VANCOUVER – Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered his semi-annual ‘State of the NHL’ address on Wednesday afternoon prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. The biggest news of the […]
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VANCOUVER – For 59 minutes and 42 seconds, Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final was a nail-biter. Leave it to Alex Burrows to take it even further than that. […]
Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant GM Jason Botterill says there’s one question that he and the team’s front office always ask when evaluating a player: “Have they played in big games?” Next […]
May 25th. It’s a big day for the Pittsburgh Penguins franchise. Twenty years ago today Jaromir Jagr was mumbling about Elvis while the city of Pittsburgh was in a frenzy […]
On Wednesday night the Boston Bruins escaped with a wild win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to tie their Eastern Conference Final series at one apiece. The 6-5 final score […]
PITTSBURGH – The Tampa Bay Lightning kick off their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Boston Bruins tomorrow night after a nine-day layoff. For the Pittsburgh Penguins, the ease at […]
Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli was a busy man at the trade deadline. After staying quiet last season, Chiarelli shuffled a number of bodies around this year in an attempt […]
The NHL has released the schedule for the Eastern Conference Finals and Western Conference Finals based on multiple playoff scenarios.
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis may not be perfect – but who is? He didn’t expect his team to get swept in the second round of the NHL playoffs – but who did?
PITTSBURGH – The dust has finally settled in Pittsburgh after a disappointing 1-0 Game 7 loss on home ice Wednesday night. Coach Dan Bylsma said no players were hiding major […]
PITTSBURGH – Lightning and heavy storms will roll into Western Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon but they’re unlikely to match the intensity of a Game 7 matchup between Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay […]
If Pittsburgh blows a 2-1 series lead and Neal can’t find the back of the net, he won’t be able to sidestep comparisons to last year’s deadline-dud Alexei Ponikarovsky.