Taking It to the Bank

He practices it. Really, he does. https://twitter.com/SI_NHL/status/920465603856666625 When Sidney Crosby threw that backhand shot toward the front of the net, banking it off of goalie Henrik Lundqvist...

History Repeats

This was supposed to be the Washington Capitals’ year. Again. After another dominant regular season where they ran away with the Presidents’ Trophy, the Caps entered the playoffs as a runaway favorite to fin...

Penguins ‘Win One for Sid’ in Game 4

As the Pittsburgh Penguins headed into Game 4 against the Washington Capitals without Sidney Crosby, there was only one kind of retaliation on their minds for the play that sidelined their captain with a concus...

Opportunistic Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

For the second straight game, the Penguins didn’t have the chances the Washington Capitals did. They were outshot, 36-24, including a 16-5 first period, and had to block 33 more on their way to the net. They di...

Penguins Hope Adversity Makes Them Stronger

They’re called the Penguins, but the defending Stanley Cup champions have come into March more like a lion. After opening the month with a 4-1 loss at Chicago, Pittsburgh has gone on a five-game tear at what...

Penguins Shaking Off Bye-week Rust

Evgeni Malkin ended the Penguins’ 2016 in fitting fashion, as the NHL’s leaders in third-period comebacks did it again. When Conor Sheary brought them back from a 3-2 deficit to tie the game with 55 seconds rem...