It took all the way until the completion of Game 2 this time before everyone decided to start panicking as opposed to after Game 1 of the Ottawa series. I just get the opinion that most folks in this city, judging by the callers on the talk shows and the letter writers, feel that the Penguins not only will win every series in four games but [...]
To the Canadiens credit, they came out flying in the first period. They were trying to take the energy of playing in front of the home crowd and turn it into an early advantage. To the Penguins credit, they weathered the storm. Pittsburgh was able to withstand the early pressure and keep the game tied at 0 going into the first intermission [...]
It was a very nice time for Alex Ponikarovsky to show up. He scored very early in the first period to give the Pens a quick one goal lead. Though the first period did
Malkin scores easily after a great effort by Talbot.
not include a great deal of offensive power, having a one goal lead seem to give the Penguins the kind of momentum they ne [...]
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 [...]
The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost to the New Jersey Devils all five times they played them this year. Three out of the five losses came when the Penguins played them on the second night of back to back games and the Devils did not play the night before. Two of those games the Penguins traveled immediately after their game the night before whi [...]