The Penguins wrapped up the regular season Sunday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over Atlanta at Philips Arena. It was the fourth straight win for the piping hot Pens, who enter the Stanley Cup playoffs on a roll.
“We have had a great year, but we wanted to go into the playoffs a hot team,” said defenseman Ben Lovejoy, who picked up three assis [...]
The Penguins start their quest for the Stanley Cup either Wednesday or Thursday night. Philadelphia’s win tonight has assured the Penguins 4th place in the Eastern Conference regardless of how the Penguins do tomorrow in Atlanta. The Penguins first round opponent will be the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Entering Friday night’s contest against the Islanders at Nassau County Coliseum, the Penguins had two goals. First and foremost, they needed a victory to clinch home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs and keep the heat on the Atlantic-Division leading Flyers.
The second goal was less tangible but equally important. The Pens wer [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]