Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

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Bruins Prove That Teams, Not Individuals, Win Championships

By Mike Miccoli It starts with a milk crate. Maybe a steel folding chair for some, an orange traffic cone for others, but for most, it’s a milk crate. You […]

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What If Jarome Iginla Accepted the Boston Trade?

On March 27, 2013, Jarome Iginla was on the verge of being traded away from the only team he’s ever known. All signs pointed to the Boston Bruins and even […]

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Scouting the Refs: Penguins/Bruins Game 4

Stephen Walkom and Eric Furlatt are set to officiate tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins at the TD Garden.  Shane Heyer and Brad Kovachik will be the […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Should Dan Bylsma Be on the Hot Seat?

To many people around the NHL, this question won’t make any sense. Pittsburgh is in the midst of turmoil though. With Dan Bylsma’s Pittsburgh Penguins at the brink of an […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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3 Reasons the Penguins are on the Brink of Elimination

Last week, we presented an argument for why the Pittsburgh Penguins would be playing for the Stanley Cup this year.  Then, the Eastern Conference Finals started.  Oops.  May have swung and missed […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Scouting the Refs: Penguins/Bruins Game 3

The Eastern Conference Final heads to Boston for a pivotal Game 3. The Penguins’ entire season effectively hinges on how this game is played – and possibly how it’s called […]

by · June 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Find Themselves in Familiar Territory

When the 2012 playoffs began, many considered the Penguins to be the odds on favorites to capture Lord Stanley’s Cup.  Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, nobody told the hated Philadelphia Flyers, who goaded their […]

by · June 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Should the Penguins Entertain Trading Evgeni Malkin?

Hear me out on this. If only for just five seconds. Currently, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in a bit of a predicament. They have their franchise goalie, Marc-Andre Fleury, sitting […]

Dan Bylsma better have the Pittsburgh Penguins ready for the Playoffs, or his job may be in jeopardy.(Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Dan Bylsma’s Reputation: He Did it His Way

This is not going to end well. But, God-willing, it will be over quickly. Dan Bylsma has been coaching for his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins since May 1. He’s […]

by · June 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Caught in Bear Trap: Defense-less against Bruins

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ team defense will continue to be the reason why they fail to contend for a Stanley Cup. The story is no different this post-season. The Pens’ defense […]

by · June 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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A Running Diary of Game 2: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins

By Mike Miccoli Let me set the tone right now. It’s 7pm on a Monday night and after a weekend at an out-of-state wedding, I’m running on about 14 cumulative […]

by · June 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, Uncategorized
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Matt Cooke Hits Adam McQuaid: Watch Both Players Fail Hockey

The game is over and the damage is done. The Pittsburgh Penguins are down 1-0 in the Eastern Conference Final to the Boston Bruins. Matt Cooke is not suspended, Adam […]

by · June 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins