Found April 25, 2012 on
For yours truly, watching on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Penguins fell to the Philadelphia Flyers was like watching the end of the world as we know it. I forgot for about 24 hours that other teams were still playing in their drive towards the Cup and that in fact, the WHL and NHL post seasons were in full swing. After hearing that Florida and New Jersey were in a heated battle and Phoenix was on the brink of eliminating Chicago, I came back to life. There is still much hockey to be played, and even though the Pens’ post-season ended far too soon, it was still worth watching. The only question now is whose bandwagon do I get on for the next month and a half?
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Following another disappointing playoff showing in Pittsburgh, Penguins GM Ray Shero is now faced with some tough decisions in the offseason to determine where his team goes from here.In today’s “what have you done for me lately” NHL, the Penguins are quickly gaining the reputation as an ultra-talented group unable to come up big when it counts. Since winning the Cup in 2009...
The Pittsburgh Penguins are sticking with coach Dan Bylsma and star centers Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal and Evgeni Malkin.
Other than that, general manager Ray Shero says it's a ''big summer'' for the franchise as it tries to figure out what happened during its first-round implosion against Philadelphia.
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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Shelly Anderson reveals some surprising and very good news from the Pittsburgh Penguins’ end-of-season media availability:
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from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail, Ray Shero had a perfectly sensible reaction to the Pittsburgh Penguins getting bounced in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Penguins general manager met with the media Tuesday for the first time since they were eliminated Sunday by their cross-state rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, and essentially said, hey, stuff happens...