Found April 13, 2013 on This Is Getting Old:
The Pittsburgh Penguins are good. The Florida Panthers are bad. I could end this preview now and it would probably be sufficient to describe what is going to happen tonight. The brilliant folks who write the schedule for the NHL should probably stop giving Florida home games by about mid-season at this point. There will…

No Jokin: Penguins’ Jussi for Real

When Penguins GM Ray Shero acquired veteran Jussi Jokinen from Carolina at the trade deadline for a conditional draft pick it almost seemed like an afterthought. After all, Shero had spent the previous week snatching up three of the hottest commodities on the market—Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow, and Douglas Murray. But make no mistake—Jokinen’s the real deal. A quick, versatile...

Kris Letang destroys two Lightning players with one check

In his first game back since getting re-injured on March 26th, and only his 2nd game since March 17th, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had one of the best hits of the year.  Letang drilled Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alex Killorn who went flying right into Martin St. Louis after he had just passed St. Louis the puck.  Letang’s momentum then carried him into the two...

Panthers fall at home to Morrow, Penguins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Brenden Morrow scored two goals to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh and Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves. Morrow also had an assist. Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin missed the game with an upper body injury. The Penguins were also without Sidney Crosby, who is out indefinitely...

Florida Panthers announcers finally lose their minds over brutal team

The Florida Panthers Fox Sports Florida announcers Steve Goldstein and Bill Lindsay appear to have finally lost their minds because of their brutal team.  On Thursday night the Panthers were losing to the Winnipeg Jets 7-2 and the Panthers inched closer to playoff elimination, all while the Jets fans started to do the wave.  Goldstein and Lindsay chose to mail it in for the last...

Introducing Our Newest HH Writer!

Hyped Up Hockey is happy to introduce and welcome our newest writer Matthew Albright! Matt will primarily be writing about the Penguins, but as he is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, he is flexible to write about all things Burgh related. He has been writing for us for about a week now, so it is [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins rink managers have Notre Dame-esque motto

The rink managers at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Console Energy Center seem to have a sense of humor.  They copied the iconic Notre Dame motto “Play Like A Champion Today” and made their own.  When you Zamboni the ice, it’s commonly known as “flooding” the ice, hence the motto. [@A_Merrit] []

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 42 - Florida Panthers

Pittsburgh Penguins (31-10-0) @ Florida Panthers (13-21-6) ROOT, SUN - 7:30 pm/et BB&T Center - Sunrise, FL It's the 1st-place team in the Eastern Conference against the 15th-place team. Will the Pens stay focused against a weaker opponent? Season Series: 1-1-0 Last meeting that counted: February 26, 2013. Penguins lost 6-4. ...

Erik Gudbranson destroys Bryan Little, receives Match Penalty

Florida Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson absolutely leveled Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little late in the 2nd period on Thursday night.  Gudbranson delivered a huge forearm hit to the face of Little and Little went down in pain immediately.  Gudbranson was ejected from the game and given a Match Penalty, which means the hit will be reviewed by the NHL automatically.  The definition...

Game 42: Penguins vs. Panthers Recap

Boring. Really boring game. But I suppose that was to be expected. There is literally nothing that is good about the Florida Panthers. They are the worst team in the east and arguably the worst team in the league. Combine that with a Pens team that played without their three best players and it equals…

Penguins-Panthers Preview

While they're still missing several key players, the Pittsburgh Penguins have had little trouble generating offense the last two games as they continue their push for the best record in the Eastern Conference. That trend could continue Saturday night as they visit a last-place Florida Panthers team that's allowed the most goals in the conference by far. Seeking their fourth...

Florida Panthers Games to Air on Sun Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. For the first time this season, five Florida Panthers games are set to air on FOXs Sun Sports in April, beginning with tomorrow, Saturdays game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The games airing on Sun Sports this month include: Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. ETGame: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Florida Panthers Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7 p.m...

Penguins vs. Panthers Preview 4/13/2013

By Matthew Albright 4/13/2013 Following a huge 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Pittsburgh Penguins are set to face the Florida Panthers on Saturday at 7:30 P.M. This match-up will close out the Penguins’ three-game road trip. In the match-up against the Lightning, the Penguins received offensive power from familiar faces, sleeping giants, and [...]

RECAP: All Easy Mode. PENS WIN.

Rewind back to the end of the Flyers series last season. What would your brain have done if you could've seen the Pens' stat lines in this game? Jussi Jokinen: 2G, 1A. Jarome Iginla: 2A. Brenden Morrow: 1A. Douglas Murray: 1A. wtf. Three things about this game. 1. The Pens are the deepest they've been since the '09 Cup run.  2. Tampa Bay sucks. 3...

Potential Top UFAs

from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, Here is a look, in no particular order, at 10 of the more prominent UFAs who are poised to hit the market. 1. F Jarome Iginla, 35, Penguins Iginla’s streak of 11-consecutive 30-goal seasons is about to come to an end, but he could still provide some pop and leadership even in this, the downside of his career. Interesting to see...
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