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.
Penguins coach Dan Bylsma joined “The Fan Morning Show” on Tuesday to preview the Penguins/Blue Jackets first round series.
His Pittsburgh Penguins are back in the playoffs – in fact, they’re the 2-seed in the Eastern Conference – but Scott Ferrall doesn’t feel too optimistic.
Doc says the Bruins are his favorites in the East and his pick in the West changes everyday.
With the playoffs starting on Wednesday and the question marks that constantly surround Marc-Andre Fleury this time of year, the Pens announced they’ve recalled goalie Tomas Vokoun from his conditioning assignment in the AHL.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman previewed the Stanley Cup playoffs with Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Bob Pompeani looked ahead to the Stanley Cup playoffs with Kevin Allen of USA Today.
Jussi Jokinen scored in regulation and then got the game-winner in the shootout, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the playoff-bound Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Longtime NHL defenseman and current NHL on TSN analyst Aaron Ward joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to offer his take on the Penguins and their potential playoff opponents.
All well and good as the Penguins supplemented their offensive attack with some grit in Goc and versatility in Stempniak at the NHL Trade Deadline on Wednesday. But aren’t we missing the main story here?
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back on the ice following the Olympic break and a certain goaltender showed off a new look today.
After being sidelined since the pre-season with blood clots, Penguins’ goaltender Tomas Vokoun has officially been cleared for action and says it’s only a matter of conditioning before he’s ready to get back on the ice for a game.
Penguins analyst Bob Errey joined Ron Cook on The Cook and Poni Show Tuesday morning to talk about the Pens’ 2-1 OT thriller over Ottawa and the save of the year for Marc-Andre Fleury.
What happened on Monday night might be deemed more innocuous than momentous from most angles. And that’s probably correct.