Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

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Penguins’ Arrogance Strikes Again

I did this once before, after the weekend home-and-home with the Philadelphia Flyers back in March. This isn’t so much an article, as it is my take on what ails […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pressure Cooker: Which Player is Under the Most Pressure in the Playoffs

As we inch ever so closely to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, teams are making their final tweaks to their lines and preparing for the NHL’s second season. […]

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When the Pens are Confident, Can they be Beat?

In 2013, the Pittsburgh Penguins struggled in the first round against a young and confident 8 seed. After four games, they were tied at two games a piece. Those first […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

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Penguins Regular Season Arrogance Weakens their Playoff Odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins regular season arrogance is setting this team up for another playoff failure. Regular season hockey doesn’t work in the playoffs. This maneuver has yet to prove successful for […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Flyers Growing Accustomed To The Hard Way

The Philadelphia Flyers seem to enjoy making things difficult on themselves. After Thursday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the orange and black will enter the playoffs without a chance […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Hockey News: Wings, Jackets Clinch; Linden Back to Canucks

It would be absolute robbery if Sidney Crosby didn’t win the Hart trophy, but here’s some points in case you still aren’t convinced. [Chipped Ice] Interesting stats from the Olympics […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk  - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Why The Red Wings Need To Push For The 7th Seed

The Detroit Red Wings have pulled off an incredible feat, qualifying for the playoffs for the 23rd consecutive season despite an incredible 396 man games lost. A lot of the […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
A playoff year spent on the bench hurt Fleury immensely. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Years Later: Penguins Core Still Seeks Another Stanley Cup

Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins were an up-and-coming team on the verge of a potential dynasty. They had a core of two superstar centers, taken #2 overall in […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Sutter Will Lead Pens to the Cup… Or not

Brandon Sutter has the ability to score 25 goals a season. But he doesn’t break the top six forwards for his team unless one of them is hurt. He’s top […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Claude Giroux, Philadelphia’s “Hart” & Soul

It wasn’t so long ago that Claude Giroux was the butt of all golf jokes. After stumbling out of the gate due in large part to a freak accident on […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
A healthy Sidney Crosby is a nightmare for 29 other NHL teams. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: 100 Points for Crosby; Murray Hearing

Here are your three finalists for the 2014 Hobey Baker award. [The Hockey Guys] Paul Bissonnette vs. Mike Milbury. [Beyond the Benches] Sidney Crosby became the first player in the […]