Bob Pompeani talked about the Penguins-Blue Jackets series with former Penguins defenseman Peter Taglianetti.
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.
You could see it in the early moments of game one with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Pens were tight and their play showed it. The weight of fans expecting a deep Stanley Cup run every year is something the players are aware of, and they aren’t afraid to admit it.
While President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were unveiling a new job training grant program at the CCAC campus in North Fayette Wednesday, one man got not one, but two mentions for the job he is doing so far.
On Wednesday evening, with puck drop of Game 1 of the first round series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins about an hour away, my voice (which can take paint off walls) firmly made a pronouncement on 93.7 The Fan.
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.
The banners are hung, the CONSOL Energy Center is dressed in its Stanley Cup finest and the last-minute ticket shuffle is on.
Maatta says he knows the playoffs are more intense and he hopes his Olympic experience will help him be ready.
Much like the fan base that has grown tired of meaningless games while waiting for the playoffs to being, Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen told Starkey and Mueller that he’s ready for games that actually mean something.
The playoffs have arrived. It’s that special time of year, where the world seems to stop when the puck is dropped.
With the Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets set to meet each other in the first round of the NHL playoffs, Blue Jackets play-by-play broadcaster Jeff Rimer joined Starkey and Mueller to tell us everything we should know about the Pens first round opponent.
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.
The regular season for the Pittsburgh Penguins has come to a close. Now, it’s time for playoff hockey.
Don’t mean to sound too harsh here, but close shouldn’t be good enough this season for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman previewed the Stanley Cup playoffs with Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.