PENGUINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yea, Kris Letang didn’t get the message. And it cost the Penguins in Game 2. ☆

Let’s go back in time. One day. The following things were said by Dan Bylsma on Kris Letang taking a bad penalty in Game One: “I think going into a series, there are certain players that you’re looking to put a dent on and go after and forecheck and be physical on,” Bylsma said. “Kris is one of those guys for our team. … I didn’t like the response from Kris. I think...
Via The Pensblog
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 2 Between the Penguins and Blue Jackets

By: Casey Johnston (@PensNationCasey) Line Shuffling Dan Bylsma is no stranger to line shuffling.  While there is some consistency to the lines when everyone is healthy, having the team at full health is rare occurrence.  Even when everyone is in the lineup, Bylsma has still been known to tinker with the line combinations to create a spark.  Witness Sidney Crosby’s line on Wednesday...
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ Stanley Cup Playoffs puck drops: Round 1, Game 2 - Pittsburgh

Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game Two (2) PITTSBURGH PENGUINS vs. (7) COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS In the wake of Game One's impressively strong start by the Columbus Blue Jackets and equally impressive mid-game rebound by the Pittsburgh Penguins, we fans are left to wonder what type of Columbus team we will see on the ice in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. Will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin Set to Join Exclusive Company

PHOTO CREDIT: The Post Gazette Evgeni Malkin sits just one point shy of becoming just the sixth player in Penguins history – and second active skater alongside Sidney Crosby – to register 100 career postseason points as members of the Pittsburgh Penguins. When he does so, Malkin will become the 87th player in NHL history to reach that milestone. Of the previous 86 players to...
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan is super-amped-up for the playoffs (video)

The Pittsburgh Penguins took Game 1 of its Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday, winning 4-3. From the looks of this intense toddler, he’s pretty pumped up about it and the chances of his favorite NHL team making a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The passion. The intensity. […] The post This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Thoughts About the Pens after Game 1 (And A Story About Nachos) by @MadChad412

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets in game one Wednesday night, by a score of 4-3. The Pens came out flat, but did a good job of being resilient in the face of adversity, which is mostly due to thanks to their leadership, talent, and playoff experience. In the first period, you would have thought that the Blue Jackets were the more experienced team. The Blue...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game 1 – Pens 4 Blue Jackets 3

Pens 4  Blue Jackets 3 Series: Pens lead 1-0 By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Goals Jokinen (1) from Malkin, Maatta Bennett (1) (PP) from Niskanen, Martin Niskanen (1) (PP) from Malkin, Crosby Sutter (1) from Bennett, Martin Stats Shots: Kunitz, Maatta, Malkin (4) Missed Shots: Niskanen (3) Blocked Shots: Scuderi (3) Hits: Stempniak (4) Ice Time: Martin (23:51) … Vitale (9:18...
Via The PensNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: Time to Sit Scuderi

Few decisions in sports are more gut-wrenching than one to bench a time-honored veteran. But the Penguins face such a dilemma with defenseman Rob Scuderi. To put things in perspective, the black and gold would never have won the Stanley Cup in 2009 without Scuderi. Who can forget his game-saving play in the waning seconds of Game 6 during the Finals? With Marc-Andre Fleury marooned...
Via PenguinPoop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang: Raising the Bar for Playoff Hopes by @griffTHW

As we begin the 2014 postseason, the Penguins find themselves in somewhat unfamiliar territory.  For the first time in several years, not many consider Pittsburgh one of the true favorites to hoist the Stanley Cup at season's end.  Indeed, question marks about goaltending, depth and injuries combined with uninspired play down the stretch, producing no shortage of doubters...
Via PensInitiative
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets 2014 Playoff Predictions

The Pittsburgh Penguins start the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs against a Columbus Blue Jackets team who have played in the NHL for 14 years and have yet to win a playoff game.  Should be a slam dunk right? We’ve put together an incredible group of writers to predict how the series will pan out and at the same time throw a little insight into what the Penguins...
Via PenguinPoop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin Ball-Taps Sidney Crosby During Jersey Giveaways

The Pittsburgh Penguins were giving away jerseys for fan appreciation night when Evgeni Malkin gave Sidney Crosby a solid ball-tap. Crosby winced pretty good so you have to believe Malkin got him pretty good. Good to see the Pens so relaxed going into the playoffs. [The Pens Blog] The post Evgeni Malkin Ball-Taps Sidney Crosby During Jersey Giveaways appeared first on Diehardsport.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin returns to practice, could play in Game 1

After missing the final 11 games of the regular season,  Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to practice Tuesday. Malkin sustained a foot injury on March 23. Malkin said he felt good during the practice, but wouldn’t give any indication that he will play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. “It seems like...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Pittsburgh Penguins made the playoffs

It’s playoff time once again, and for the  Pittsburgh Penguins that means another Division title and another shot at claiming Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Penguins amassed 109 points this season to claim the Metropolitan Division title and earn a #1 seed in the division.  Despite losing nearly 500 man games to injury, the Pens were able to keep rolling, amassing the second-most...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Fan Says He Was Kicked Out Of Game For Pierre McGuire Sign (Photo)

Lifelong Pittsburgh Penguins fan Cy Clark claims he was thrown out of Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers because he was carrying a sign of Pierre McGuire’s face that featured McGuire’s real name, Regis, stamped across the forehead. The superfan was confused and upset when Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic spoke with him to learn more about the incident...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Infamous Pens' Fan Gets Booted From Game by NBC- Mike Milbury Crushes Penguins

Grass is green, the sky is blue, and Pittsburgh Penguins fans are complaining about the NBC coverage of their team. NBC has apparently done two different things to piss off Pens fans today. One is the completely biased lashing that "analyst" (And I use that term lightly) Mike Milbury gave the Penguins. The other was lifelong and infamous Penguins' fan, Cy Clark, aka...
Via PensInitiative
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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