Penguins: Rutherford Will Be Busy at the Deadline

The Pittsburgh Penguins are positioning themselves for another playoff run and they’ll probably be among the most active teams at the trade deadline. Those are, of course, two obvious statements for anyone who knows Jim Rutherford and Co. But just what do the Penguins have up their proverbial sleeves? First, the reality. Pittsburgh is 27-17-6Continue reading “Penguins: Rutherford Will Be Busy at the Deadline”

Capitals: Washington Dashes Pittsburgh’s Threepeat Hopes with Game Six Victory

The Washington Capitals have vanquished the threepeat hopes of the Pittsburgh Penguins and advanced to the Eastern Conference Final thanks to a Monday night win. The Capitals took the Game Six victory 2-1, with Evgeny Kuznetsov sealing the deal at 5:27 in overtime. Washington will now face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the next round.Continue reading “Capitals: Washington Dashes Pittsburgh’s Threepeat Hopes with Game Six Victory”

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”