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Penguins Catch Lightning in a Bottle

James Neal scored 3:38 into the second overtime Wednesday night to propel the Penguins to a dramatic 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay. Thanks to Neal’s heroics, the Pens snatched a commanding 3-1 lead over the Lightning in their opening-round playoff series. For most of the opening 40 minutes it appeared that the Pens would coast to an easy win. Th [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning Gameday Poop: Game 4

The three words that describe the Penguins special teams are as follows, and I quote, Stink, Stank, Stunk. Laugh as you may about the old chestnut “decline the powerplay”, but according to the numbers the Penguins stand a better chance of scoring if they’re at even strength.  The reason Tampa Bay’s powerplay works and [...]

Video: Crosby and Malkin Greet Players After Big Win in Tampa

You have to love it when your two superstars who are out with injuries show up in the locker room to congratulate the team after a hard fought victory. LETS GO PENS!!

Bounce Back Penguins Top Lightning 3-2

What a difference a game makes. A mere 72 hours after a sloppy, disjointed effort in Game 2 that had Steel City fans (and their coach) scratching their heads, the gritty, never-say-die Penguins rebounded to throttle the Lightning 3-2. It was clear from the opening faceoff the Pens had regained their focus. Skating with a knife-blade edge, the [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Gameday Poop: Game 3

The Penguins game plan for tonight’s 7:38PM tip off in Tampa should be a simple one. Stop Tampa Bay from scoring in the first period. To do this the Penguins need to play strict defense, Kris Letang can’t be pinching in taking chances until later in the game.   Last game, Tampa Bay had 20 shots on goal, Fleury only stopped 16 of [...]

Penguins Playoff Update: Time for a Cool Change (or Two)

Being tied 1-1 with Tampa Bay after two games is hardly reason to push the panic button. And I’m certainly not advocating any kind of sweeping changes. But I have a couple suggestions for coach Dan Bylsma that might help the Penguins’ cause. First and foremost, I’d bench Chris Conner in favor of Eric Tangradi. It’s nothing personal. Conner’s [...]


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