Penguins: Crosby Misses Sunday Practice, Let the Speculation Begin

It’s hockey season again and that means a return to the sort of rampant speculation over minor details we all know and love. Enter the story of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby, who missed Sunday’s practice after leaving Saturday’s scrimmage early. Naturally, such news is enough to send tongues wagging across the hockey world. WhyContinue reading “Penguins: Crosby Misses Sunday Practice, Let the Speculation Begin”

Sabres: Buffalo’s Season was Yet Another Mixed Bag

The Buffalo Sabres have failed to make the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. They were eliminated from contention Saturday after losing to the Montreal Canadiens. So, what went wrong? How did it happen again? And was 2018-2019 at least a step in the right direction? It’s a mixed bag for the Sabres. They hadContinue reading “Sabres: Buffalo’s Season was Yet Another Mixed Bag”

Sabres: Dahlin Ups the Ante, but Buffalo Still Struggles

Being a fan of the Buffalo Sabres isn’t easy. In 2017-2018, the club won just 25 games and allowed 81 more goals against than goals scored. They were dead last in the standings. Jack Eichel was a rare bright spot, scoring 64 points in just 67 games. He had a team-leading 25 goals and aContinue reading “Sabres: Dahlin Ups the Ante, but Buffalo Still Struggles”

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 twoContinue reading “Do the Blue Jackets Stand a Chance Against the Penguins?”

Conor Sheary Out Four to Six Weeks

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Conor Sheary will be out four to six weeks with an upper body injury, the team announced Wednesday. “[Sheary’s] having a real good year, so that’s a tough one for us,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. “He’s been a real good player for us, but once again, our depth will be testedContinue reading “Conor Sheary Out Four to Six Weeks”