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In case you forgot about how good Sidney Crosby was and is, he’s done plenty this season to remind you of that fact. The NHL’s leading scorer and his team welcome the Bruins to Pittsburgh on Tuesday night in what could very easily end up a playoff matchup in the not-too-distant future. The Penguins are leading the Atlantic and the Bruins are right in the hunt for the Northeast crown, so Tuesday’s battle should be a great showcase for either team to assert their dominance over a potential postseason foe. NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is anxious to see how Zdeno Chara and the B’s try and stop Crosby. Get ready for the game by watching the above video. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook

Bruins-Penguins Live: B’s Continue Brutal Week by Visiting Sidney Crosby, Pens

10:15 a.m. ET: So far, so good on the week from hell for the Bruins, but they’ll get another big-time test on Tuesday night. The B’s continue their stretch of five games in seven days with a trip to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins. It marks the second leg of a back-to-back after Boston beat Ottawa 3-2 in a shootout Monday night. The Bruins are now 3-0-0 in the first half of...

Crosby, Kunitz propel hot Penguins

Sidney Crosby tied a career high with five assists, and Chris Kunitz posted his second hat trick of the season in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 6-1 rout of the New York Islanders on Sunday night. Crosby's big night boosted his point total to an NHL-leading 45 and helped the Penguins win their fifth straight. James Neal had a goal and three assists, and Pascal Dupuis scored twice...

Penguins F Kunitz thriving on line with Crosby

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz has spent most of his nine-year career doing dirty work in the crease to create space for his more heralded teammates. Now it's Kunitz who's turning into the star. More than halfway through the lockout-shortened NHL season, Kunitz is tied for second in the league with 17 goals and is third in total points, trailing linemate Sidney...

Top +/- Rating

There is a new player atop the +/- ratings in the NHL.  It is Chris Kunitz of the Pittsburgh Penguins or Sidney Crosby's left winger.  He has a +22 +/- rating.  While Kunitz is a good player a big part of his league leading +/- comes from playing with Crosby.  Kunitz usually plays with Crosby except for the toughest situations where Crosby double-shifts without him. Kunitz...

Keys To The Game Vs. Pitt

Pittsburgh is a city that equals Boston in tougness, grit, and strength. It reflects in the rink. For the first time this season the Bruins go up against Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is a top heavy team with elite NHL star power. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are the centerpoint of the team and among the players that represent the league. Ask a band wagon fan or a "casual"...

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 28 - Toronto Maple Leafs

Pittsburgh Penguins (19-8-0) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (15-11-1) ROOT, SNET-O, RDS - 7:00 pm/et Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON The last Pens/Leafs game from a few days ago was an entertaining contest, except for the Malkin injury of course. The Pens needed a shootout to triumph over the Leafs last time. What will happen tonight with the Pens looking to win seven...

About Last Night…Sidney Crosby’s Five Helpers Sink Isles

Sidney Crosby dished out five assists to help Chris Kunitz net a hat trick and Pascal Dupuis score twice as the Penguins thumped the Islanders 6-1. SPIN: Kunitz has goals in seven of his last nine games and is an absolute dynamo for Pittsburgh this season. James Neal had the other goal for Pittsburgh and both of those players each have 17 goals this season. The Penguins have won...

Penguins blowout the Islanders behind Kunitz's hat trick

The Pittsburgh Penguins may have missed last season's MVP and scoring champion but they still had Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz. Behind a hat trick from Kunitz and five assists from Sidney Crosby, the Penguins blew out the Islanders to run their win streak to a season high, five games.Evgeni Malkin was ruled out after sustaining a shoulder injury in Saturday night's game...

John Toperzer: Game Night: Statistical Analysis of Pens-Bruins

Poll Results Question What is the Penguins' greatest area of need heading into the trade deadline? A whopping 51 percent of voters believe the Penguins need a defenseman capable of clearing traffic in front of the goalie. No other response came remotely close to this need.In second place came the health of Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby at 16 percent. Ten percent are...

Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (March 11, 2013) – Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 10. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"

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Bruins-Penguins Preview

Losing the reigning Hart Trophy winner for an extended period of time is never ideal, but the Pittsburgh Penguins seem equipped with enough weapons to make the absence of Evgeni Malkin relatively painless. The Boston Bruins are ready to test that theory. Pittsburgh looks to win a sixth straight game Tuesday night by earning a fourth consecutive victory over visiting Boston, which...
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