Post Tagged with: "Eastern Conference Finals"

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Will Penguins Rebound from Last Season’s Flameout?

Upon Boston’s shocking dismantling of the favored Penguins in last season’s Eastern Conference Final, endless questions immediately surrounded a Pittsburgh squad that so many thought would surely wear, at the very least, the Prince […]

by · September 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins' head coach Dan Bylsma put all of his stock in Marc-Andre Fleury before this season began. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

USA Olympic Hockey Team Bound to Provide Truth About Pittsburgh Penguins

The USA Olympic Hockey Team is bound to provide the truth to many of the questions that remain about the Pittsburgh Penguins. With one of the most talented rosters in […]

by · August 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Questioning Sidney Crosby’s Leadership: Is He a First-Class Captain?

Is Sidney Crosby an admirable captain leading the Pittsburgh Penguins? We know he is the best player in the world, or at least one of them. Crosby tore up the […]

by · June 14, 2013 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Bruins Prove That Teams, Not Individuals, Win Championships

By Mike Miccoli It starts with a milk crate. Maybe a steel folding chair for some, an orange traffic cone for others, but for most, it’s a milk crate. You […]

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3 Reasons the Penguins are on the Brink of Elimination

Last week, we presented an argument for why the Pittsburgh Penguins would be playing for the Stanley Cup this year.  Then, the Eastern Conference Finals started.  Oops.  May have swung and missed […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin: Leave the Temper and Whining in Game 1

When you think of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, do you think of whiner and bad temper? If you aren’t a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins, I already know your […]

by · June 3, 2013 · 11 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Tom Kowal addresses the Capitals bench (Clydeorama/Flickr)

Scouting the Refs: Conference Finals

Another round of playoff hockey, another round of cuts for the officiating team. Gone are Brad Meier, Tom Kowal, Chris Lee, and Kevin Pollock.  They join the referees cut after the first […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
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There Will Be Blood: The 1991 Bruins Penguins Series

Two recent Stanley Cup winners in the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins are set to faceoff this Saturday in what is expected to be a memorable Eastern Conference Finals regardless […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
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NHL Conference Finals Predictions Sure to Go Wrong

And then there were four and what a four they are. The four teams left in the Stanley Cup Playoffs have won the last four Stanley Cups, the first time […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Will Play for the Stanley Cup

With the Eastern Conference Finals set to begin later this week, THW’s Ian McLaren points out that there are certainly no shortage of storylines when it comes to the Bruins and Penguins.  Whether it comes […]

by · May 28, 2013 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Martin Brodeur jumps up for joy anytime there is a Devils mailbag. (File Photo)

Top 10 Memorable Playoff Goals in New Jersey Devils History

It is NHL Playoff time and that means that your favorite teams will be providing you memories that will last a lifetime (both good and bad). The New Jersey Devils […]

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Top 10 Lists
Battle on the Hudson: The Greatest Playoff Series in NHL History

Battle on the Hudson: The Greatest Playoff Series in NHL History

Seven games in thirteen days, 27 periods, two teams six miles apart, and two organizations taking very different routes in their quest to reach the Stanley Cup Finals. These are […]

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, Hockey History, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers