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For the Pittsburgh Penguins, losses to Tampa Bay in Games 5 and 6 means it is do-or-die time in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series.
Let’s look at the Penguins’ tortuous history in Game 7′s played on home ice. This might seem terribly cruel, but stay with me here. Putting this stuff out in the open — facing it — could actually help exorcise the demons.
Hockey Expert Darren Dregger joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to breakdown the Penguins Game 6 matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
After an 8-2 loss in Game 5, the Penguins will look to bounce back with a win to close out their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night.
Well, the Penguins had a chance to end this series on home ice Saturday afternoon. However, any hope of that happening went out the window after the first period.
Lightning didn’t strike just twice in the same place Saturday afternoon at CONSOL Energy Center as Tampa Bay routed the Penguins 8-2.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to close out their first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 this afternoon.
I apologize for not having something posted sooner about Wednesday’s double-overtime thriller. I used Thursday as a mental health day to recover from the stress and emotional roller coaster that was Game 4.
ROOT Sports Color Analyst for Penguins game Bob Errey joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the goal he called from James Neal to win Game 4 in double OT.
A hard-fought, double overtime win has given the Penguins a commanding 3-1 game lead over Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
ROOT Sports hockey analyst Jay Caufield joined the The FAN Thursday morning to discuss Wednesday night’s thrilling Penguins overtime victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to take a stranglehold on their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series tonight in Tampa Bay. For the Penguins to have that opportunity to close out the series and march on to the second round, a few things need to happen.
The Pittsburgh Grinders…err…Penguins showed a lot of character in a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3. While the goal-scorers on the team need to start burying pucks, different guys are stepping up every night.
The Pens have a decision to make with the suspension to Chris Kunitz, which forward will they bring in to replace him. They need to pick 22 year-old Eric Tangradi to fill that role.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning will be forced to make roster changes for Game 4 Wednesday night.