2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington and Pittsburgh Renew Familiar Rivalry

The second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs is very nearly upon us and that means the Washington Capitals will face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Again. Game One of this series will take place on Thursday. This is the third consecutive time these two clubs have met in the post-season and the fourthContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington and Pittsburgh Renew Familiar Rivalry”

Penguins: Pittsburgh Advances on Strength of Guentzel’s Four Goals

Thanks to a wild 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Penguins are on their way to the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Jake Guentzel had four straight goals in the contest, while Sean Couturier had a hat trick for Philly in the losing effort. The Penguins advance toContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Advances on Strength of Guentzel’s Four Goals”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh Draws Philly in the First Round

The post-season is once again upon us and that means it’s time to take a sneak peek at the first round matchups, starting with the faceoff between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers. Game One of this series gets underway Wednesday. This marks the first time these two teams have tangled since 2012. OnContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh Draws Philly in the First Round”

Pittsburgh Goalie Matt Murray Skates at Practice

There is good news in Pittsburgh as goalie Matt Murray skated on his own at practice Friday. The Penguins netminder sustained a concussion Monday at practice and has been on the shelf ever since. Murray did not face any shots at practice on Friday, but he was in full equipment and that’s a pretty goodContinue reading “Pittsburgh Goalie Matt Murray Skates at Practice”

Penguins’ Murray Out Indefinitely with Concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is out indefinitely with a concussion, the team announced Tuesday. Murray had the diagnosis Tuesday morning after an evaluation following Monday’s practice. He had left practice early after taking a puck to the head off an Olli Maatta shot. Murray is not slated to be in the lineup as theContinue reading “Penguins’ Murray Out Indefinitely with Concussion”