Found February 06, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
For those of you who appreciate hockey for its’ physicality, these videos are right up your alley. On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Boston Bruins 2-1, but not before Brooks Orpik knocked Danny Paille off his feet and sent him flying through mid-air. Luckily, Paille narrowly escaped landing on his head and seemed to be fine, but this one has definitely made its’ case for hit of the year. Click here to view the embedded video. And just in case you missed Brayden Schenn leveling Steven Kampfer a couple weeks ago, this one deserves some recognition as well. Click here to view the embedded video. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Crosby returns to Penguins practice

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby returned to practice Monday, but there is still no timetable for when the former MVP will return from a neck injury. The 24-year-old skated with his teammates in Montreal for the first time since being forced out of the lineup in early December following a brief return. He has been skating on his own in recent weeks. Last Tuesday, the Penguins...

Video: Orpik check sends Paille into orbit

On Saturday, Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille experienced what it feels like to be on the moon. After a center ice hit from Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik, Paille flew a good ten feet (25 according to the announcer) and forgot to pull his ripcord. Time and the law of gravity appeared to stop for a second as Paille seemed to hover over the ice.The hit was clean and...

Brooks Orpik Launches Daniel Paielle Airborne With Awesome Hockey Hit (Video)

In Saturday's NHL game in Boston, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik launched Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille airborne at center ice with an awesome high-speed check. Paille lost his stick and went flying through the air a good 10 feet, landing on his side. However, to Paille's credit, he got right back up, found his stick, and controlled the puck seconds...

Sidney Crosby practices with Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby practiced Monday but said he is no closer to returning from a concussion and neck injury that have sidelined him for most of the season.

PHT: Crosby returns to Penguins practice

PHT: Sidney Crosby wears a non-contact jersey and skates with the Penguins in practice. It's a start.

STATS: The inevitable Paul Martin vs Sergei Gonchar comparsion

This one is tough. Gonch was an aging defenseman. He came off a not-so solid playoff ( see Travis Moen's goal in game 7) Paul Martin was the puck moving defenseman from the New Jersey Devils. He was younger, much less of a risk. From Rob Rossi that summer: The Penguins prefer a two-year term at no more than his previous $5 million annual salary, and Barry...

Crosby skates with Penguins in main practice

MONTREAL (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby practiced Monday but said he is no closer to returning from a concussion and neck injury that have caused him to miss most of the NHL season.

Crosby skates in Penguins practice, looks good, but...

MONTREAL (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby practiced Monday but said he is no closer to returning from a concussion and neck injury that have sidelined him for most of the season.

Penguins successful elements disappear in defeat

NEWARK, N.J. -- The Penguins won't have to conduct an in-depth evaluation to figure out what went wrong in this one. Not when their No. 1 goalie -- the guy who has been so good, for so much of this season -- was out of the game in less than 23 minutes.

Sidney Crosby practices with Pittsburgh Penguins but still no timeframe for return

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Staal and Despres Return to Practice

MONTREAL, Quebec – Two steps forward, one step back. The Penguins inched a little closer in the health department as center Jordan Staal and defenseman Simon Despres, both working through knee injuries, returned to team practice Monday at...

SECOND PERIOD: Good hockey, 0-0

Good period of hockey. Paul Martin almost hit the powerball, Subban is still a dick.

Brodeur, Devils rely on winning formula in victory over Penguins

The Penguins have lost seven of eight games at Prudential Center and have scored 15 goals in their past 11 trips to New Jersey.

For Sid, misery does love company

He didn't look bad on a line with Steve Sullivan and Cal O'Reilly, even though he was playing out of position. He added a nice dimension to the No. 2 power play, as well, even though the second unit isn't exactly his natural habitat.
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