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Stanley Cup Playoffs

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Blogger Seth Rorabaugh Offers Insight on Pens-Blue Jackets Series

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.

93-7 The Fan–04/25/2014

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Bylsma: Pens Need More From Crosby & Malkin

The Pittsburgh Penguins have found themselves in a series of twists and turns with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

04/24/2014

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Report: Crosby Aware Of Playoff Goal Drought, Not Bothered By It

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.

93-7 The Fan–04/24/2014

Nick Foligno #71 of the Columbus Blue Jackets is congratulated by his teammates after beating Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins for the game winning goal during the overtime period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 23, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Fans Remain Optimistic Despite Game 4 Loss

Playoff hockey is rarely dull and the first four games against the Columbus Blue Jackets are keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

04/24/2014

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Shea-ved Ice: Fleury Not Solely To Blame For Game 4 Collapse

This is the kind of series that drive stats people crazy. There’s no way to explain this anomaly. It’s just simply bizarre.

04/24/2014

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Pens Blow Another Lead, Fall To Blue Jackets 4-3 In OT

Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno’s wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.

04/23/2014

Jayson Megna #59 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates after teammate Brandon Sutter #16 beat goalie Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal during the third period in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 21, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Pittsburgh defeated Columbus 4-3. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Shea-ved Ice: Pens Show Resiliency In Game 3 Comeback Win

The Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets took another strange, yet familiar twist Monday night.

04/22/2014

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Fleury, 3-Goal Flurry Lead Pens Past Jackets, 4-3

The Pittsburgh Penguins also have another P-word going for them: patience.

04/22/2014

Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets makes a pad save off a shot from Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first overtime in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 19, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Columbus defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in the second overtime to capture the franchise's first playoff win. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Shea-ved Ice: Series Tied 1-1, Time For Stars To Shine

With the series tied 1-1 and shifting to Columbus for the next two games, the Penguins’ big guns need to start contributing – immediately.

04/20/2014

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Shelly Anderson Gives Outlook On Game 3

Shelly Anderson of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette joins Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman to talk about the Penguins and Blue Jackets series, which is tied at 1-1 as the teams head to Columbus for Game 3.

93-7 The Fan–04/20/2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate on the ice after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 19, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Edge Penguins 4-3 In 2 OT, Series Tied 1-1

Matt Calvert’s first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. His second ended 4,493 days of futility for a franchise that is quickly morphing from laughingstock to something considerably more potent.

04/20/2014

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Tagianetti: Pens Need To Improve Exiting Their Zone

Bob Pompeani talked about the Penguins-Blue Jackets series with former Penguins defenseman Peter Taglianetti.

93-7 The Fan–04/19/2014

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Analyst Bob Errey: Pens Showed Patience, Resiliency In Game 1

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.

93-7 The Fan–04/17/2014

Brandon Sutter #16 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 16, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 4-3. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Sometimes It Isn’t The Stars

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.

04/17/2014

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Penguins Rally Past Blue Jackets 4-3 In Game 1

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.

04/16/2014

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