The Pens announced today that former Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Jim Rutherford would take over the General Manager duties here in Pittsburgh, and then Rutherford joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about the latest challenge in his storied career and what he’s going to do to get the organization back to where they want it.
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.
Marc-Andre Fleury – Pittsburgh’s playoff goat each of the last two years – has posted back-to-back shutouts against the New York Rangers, leading the Penguins to a 3-0 win in Game 2 on Sunday and a 2-0 win in Game 3 on Monday.
For the first time in a long time, there’s not a lot of chatter and it’s likely because Marc-Andre Fleury’s critics and naysayers have been pretty well silenced.
Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of these playoffs, and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his second shutout of the New York Rangers in two nights as the Pittsburgh Penguins regained home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 on Monday night.
Just seconds before 10 p.m. on Friday night, Marc-Andre Fleury was faced with a flurry.
The playoffs are never easy and the Pittsburgh Penguins proved that fact last night in Game 6. A 4-0 lead should be an automatic win, but nobody told that to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Pittsburgh Penguins dug deep and put their best foot forward in these playoffs Saturday night at CONSOL Energy Center. The effort led to a 3-1 win in the game and a 3-2 edge in the series.
As the Pens find themselves tied in their opening round playoff series with the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-2, many are trying to identify what exactly it is that holds this team back in the postseason.
NHL on TSN analyst and longtime NHL goaltender Martin Biron joined The Fan Morning Show Friday to offer his take on Fleury’s performance in the 2014 playoffs.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have found themselves in a series of twists and turns with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Playoff hockey is rarely dull and the first four games against the Columbus Blue Jackets are keeping fans on the edge of their seats.
This is the kind of series that drive stats people crazy. There’s no way to explain this anomaly. It’s just simply bizarre.
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.