PHOTO GALLERY: Blue Jackets v Maple Leafs 12/28/2018

As the Columbus Blue Jackets 5 game winning streak comes to an end, the Toronto Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to 5 with a 4-2 win Friday, December 28, 2018 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  (Rac...

Rutherford in No Hurry to Fill Penguins’ 3C

The 2017 Stanley Cup champions paid a price for their success. Unlike the 2016 Penguins, who managed to bring back nearly the exact same roster to defend their title, this year’s club will have a decidedly d...

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 Down Letang, But Not Out

The calvary isn’t coming. But if you’re writing off the Pittsburgh Penguins’ chance of defending their Stanley Cup without their most important defenseman, they plan to do their best to prove you wrong. “We’...

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...

Bolstered Blueline Paying Off for Penguins

Time will tell if Jim Rutherford’s trade-deadline additions of Ron Hainsey and Mark Streit to the Penguins’ blueline will help Pittsburgh defend the Stanley Cup. But the acquisitions are already paying dividend...

Islanders Fall to Hurricanes in Overtime Heartbreaker

Ron Hainsey scored at 2:52 of overtime to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-4 win over the New York Islanders at Barclays Center Saturday night. The winning goal was largely made possible when Isles captain J...