Stanley Cup Playoffs
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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have found themselves in a series of twists and turns with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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.
Playoff hockey is rarely dull and the first four games against the Columbus Blue Jackets are keeping fans on the edge of their seats.
This is the kind of series that drive stats people crazy. There’s no way to explain this anomaly. It’s just simply bizarre.
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.
The Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets took another strange, yet familiar twist Monday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins also have another P-word going for them: patience.
With the series tied 1-1 and shifting to Columbus for the next two games, the Penguins’ big guns need to start contributing – immediately.
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.
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.
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.
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.