A springboard game.
That’s what NBCSN analyst Pierre McGuire called Wednesday’s impressive 3-1 Penguins victory over a very good Capitals team on the road.
Pierre may be right. A hockey team in search of an identity may have, indeed, found one.
It wasn’t so much that the Penguins won as how they won. After failing to convert on an extended 5 [...]
Three centers — three lines and an obscene number of shots on goal. If it wasn’t for Vokoun’s outstanding goaltending they might have called the game using the mercy rule. Fleury who had a little shaky 2nd period made up for that in the 3rd, the OT and put up another stonewall in the gimmick shootout.
But once again it̵ [...]