Going for It

Jim Rutherford got his third-line center. And he's just as surprised as anyone that he made it work. "I've been asked by different people are we in on Brassard, and the answer's always been no, because we r...

Malkin, Supporting Cast Lead Penguins’ Push

The Pittsburgh Penguins are blessed with world-class talents like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Kris Letang. It’s also something of a curse. The Stanley Cup is not just the goal; it’s the exp...

New Year, New Penguins?

The Penguins are almost starting to look like the Penguins again. Pittsburgh has gotten off to a 6-3 start on the new year. And, as you might expect with their high-powered lineup, they’re filling the net wh...

Photo Gallery: Penguins vs Flyers (01/02/2018)

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 5-1 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st Ryan Reaves (#75 PIT) 2nd Tom Kuhnhackl (#34 PIT) 3rd Jamie Oleksiak ...

Fixing a ‘Flawed Hockey Team’

“I think right now, we’re a flawed hockey team. We’ve got to shore up a lot of areas.” Head coach Mike Sullivan didn’t mince words after his Penguins were on the wrong end of a 7-1 score in Tampa Bay on Satu...

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...

‘Galvanized’ Penguins Knot ECF with 1-0 Win

It had been a while since the Pittsburgh Penguins had outshot an opponent. Since April 16, to be exact, when they outshot the Columbus Blue Jackets, 47-37 – and had 94 shot attempts – in the third game of their...

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...