7:18 PM EDT, Mon May 02, 2016
PensBurgh 10 hours ago
Game 3 Primer: Pens/Caps notes

Game 3 Primer: Pens/Caps notes

Random thoughts and somewhat formed sentences on the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals series as they prepare for Game 3. We definitely know that defensive shakeups are coming for both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the coming days. For the Caps, it's league-mandated and will last for the next 3 games, thanks to Brooks Orpik's illegal check to Olli Maatta. For the Pens, it's of unknown length as Maatta recovers from the effects of Orpik's hit. What does is mean for both? Capitals Most of Orpik's absence will likely be absorbed by the team's best three...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 hours ago

Penguins staying tight-lipped about NHL's suspension of Brooks Orpik

If the NHL was sending a message by levying a three game suspension on Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik for the excessively late and high hit that injured Olli Maatta, the Penguins aren’t weighing in.
Newark Star-Ledger 4 hours ago

NHL Playoffs 2016 TV: What time, channel is Capitals vs. Penguins, Game 3? (5/2/16)

The Washington Capitals play the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference second-round playoff series on Monday, May 2, 2016. The series is tied, 1-1.
Canes Country 20 mins ago

Open Thread - Caps and Pens Rivalry Heats Up

Brooks Orpik was suspended for three games and coach Barry Trotz says he is disappointed but "isn't surprised". You have to love a great hockey rivalry, even if you do not not necessarily like either team.  The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins have...
Stanley Cup of Chowder 13 hours ago

Irony

The Bruins have beaten a bunch of the teams currently in the playoffs... Occasional reminder that the Bruins beat this Blues team in St. Louis & this Dallas team in Dallas, but couldn't beat the goddamn Senators. — Dan Ryan (@bruinshockeynow) May 1, 2016 Wouldn't it be funny if the Penguins and Islanders met in ECF? Two teams Bruins swept this season — steve conroy (@conroyherald) May 1, 2016 "Something was wrong; fire the coach!" is dated thinking. Boudreau won't be FA long. Sweeney/Neely look smart here. (SEE? COMPLIMENTS) — DJ Bean (@DJ_Bean) April 29, 2016 Tfw u...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – T.J. Oshie scored his third goal of the game at 9:33 of overtime to lead Washington to a 4-3 victory over the Penguins at the Verizon Center tonight in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 28, 2016
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