For the first time since Apr. 24, 2015, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The back-to-back Stanley Cup Champions were unable to complete the comeback, losing to their rivals, the Washington Capitals, in Game 6. So what’s next for the Penguins? A well-deserved break. Despite a losing effort, Game 6
Europeans are having a bigger impact in the NHL now than ever before. Of the 985 players to play in at least one game this season, 268, or 27 percent, were born in Europe. Europeans have been at the pinnacle of success in recent seasons, winning five of the past 10 Hart, Art Ross, and
With his shaggy Swedish locks and jaw-dropping speed, Pittsburgh Penguins winger Carl Hagelin is hard to miss. He’s ferocious in short-handed situations, a nuisance on the forecheck and never seems to stop moving around the ice. Wherever the puck happens to be, Hagelin is going to be there. But, for all his tenacity and energy,
From before biblical, to the days of digital, mankind has fretted about the future. The seemingly simple, yet infinitely cryptic question of “What comes next?” perplexes prophets and economists alike. While the hockey world isn’t immune from wondering what’s to come, puck prophecies don’t usually run rampant until the NHL playoff picture begins to come
The Penguins have been supremely fortunate to offer their fans two of the game’s all-time legends in Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby. But it takes more than a single superstar to win Cups, they need other greats to support them. These players as well as some of the legends in the team’s storied past fill
Six games into the 2017-18 regular season, the Penguins continue to struggle on the face-off dot. Although they average the fifth highest number of face-offs per game in the league, they rank just 24th in face-off wins. The Penguins are seeing just under 68 face-offs per game, and are losing well over half of them.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have played a ridiculous amount of hockey these past two years. After going all the way to a championship in 2016, they barely had enough time to eat French fries out of the Cup before their stars were whisked away for the World Cup of Hockey. Between two four-round postseasons, the World Cup,
The Pittsburgh Penguins should be embarrassed; not because of the final score of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final but because of the way they conducted themselves in the final minutes of the third period. Forty-four penalty minutes, three game misconducts, and an ungodly amount of undisciplined plays all equal a very concerning loss