Dan Bylsma remembers when Consol Energy Center opened a couple years ago and the Pittsburgh Penguins struggled to get comfortable in their fancy new digs.
The Pittsburgh Penguins coach heard the clamoring for the team to pack up and head back across the street to the decidedly antiquated - though plenty intimidating - Igloo. He couldn't miss the chatter about how the "House That Mario Built'' was too posh for its own good.
It was all Bylsma could to stop from laughing.
"We've won a lot of hockey games after that two or three games to start that season,'' he said Friday. "We haven't played well here (this season) we're going to win a lot of home games.''
They'll get another chance at their first victory on home ice Saturday against the New Jersey Devils.
The Penguins are the only team in the NHL yet to record a point at home. They've been outclassed in losses to the upstart Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders, getting outscored 9-3. They've been punchless on the power pla...