Three years ago the Penguins were ousted from the playoffs in the first round by the Senators 4-1. Two years ago in the playoffs the Penguins swept the Senators out of the playoffs 4-0 in a series that was the biggest turning point for the young Penguins and signaled that the Penguins were ready to challenge for the Stanley Cup. Tonight Pit [...]
It’s that time of year again for PenguinPoop’s empty net goals and empty net assists calculator to start popping out empty net stats in comparison to scoring leaders and goal scoring leaders.
So I pulled out the calculator and here’s what I came up with:
*Final end of season stats.
% of overall goals that came from empty net goal [...]
Finally the NHL will be showcasing their superstars, after all the hype Sidney Crosby & Alexander Ovechkin got at the Winter Olympics, it would seem that the NHL has come to it’s senses and will be having them go head to head in the NHL’s showcase event, the Winter Classic .
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the Washi [...]
Even though the road trip wasn’t a total success, at least it ended on a positive note. They needed to acquire a minimum of five points on the trip and that is exactly what they did. After one of their worst performances of the year in New Jersey, they played maybe their most complete game of the year in Boston. Fleury got his first [...]
The big question for tonight’s game is will the Bruins be seeking revenge on Matt Cooke for the hit he put on Mark Savard? The NHL brought in some veteran refs in Bill McCreary and Stephen Walkom and if you listen to any reports out of Boston, they will have there hands full. The consensus here at PenguinPoop was that it was a clean hit [...]
Well, there it is. A clean sweep for the New Jersey Devils. I am not sure what power the Devils have over the Pens, but it is overwhelming. How about the fact that the Devils convert on just about every turnover the Pens commit. How about the fact that on just about every opportunity the Devils get from a turnover, Fleury cannot come up w [...]