What a long great trip it’s been. Since the moment the Penguins stepped on the ice on October 5th 2007 the Penguins have been in contention for the Stanley Cup every single day that an NHL game was played right up until May 13th 2010, longer than any other team in the NHL. A bunch of big stick taps from me to the Pens, it was an incred [...]
Many of the Penguins players will be facing their favorite childhood team in a game seven playoff game that they’ve played over and over in their younger heads scoring the game winning goal for the Canadiens. It’s time to trample the ghosts of their childhood heroes, it’s time to spit in the face of 100 years of hockey histo [...]
The Montreal Canadiens have forced a Game Seven. You have to give them credit. Once they got behind, facing elimination, they played their best hockey of the series. The Penguins were not able to create the same level of desperation. As Steigy once said, “You can’t play with desperation unless you’re desperate.” N [...]
The combination reads 87, 71, and 17,132. Tomorrow night’s game 7 will be a home game, where the stars need to shine. No better way to spend 60 minutes than with your heart in your throat, on the edge of your seat, tearing out your hair, and jumping up and down. The home ice advantage is one I’ve noticed more in this series tha [...]
The Pens got outworked in this game. It was almost as if they thought they had already won this game. Montreal played with the desperation of a team that was facing elimination, the Pens played like they didn’t need to try and win each and every battle. For that, they get to come home and try and win this series in the seventh game.
The Penguins are becoming the best closer of series on the road that the NHL has ever seen. Tonight the Pens have a chance to close out the series against the Canadiens once and for all and once again on the road. Don’t count the game as won just yet though, Washington was up 3 games to one against the Habs in their last series and lost [...]