Eastern Conference Semifinals
Don’t tell me about the down-the-liners.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are embracing their underdog role heading into the playoffs.
Derick Brassard scored twice, including New York’s first power-play goal in 10 games, and the Rangers avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Friday night.
With the Penguins one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals, ROOT Sports Pens Analyst Bob Errey joined the Starkey and Mueller show to discuss how the Pens got to this point and how much farther he can see them going.
Brandon Sutter scored a short-handed goal to break a second-period tie, and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved within one win of the Eastern Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Derick Brassard scored 3:06 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Friday night.
After scoring 3 goals and registering two assists in the six-game series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins forward Jussi Jokinen joined Joe Starkey of Starkey and Mueller to talk about how the team is gearing up for their second round matchup with the New York Rangers.
Stempniak says the Pens chances may hinge more on how they play but the Rangers will provide them with a huge test.
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the New York Rangers advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
The Pens advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night, but their second round opponent is still unknown as it will come down to either the Rangers or Flyers.
Eight playoff wins down, eight to go for Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Jason Spezza doesn’t have much time to return to form if the Ottawa Senators want to extend their season.
Here’s a bit of unsolicited advice for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ forwards for the remainder of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Ottawa Senators — attack Erik Karlsson.
Sidney Crosby had his second career playoff hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.