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www.bostonherald.com Apr 18, 2018
Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs

Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs

PHILADELPHIA — Sidney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux in Pittsburgh's record book and pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination.Flyers fans booed the goal — and the ones that stuck around for the end belted a familiar refrain: "Fire Hakstol! Fire Hakstol!"Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Penguins' career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Flyers on Wednesday night.The Penguins lead the first-round playoff series 3-1 as its shifts to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Friday. Crosby and the Penguins followed a 7-0 Game 1 win and a 5-1 Game 3 victory...
www.bostonherald.com Apr 19, 2018
Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots

Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots

PITTSBURGH — Mario Lemieux had one question for Sidney Crosby after the Pittsburgh star slipped past his boss as the Penguins career playoff scoring leader during a Game 4 romp over Philadelphia.He asked what took so long, Crosby said with a laugh.Lemieuxs joke carried with it a pair of messages.The first is a not so subtle reminder to his protege that it took Crosby 152 games to reach 173 playoff points while Lemieux only needed 107 to get to 172. The second is a nod to Crosbys playoff excellence. He slipped by his boss because the Penguins — thanks in no small part to their captain —...
PensBurgh Apr 20, 2018
Pens/Flyers Game 5 Preview: Smoke ‘em if ya got ‘em

Pens/Flyers Game 5 Preview: Smoke ‘em if ya got ‘em

The Penguins look to take out the Flyers once and for all Basics Philadelphia Flyers (1-3) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1) Start time: 7:00 PM How to watch: Locally on AT&T Sportsnet in the Pittsburgh viewing area, NBCSN nationally. Online find out how to stream on nbcsports.com SBN arbiters of class and good taste: Broad Street Hockey Series to date: Pittsburgh opened up a Stone Cold can of whoop ass in Game 1, winning 7-0. Sidney Crosby recorded a hat trick. Philly bounced back to even the series in Game 2, beating the Pens 5-1. Then Pittsburgh re-established control in Game 3, blowing open...
PensBurgh Apr 19, 2018
Pens Points: Broad Street Beatdown

Pens Points: Broad Street Beatdown

Penguins humiliate Flyers in Game 4 to take stranglehold on series. Game 5 scheduled for Friday night. Crosby and Letang reach milestones. Crowd taunts amuse Penguins. Confident Dumoulin playing at his best when it counts. Vegas still lukewarm on Penguins chances. Power play succeeds without Hornqvist. An early power play goal got the Penguins off and running in Game 4 and they never looked back in a dominating 5-0 victory over the Flyers to take a 3-1 stranglehold on their opening round series. Tallying a goal and an assist, Sidney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux for the franchise lead in...

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