Round two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs has arrived and the Pittsburgh Penguins have a formidable opponent awaiting them.
After scoring 3 goals and registering two assists in the six-game series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins forward Jussi Jokinen joined Joe Starkey of Starkey and Mueller to talk about how the team is gearing up for their second round matchup with the New York Rangers.
Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf and Philadelphia’s Claude Giroux are finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy.
With the potential to close out their series with the Columbus Blue Jackets Monday night, Evgeni Malkin decided to take matters into his own hands, essentially carry the team to a 4-3 game 6 victory by recording a hat trick.
Jay Caufield says if the Pens stars do what they are supposed to do, he likes them in any series.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman talked about the Pens-Blue Jackets series with Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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.
Seth Rorabaugh, of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Empty Netters Blog, joined The Fan’s John Phillips to react to the Penguins’ performance in Game 4 and to look ahead to Game 5.
Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby led the league in points in the regular season, but all the focus right now is on the playoffs and his 9-game drought without scoring a goal in the postseason.
With the series tied 1-1 and shifting to Columbus for the next two games, the Penguins’ big guns need to start contributing – immediately.
It was about a week ago that Penguins Head Coach Dan Bylsma told the assembled media that he didn’t believe in resting players heading into the playoffs despite his team not having much left to play for. But the message send last night against the Colorado Avalanche suggests something entirely different.
Josh Yohe of the Tribune Review joined Chris Mack on the Late Shift from snowy Winnepeg following the Pens 4-2 win over the Jets. With the win, the Penguins clinched their first ever Metropolitan Division Championship.
Bob Pompeani talked about the state of the Penguins with former player Rick Tocchet.
Roenick says Pens can overtake Boston and get into Stanley Cup Finals if they take a page from Bruins book.
James Neal is one of the NHL’s elite goal scorers, but it seems he often finds himself in the headlines for his style of play which has now resulted in multiple suspensions for illegal hits.