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NHL : Columbus Blue Jackets Hapless In Home-and-Home Sweep By Pens

COLUMBUS --  After being blanked by Pittsburgh Penguins rookie netminder, Jeff Zatkoff, 3-0, the Columbus Blue Jackets need to find some answers on offense. Columbus, currently in sixth place in the NHL’s new Metropolitan division, at 5-8 with ten points, scored two goals—both losses—to the high-powered Penguins in a home-and-home series, need to find ways to generate more scoring chances and goals if they are to hang in a top-heavy
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Pittsburgh Penguins : Five Reasons the Pens Flopped Against the Bruins

For the first time in history, the final teams remaining in the Stanley Cup Playoffs just so happened to be the previous four champions. Unfortunately for the Pittsburgh Penguins, they have been sent home early, and then there were three. As difficult and gut-wrenching it was for the fans to watch, the Penguins were surprisingly swept in the Eastern Conference Finals by the hands of the Boston Bruins. Hard to
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2013 NHL Playoffs : Pens’ Offense Responds in 7-3 Rout, Take 3-1 Series Lead

The Pittsburgh Penguins trailed 2-1 to the Ottawa Senators after the first period and came back to score six unanswered goals to win Game 4 Wednesday night, 7-3. Pittsburgh now takes a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals as they look to close the series on home ice Friday night at the Consol Energy Center. The Penguins were powered by James Neal and Jarome Iginla who each scored twice
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2013 NHL Playoffs: Power Play Goal Lifts Pens Past Isles, 5-4

The Pittsburgh Penguins were able to secure the lead once again in their 2013 NHL Playoff series with a 5-4 overtime win against the New York Islanders. In the extra session, the Islanders' Brian Strait got called for holding at the 8:11 mark. During that power play, Chris Kunitz would get his second power play goal of the day, a shot in the slot that went behind Evgeni Nabokov for the
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Pittsburgh Penguins : Vokoun, Dupuis Fuel 14th Straight Win, 4-0 Over Jets

The Pittsburgh Penguins have made it 14 in a row Thursday as they defeated the Winnipeg Jets in dominant fashion, 4-0. The Penguins were led by Tomas Vokoun who earned his 50th career shutout in the absence of Marc-Andre Fleury. Vokoun stopped all 20 shots that he faced in addition to picking up his second assist of the year. Meanwhile, the offense was cranking on all cylinders. Pascal Dupuis scored
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Sutter, Vokoun lead Penguins to 11th straight win

The Pittsburgh Penguins played a ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ type of game Friday night, but still pulled away with a 4-2 victory against the New York Islanders. The streak is now at 11 games as they tied the Chicago Blackhawks for the longest winning streak this season. Brandon Sutter scored the game winning goal 1:46 into the third period, Tomas Vokoun made 33 saves and the penalty kill stood on their