Stanley Cup Playoffs
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.
The playoffs are never easy and the Pittsburgh Penguins proved that fact last night in Game 6. A 4-0 lead should be an automatic win, but nobody told that to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Fans were forced to bite their nails Monday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets to win the series 4-2.
The Pittsburgh Penguins dug deep and put their best foot forward in these playoffs Saturday night at CONSOL Energy Center. The effort led to a 3-1 win in the game and a 3-2 edge in the series.
Jussi Jokinen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi joined John Phillips Thursday night on “The Late Shift” to talk about the Flyers and Rangers series. The Rangers currently lead the Flyers 2-1 heading into Game 4 in Philadelphia.
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.