Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Deja Vu: Pittsburgh Penguins Relive Game 2 Torment

The Pittsburgh Penguins got terrorized in a series last year against the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pens relived that nightmare against the New York Islanders Friday night at the Consol […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
While the other defensemen chosen for Team USA have some offensive skills, Brooks Orpik does not. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Plus/Minus: The Laziest Stat in Hockey?

As playoff teams make adjustments for what they hope will be a successful two month journey and those already eliminated start to evaluate their seasons, coaches and management well delve […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Can Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury bounce back from two questionable goals to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets? (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

Penguins Ride Fleury, Penalty Kill to 1-0 Series Lead

Physicality? Check. Penalty kill on the money? Check. Strong goal tending? Also, check. The Pittsburgh Penguins flexed their #1-seed muscles last night at Consol Energy Center in 5-0 drubbing of […]

by · May 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
Evgeni Malkin (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Penguins Making a Statement

The Pittsburgh Penguins entered the 2013 playoffs as heavy favorites against their first round opponent, the New York Islanders.¬†After all, this was David and Goliath.¬†Engineers of both a fifteen and […]

by · May 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Is Sidney Crosby the Peyton Manning of hockey? (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Pittsburgh Penguins: Five Keys For Playoff Success

Dare we remind ourselves of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ debacle last playoff season when the Philadelphia Flyers provided a punch that still has the city of Pittsburgh in recovery. The Penguins’ […]

by · May 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
He's that bad so we used a Pens file photo. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) Arness

How the Penguins Fixed Their Defensive System

How is sluggish defenseman Douglas Murray surviving in the Penguins up-tempo system?

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby must put aside all distractions to better perform in the post-season. (Photo by Andy Martin Jr.)

Another Cup For Pittsburgh

Another Cup Please: Nows the Time To Jump on the Pens Bandwagon A Guest Post by Robert Bello If you’ve been living under a rock while the NHL’s shortened 48 […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Isles-Pens: The En Fuego Five

As the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins get ready to drop the puck on their Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup, here are five hot story lines to keep an eye […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby understands the urgency the Penguins must play with in this shortened season. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Pittsburgh Penguins: A Look Back at 2013

In a season that was, unfortunately, marred by a lockout that saw nearly half of the schedule lost; not to mention numerous injuries to key players, the Pittsburgh Penguins were […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pascal Dupuis will undergo knee surgery in two weeks to repair a torn ACL. (Icon SMI)

Pascal Dupuis Is Gonna Get PAID

A while back I speculated that Pascal Dupuis could be moved at the deadline to help fill some gaps in the Penguins lineup. Little did I know at the time […]

by · April 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Coyotes have had success with their defensive system (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

Which Comes First: The System or the Player?

Why didn’t Zbynek Michalek work in Pittsburgh?

Sens Don’t Cash In on Cooke Bounty, or Playoff Spot

Sens Don’t Cash In on Cooke Bounty, or Playoff Spot

The Ottawa Senators entered Monday night’s matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins needing just two points to clinch a playoff birth in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They also entered the […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins