Found February 18, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
PHILADELPHIA — The Pittsburgh Penguins showed Saturday they can beat the Philadelphia Flyers no matter how many players they have on the ice.  Jordan Staal and Matt Cooke scored shorthanded goals 1:43 apart late in the second period for the Penguins in their 6-4 victory against the host Flyers. Cooke scored twice and had an assist, while Staal had a goal and an assist as the Pens beat their intrastate rivals for the first time in three meetings this season. Jaromir Jagr scored a pair of goals 18 seconds apart in the first period for the Flyers, rookie Eric Wellwood scored his first NHL goal and Wayne Simmonds also had a goal. The Flyers appeared to have a good hold on the game heading into the final five minutes of the second period. They were up 2-1 when Pittsburgh’s Pascal Dupuis was sent to the penalty box for tripping at 14:58. However, that’s when the game titled in the Penguins’ favor. Claude Giroux made a blind, backhand pass intended for Jakub Voracek that instead found a P...

Penguins C Staal fined $2,500 for boarding

Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal was fined $2,500 for boarding by the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety on Saturday for boarding Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn.Staal cross-checked Coburn from behind into the end boards in the second period of the Penguins' 6-4 win on Saturday versus the Flyers. Stall was issued a minor penalty for...

GARTH: Pens Keep Cooking Along

Matt Cooke was a one man wrecking crew in Philly on Saturday afternoon. He scored twice. One of his goals came on a rare 3-on-5. He also added an assist. The Pens re 6-3-1 in the last 10 games. They have found away to keep piling up points despite the losses to key team contributors like Crosby and Letang this season. The win over Philly now pulls the Pens into a...

RECAP: One Night In Bangkok. PENS WIN.

      Pens won this 6-4.  Pens are already heading to Buffalo.   Recap after the jump:       Hartnell kicked things off by trying to buy a boarding call on Letang. Embarrassing flop.  After some ****, Cooke chased down a loose puck.  He had Asham on a 2-on-1.  Cooke was shooting the whole way.   Cittttyyyy...

Jordan Staal Fined For Hit On Braydon Coburn

NEW YORK (February 18, 2012)—Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jordan Staal has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn during NHL Game No. 865 Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 9:56...

John Toperzer: And the Penguins bid adieu to ...

10 Days & Counting as movement around the NHL begins with San Jose, Dallas, TB Follow me on Twitter @JohnToperzer The trade deadline poll results are in! Let's see what you said about the Pens Matt Cooke – Most respondents believe there’s a 25 percent chance Cooke gets moved. Pascal Dupuis – Dupuis got only one vote suggesting a 50 percent...

NHL fines Penguins C Staal $2,500 for boarding

The NHL has acted quickly, fining Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal $2,500 for boarding Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn just hours after the infraction in an afternoon game.

Rare 3-on-5 goal stirs pot in Penguins' 6-4 victory

Matt Cooke has played 863 regular-season games in the NHL. Some have been pretty good.

NHL fines Penguins C Staal $2,500 (AP)

The NHL has acted quickly, fining Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal $2,500 for boarding Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn just hours after the infraction in an afternoon game. Staal received the maximum fine allowed following his hit on Coburn during the Penguins' 6-4 victory over the Flyers on Saturday.

Penguins' Staal fined for hit on Flyers' Coburn

Center Jordan Staal has been fined $2,500 by the NHL for a hit from behind on Philadelphia defenseman Braydon Coburn.

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh

Matt Cooke scored two goals and set up Dustin Jeffrey's go-ahead tally early in the third period, as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers, 6-4, at the Wells Fargo Center.

Dustin Jeffrey, Matt Cooke lead Penguins to 6-4 win over Flyers

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Get Shorty

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Penguins entered a shorthanded situation down one goal to the Philadelphia Flyers – and came out of it with a one-goal lead. Jordan Staal scored just 16 seconds into a penalty late in the second period to even...

Bryzgalov benched as Flyers lose to Penguins

Dustin Jeffrey scored a go-ahead goal 37 seconds into the third period, Matt Cooke had two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-4 on Saturday.


and by country we mean Pittsburgh. Because if you can't call Pittsburgh your motherland, you probably don't grasp just how vaguely (not specifically) satisfying beating the Flyers in the regular season can be. It's like the last cookie in the package. Waking up in the morning and finding out that there was a water main break at your job or something, so you don'...
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