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Pittsburgh Penguins – Ottawa Senators Eastern Conference Finals Preview

Welcome to the Pittsburgh Penguins - Ottawa Senators Eastern Conference Finals Preview!    Pittsburgh Penguins             Ottawa Senators   It's eight down, eight to go for the defending Stanley Cup Champions in Pittsburgh. After two brutally physical match-up's against the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals, the Penguins face off against the Ottawa Senators for the right to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. In the first
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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Game 7 Preview

Welcome to the Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Game 7 Preview! Mike Drakulich of Pittsburgh SportsNation brings you behind the bench with a quick preview and prediction of the Penguins and Capitals Game 7 match-up! There's nothing more magical than the words "Game 7" when it comes to the NHL Playoffs. It's the game where legends are born and stories are told for a lifetime. The Pittsburgh Penguins will have history
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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 : Penguins, Bruins Get Set in Last Man Standing Match in the East

While both rounds of the Western Conference Semi-Finals went to a Game 7, the participants for the Eastern Conference Finals have been sitting pretty and waiting for Saturday night. There are two key stories that revolve around this upcoming series between the (No. 1) Pittsburgh Penguins and the (No. 4) Boston Bruins. First and foremost, the Penguins will be playing against the team that thought they had won the “Jarome
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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: With Fleury Struggling, is it Time for Plan B In Goal For The Penguins?

The only question that surrounded the Pittsburgh Penguins going into the postseason this year was Marc-Andre Fleury. How would he respond to last year’s disappointing performance in their first-round exit to the Philadelphia Flyers? In six games, he allowed 26 goals and was pulled once. It made the Penguins netminder the center of attention along with the shoddy penalty killing. These two areas of concern led to the Penguins’ downfall after a terrific
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2013 NHL Awards : Ekiert and Machurek Drop the Gloves in Mini-Round Table

The National Hockey League has yet to give out this season's awards and achievements, but here at the Inscriber we thought- "why wait until the end of the playoffs?" This shortened season has given fans a lot since January and the best is yet to come in the quest for the Stanley Cup. Below are the predictions of this year's winners for the Calder, Selke, Jack Adams, Norris, Vezina, and Hart
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2013 NHL Playoffs: Crosby’s Two Goals Not Enough as Islanders Tie Series, 1-1

They say one of the most difficult leads to hold in the game of hockey is 3-1. The New York Islanders proved that on Friday after trailing by that margin and scored three unanswered goals to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 and tie the series 1-1 in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal at 12:23 of the third period when the puck bounced off the end board and banked off Marc-Andre Fleury’s skate and into the back
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2013 NHL Playoffs : Pens Blow Out Islanders 5-0, Up 1-0

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]any questions that surrounded the Pittsburgh Penguins going into the 2013 NHL Playoffs were answered with an exclamation Wednesday in their 5-0 win over the New York Islanders. Could Marc-Andre Fleury prove that last year’s performance was a fluke? He stopped all 26 shots for his sixth career playoff shutout. Could the Penguins’ new players develop chemistry and play well enough without Sidney Crosby? They scored five goals. And finally,
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Pittsburgh Penguins : Despite Injury to Fleury, Pens Blank Habs For 13th Straight Win

The National Hockey League and its fans got a taste of playoff hockey Tuesday night when two of the Eastern Conference juggernauts squared off in a possible future playoff matchup. Sidney Crosby scored the lone goal for Pittsburgh Penguins as they shut out the Montreal Canadiens 1-0. The Penguins (26-8-0) extended their winning streak to 13 games and seemed to have truly set themselves apart in the East as they