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?”

The Winnipeg Jets are Goalie Shopping Ahead of Deadline Day

The Winnipeg Jets find themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to the post-season, with a 25-29-4 record. That puts them in sixth place in the Central Division, currently tied with the Dallas Stars and six points behind the Los Angeles Kings for one of those juicy wild card spots. The Jets droppedContinue reading “The Winnipeg Jets are Goalie Shopping Ahead of Deadline Day”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins closed off the 2015-2016 by winning the Stanley Cup and they’re hoping for identical results in 2016-2017, albeit without the rather sloppy start. The Penguins didn’t look sharp in the first half of last season and finished with a 48-26-8 record that wasn’t indicative of their play when things got tough. EvenContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins”

Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup

In true heart-pounding fashion, the Pittsburgh Penguins rose to the challenge and defeated the favourite Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. That they did so without the services of Sidney Crosby for more than half the game was remarkable, too, but for the most part this win was about character and heart. WinningContinue reading “Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup”