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Pascal Dupuis scored two goals, including an empty-netter with a minute left to play, to pace the Penguins to a 4-2 victory over New Jersey. The win pulled the Pens to within a point of the Atlantic Division-leading Flyers and reestablished a three-point bulge over Tampa Bay in the battle for home-ice advantage in the playoffs.
The Pens broke [...]
Sometimes, a story comes along that just writes itself and compels you to follow it.
I was sitting around Sunday afternoon thinking about what inconsistency in the NHL to rant about in my next “Bombs Away” when I saw this come across my Twitter feed:
@MandisHeroes: We regret to inform everyone that Mandi Schwartz passed away at 1 [...]
I recently had the luck of catching up with ex-Pittsburgh Penguin defenseman Chris Tamer. Some of the Pittsburgh fans who started following the Penguins after Sidney Crosby was drafted may not be familiar with him, but Chris was drafted 68th overall by the Penguins the same year the Penguins drafted Jaromir Jagr. Amazingly, he was able to [...]
Buoyed by Brent Johnson’s 28-save performance and timely goals from Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Zbynek Michalek, and Craig Adams, the Penguins rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Florida Panthers at the BankAtlantic Center. The victory snapped a two-game losing streak and pulled the never-say-die Pens to within two points of division-l [...]
It’s week 3 of your chance to win autographed PenguinPoop shirts. This week is a size Large PenguinPoop tshirt autographed by Arron Asham.
All enteries must be in by 11:49PM EST Thurday April 7th
The winner will be announced Friday April 8st.
Some of the players are pictured with different shirts than what they autographed. Kris Letang [...]
In what amounted to a dress rehearsal of their opening-round playoff series, the Penguins dropped a hard-fought 2-1 decision to Tampa Bay at the St. Pete Times Forum. The victory pulled the Lightning to within three points of the Pens in the battle for home-ice advantage.
Although “the Peskies” played their hearts out in another gritty, deter [...]
Dustin Jeffrey didn’t anticipate being an important cog in the Penguins’ machine this season. Indeed, the 23-year-old center figured to spend the season at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, honing his skills.
Little did the Pens realize Jeffrey’s game was about to take a quantum leap forward. Following an impressive 71-point season for the Baby Pens in [...]
I wrote this piece just after the Matt Cooke suspension was assessed. Unfortunately, my day jobs sometimes get in the way, I didn’t finish in a pertinent time frame. Well, Todd Bertuzzi has opened the door for me to submit my thoughts again.
The punishment that Matt Cooke got for his flagrant violation is appropriate. What Matt Cooke did w [...]