Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

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Time For Sidney Crosby to Return the Favor

Sidney Crosby needs to return the favor he owes Evgeni Malkin. When Crosby was out for the majority of last season, Malkin carried the Pittsburgh Penguins on his back. The […]

by · February 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Pittsburgh Penguins Lacking Discipline in More Ways Than You Think

Discipline is the biggest concern for the Pittsburgh Penguins. They are taking many ill-advised penalties, and they are taking the majority of these penalties in the offensive zone. Pens players […]

by · February 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Injury Ninja: Spilling Blood in the NHL

The Injury Ninja: Spilling Blood in the NHL

  It is an excellent question. Every year it seems people, even media, are just amazed at the sheer volume of injuries. Hockey is a violent sport. If you do […]

by · February 21, 2013 · 5 comments · Humor, Injury Report, News/Commentary
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Fastest Two Goals in NHL History: Prospal and Letestu Make Their Mark

In Monday night’s game against the Sharks, Columbus forwards Vinny Prospal and Mark Letestu combined for the fastest goals scored in Blue Jackets history.   The two scored just eight seconds […]

by · February 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Hockey History
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin have been compared for years. (Flickr/clydeorama)

Evgeni Malkin vs. Alex Ovechkin: 10 Years Later

Rivalry.

It’s often defined as “competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.” When comparing Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin, that sounds about right.

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
Sidney Crosby is one of many Team Canada hopefuls high on talent, but low on international ice experience. (VancityAllie/Flickr)

Team Canada: An Early Look at Sochi 2014

With the Sochi Olympics coming up in a year from now, it’s usually the time where people start keeping an eye on the NHL and an eye on potential candidates […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics, Previews and Predictions
The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins at the Verizon Center on Super Sunday, 2013. (Tom Turk/THW)

Capitals Lose 6-3 To Penguins On Super Sunday

Today, marked the 158th consecutive sellout for the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in Downtown, DC. 18,506 were in attendance, but unfortunately witnessed a 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh […]

by · February 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
John Erskine and Matt Cooke receive matching minors for roughing to start the game

Capitals Defensemen John Erskine Will Sit For Three

When the Washington Capitals welcome Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Verizon Center at 12:30pm today, they will do so without veteran defensemen John Erskine. The 32 year […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Suspensions, Washington Capitals
Chris Kunitz. (Tom Turk/THW)

Pittsburgh Penguins: Malkin, Neal, Kunitz Need Reuniting

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ trio of Evgeni Malkin, James Neal and Chris Kunitz need to be reunited to clear the fog that has crept its way into the Penguins’ focus. The […]

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Crosby vs. Ovechkin: A Tale of Two Lockouts

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The queasy fear that began during the 2003-04 season and throughout the Stanley Cup finals turned into a […]

by · January 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Lundqvist makes a save here on the Caps, but ultimately loses the game (Tom Turk/THW).

News and Notes From the NHL’s Opening Weekend

After a nearly four month layoff, the NHL opened its abbreviated 2012-13 (is it still ’12-13 or just ’13?) season with some spirited action over the Martin Luther King Day […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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NHL Eastern Conference Season Preview 2013: Six Contenders

The NHL Eastern Conference season preview focuses on the strong challenge that Carolina, Philadelphia, Washington, Boston, the Rangers, and Pittsburgh pose.

by · January 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions