Found April 29, 2013 on Sports-Glory: The National Hockey League announced the dates, times and national broadcast information on Sunday for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round, which begins Tuesday, April 30th. 


Penguins Could Resign Iginla, But It Will Take Some Work

The Pittsburgh Penguins wanted Jarome Iginla. Jarome Iginla wanted the Pittsburgh Penguins. So far neither party has been disappointed. Since Iginla arrived in Pittsburgh he has raved about the players, the organization, and the city. He has rewarded Penguins nation with exceptional play and leadership in the absence of Sidney Crosby. So aside from playoff [...]

Confident Penguins ready for surging Islanders

Sidney Crosby is still waiting for doctors to tell him his broken jaw has healed enough to allow him to play. With or without their dynamic captain, the Pittsburgh Penguins are under pressure heading into the opening round of the NHL playoffs. Pittsburgh is the top team in the Eastern Conference and on Wednesday faces the surging New York Islanders. Crosby broke his jaw a month...

Penguins Update: No To-Morrow for Brenden

With all due respect to Jarome Iginla, Jussi Jokinen, and Douglas Murray, my favorite Penguins acquisition at the 2013 trade deadline was Brenden Morrow.Call me old school, but ever since “Scary” Gary Roberts left the ‘Burgh during the summer of 2008 I’ve felt the Pens have lacked a certain element. Call it “functional snarl,” if you will. I knew the 34-year-old Morrow...

NHL playoffs full of intriguing storylines

The NHL's sprint of a season is over, ending a three-plus-month run that crammed 48 games into each team's schedule. Hockey's grueling postseason, which begins with three games Tuesday night and ends as late as June 28, has a slew of storylines spilling off the ice. Here's a pick six to follow when the puck drops. CROSBY'S COMEBACK? Pittsburgh Penguins superstar...

Aaron Ward Makes Fun of His Jarome Iginla Trade Report in TSN’s Hilarious ‘Hangover’ Parody (Video)

Things are about to get really, really busy on the sets of TSN, but that didn’t stop the Canadian sports network from having a little fun lately. TSN is about to kick up its already stellar NHL coverage in a big, big way with the Stanley Cup playoffs set to begin Tuesday night, and to celebrate, the  boys on the TSN panel showed off their acting game. In advance of the playoffs...

A Look at the 2012-2013 Pittsburgh Penguins: Playoff Edition

It’s hard to believe that the Pittsburgh Penguins have been experiencing injury troubles throughout this shortened season. Think about it: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Paul Martin, and Brooks Orpik have all missed games for the Penguins this year due to some form of injury. Look at their regular season record: 36-12-0. The Penguins [...]

2013 NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference QF Preview

(Sidney Crosby ladies and gents.....  Photo Credit: AP/Gene J. Puskar)   When I looked at Colin Fitts' excellent Western Conference Preview, it hit me. Let's do this almost Dobberhockey style. The Eastern Conference features a few teams not expected to make it but yet they did. Justin Glock from The Hockey Writers did most of the work for me with the East...

Pick 6: NHL playoffs full of intriguing storylines

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer The NHL's sprint of a season is over, ending a three-plus-month run that crammed 48 games into each team's schedule. Hockey's grueling postseason, which begins with three games Tuesday night and ends as late as June 28, has a slew of storylines spilling off the ice. Here's a pick six to follow when the puck drops...

Sidney Crosby hopeful to play in Game 1

Sidney Crosby will visit a doctor on Tuesday to confirm whether or not he his clear to play in Game 1 of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Eastern COnference Quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders. Crosby told Josh Yohe of McKeesport Daily

Capitals 2012-13 Regular Season Winners & Losers

Back with another guest post is Caps correspondent Brad Parker. Winners Alex Ovechkin – In February he was lazy, past his prime and everything wrong with superstar athletes. Then he set the all-time NHL record for goals in April, led the NHL in goals for the season and tied Sidney Crosby in points. And unlike Sidney Crosby, he consistently plays in NHL games. Nick Backstrom ...

Vokoun will start Game 5 for Pens

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma insists he still believes in Marc-Andre Fleury, that the issues for the reeling Penguins go far beyond the struggles of their Stanley Cup-winning goaltender. Still, that didn't stop Bylsma from making a switch he hopes will shift momentum in Pittsburgh's highly entertaining but slightly bewildering first-round playoff series with the...

Islanders Need To Play Keep-Away With The Penguins

from Kevin Schultz of IslandersPointBlank, Throughout the season, the Penguins have been an excellent team to the tune of tops in the Eastern Conference and the most goals scored in the NHL this season. There’s no doubt that they’re a tough opponent for the Islanders to face in this week’s first round. However, if there’s one ***** in the Pens’ armor, it could...

Islanders-Penguins Preview

The most dynamic player in the world is questionable with a broken jaw. The reigning NHL MVP is coming off an injury plagued and subpar - by his standards - regular season. The goaltender and his wife are dealing with a newborn baby. The sniper who scored a career-high 40 goals a year ago is barely three weeks removed from a concussion. The rock the defense is built around is out...

Hoffman’s First Round Playoff Picks

Eastern Conference (1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (8) New York Islanders For the Penguins to Win: Simply put, utilize their high-octane offense. Even without Sidney Crosby, this Penguins’ hockey club can put the puck in the net with guys like Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin, James Neal, Pascal Dupuis, and Kris Letang. The team’s offense is absolutely lethal and if used the right...

2013 Penguins Playoff Preview

  We said it last season after the loss to the Flyers, and it's a no-brainer to mention it again now. That series changed us. For as far back as we can remember, there has never been a time where our guts were ripped out like that. The enthusiasm everyone had going into those playoffs was destroyed. People were wiping away tears while shaving their beards. It shook us to...
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