April 17th, 2012With the Penguins facing elimination on Wednesday, reporters who boldly insisted the Penguins would waltz through the playoffs are now scrambling to justify how their predictions ended up so wrong.
April 13th, 2012Philadelphia has struggled with slow starts all season and it's very possible the Penguins could jump out to another quick lead in Game 2 on Friday night. With a great deal of playoff experience on the roster, the Penguins should be able to learn from their mistakes and put together a full 60-minute effort.
April 11th, 2012Pittsburgh’s best strategy against the Flyers’ trap is to move the puck up ice as quickly as possible. This fits well with the Penguins’ preferred style of play and it doesn’t allow the Flyers to get into position to clog the neutral zone.
April 10th, 2012The challenge for Peter Laviolette and the Flyers will be prioritizing the Penguins' threats. Pittsburgh's trio at the center position of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Jordan Staal is something no team in the NHL can match head to head.