cup and the series should be a doozy. While the Predators are not generally considered one of hockey’s marquee teams, the franchise from Music City aims to change that with their first shot at the ultimate prize in sports. The Penguins have seen it […]

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 […]

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