One of the great traditions of the NHL Playoffs, aside from the greatest — the handshake line — of course, is the playoff beard.
A lot of times when I put a Sunday's Best out there, I'm talking about the things that went right for me on a given night. This is not one...
Silver linings were evident in the Penguins' 2-1 loss to the Senators in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final, even though that now means there's a Game 7.
Tomorrow after practice, the Penguins coverage quartet gets behind the driver's seat to take the DKPittsburghSports.com coverage back to Ottawa for Game 6.
I'm going to be honest. For the second time in as many series, I was sure that the Penguins would be eliminated by the team they were facing.
As a professional photographer, you control so much less than what's comfortable to acknowledge.
Forty-eight hours after Game 1, the Penguins were still the team not getting any bounces. They hit the post, they missed yawning cages. This time, though, they won 1-0.
In the middle of Game 1, I texted the Penguins coverage team and said that it felt like a preseason game and the only cheers in the arena were started...
From a media perspective, there are certain sides of 'sport' you hope to cover. Last night was one of those sides.
The Pirates struck out 17 times against the Dodgers in their 12-1 loss last night, and it wasn't the worst performance by a Pittsburgh team on May 8.
For a lot of the Penguins' 4-2 loss to the Capitals, it looked like they were headed for a couple days off while waiting on the inevitable seven-game finish to...
No Sidney Crosby, no Conor Sheary. No 66 percent of what served as one of hockey's best lines for the latter part of the season. No problem.
It doesn't matter if you were the Penguins or the Capitals in Washington's 3-2 overtime win, only the old 'roller coaster' cliche can describe the emotions of Game 3.
Another game, another chance for the Penguins to win while looking like the significantly inferior team for large portions of play.
Sixteen wins. That's what it takes to hoist the greatest trophy in all of sports.
The rest is waiting on an opponent to be written, so let's look at some images from the Penguins' 5-2, series-clinching win over the Jackets.
By now, everyone has caught up on the news of Pirates' star Starling Marte's 80-game suspension after testing positive for PEDs.
I know I went into this a bit on Monday, but Nationwide Arena is just a special place to play, and a special place to watch, or photograph, a game.