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The Flames and Canucks have had a heated series thus far. (Sergei Belski - USA Today)

Week 1: Five Noteworthy Numbers From the NHL Playoffs

Hockey, like any sport, is a game of numbers. From milestones to missed opportunities to stellar performances when it counts the most. Here in the 2014-15 NHL playoffs, numbers and […]

(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

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. […]

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
Connor McDavid is the inevitable pick at number one, but are teams tanking for him? (Photo: OHL Images)

Oilers Win Lottery: Does Drafting Connor McDavid Equal a Championship?

I’m really happy for Edmonton Oilers fans. But I do feel for the fans in Buffalo, being the last place team and not getting the first pick. (Though Jack Eichel […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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 […]

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Rangers/Penguins 2015 Playoff Preview

The New York Rangers have been on a historic roll lately.  They have won the team’s third Presidents’ Trophy with a franchise record 113 points–not even the Cup-winning 1994 team […]

Evgeni Malkin led the Penguins over the Jets with five points on the afternoon (Tom Turk/THW)

Key Points as Penguins Head to Buffalo for Finale

The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins (42-27-12) took the ice against the Buffalo Sabres (23-50-8) at First Niagara Center on Nov. 8, Pittsburgh won its seventh consecutive game in a […]

by · April 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Blake Comeau (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

What Happened to the Pittsburgh Penguins?

In every season since the Penguins won the Cup in 2009, there has been a postmortem on the team trying to figure out what went wrong. In 2010, they had […]

by · April 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Columbus forecheck (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Could Columbus Crash Penguins Playoff Chances?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent most of the season on cruise control.  Even though they have had to overcome several obstacles, including key injuries, they have been able to maintain […]

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Penguins Powering Through Injuries

View image | gettyimages.com Injuries can make or break a team in any sport. The Pittsburgh Penguins have had more then their share this season, especially lately as the playoffs […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Fantasy World: All Is Not Lost

Your best players need to be your best players come crunch time. It’s cliché, but more often than not, it’s also true. Just look at the blow Jonathan Toews dealt […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Chris Kunitz has lost a step this season. Could he be available for trade? (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Five Reasons: Move Kunitz to Bottom Six

No player has taken more criticism in Pittsburgh lately than forward Chris Kunitz.  In November, the two-time Stanley Cup winner, Olympic gold medalist and, most notably, Robin to Sidney Crosby’s […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins