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.
The Pro Hockey Writer’s Association has already named their finalists for the MVP award, and apparently the NHL Players Association agrees with them as they’ve chosen the same three players for the Ted Lindsay Award, the MVP award as voted on by the players.
Just seconds before 10 p.m. on Friday night, Marc-Andre Fleury was faced with a flurry.
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.