NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning

RECAP: Game 34. So this is Christmas

Everything we could say about this game was laid out in the the quick recap. The Penguins, despite everything, still had a fighting chance at the end. Quick thoughts on this one:


What the Hell Happened: Pens come up a buck short in Tampa

Given the Pens’ current injury shitstorm and them being on the second of a brutal back-to-back on a Florida road trip, it was pretty much a lock that the Pens weren’t going to win this game. Fate was going down that road 200 m.p.h. until Chris Kunitz scored on a breakway midway through the third […]


RECAP: Game 33. Rats. This was a strange game. The Penguins found themselves down 3-1 late in the third period. While they didn’t play great, they didn’t exactly shit the bed either. Florida scored two really quick goals in the first five minutes of the third, and all seemed shot. Especially since the Penguins lost another player, Blake […]

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Blake Comeau might be hurt

In the third period Blake Comeau slid into the boards awkwardly: When asked about it after the game here is what Mike Johnston said: ” I haven’t seen an update there. He left the bench in the middle of the third period and went in the dressing room and didn’t come back. So I assume […]

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What The Hell Happened: Bobby Lu outduels Marc-Andre Fleury for extra point This was one hell of a game. The Penguins fell behind 3-1 in the third period and then battled back to tie it at 3. It was a well-deserved point for the Penguins because they didn’t play horribly, especially considering they were without Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie. The Penguins lost another player, as Blake Comeau […]