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Can the Penguins Beat the Flyers?

00ppfront After watching Philadelphia cut through the black and gold like a knife going through a tub of warm butter in Games 1 and 2, the question on everyone’s mind is, “can the Penguins beat the Flyers?” The answer is yes. But first, a history lesson. Step into my time machine, if you will, and set the date for April 26, 1992. Fresh off a dismal 7-2 [...]

If the Penguins are going to win Bylsma must pull in the reins

00ppfront The Penguins have tried to win it their way. The Penguins war of attrition has failed and it’s time to look at what does work.  What has worked is the New York Rangers game plan. The Rangers are 6-0 against the Flyers this year and the most goals the Flyers have scored against them in a game is 3. There are a few simple changes Penguins [...]

Flyers Torch Penguins 8-5 in Barnburner

00ppfront It’s no secret the Penguins and Flyers have one of the most heated rivalries in all of sports. But they also play some incredibly entertaining hockey. Such was the case Friday night before a packed house at CONSOL Energy Center. In one of the most riveting games ever witnessed in Western Pennsylvania the never-say-die Flyers—paced by hat tric [...]

Gameday Poop: Game 2 – Penguins vs. Flyers – Questioning Bylsma’s Faith

00ppfront The Penguins had seen the exact same scenario as what happened Wednesday before.  Tell me if this sounds familiar.  Exactly 10 days earlier on a Sunday afternoon the Penguins were playing the Flyers at the Consol.  The Penguins got up two goals in the first five minutes, the crowd was bouncing of the walls.  At the 4:58 mark the Flyers coach [...]

Tonight on PenguinPoop Radio We’re Going Toe to Toe with Broad Street Hockey

00ppfront This week’s episode will feature a recap of Game 1 of the Penguins/Flyers playoff series as well as feature special guest, Travis Hughes, the managing editor of Broad Street Hockey.  One of the largest and most read Flyers blog sites. We’ll be talking about Game 1 as well as hearing the Philly side of the Laviolette/Berube/Crosby [...]

Penguins Update: Flyers A Lot Like Smokin’ Joe

00ppfront The recently departed Joe Frazier was one of the greatest heavyweight boxing champions of all-time. Known as Smokin’ Joe for his relentless attacking style, Philadelphia’s favorite adopted son was a fighter of limited skills but enormous heart. Blessed with a granite chin, the squat and powerful Frazier would absorb an opponent’s best punches [...]

Pens’ Game 1 Loss to Flyers Best Outcome Short of Big Win

00ppfront While the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrated their first period victory down in the South Side, their stunt doubles let Game 1 slip away in the remaining two periods and change. That may actually be better than getting a win they didn’t deserve. For that last 42:23 the Pens were embarrassingly out shot, out hit, out hustled, and out hearted [...]

Flyers Feast, Penguins Fizzle in Game 1

00ppfront One of these days the Penguins are going to figure out how to play 60 minutes of solid hockey against the archrival Flyers. Steel City fans better pray that day comes soon—say, in time for Friday night’s Game 2 at CONSOL Energy Center. If not, it could be an awfully short postseason for the boys from the ‘Burgh. In a virtual replay of previou [...]

Penguins Strategy?

00ppfront I really hope that if the Pens are fortunate enough to have another large lead in this series, that they do not choose to use the “prevent defense” to protect that lead.  It never works out well.

Gameday Poop: Game 1 – Penguins vs Flyers – The Bloodbath

Penguins Vs. Flyers Don’t let these Flyers fool you. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren and coach Peter Laviolette have gone about rebuilding the team from the ground up. They started by removing the characters and keeping the players with character. In the off season they added and paid heavily for a player to come in that brought playoff experience.  Not only did h [...]

            

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