PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby wasn't making excuses so much as stating the obvious.
The Pittsburgh Penguins raced through the fall, but limped through the winter and an all-too-brief spring. The faces, the pace, the results all changed when the health issues and injuries that began with defenseman Olli Maatta's cancer surgery never let up.
''Usually you go through a span of injuries...
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Sidney Crosby was accidentally locked out of the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room prior to Monday night's Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the N.Y. Rangers.The door opened eventually, but what a weird situation. First the Penguins spell Crosby's name wrong on the cover of their game program, and now this. Is this any way for them to treat their captain? Talk...
By: Meesh Shanmugam
Pens 4 Rangers 3
Series: Tied at 1
Sutter (1) (PP) from Downie, Kunitz
Crosby (1) from Hornqvist, Cole
Crosby (2) from Kunitz, Martin
Kunitz (1) (PP) from Sutter, Perron
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Cole (high-sticking) – Careless (reaches out to poke check Miller and hits Miller in the face as his stick rides up Miller’s stick...
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 18: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his goal at 14:07 of the third period against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
We honestly didn’t think the Pens had...
View image | gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night to take game two even the best-of-seven series at one game apiece heading back to Pittsburgh. Anybody that read my preview of this series from a Penguins’ fan perspective knows that I am equally shocked that the Penguins managed to […]
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After a devastating 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in game one on Thursday, the Penguins responded nicely Saturday evening. Marc Andre Fleury was nothing short of sensational in game one and he again performed at a high level in game two. Despite his defense disappearing at key times, Fleury has been solid for the Penguins. Both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin played great games...
The recent plummet of the Pittsburgh Penguins has left fans mystified and stunned as to how a one-time far off scenario has become a very possible reality. With just two games remaining in the regular season, the Penguins are clinging to a playoff spot. Let’s take a look at how exactly this team is in such a precarious situation.
Lack of Leadership
Sidney Crosby must provide...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have made the playoffs for eight straight seasons now and they have been one of the best teams in the NHL over that timespan. The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to make nine straight playoff appearances, but it is a very real possibility the Penguins do not make the playoffs this season. While they are currently in the first Eastern Conference Wild Card...
Sidney Crosby might want to keep his head on a swivel.
The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar usually steers clear of big hits and bruising defenders. In Sunday’s matchup against the Columbus Blue Jackets, however, Sid the Kid found himself on the wrong end of a crushing blow, courtesy of Jackets forward Ryan Johansen.
That sound you heard was the entire city of Pittsburgh gasping as...