NHL Playoffs: Fleury the weak link for struggling Penguins
While his teammates were coughing up jargon, explaining why their goaltender is still a better alternative against the Flyers than a cardboard cutout in his likeness, Marc-Andre Fleury idled for a few moments, alone in a corner.
NHL Playoffs: Flyers rally to top Pens, take 2-0 series lead
The Philadelphia Flyers fell behind. Again. And it didn’t matter. Again. Who needs the first period anyway? Not the Flyers, who keep finding increasingly inventive ways to stun the Pittsburgh Penguins.
NHL Playoffs: Flyers rally to top Pens in OT
Jakub Voracek has no idea how good the Philadelphia Flyers could be if they played 60 full minutes, or beyond. At the moment, it’s hardly necessary.
NHL Hockey: Pens, Flyers weighing how to play finale
Flying sticks. Pointed fingers. Postgame putdowns. And that was just the coaches. What can the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers possibly do in today’s regular-season finale to top their last meeting, a 6-4 Flyers win at Consol Energy Center this week that served as a preview of what will be a contentious first-round playoff series?
NHL Hockey: Pens sew up home-ice advantage for playoffs
The Pittsburgh Penguins reached a milestone, sewed up home-ice advantage when the playoffs start and drew the ire of another divisional opponent on a busy night last night.
NHL Hockey: Crosby scores twice as Pens beat Bruins
The Pittsburgh Penguins moved closer to home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with another win on the road. Sidney Crosby had two goals and an assist, and James Neal scored the go-ahead goal on a power play in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins last night.
NHL Hockey: Pens fall to Flyers, but not without a fight
The Philadelphia Flyers sent a message with their resiliency. The Pittsburgh Penguins sent one with their fists. Message received on both sides.
NHL Hockey: Crosby’s goal propels Pens to victory
Sidney Crosby hadn’t scored at home in four months. One brilliant sequence ended the drought. The Pittsburgh star intercepted a pass, pirouetted around a pair of New Jersey defensemen, broke in all alone on Martin Brodeur and flipped a wrist shot into the back of the net to thwart a Devils’ rally early in the third period in the Penguins’ 5-2 victory last night.
NHL Hockey: Pens clinch playoff spot with rout of Predators
Evgeni Malkin scored twice, James Neal had four assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched a playoff spot with a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Predators last night.
NHL Hockey: Crosby racks up 4 assists in Penguins’ victory
Sidney Crosby isn't scoring goals. The way he is setting up his teammates, it hardly matters. The Pittsburgh captain dished out four assists in his first home game in over three months, James Neal recorded his second NHL hat trick, and the Penguins crushed the Winnipeg Jets 8-4 on Tuesday night.
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