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NHL Hockey: Bruins snap skid against Pens with OT win
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime. Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 yesterday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
NHL Hockey: Pens erupt in third to down Ducks
When Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma shuffled the lines in search of a spark for his slumping offense, putting Evgeni Malkin and rookie Brian Gibbons on the ice together wasn’t what he had in mind. Still, he’ll take it.
NHL Hockey: Colorado shuts down Crosby, Pens
Sidney Crosby left little doubt about who remains the best player from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. That’s fine by Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche. At the moment, they’ll settle for one of the best records in the NHL.
NHL Hockey: Crosby, Pens stay hot, drop Oilers 3-2
Evgeni Malkin stood in the right circle just watching the play unfold in front of him when the puck suddenly materialized on his stick with nary a soul around. The empty net never had a chance.
Penguins Hockey: Crosby, Fleury lead Pittsburgh past Devils
The Pittsburgh Penguins stuck with goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in the offseason, convinced two straight playoff meltdowns have not robbed the former Stanley Cup winner of his confidence. The early returns are promising.
Pens sign Kunitz to three-year extension
Sidney Crosby will keep at least one linemate around for the long haul. The Pittsburgh Penguins and forward Chris Kunitz agreed to a three-year contract extension on Thursday that could keep him playing alongside Crosby until the 2016-17 season.
Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins sweep Pens out of playoffs
The Bruins defense shut down the potent Pittsburgh Penguins throughout the Eastern Conference finals. Then a Boston defenseman scored the goal that sealed the stunning sweep.
Eastern Conference Finals: Pens face sweep as they fall to Bruins in two overtimes
Blowout or double-overtime thriller, the result is the same for the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference finals: a victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and a chance to sweep the No. 1 seed out of the playoffs.
Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins crush Pens to take 2-0 lead
The Boston Bruins keep talking about fortunate bounces and a dash of luck, insisting the margin between themselves and the Pittsburgh Penguins is thin. At the moment, it looks like a chasm.
Eastern Conference Finals: Boston shuts down Pens in Game 1
The Boston Bruins insist they aren't trying to draw the high-flying Pittsburgh Penguins into a street fight. However, if one breaks out during the Eastern Conference finals, all the better.
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