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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: 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 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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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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2013 NHL Playoffs : First Round Analysis and Predictions

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he time has finally come. The National Hockey League is set to start the 2013 NHL Playoffs after a shortened season that consisted of 48 games for each team. The one twist coming out of the lockout aside from the bunched-up schedule will play a huge roll down the stretch. None of the 30 teams played a single non-conference game in 2013 which could make for an interesting Stanley Cup
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(VIDEO) Islanders F Martin Motions To Trainers After Knocking Out Devils F Kostopoulos

Matt Martin of the New York Islanders hit New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta and then dropped the gloves with Tom Kostopoulos, who took exception with the hit. The fight ended with Martin dropping Kostopoulos and then motioning to the trainers to come on the ice. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4i9HIJNoKk&sns=em This is not familiar site in the NHL, but a classy move none-the-less from Martin. Martin's concern was understandable giving how Kostopoulos dropped
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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