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Erik Karlsson is ready to have an impact for the Senators (Icon SMI)

Pens-Sens: The En Fuego Five

The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in the playoffs once again, for the fourth time in the last seven years (’07, ’08, ’10, ’13). Ottawa, by way of […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins
Evgeni Malkin (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Best Islanders 4-2; A Look Back

It was no walk in the park (in fact, it was more like a high-speed chase, with the New York Islanders losing the Pittsburgh Penguins at every turn), but somehow, the […]

by · May 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Three Keys to Penguins Moving On

Despite being outplayed by the Islanders for long stretches of their first round matchup, the Pittsburgh Penguins managed to persevere and dispatch their up and coming rivals in six games.  Indeed, […]

by · May 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguin Tanner Glass (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

How Does the Penguins Penalty Kill Work?

“Penalty kill, power play, guys are doing a lot of different things that lead to success on this team,” Jarome Iginla said of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

by · May 10, 2013 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Tyler Kennedy (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Tyler Kennedy and Life as a Healthy Scratch

Tyler Kennedy, despite his $2 million contract, was a healthy scratch for the first four games of the Islanders series.

by · May 10, 2013 · 1 comment · 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)

Why Marc-Andre Fleury Should Not Be Benched for Game 5

Marc-Andre Fleury should not be benched by Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma for Game 5. I have continuously debated the issue of benching Fleury for Tomas Vokoun as Bylsma […]

by · May 9, 2013 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Fleury of Transitions: Penguins’ Short and Long-Term Ramifications of Starting Vokoun

Earlier this week, we presented five key elements that the Penguins would need to improve upon if they were to start finding success against the New York Islanders.  One of the most important […]

by · May 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins: Optimism vs. Pessimism

There is no question at this point that the Pittsburgh Penguins are severely underachieving in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They are the Eastern Conference’s number one seed, and were […]

by · May 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
Ten Reasons Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Will be Golfing Next Week

Ten Reasons Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Will be Golfing Next Week

The Pittsburgh Penguins will lose to the New York Islanders if they do not make some sort of drastic change in the way that they are playing in the Stanley […]

by · May 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby is one of three finalists for this year's Hart Memorial Trophy. (Icon SMI)

Talent Alone Not Enough for Pittsburgh Penguins to Win

If you’d have told me two weeks ago that the Pittsburgh Penguins would be lucky to have a 2-1 series lead over the New York Islanders going into Tuesday’s game, […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Five Keys to the Pittsburgh Penguins Moving On

In simply looking at the end results, one might think the 2013 playoffs are going quite well for the Pittsburgh Penguins.  After all, they lead the New York Islanders 2-1 in their first […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Iginla played mostly left wing in Pittsburgh (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

It’s Time to Unite Jarome Iginla and Sidney Crosby

Should Jarome Iginla be with Evgeni Malkin or Sidney Crosby? Right wing or left wing?

by · May 6, 2013 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins