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Phil Kessel razzed by Penguins with mouthwash bottle on locker (pic)

Phil Kessel has found himself the victim of some razzing over a humorously awkward interview he had recently with NBCSN’s Pierre McGuire. During the post-game chat, McGuire asked the Pittsburgh Penguins star an oddly phrased question — “How’s your breath?” — which left Kessel believing it was being suggested that his breath stunk as opposed to an inquiry about his...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel is finally getting the praise he deserves

Phil Kessel is finally getting the praise he deserves. The Kessel narrative has long been an unfair one. Since joining the NHL, Kessel has become one of the best scorers in the league. He’s also survived cancer. But after getting traded from the Boston Bruins to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2009, Kessel had drawn mostly ire, not praise. He became the daily target of columnists...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Sidney Crosby slew foot Cedric Paquette?

The Tampa Bay Lightning imploded in the third period, allowing the Pittsburgh Penguins plenty of time and space which led to numerous goals. Lightning fans weren’t too happy and they weren’t too pleased with what might have been a slew foot from Sidney Crosby on Cedric Paquette. Slew foot or just Crosby losing his balance?
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: ECF Game 2 – Crosby’s First Career Playoff OT Goal Ties Series at 1.

Pens 3  Lightning 2 (OT) Series: Tied at 1. Goals Cullen (4) from Fehr, Kuhnhackl Kessel (6) from Bonino, Hagelin Crosby (4) from Rust, Dumoulin Via Getty: Nice pic of Crosby meeting Pascal Dupuis after the OT winner pic.twitter.com/SQatq2CaCL — Sean Leahy (@Sean_Leahy) May 17, 2016 PenaltiesMurray (tripping) – Careless (reaches out into Palat’s skates when the puck is...
Via The Pensblog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: Thunder Take Game 1, Crosby OT Winner, Manager Meltdown

So, that was a fun game! And a busy sports Monday overall, with a hockey series dropping the puck as well, along with a fairly full slate of baseball. Let’s not waste any more time. (Well, with this part of the intro. I’m sure I’ll be wasting plenty of your time elsewhere!)  Thunder Steal Game 1 on the Road Behind Westbrook OAKLAND, CA – MAY 16: Russell Westbrook #0 of...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick picked a bad night to question Sidney Crosby’s work ethic

Former NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick has a knack for saying things that have a way of coming back to haunt him. On Monday night, he may have set a new record courtesy of Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. During the second-period intermission of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Pittsburgh, Roenick offered a scathing criticism of Crosby’s work ethic. The criticism...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby's OT winner fuels Penguins past Lightning to tie series

PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby beat Andrei Vasilevskiy from the circle 40 seconds into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Monday night to leave the Eastern Conference finals tied at a game apiece.Crosby, who hadn't scored since the opening round against the New York Rangers, took a feed from Bryan Rust and buried it for his fourth goal of the postseason...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Makes Jeremy Roenick Eat Words With Game-Winning Goal

Sidney Crosby has amazing talent, but that didn’t stop former NHL player and current NBC Sports hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick from criticizing the Pittsburgh Penguins star during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final. And it didn’t take very long for these choice words to come back and bite Roenick. "If I were Sidney Crosby right now, I'd watch the work ethic that Jonathan...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

How Pens-Caps can determine if Crosby or Ovechkin is better

For the first time since 2009, the NHL’s biggest stars — Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin — will meet in a postseason series. The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins open their second-round series on Thursday night in what many feel is a de facto conference championship, as these teams finished 1-2 in the East but because of the NHL’s asinine playoff system, this is...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby: I don't score the way Alexander Ovechkin does

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals are going to face off in Round 2 of the NHL Playoffs, which will set the stage of reigniting the longtime rivalry between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin. While the rivalry has lost steam in recent years, both Crosby and Ovechkin are still elite players. Crosby led the Penguins in scoring this season with 36 goals and 85 points...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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