At some point in this series, some actual playoff hockey had to break out between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers. It did Friday night as the Penguins faced elimination once again, this time within the friendly confines of CONSOL Energy Center for Game 5.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins finally found a multiple-goal lead they liked, thrashing the Philadelphia Flyers, 10-3, Wednesday night in Game 4.
Claude Giroux had three goals and three assists to set a franchise record for points in a playoff game, rookie Sean Couturier had a hat trick of his own and Philadelphia rallied for a wild 8-5 victory Friday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Jakub Voracek beat Marc-Andre Fleury from in close 2:23 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers will write another chapter in their long and heated rivalry when they meet in the first round of the playoffs. Who has the edge and what can you expect?
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pens needed a win to guarantee home ice and got just that with a 5-2 victory against the New York Rangers Thursday night.
NBC NHL Analyst Pierre McGuire talked with Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN about being between the coaches going at it during the Pens-Flyers game, and filled us in on what was said.
Seth Rorabaugh, writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Empty Netters blog, joined The Fan morning Show Friday.
(93-7 The FAN) — A dismal stretch of hockey got worse Thursday night, as the Penguins lost to the Islanders on Long Island, 5-3.
Voting is underway for the 2013 EA Sports NHL cover, and a couple Penguins are up for the honor.
(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) — The Penguins inched two points closer to the Rangers, who have a game in hand on the Penguins.
Evgeni Malkin loped through the zone, stutter-stepped his way to the front of the net and flipped the puck past Theodore – who vainly thrust his stick in the Russian’s direction – to score in the streaking Penguins’ 2-1 shootout victory Friday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Penguins scored two carbon copy first period goals and held off a desperate charge from Phoenix Monday to extend their winning streak to six games and win, 2-1.
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