Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonough scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the New York Rangers won the opener of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Thursday night.
Jussi Jokinen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Seth Rorabaugh, of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Empty Netters Blog, joined The Fan’s John Phillips to react to the Penguins’ performance in Game 4 and to look ahead to Game 5.
Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno’s wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
The Pens showed some good signs and some bad signs in Game 1 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but the real key is that they came out of the game with a 1-0 series lead.
Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
The playoffs have arrived. It’s that special time of year, where the world seems to stop when the puck is dropped.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame three one-goal deficits in Game 6 to eliminate the New York Islanders with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.
We’ve finally reached the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins will be tested right out of the gate in round one by taking on the division rival New York Islanders.
The long standing rivalry between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers was rekindled on Sunday, and the teams will meet on the ice again Saturday. But before this weekend’s big showdown, fans were lining up to buy playoff tickets for the opening round this morning, and it could be against those hated Flyers.
The Penguins’ quest for the Stanley Cup this year has officially ended. The team could not find the back of the net last night and lost in a shutout to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
93-7 The Fan’s hockey commentator gives his keys to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Penguins and Lightning.
A hard-fought, double overtime win has given the Penguins a commanding 3-1 game lead over Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Penguins went through a full workout Sunday before they boarded their charter bounded for Tampa Bay. It’s there on Monday night that they will take on the Lightning in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series.
93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator gives his predictions for the first round of Stanley Cup Playoff action…