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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.
With a win in Game 4 Wednesday night, the Penguins would have a chance to close out the series Saturday at noon at CONSOL Energy Center.
Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune spent some time talking to The FAN Morning show about the opening round matchup between the Penguins and Lightning.
Tyler Kennedy’s third-period goal gave the Pens a 3-2 lead and the win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Monday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning will square off in a pivotal Game 3 Monday night.
The Penguins went through a full workout Sunday before they boarded their charter bounded for Tampa Bay. It’s there on Monday night that they will take on the Lightning in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series.
The Penguins lost 5-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday night. As a result, the series will return to Pittsburgh for a fifth game.
There are many explanations for why the Penguins lost Game 2 Friday night. Some are more rational than others, but here’s what I could come up with.
What a way to start off the playoffs in a new building. While the first period may not have been perfect, the Penguins sure turned it on for the final 40 minutes.
ROOT Sports Penguins analyst Jay Caufield joined The FAN’s Ron Cook Thursday to discuss the Penguins Game 1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Hockey analyst, Bob Errey, joined The FAN Morning Show Thursday to discuss the Pittsburgh Penguins playoff victory over the Tampa Lightning Wednesday night.
93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator gives his predictions for the first round of Stanley Cup Playoff action…