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Game 21—or the “sort of” one-quarter pole.
Ya boys on a two-game winning streak and a run of six consecutive wins on Garden ice.
Cover your eyes, or ignore the next few lines:
Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are here! Whoopeeeee! Everybody celebrate. Bring frankincense and myrrh to the Garden tonight. Hockey is saved.
The Skidder is 2-7-9 in four games since his return. He wears the same number that Donald Brashear wore as a Ranger.
Sorry, I just wanted to get you used to all of this, because there will only one way to escape this tonight. Turn off the TV and the radio. In fact, by the time this is posted, I’m sure you will have seen and heard about Skid on TV at least once already. By the way, a lot of the papers in town will have extra reporters here covering, well, you know who. So be warned about going to the newsstand tomorrow, too.
On the positive side, I got to chat with Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato, one of my all-time favorite Rangers and a guy...
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Bloggers and the media learned a long time ago that a great way to get attention is to mention Sidney Crosby. This works because Crosby is a pretty polarizing figure: Either you love him or you hate him. If you say something that is pro-Crosby, you'll get a bunch of people jumping all over you for supporting him and if you say something negative about him you'll find...
Recent sports TV ratings notes, including numbers for Friday’s Bruins/Red Wings game on NBC, local ratings for Sidney Crosby‘s return, and a decline for college football’s Bayou Classic. Bruins, Red Wings, Are the 1%: Friday’s Bruins/Red Wings NHL regular season game earned a 1.0 overnight rating on NBC. The game was the first of the annual ‘Black Friday’ NHL telecasts...
New Washington coach Dale Hunter professed great admiration for Sidney Crosby and knew seven years ago that he would become a great player.
The Rangers really like the changes made to Madison Square Garden over the summer.
They've won seven straight on home ice after beating the Penguins 4-3 on Tuesday night, and their 7-1-1 start is the best they've done through nine games since way back in 1992-93.
So the fancy new digs appeal to them, although they haven't really changed their game much to suit the...
Pittsburgh Penguins fans around the country took notice of Sidney Crosby’s successful return to the lineup by casting 132,335 votes last week in an effort to elect Crosby to the 2012 NHL All-Star Game as part of All-Star Fan Balloting presen...
Let’s face facts: In his first full week back, after missing an entire year, Sidney Crosby was the best player in the league. His line for the week: 2G/6A/+7/8PIM/2PPP/15SOG. That’s called game changer. If you own him, your team BC (before Crosby) was an entire notch below where your team is at now. Borderline playoff teams that own him are now in the playoffs. ...
Pittsburgh Penguins (14-7-4) @ Washington Capitals (12-10-1)
TV: ROOT, NHLN-US, CSN-Wash
Verizon Center - Washington, DC
This will be Sidney Crosby's first game against the Capitals since "the incident." It's Dale Hunter's second game behind the Caps' bench. He'd love to get his first win as an NHL head...
Penguins center Sidney Crosby capped his first seven days back in uniform by being named the NHL's 'First Star' for the week that ended Sunday.
Sidney Crosby may be OK with head shots as long as they're done with elbows on Senator Nick Foligno.
You just have to expect elbows to the head in hockey. The NHL will even name you Star of the...
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The Rangers host their conference rivals, Pittsburgh, in a nationally televised contest Tuesday. Any time these two teams meet, there is the potential for some extracurricular activity as the two squads don't like each other. Add in the relatively recent return of Sidney Crosby, his incident with Nick Foligno that generated many blogs and chatter and two teams looking to retain...
It was a pretty big news day Monday in the NHL here’s a wrap-up of biggest news of the day. Of the news in this post/article, the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ of the week, a Winter Classic sweater unveiling, and coaching turnover in the Southeast Division.
NHL’s Three Stars of the Week
First Star – Forward Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins
Second Star – Goaltender...
NEW YORK (November 28, 2011)—Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider and St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott have been named the NHL ‘Three Stars’ of the week.
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WASHINGTON--As if a Penguins-Capitals contest needed added story lines. Yet there are plenty of them going into tonight's game at the Verizon Centre, more than the usual Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin platform which the NHL used to love to...