Superstar Sidney Crosby’s hat trick on Friday night helped the Pittsburgh Penguins secure a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Crosby notched his second career hat trick in the
Sid “the Kid” Crosby (courtesy of nhl.com)
Sidney Crosby’s 2nd career hat trick was one of the natural kind.
Crosby scored the opening goal after wristing one past Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson. After the Senators Kyle Turris tied the game at one, Crosby’s 2nd goal was a ricochet shot off of Anderson’s leg pad. Crosby then put the icing on the Hat Trick cake with...
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Sidney Crosby‘s game is clicking on all cylinders, and that’s bad news for the rest of the NHL. Crosby recorded the second playoff hat trick of his career as the Penguins built an early lead in Game 2 against the Senators then held off an Ottawa rally to win 4-3. Pittsburgh now holds a 2-0 advantage in the teams’ Eastern Conference semifinal series, with the Senators now needing...
Who needs a publicist more Evgeni Malkin or the NHL? Seriously? When you have three college kids on Jeopardy unaware who won the scoring title last year, the NHL has a problem. They even gave them the hint “GENO”. You would think in the last five years winning two scoring titles, league MVP, playoff MVP, a Stanley Cup and being tied for the scoring lead in the...
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The Penguins are back at it again. Chris Kunitz and Jarome Iginla have switched lines. Sidney Crosby is centered a line during Thursday's practice with Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis.
Evgeni Malkin skated with James Neal to his left and Iginla to his right.
Pittsburgh scored just one even-strength goal in Game 1 against Ottawa. Malkin tapped in a...
From Roy MacGregor of the Toronto Globe and Mail:
Three Dog Night had it all wrong.
One is not the loneliest number. It’s 29.
No. 29, also known as Marc-André Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is on the ice at Consol Energy Center. He is skating between Zambonis as they re-surface the ice: crouched over, head bowed, deep in thought that does not require a mind-reader...
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I… I really don’t even know what to say about this. How the hell does one even have that much body hair to do something like this? And at what point did this seem like a good idea to walk around the concourse like this? Oh wait, it’s Pittsburgh? Hell, this probably isn’t even the weirdest body hair arrangement at the game tonight.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are sticking with goaltender Tomas Vokoun for Game 1 of their second-round playoff series against Ottawa on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old Vokoun replaced struggling starter Marc-Andre Fleury and won Games 5 and 6 of Pittsburgh's first-round playoff series with the New York Islanders last week. He stopped 66 of the 69 shots he faced against the Islanders as...
The National Hockey League announced the dates, times and national broadcast information on Monday for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Semifinal round, which begins Tuesday, May 14. The top seeded Pittsburgh Penguins
There are many questions the Penguins need to answer going into round two against the Ottawa Senators. The biggest question is who’s going to be the goaltender that stands up in between the pipes. Will it be the playoff experienced Marc-Andre Fleury or the hot guy right now Tomas Vokoun?
We’ve put together an incredible group of writers to predict how the series...
Your complete guide to the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators 2013 Second Round Playoff series. Pittsburgh Penguins 2013 Regular Season Stats # POS PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW 87 C SIDNEY CROSBY 36 15 41 56 26 16 3 0 1 14 L CHRIS [...]
Here is Sidney Crosby & Mario Lemieux’s goal side by side. Crosby’s amazing goal was almost identical to the goal that Mario Lemieux scored against the Islanders then had bronzed outside the Consol Energy Center. Also, videos of the goal from on 3 other broadcasts including the Islanders broadcast where they say Crosby did nothing all night, when it was the Islanders...
Will Fleury get a chance to redeem himself? The announcement that Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will sit out his first NHL playoff game in favor of Tomas Vokoun may signal the end of the “Flower” as a Penguin. After faltering in the post season each year since the Penguins Stanley Cup win in 2009, [...]
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Marc-Andre Fleury won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins back in 2009. That will feel like a lifetime ago for many Penguins fans on Tuesday night, after watching Fleury beat by the surprising New York Islanders.
Since 2005, Fleury has the 22nd-best save percentage among goalies with at least 200 starts, and he looked like the 22nd-best goalie in the arena at the Nassau...