We thought we would post some of our emails that are going back and forth here at PenguinPoop about how we think the playoffs will go down. We are doing this informally, so some of us are only talking about the first round Eastern Conference, while some of us talk about both conferences and who will win the cup. Enjoy.
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Some people say Summer is the best season. Some say Spring or Fall. My favorite season is hockey playoff season.
The Penguins will be playing their first playoff game tonight in the Consol Energy Center and at the same time will be playing their first playoff game ever against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Here is the Penguins proposed lines ton [...]
The PenguinPoop prediction debate is on. For the first time that I can remember one of our writers is saying they think the opposing team will win. Some are saying the Penguins are underdogs and some are saying they think the Pens fans think that Tampa will be a pushover.
We have a saying here at PenguinPoop that “We have more hockey know [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]