PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 13:  Ryan McDonagh #27, John Moore #17 and Martin St. Louis #26, all of the New York Rangers, take the ice for pre game warmups before playing the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

SERIES PREVIEW: Rangers vs Penguins. Against the odds.

There’s no use previewing this series, right? Conventional thinking can wrap up this traditional #1 seed vs. #8 seed matchup with two quick points. 1. The Penguins collapsed during the final month of the season under the weight of playoff pressure, injuries, and Ben Lovejoy. They are the classic example of a team “backing into the playoffs.” 2. The […]


Top 10 Moments from the Penguins 2014-15 Regular Season

It was a wild ride, but the Pens made it through the 2014-15 regular season and are now primed for a run in the playoffs. We’ll have plenty to look ahead to in the upcoming days, but right now we wanted to take a moment to back at some of our favorite happenings from Game 1 to 82.


Penguins vs. Rangers: By The Numbers

The Pittsburgh Penguins reward for making the NHL’s second season is a dance with the President Trophy winning New York Rangers. The same Rangers that dispatched the Penguins in seven games last year, writing a new chapter in the “Penguins fail in the post-season in a completely embarrassing fashion” story that we’ve all come to […]

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If you had $1000 to bet, who would you pick to win the Cup?

The odds to win the cup are out.  [ Stanley Cup Betting ] The Rangers are the favorite at 9/2, which would pay a cool $4500 The biggest odds on the board are the Senators. $1000 gets you $22,000. The Pens are at 14/1, which gets you $14,000 The Caps as well sit at 14/1. […]


Rinkotology 2015 fantasy playoff game is now open

Rinkotology, the fantasy playoff game for the NHL playoffs, is open for the fifth straight year. You can sign up here. Facts about the game – The last five years we’ve paid out over $20,000. – This year we are giving away $2,000 in prizes. – $10.99 to for one entry.  $25.99 for three. – […]

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Penguins punch ticket to the Playoffs

Hey man, we lived through the 2001-2005 era of Penguins hockey, like many of you. After that horror, no matter what, we’ll always enjoy a trip to the playoffs. Plus, think of it like this. The Penguins basically eliminated the Bruins. Which is great because Boston is the worst place on earth. You can’t dance if your […]


Gameday 82: Last chance. Is There a Team in the Building?

Pittsburgh Penguins (42-27-12) at Buffalo Sabres (23-50-8) 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York It’s the last game of the season. And on this random Saturday night in Buffalo, the fate of the 2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins is on the line. This season has turned into such a train wreck, we’ve found […]


RECAP: Game 81. Season on the brink. Pens lose 3-1.

This impossible bad season comes down to a Saturday night in Buffalo, New York. If the Penguins lose and the Bruins win in Tampa Bay, the Penguins are home for the summer. Win and they’re in. Simple as that. On Saturday : 12:30 – The Senators play in Philadelphia. Pretty sure the Flyers might just play […]