Game 5: PENGUINS (3-1) at CAPITALS (1-3) Eastern Conference Second Round 7:15 PM EST – NBC Verizon Center – Washington, D.C. At the onset of this series pretty much everyone believed it would go at least six, maybe seven games. After just four games, the Pens have an opportunity tonight in Game 5 to twist […]
Game 4: CAPITALS (1-2) at PENGUINS (2-1) Eastern Conference Second Round 8:00 PM EST – NBCSN CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA For a series that had no shortage of subplots from the start, the hits have literally kept coming.
Game 3: CAPITALS (1-1) at PENGUINS (1-1) Eastern Conference Second Round 8:00 PM EST – NBCSN CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Washington Capitals fans couldn’t do much but watch as fans cloaked in black and gold celebrated from the steps of the National Gallery after the Pens beat the Caps in Game 2. It […]
Game 2: PENGUINS (0-1) at CAPITALS (1-0) Eastern Conference Second Round 8:00 PM EST – NBC Verizon Center – Washington, D.C. The theme in game 1 stuck to the script we figured this series would follow –back-and-forth action, drama, controversy. In the end, the Pens fell short, but one thing is certain: This is going […]
Game 1: PENGUINS at CAPITALS Eastern Conference Second Round 8:00 PM EST – NBCSN Verizon Center – Washington, D.C. As far as playoff rivalries go, historically, this one more closely resembles that of the windshield and the fly. Pittsburgh and Washington have met in the postseason a total of eight times over the years, with the […]
Dearly beloved, we are gather here today to remember Henrik Lundqvist’s glove hand. May it rest in peace. https://youtu.be/EZuTOVsWO7M
Game 5: RANGERS (1-3) at PENGUINS (3-1) Eastern Conference First Round 3:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Yeah, we’ve seen this fish before, too. Marty St. Louis’ mom comes back to life, dies again, and the Rangers storm back from down 3-1 to steal the series, right? The Rangers […]
Game 4: PENGUINS (2-1) at RANGERS (1-2) Eastern Conference First Round 7:00 PM EST – CNBC, ROOT Sports Madison Square Garden – New York, New York Almost everything that went wrong for the Penguins while losing Game 2 was rectified in Game 3, and now they appear to be back to the form that saw […]
Game 3: PENGUINS (1-1) at RANGERS (1-1) Eastern Conference First Round 7:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Madison Square Garden – New York, New York It’s in our nature to look for exactly what went wrong after a Penguins loss. And while it was only one game, the deficiencies in Game 2 were fairly obvious.
Game 2: RANGERS (0-1) at PENGUINS (1-0) Eastern Conference First Round 3:00 PM EST – NBC CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Penguins won Game 1 largely in part because of fantastic goaltending from Jeff Zatkoff, and some very oppurtunistic goal scoring. New York controlled possession for the almost the entire game, but were […]
Take this with the tiniest grain of salt, but could it be? After some very light investigative work, this guy seems legit… The Pens announced today that they’re going with the Pittsburgh-gold jerseys in round one, so if MAF is ordering new helmets for rush delivery… h/t to Joe Guzy (
PENGUINS (48-25-8) at FLYERS (39-27-14) 3:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA The Penguins needed all 82 games to earn their way into the playoffs last season. It took a win over the lowly Buffalo Sabres in the final game to make it in. The final game of this season […]
PENGUINS (47-25-8) at CAPITALS (55-17-7) 7:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Verizon Center – Washington, D.C. With only two games remaining in the regular season, the Pens seem primed for a real shot at making a deep run in the playoffs. If that happens, at some point they will be likely to run into tonight’s […]
PENGUINS (46-25-8) at SENATORS (36-34-9) 7:30 PM EST – ROOT Sports Canadian Tire Centre – Ottawa, Ontario So listen, the Pens are probably going to lose again. We don’t know how, or why, or who it will be against, we just know that it is possible to occur. We’ve seen a lot of streaks in […]
FLYERS (39-25-13) at PENGUINS (45-25-8) 5:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Getting hot at the “right time” is one thing, but the Pens have looked almost unbeatable during their current five game winning streak, and that sentiment could be extended to most of the 11 games won in their […]
PENGUINS (44-25-8) at ISLANDERS (42-25-9) 1:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Barclays Center – Brooklyn, New York You know things are going your way when the only topics up for debate are who really deserved team MVP, and what to do with the lines next month when a guy returns from injury.
PREDATORS (39-25-13) at PENGUINS (43-25-8) 7:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The playoffs don’t officially start for another two weeks or so, but basically every game the Pens have been involved with for the last three months has been meaningful, and that on its own has been glorious. Tonight’s game will […]
SABRES (31-35-10) at PENGUINS (42-25-8) 7:30 PM EST – NBCSN CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA What more can you say that hasn’t already about the Penguins right now? They’ve won eight of their last nine, going 11-4 in their last 15. Sidney Crosby has 22 points in those 15 games. Kris Letang has been unreal. Phil […]
PENGUINS (41-25-8) at RANGERS (43-24-8) 7:30 PM EST – NBCSN Madison Square Garden – New York, New York A lot of people are clamoring that the best chance the Penguins have at making a deep run in the Stanley Cup playoffs is by obtaining the Wild Card spot that will match them against the Atlantic […]
PENGUINS (40-25-8) at RED WINGS (37-26-11) 2:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan Hopefully you’re not just now waking up from the latest episode of Penguins-Devils Puts Everyone To Sleep, because the Pens play a matinee game today with the Wings, and we know how these usually go. Earlier this […]
DEVILS (35-31-7) at PENGUINS (40-24-8) 7:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Over here at TPB, there are a lot of teams in the NHL – mostly in the Metro Division – that we just downright loathe. Naturally, the rivalries with the Caps, Rangers and Flyers come to mind […]
Business is picking up. Round 3 results are in, and the voting for the Unsweetened 16 starts today over on
CAPITALS (51-14-5) at PENGUINS (39-24-8) 6:00 PM EST – NBCSN CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens could lose this one by a touchdown, and this weekend would still be a success thanks to the way they handled the Flyers yesterday. Hope Philadelphia survived the flood of tears –actually, no I don’t.
PENGUINS (38-24-8) at FLYERS (34-23-12) 1:00 PM EST – ROOT Sports Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA It’s been a while since we’ve last seen our old familiar foes from the East, and this is only the second matchup between the two teams this season. The Pens and Flyers will square off two more times […]
The polls are in for the first round of