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”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins will take to this season with designs on winning it all for the third time in five seasons, but they’ll have to do it without Phil Kessel. The club traded the forward to the Arizona Coyotes for Alex Galchenyuk and a defence prospect. “We’ve changed the makeup of our team,” Penguins generalContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins”

What Went Wrong: Pittsburgh Penguins

Everything was going more or less according to plan for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2018-2019. They finished the regular season with a decent 44-26-12 record, good for third in the Metropolitan Division and sixth in the Eastern Conference. They made the playoffs and got set to face the New York Islanders in the first round.Continue reading “What Went Wrong: Pittsburgh Penguins”

Islanders: New York Up 3-0 on Penguins, Setting Up Series Sweep

Thanks to a 4-1 victory Sunday over the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Islanders are one victory away from sweeping their first playoff series since 1983. One could argue the Islanders have had the Penguins, an underperforming bunch this season, on the ropes the entire time. And on Sunday, it looked like that for certain.Continue reading “Islanders: New York Up 3-0 on Penguins, Setting Up Series Sweep”