Bruins and Penguins Do Battle In Black Friday Matinee

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins are in quite the predicament. The old adage around the National Hockey League is that the future of a team’s season could very well be determined by Thanksgiving here in the United...

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...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5

After losing two games to the Preds in Nashville, the Penguins came back home with 6-0 shut-out in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.  The Penguins currently lead the series, 4-3 with Game 6 heading back to Nashv...

Will to Win: Penguins On Verge of Repeat

When Evgeni Malkin’s hockey career ends, perhaps he will have a future as a prognosticator. “We’ll use our speed and win the game,” Malkin said prior to Game 5. “It’s a good time to show your best game, beca...

‘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...

Not So Fast; Caps Send Series to Game 6

With a three-goal third period, including two in 27 seconds, the Washington Capitals staved off elimination Saturday at Verizon Center and forced a Game 6 Monday in Pittsburgh. Things started well for the Pe...

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...

Offense Lifts Bruins Over Penguins

This past Sunday while the New England Patriots were dismantling the Pittsburgh Steelers in Foxborough, MA by a score of 36 to 17 to capture the AFC Championship, their hockey counterparts, the Boston Bruins we...

Islanders Fall to Penguins in OT 3-2

The New York Islanders suffered their fourth straight loss (0-2-2) as Kris Letang scored at 1:24 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win Friday night at the Barclays Center. The Islanders were abl...