After the Penguins lost 5-1 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to the Philadelphia Flyers, Jim Colony caught up with winger, James Neal.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are seeking their first 60-minute effort of this series.
(93-7 The FAN) — Neal is suspended for Game 4, while Asham is suspended for the next three games.
Though recent events might put Arron Asham and James Neal in the discussion, Sidney Crosby is still likely the Penguins player that Flyers fans dislike the most. Former NHL referree Kerry Fraser says things would be very different if Crosby was wearing the orange and black.
(93-7 The FAN) — Penguins forward Craig Adams was suspended for Wednesday night’s Game 4 between the Penguins and Flyers. It could get worse for the Penguins today.
The Penguins are down 3-0 in the series and now, James Neal and Arron Asham are going to face disciplinary hearings with the NHL on Tuesday for their actions in Game 3.
The bottom line is the Flyers own the Penguins right now. I said before this started that the Pens can’t win a series that goes seven games against the Flyers. And the odds of Pittsburgh winning four of the next five are very slim.
(93-7 The FAN) — Steve Sullivan, who spent most of the regular season on the point of the first power play unit alongside Letang, returned to the point.
(93-7 The FAN) — The consensus throughout the team is the Penguins got away from their game.
(93-7 The FAN) — Forwards James Neal — second on the team with 40 goals and 81 points — and Steve Sullivan — sixth on the team with 48 points — took extra time off at the end of the regular season to heal up nagging injuries and will be in the lineup in Game 1.
(93-7 The FAN) — Penguins captain Sidney Crosby scored twice Tuesday night, the second of which proved to be the game winner, as Pittsburgh beat Boston, 5-3, and inched closer to clinching the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.
Frans Nielsen scored twice and the New York Islanders won in Pittsburgh for the first time in more than four years with a 5-3 victory over the Penguins on Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Evgeni Malkin’s assault on the rest of the National Hockey League continued Thursday, as he scored two goals in a 5-1 Pittsburgh win against Nashville at Consol Energy Center.
Evgeni Malkin scored twice, James Neal had four assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched a playoff spot with a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — James Neal recorded a his first hat trick as a Penguin, Evgeni Malkin added two goals and four assists and Sidney Crosby tallied four assists as the Penguins routed the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday, 8-4.