Ruslan Fedetenko, a career playoff overachiever, was benched after Game One. It was the right move by Coach Bylsma. He had a sub-par season, the biggest minus on the team, and did not play with the edge necessary to make him an effective player. Rupp was in the wings and ready to take his spot in the lineup. Rupp has done his job and for [...]
I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but you might have a hard time convincing me the Eastern Coference isn’t shaping up exactly like the NHL would like with Pittsburgh and Washington not meeting until the Conference Finals and the Pens getting a second round match up with Boston just as Marc Savard is returning from the concussio [...]
The Penguins bring a 3-1 series lead back to Pittsburgh Thursday night. It was an interesting game. The Pens scored 7 goals on 42 shots. No problem generating offense tonight. Unfortunately, they allowed 4 goals to the low-scoring Senators. Two of the goals, however, came on two-man advantage power plays for the Senators.
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The Pens have won their last four Game 4’s with two coming on home ice and two on the road.
The Senators are making a couple of line up changes tonight. It looks like former San Jose Shark and more recently former Binghamton Senator Jonathan Cheechoo will return to the Senators’ line up as will former Penguin defenseman Shean Do [...]
Sunday’s Penguin game was one of the best all around games I have seen the Penguins play in a long time. Ottawa looked very tentative as if they thought the Pens were going to be “Out for Justice” and it really showed when Daniel Alfredsson looked like he wet his pants when Brooks Orpik skated up to him at center ice. I do n [...]
It was a very nice time for Alex Ponikarovsky to show up. He scored very early in the first period to give the Pens a quick one goal lead. Though the first period did
Malkin scores easily after a great effort by Talbot.
not include a great deal of offensive power, having a one goal lead seem to give the Penguins the kind of momentum they ne [...]