Game 5: Flyers Send Series Back to Philly

Maybe the Penguins needed more time to decide who really serves up the best Whiz with, or wanted another run up the Rocky Steps. Because, although they said all the right things about wanting to finish off t...

Game 4: Penguins Push Flyers to the Brink

Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin had already gotten the all-important first goal just 4:33 into the contest, draining much of the energy out of the home crowd. But the Flyers weren’t about to roll over. Midway thr...

Game 3: Murray, Penguins Weather the Storm

Wells Fargo Center is an intimidating playoff venue for an opposing team. The crowd is loud. The music is loud. The sheer volume of orange in the seats makes it clear you’re facing not only the Flyers, but the ...

Rout Reversal: Flyers Take Game 2

After embarrassing the Flyers 7-0 in Game 1, the Penguins opened Game 2 with another dominant effort. For the first 18:30 or so, anyway. Then they took the first penalty of the night, a boarding call against...

Game 1: Penguins 7, Flyers 0

The Penguins opened Game 1 of the 2018 playoffs with the familiar, powerful voice of Chris Cornell filling PPG Paints Arena on Audioslave’s “Cochise,” just as it had through their back-to-back championship runs...

The Real Season Begins

Finally, the long, 82-game preseason is over and the real games can begin. The Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t going to say anything like that, of course. But, when you’ve raised the Stanley Cup at the end of ea...

Next Goal for Penguins: Home Ice

For the third consecutive year, the Washington Capitals will hang a Metropolitan Division Champions banner from the rafters. The Pittsburgh Penguins hope they, too, will celebrate a three-peat this spring, b...

‘It Says a Lot About Him as a Player and Person’

If you’re a Penguins fan who wasn’t thrilled with Kris Letang’s play in the early going, you’ll have to get in line behind the man himself. Letang showed up to training camp this year with only a week of ska...

It’s Time to Figure Out Goalie Interference

Brian Dumoulin is not an offensive defenseman. The reliable, 26-year-old blueliner averages about 15 points a season and has six goals in his NHL career – four of them this year. Saturday night in Toronto, t...