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Newcomers Power Penguins Past Capitals in OT

Leave it to lucky No. 13. With the stealth of a black (and gold) cat slipping from the shadows at the bewitching hour, Nick Bonino materialized–seemingly out of nowhere–to score the series-winner last night in Game 6 before an anxious throng at Consol Energy Center, effectively pounding a wooden stake through the Washington Capita [...]

Penguins Playoff Update: Love for the Reverend Part II

He’s the Rodney Dangerfield of the Penguins’ defense. Close your eyes and you can picture him standing before his teammates in the locker room. Dressed in a dark suit, tugging on his tie. Eyes bulging. Sweat pouring from his brow. I’ll tell ya’ I don’t get no respect. Actually, it’s been a season of quiet vindication for Ben Lovejoy. Followin [...]

Penguins Playoff Update: Bonino a Go-to Guy

I was scanning the Penguins’ playoff scoring stats this morning and noticed some familiar names at the top of the list. Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, Nick Bonino, Phil Kessel and Kris Letang. Wait a minute. Nick Bonino? How’d he get in there? I must confess. After my initial excitement over the mid-summer trade that brought the former Boston [...]

Turnabout is Fehr Play; Penguins Beat Capitals 2-1 in Game 2

Throughout the regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins displayed a remarkable resilience under coach Mike Sullivan. That uncanny ability to turn the page was on full display during Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal clash with Washington on Saturday night. Forty-eight hours after dropping Game 1 in heartrending fashion, the Pens reb [...]

Ex-Penguins Update: Final 2015-16 Stats

Here’s a look at how former Penguins performed during the 2015-16 NHL regular season. Jaromir Jagr paced the ex-Pens with 66 points, followed by Jussi Jokinen (60). James Neal topped the list in goals (31), with the ageless Jagr running a close second (27). Jokinen led the black-and-gold alum with 42 assists. Jarome Iginla (22) and Jordan St [...]

Ex-Penguins Update: March 25, 2016

Here’s a look at how former Penguins have performed thus far in 2015-16. Stats reflect games played through Thursday, March 24. Jaromir Jagr and Jussi Jokinen pace the ex-Pens in points (56). James Neal leads in goals (29), followed by Jagr (24). Jokinen tops the black-and-gold alum with 40 assists. Among other notables, Jarome Iginla and Jor [...]


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