4:28 AM EDT, Sun April 20, 2014
Pittsburgh Penguins Rumors & News
PensBurgh 2 hours ago
So much promise, so much fail. Penguins blow early lead, sleepwalk to overtime loss. Consider the script flipped. After blowing a two-goal lead in Game 1 and eventually losing by a 4-3 final, the Columbus Blue Jackets erased a two-goal deficit before topping the Penguins early in the second overtime of Game 2, Friday, winning by a 4-3 final. Matt Calvert scored two goals for the Blue Jackets, including a short-handed marker and the overtime winner, to send Columbus home with their first-ever playoff victory in tow. The series now shifts to Columbus for Game 3, with the Blue Jackets...
Beaver County Times 5 hours ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburg
Beaver County Times 10 hours ago
During the regular season the Penguins’ top-ranked power play surrendered six shorthanded goals, the fifth-fewest among the NHL’s 30 teams. Columbus’ Derek MacKenzie burned them for another in Game 1
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago
Blue Jackets top Penguins in second OT for first playoff victory in franchise history.Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic 5:50 into overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 OT victory over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Beaver County Times 3 hours ago
PITTSBURGH — If the Penguins needed a reminder that Columbus simply won’t fade away in this series, they got a pretty harsh one Saturday night.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 9 hours ago
Its just one game. Keep telling yourself that. It will ease your pain. As former great Penguins coach Badger Bob Johnson said famously years ago as he held up three fingers, You can lose three games and still win the series.
Columbus Dispatch 22 hours ago
PITTSBURGH — A win over the Blue Jackets tonight would put the Pittsburgh Penguins up 2-0 in their first-round series as it shifts to Nationwide Arena for Games 3 and 4. But only once in their past seven playoff series have the Penguins won their first two home games, despite being the higher seed in all of them. Since winning the Stanley Cup in 2009, the Penguins are 4-3 in Game 1s and 2-5 in Game 2s. The only series in which they took a 2-0 lead was against Ottawa in an Eastern Conference semifinal last spring that Pittsburgh won 4-1.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apr 18, 2014
It makes no difference to Sidney Crosby.
PITTSBURGH – Kris Letang certainly isn’t the first Penguins star to lose his composure during a playoff game, but the defenseman, his coach and his teammates are hoping he’ll be the last.
Secondary scoring, always vital to postseason success, was something the Penguins were supposed to be lacking. Instead, the Penguins scored four goals in their Game 1 win and not one of them was from
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apr 18, 2014
Columbus forward R.J. Umberger, who grew up in Plum, returned to the lineup Saturday night against the Penguins after sitting out Game 1 because of an unspecified injury.
Chipped Ice | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Apr 18, 2014
Changes. Will there be any for Pens between Games 1 and 2? Also, links to #TribHKY coverage.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 18, 2014
PITTSBURGH — Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky was not called for a penalty during a series-opening, 4-3 loss Wednesday at the Pittsburgh Penguins. In the eyes of the officiating crew, the Jackets’ physical, two-way workhorse played clean enough to avoid the penalty box. In the eyes of a riled home crowd at the Consol Energy Center, Dubinsky played the punk.
PITTSBURGH – Mark Letestu’s career came full circle Wednesday night.
Beaver County Times Apr 17, 2014
Penguins coach Dan Bylsma sounded non-committal about keeping the lines as they finished Game 1.
Empty Netters | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apr 17, 2014
Why is it up to the USA to step in and fix the Ukraine situation? Because Europe is too busy worrying about the economic implications of going against Russia.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apr 17, 2014
Game 1 of the Penguins-Columbus playoff series Wednesday wasnt particularly nasty, although it was physical with a combined 75 hits.
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