Found April 03, 2013 on
Taking Bad Schotz:
Before I say what I am about to say, let me preface it by saying that I am being the Devil’s advocate. What I am about to suggest may very well happen, but I could very well be wrong too. Therefore, without further ado,
The Chicago Blackhawks or Pittsburgh Penguins will not win the Stanley Cup.
In a shortened year in which these two teams have absolutely dominated the league, there is no way one team will win the cup. Now, the Penguins certainly have a better shot to win the cup, so let’s talk about them first. First of all, if the Penguins keep up their 15-game-win streak (as of April 1), they will eventually be the Presidents’ Trophy winners (awarded to the team with the most points at the end of the regular season). Since the President’s Trophy has been awarded since the 1985-1986 season, only seven winners have gone on to win the Stanley Cup, an award that should give the team the upper hand, considering it guarantees home-ice in all four rounds of the playoffs. Keeping up...
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Sidney Crosby is unable to speak as he recovers from his broken jaw. He is also on a liquid diet for the foreseeable future.
In about one of the most adorable things you will ever see, Makenzie Roskwitalski, a five-year-old girl and obvious fan of Sidney Crosby, sent the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar a priceless letter to boost the player’s spirits after he had his jaw fractured when he was drilled by a puck in the face during a game last weekend. Along with the fractured jaw, Crosby, who according to...
A 5-year-old girl sent Sidney Crosby an absolutely adorable letter to wish him well after he was hit by a puck in the mouth over the weekend.
The letter states:
I am sorry you got hit by a puck.
I hope the tooth fairy brings you a dollar.
The arrow instructs Crosby to flip to the back of the page where the young girl wrote: From Makenzie. Her mother says her daughter’s...
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out of the hospital after breaking his jaw Saturday.
The Penguins confirmed on their Twitter account Tuesday that Crosby had been released a day earlier. He will be out of the lineup indefinitely after undergoing surgery.
Crosby was hurt in the first period of the Penguins' 2-0 win over the New York Islanders when he was struck in...
The Pittsburgh Penguins went through their first practice Monday since learning that NHL scoring leader Sidney Crosby underwent surgery for a broken jaw that will keep him out of indefinitely.
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The New York Rangers, meanwhile, hope it's more than just happenstance that they played so well with their newest additions.
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The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins have lost their captain.
But that's OK, they say. Not only have the Penguins grown accustomed to playing without Sidney Crosby in recent years, they also just traded for two other team captains.
Pittsburgh went through its first practice Monday since learning that NHL scoring leader Crosby underwent surgery for a broken jaw that will keep him...
The Pittsburgh Penguins' run at a record-breaking streak is over. Playing without injured star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 to end their 15-game winning streak Tuesday night.
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Although many may view Jack Edwards as a “homah,” Jack likes the Pittsburgh Penguins out of the East and the darkhorse Minnesota Wild out of the West. Jack likes...
All good things eventually come to an end. In the case of the Pittsburgh Penguins, their winning streak failed to reach 16 games as the Buffalo Sabres won at home by a score of 4-1.
Now that their streak is officially a thing of the past, it's time to look back and marvel at what the Penguins were able to accomplish.
Hockey analysts and fans will surely debate which...
The Pittsburgh Penguins winning streak stands at 15 games entering the week, two shy of the NHL record. It certainly doesnt appear that captain Sidney Crosby (broken jaw) will be back in time to help lead the Pens get there. Cushioning the departure of the leagues leading scorer (56 points) will be a trio of acquisitions: Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray. Count on...