For this first View from the Dugout, I wanted to explain ... again ... why I love to shoot baseball so much.
Once a year, the Penguins take their jerseys off of their backs, literally, and hand them to fans who have been awarded a chance to take them home.
I've never, until the Penguins' 4-1 win over the Red Wings, seen two players inadvertently high stick each other in wildly different ways.
Sidney Crosby gets his due credit for many, many things he can do on the ice rink.
Taylor Haase and Matt Sunday talk about the Penguins losing to the speedy Red Wings, Matt Murray's solid game despite the loss, and Mike Sullivan shaking up the lines.
The Penguins and the Hurricanes played out a regular season playoff game Sunday night.
Patric Hornqvist is the most abused player in the NHL.
As I laid in my Cincinnati hotel bed thinking about shooting baseball Thursday ... I wasn't ready for it to start.
The Penguins faced two teams at home this weekend who fit the part of a team scratching, clawing, doing whatever it takes to find themselves in the playoffs.
Sticks break. Sticks get lost in play. When it happens to a defenseman, it should be a priority to fill the empty hands with a new piece of lumber.
The Penguins scored five goals by five different players Thursday night against the Sabres.
Yeah, Phil Kessel scored once before in this past week, breaking his 16 game drought, but it was a pretty greasy goal. It wasn’t a Phil Kessel goal. When it comes to...
Just after the Penguins' loss to the Blue Jackets Saturday, I published my View from Ice Level based on a locker room conversation with Jared McCann.
Nearly every media member was crowded around Evgeni Malkin when I got to the Penguins' locker room.
Unless I possess a complete misunderstanding of the game, Phil Kessel chirps ... a ... lot.
There are games where it's difficult to imagine what I'll write about in View from Ice Level as I'm watching, listening, shooting live from my portal to the NHL.
For more than a year, I've criticized Conor Sheary as someone who refuses to create chances for himself.
As Mike Sullivan confirmed following Penguins practice Wednesday afternoon, both Bryan Rust and Chad Ruhwedel are out "longer term" with lower and upper-body injuries, respectively.
Jared McCann scored what will go down as one of the season's most underrated highlight reel goals.
An interesting off-the-ice aspect to these outdoor games is the amount of media interest that they draw.
The hockey team from Pittsburgh defeated the hockey team from Philadelphia by a score of 6-2 ... and you aren't going to find the score sheet on NHL.com.
The top of our site following the Penguins' 4-0 loss to the Sharks features a photo of Tanner Pearson clenching his eyes as a brick-sized Evander Kane fist swings away.
The Penguins found themselves in the middle of a one goal game with five minutes remaining in the second period.
With 23 games remaining, and with Evgeni Malkin back in the lineup, the Penguins are as healthy as they're going to be, at least without Olli Maatta.
First off, I wanted to try something different in this View from Ice Level since a number of people have either commented, emailed or mentioned to me that they like...
The last time I photographed Evgeni Malkin playing hockey more meaningful than a practice, he played a dang good game. Then he got hurt.