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Penguins Tame Panthers 4-2

It was a scenario with which the Pittsburgh Penguins have become all too familiar. The players skated onto the CONSOL Energy Center ice for the home opener knowing they’d face the improved Florida Panthers without superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Once again, the gritty, never-make-excuses Pens shrugged off the adversity and deliver [...]

Oilers Slip Past Penguins 2-1

After playing a quintessential road game for 55 minutes, the Penguins leaked for a late goal by rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and fell to the Oilers, 2-1, in a shootout. Despite playing without superstar Evgeni Malkin, who was a late scratch due to an undisclosed lower-body injury, the Pens displayed surprising jump for a team playing its third [...]

Penguins Douse Flames 5-3

Powered by five goals from five different players, the Penguins overcame an early surge by Calgary to dump the Flames, 5-3, Saturday night. Playing before a packed house at the Scotiabank Saddledome, the Flames started like a house afire while the Pens appeared sluggish and disorganized. Fortunately, Marc-Andre Fleury was once again in top fo [...]

Penguins Nip Canucks in Shootout, 4-3

As season openers go, it wasn’t the prettiest of wins. Indeed, the Penguins blew a pair of two-goal leads while looking scrambled at times in their own zone. In the end, two special-teams goals by Matt Cooke and clutch goaltending by Marc-Andre Fleury—not to mention a pair of scintillating shootout tallies by Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin—wer [...]

The 2010-2011 NHL Season: Why We Need To Remember The Tragedy

As we count down the minutes and hours until the start of the 2011-2012 season tonight and get caught up in its excitement, it is important to look back and remember the human side of what happened during the 2010-2011 season.  Of course there was the heartbreaking end to Mandi Schwartz‘s battle with cancer and the unspeakable tragedy o [...]

The Official Wash Your Hockey Jersey Day!

I would like to once again pronounce today, October 6th as the Official Wash Your Hockey Jersey Day! The Hockey Gods have assured me that no bad juju can come from washing your jersey on this day. Also Read: I Know Nothing: The Official Wash Your Hockey Jersey Day Edition


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