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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
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Penguins Must Adjust Despite 5-4 OT Win

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, a win is a win. It gets you one step closer to your ultimate goal. And now the Pittsburgh Penguins need just two more wins […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
Mario Lemieux cemented his place in Pittsburgh Penguins' history. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

What Happened to the Penguins in Game 2?

Penguins players had a tough time coming to a consensus on what went wrong and what needed to be done to regain control of the series.

by · May 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Debating the Aspects of a Penguins-Blackhawks Final

In his “Magic Vs. Birds” column of the May 20 edition of The Hockey News, Adam Proteau makes his case for why he believes the Chicago Blackhawks will defeat the […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby is one of three finalists for this year's Hart Memorial Trophy. (Icon SMI)

Penguins Act Out Jekyll and Hyde in 4-3 Loss to Islanders

Nobody said that this would be easy. And the Pittsburgh Penguins certainly added to that theory on Friday night at Consol Energy Center. As I have said many times this […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
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