Around the Metro: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the 2016 Stanley Cup champions. If you took a collective poll prior to Christmas, there might not have been many that thought those words could have been written. It was Decemb...

‘A Storybook Ending’ for the 2015-16 Penguins

Phil Kessel was traded to Pittsburgh last July by a Toronto Maple Leafs organization that didn’t consider him a winner. Trevor Daley wasn’t seeing the ice in Chicago when the Blackhawks sent him to Pittsburg...

Bruins (Indirectly) Leaving Their Mark On Cup Finals

In two short weeks, the National Hockey League will officially wrap up the 2015-16 season. Before that summer hiatus happens, the pinnacle of the treacherous grind through training camp, preseason scrimmages, 8...

Stars Shine as Penguins Push Series to Game 7

Facing elimination for the first time in the 2016 playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins took a page from their one-time coach Herb Brooks, who famously told his 1980 U.S hockey team that great moments are born from...

Penguins Take 2- 1 Series Lead on Speed, Simple Game

The Pittsburgh Penguins weathered an early Game 3 storm from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Then they remembered how they need to play to be successful, and the game started to turn on Pittsburgh’s speed, depth and s...

Penguins ‘March’ On; Beat Rangers in Five

Much like this opening-round playoff series, Game 5 between the Penguins and Rangers started off looking like it would be competitive. But this Penguins team was too fast and too skilled for the Rangers to k...

Penguins, Murray Simplify to Take 2-1 Series Lead

As the Penguins and Rangers shifted their first-round playoff series to New York, the Penguins also shifted things around in goal. Game 1 was 28-year-old Jeff Zatkoff’s chance to start – and shine – in his f...