Canadiens: Montreal Advances, Secures Series Win Against Pittsburgh

The Montreal Canadiens are advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Qualifying Round series. The Habs took the series-clinching victory on a busy Friday, shutting out the Penguins 2-0 to polish off Game Four of their best-of-five. The contest ran scoreless for the majority, untilContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Advances, Secures Series Win Against Pittsburgh”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. Up next, the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter as heavy favourites. TheyContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins”

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”

Canucks: Vancouver Blows a Weird One in Pittsburgh

Honestly, it’s hard to say exactly what happened to the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday. They were facing the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh and lost the game by a final score of 8-6, which in and of itself suggests something wild was going on. “I’ve been around long enough to see it, but to be involved inContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Blows a Weird One in Pittsburgh”

Penguins: How Long Will Pittsburgh Be Without Evgeni Malkin?

As most hockey fans already know, Pittsburgh Penguins centre Evgeni Malkin was injured Saturday after taking an awkward spill into the boards. On Monday, the Penguins announced that the 33-year-old would be out “longer-term.” So what does that mean and how will the Penguins cope? Pittsburgh is now without three forwards for an indefinite periodContinue reading “Penguins: How Long Will Pittsburgh Be Without Evgeni Malkin?”