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After a disappointing postseason that was followed up by turnover in the Penguins front office as well as its coaching staff, Sidney Crosby has finally spoken out on the direction both he and the organization are headed.
Jones says he would like to see Shero stay but will most likely be fired because he didn’t fire Bylsma last year.
It took about a week, but the NHL finally handed down its disciplinary action against Boston Bruins’ tough guy Shawn Thornton.
Zdeno Chara scored with 13 seconds left in regulation after David Krejci tied it late, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night in a game that saw Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik taken from the ice on a stretcher.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being pulled down and punched by Boston’s Shawn Thornton in the opening period.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will head on the road to Boston tonight, where their playoff run came to an abrupt end last season.
Pittsburgh spent four games last June futilely flailing away at Tuukka Rask as the Boston goalie shoved the Penguins out of the Eastern Conference finals one remarkable save at a time.
The Penguins will play host to the Boston Bruins at CONSOL Energy Center tonight for the first time since being swept in the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Blackhawks stunned all of Boston and Bruins fans everywhere with two goals in 17 seconds in the dying moments of Game 6 to clinch the Stanley Cup Monday night.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.
Patrice Bergeron revealed the injuries that he played through following the Bruins’ loss in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
That’s all the time the Chicago Blackhawks needed to rally and win the Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Monday night.
In an almost improbable comeback, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 for their second Stanley Cup title since 2010.