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Joe Thornton, Brent Burns named to NHL Second All-Star Team

Brent Burns and Joe Thornton were each named to the NHL Second All-Star Team on Wednesday evening in a vote among members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association at the end of the regular season. Burns and Kris Letang were… Continue Reading → The post Joe Thornton, Brent Burns...
PensBurgh Jun 14, 2016

Breaking down Kris Letang's goal that won the Stanley Cup for the Penguins

With Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final tied in the 2nd period, Kris Letang had a beast-mode like shift that ended in his scoring of a goal. This goal held up to win the game for the Penguins and ultimately win them the Stanley Cup. Here's a breakdown of how it went down. It was the second period and Logan Couture and the San Jose Sharks had just tied the game at 1-1. The Sharks were bringing it, and we all had fears and visions of a Game 7 playing out in the Stanley Cup Final. Then Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby went off. They dominated a shift and they took the lead. Here's a breakdown of...

Texans claim cornerback Terrance Mitchell

Cornerback Terrance Mitchell was waived by the Cowboys on Friday, but he wont have to leave the state of Texas to continue his NFL career. The NFLs daily transaction report brings word that the Texans have added Mitchell to their roster after claiming him off of waivers Monday. Mitchells arrival comes a few days after
PensBurgh Jun 13, 2016

The Order of the Cup

The Penguins won the Cup. Everyone always looks to see who it gets handed to first. Here's the whole breakdown. Here's the order of the Stanley Cup celebration Sidney Crosby Trevor Daley Pascal Dupuis Marc-Andre Fleury Chris Kunitz Evgeni Malkin Matt Cullen Kris Letang Phil Kessel Ben Lovejoy Eric Fehr Patric Hornqvist Carl Hagelin Nick Bonino Ian Cole Justin Schultz Olli Maatta Brian Dumoulin Matt Murray Bryan Rust Conor Sheary Tom Kuhnhackl Trevor Daley seems like an odd choice since he was injured for the SCF and only joined the team in December, but of course there's a heartwarming...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 12, 2016
Stanley Cup Final 2016: Penguins are NHL champs with 3-1 victory over Sharks in Game 6

Stanley Cup Final 2016: Penguins are NHL champs with 3-1 victory over Sharks in Game 6

Brian Dumoulin, Kris Letang and Patric Hornqvist scored and Matt Murray made 18 saves as the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 Sunday night in Game 6 to win the fourth Cup in franchise history.
PensBurgh Jun 12, 2016

Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup!

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the 2016 Stanley Cup champions! The Pittsburgh Penguins are the 2016 Stanley Cup champions! 1-0 goal thanks to Brian Dumoulin on the power play! Need more hockey between periods? Let's see that power-play goal from Brian Dumoulin one more time.https://t.co/wtHB67w04b — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) June 13, 2016 The Sharks tie how cute of them. 1:19 later Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang hook up for a goal to push the Pens out to the lead! That tie? It lasted less than 2 minutes. Thanks @Letang_58! pic.twitter.com/uZulBfwxkb — Pittsburgh Penguins...
Letang just 'gets it done' for Penguins

Letang just 'gets it done' for Penguins

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Kris Letang scored the goal that ultimately won the Stanley Cup for the Penguins on Sunday night in Game 6.
Two Penguins uncertain about future, amother knows his

Two Penguins uncertain about future, amother knows his

SAN JOSE, Calif. – One doesn’t know if he wants to keep playing.
Penguins notebook: Penalty killers shine against lethal Sharks power play

Penguins notebook: Penalty killers shine against lethal Sharks power play

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose entered the Stanley Cup final with one of the most imposing power plays in the NHL.
PensBurgh Jun 7, 2016

A look at how the Pens are using Kris Letang to shield Justin Schultz

Matchups are a cat-and-mouse game between the coaching staffs and one of the most interesting "game within the game" right now is how the Penguins are trying to play Justin Schultz against lower line Sharks and how the Sharks are trying to get their stars out against Schultz. The matchups and chess games inside of the NHL can be fascinating. It's just below the surface but there to be examined. One of the most interesting little side-games has been Justin Schultz. The Penguins have been trying to shield and protect Schultz from playing against the top forwards of the San Jose Sharks. The...
Crosby's brilliance on full display in Stanley Cup final

Crosby's brilliance on full display in Stanley Cup final

Sidney Crosby saw the entire play — a faceoff win to Kris Letang, who passed the puck forward to Conor Sheary for the winning goal — unfold in his head in the moments before it took place on the ice.

Sideny Crosby draws up game-winner for Penguins vs. Sharks

Sideny Crosby draws up game-winner for Penguins vs. PIITSBURGH - Sidney Crosby was one of only two Penguins regulars at the team’s optional practice on Tuesday and he spent some of his time there working on faceoffs. In overtime of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday, Pittsburgh’s star center got a key faceoff win against Joel Ward just 2 minutes and 30 second in, sending the puck to Kris Letang, who got it to Conor Sheary for the game-winning goal. Asked to break down the final play, Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic suggested that Crosby should have been tossed from...
Young Penguins forwards a pain for Sharks defense so far in Stanley Cup Final

Young Penguins forwards a pain for Sharks defense so far in Stanley Cup Final

Sidney Crosby hasn’t scored a goal in the first two games of the Stanley Cup final. Neither has Evgeni Malkin or Kris Letang.
PensBurgh May 31, 2016

Breaking down Nick Bonino's goal that gave the Pens a 1-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final

Nick Bonino gave the Penguins a 3-2 lead late in the third period to put Pittsburgh ahead 1-0 in the Stanley Cup Final. Here's how it happened. After a back and forth third period of punch and counterpunch between the Penguins and the San Jose Sharks, Overtime felt almost inevitable. Then, within seconds, a lost stick, a great pass, a bad read, and a beautiful goal changed that inevitability into a Penguins win. Late in the third period, Kris Letang with the puck, decides to active into forward mode, and lead the rush. He tries to put a simple shot towards the net,...
PensBurgh May 31, 2016

Pittsburgh Penguins morning after thoughts

Thoughts we're thinking after a Game 1 victory over the San Jose Sharks One morning after a big Penguins win, here's some thoughts we're thinking.. If we were in the age of Greek epics still, someone would have a 1,000 line poem about the pass Kris Letang fired over to Nick Bonino for the game-winner. I imagine Kris Letang repeating "I win again" over & over as he completed this unreal pass. https://t.co/Vqv3VtxcvF — Allie C (@Allie874) May 31, 2016 My goodness. *** That goal wasn't the only that the Pens defense was instrumental in creating. Bryan Rust 's game-opening goal saw...

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