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.Continue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins”

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Columbus Blue Jackets

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 victory in Game Five of their first round series in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For a time, it seemed as though the Blue Jackets wouldn’t be able to pull together a single win. The Penguins’ experience was proving insurmountable, with Pittsburgh outscoringContinue reading “Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Columbus Blue Jackets”

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?”

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 threeContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

Buffalo’s Ristolainen Suspended Three Games

Buffalo Sabres defenceman Rasmus Ristolainen has been handed a three-game suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel. The suspension was handed down on Thursday by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. The hit in question took place at 8:46 of the first period as the Sabres faced the Penguins on Tuesday. RistolainenContinue reading “Buffalo’s Ristolainen Suspended Three Games”