Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

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Jim Rutherford’s Future and 12 Final Penguins Thoughts

New faces behind the bench and in the front office won’t relieve the pressure on this franchise that was once blessed with such promise.

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Rangers Turn The Table; Pens Down 3-1

As history recalls, the Rangers found themselves on the brink of elimination last year in the 2014 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals falling behind 3-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins. This year things are […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Healthy Players are the Rebuild the Penguins Need

As the Pittsburgh Penguins sit on the brink of elimination, there are many who have been looking for reasons as to why this has come to pass. The answer is […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Three Keys for the Penguins to Even Up Series at Home

Game Three saw the Penguins’ comeback effort in the third period fall short as the New York Rangers took a 2-1 series lead, winning the game by the same score. […]

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Rangers Must Seize the Opportunity at Hand

With a win on Wednesday, the Rangers can do something they’ve done only once since 2009, and that is take a two-game lead in a playoff series. In what has […]

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Penguins Need To Start Rebuilding, Now

One. That is the total number of draft picks the Pittsburgh Penguins hold in this June’s draft, in the 1st 3 rounds combined.  One.  They would currently own the 46th […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Game of Numbers: Pittsburgh Penguins Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh head coach Mike Johnston (File Photo)

Inside the Penguins-Rangers Coaching Chess Match

Playoff hockey is a chess match. Each team enters a series with a specific gameplan in mind.

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Emptying the Notebook on Penguins and Rangers

Tomorrow we’ll look at strategic adjustments Mike Johnston and the Pittsburgh Penguins have made to grab an early road victory from the New York Rangers. Today, let’s empty the notebook. […]

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Crosby and Crew Shine Bright as Pens Tie the Series

View image | gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins evened up the series against the New York Rangers on Saturday, coming away with the 4-3 victory.  Sidney Crosby scored twice, Chris Kunitz […]

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A Puncher’s Chance for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Heading into Game 1 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers series, Pens fans had seemingly maintained an even keel.  Hopes were kept in check as the Rangers were (and […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Marc-Andre Fleury, at 30, has already made his mark in a Penguins uniform(Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins, Fleury Look to Steal One on Broadway

View image | gettyimages.com For anyone who has watched the Pittsburgh Penguins, let alone followed them, for the past few months, it is safe to say that Thursday night’s performance […]